WHY VISIT US?

It’s great! You can meet the face behind the supplier, you get to build a rapport and relationship with the supplier and see the quality of their products, to touch and feel them.

Buyer, ASOS

I came specifically for the seminars and found them really useful and interesting. The speakers took time for questions, but they had covered the topics so well that we didn’t feel the need to ask any!

Product Developer, Perry Ellis

A unique event specifically focused on ‘apparel, denim and accessory’ sourcing

Fashion SVP  is designed especially for those who want to buy directly from the producers. The show provides you with the opportunity to meet directly with manufacturers, so you can discover what the world of manufacturing has to offer. Held over two days at Olympia, London’s premier event venue, we also present fascinating seminars and features so you get the latest fashion know-how, evaluate potential new suppliers and network with other like-minded fashion people. To hear visitor feedback from the show visit here.

The Exhibition

Fashion SVP presents a hand-picked selection of high quality manufacturers who are able to meet the varied demands of retailers, brands, designers, and large importers. Leading suppliers from the UK and across the world will be showcasing their products and services and discussing their capabilities. Services on display will include:

  • Full service
  • High quality CMT
  • Specialist processes
  • Fabric ranges
  • Complex garments
  • In-house services including design and garment testing
  • Technical services and QC

All the producers at Fashion SVP have been vetted by our in-house team. Over 150 suppliers from, among others, UK, France, Italy, Lithuania, Mauritius, Portugal, Egypt, Bulgaria, Romania, Macedonia, Tunisia, Poland and Turkey will be on hand to discuss their skills and your requirements in knitwear/jerseywear, wovens, denim, streetwear and casuals, everyday fashion wear, formal wear, outdoor wear, swimwear, lingerie, hosiery and accessories. ‘Sourcing Briefing’ seminar sessions When you attend these valuable and popular sessions (Free to attend for all show visitors) you will be kept up-to-date on the latest developments in fashion sourcing, fabric development, costings and negotiation, ethical and sustainable sourcing, logistics and supply chain, new technology and supplier evaluation. Expert speakers from across the fashion spectrum, from retailers, brands, and manufacturers will share deep knowledge, insights, advice and tips, and innovative ways to improve the way you work. Show features – in addition to the Sourcing Briefings, the show offers you a range of exciting and useful features to enhance your show experience, for example  The Fashion Station, a special area offering up and coming new brands, fashion entrepreneurs, pop-up retailers, and new designers wanting to launch their own brand a place to network and get practical insights from leaders in the industry on subjects like sustainable and ethical sourcing, fashion business funding and mentoring, legal protection for your brand, how to further your career in the industry and much more. Fashion Angel, Ethical Fashion Forum, Fashion Jobs and Stobbs will all contribute to this vital area. Running alongside the Fashion Station, Alison Lewy, MBE and head of Fashion Angel, will be dispensing one to one advice for entrepreneurs from her stand. Whether you’re brand new and looking for advice in start-up finance; how to launch your own brand; crowdfunding; selling online; getting it made and more, Alison will be sharing valuable tips and advice.

New in 2019 – KNIT SOLUTIONS

We have handpicked a selection of knit and jersey wear manufacturers that will be showcasing their latest techniques and collections within our new Knit Solutions section, a dedicated sector of the show, focusing solely on all types of knit production. Along with great features, the show offers a wonderful  opportunity to meet either associates, colleagues or new people to and share your experiences and aspirations. To register for our next event and receive show information, obtain your complimentary ticket here