Gift Focus inc Attire Accessories - September/October 2022

MODA PREVIEW 137 Moda returns this September as a mecca of womenswear, footwear, fashion accessories, and Jewellery & Watch The ultimate fashion destination, Moda is one of the UK’s longest standing fashion trade shows. Now an integral part of Spring Fair and Autumn Fair, Moda returns this September to provide an essential and inspirational hub for creativity, collaboration and trading, while claiming its place as the new fashion destination at the UK’s largest marketplace for home, gift and now fashion. Made up of four key sectors including womenswear, footwear, fashion accessories, and Jewellery & Watch, Moda is the place to discover the latest trends, new and sustainable brands, and must-have looks that will adorn the season. The Godske Group will be showcasing the new collections from 12 gorgeous ready-to-wear contemporary womenswear brands including Gomaye, NOEN, QUE, Frandsen, Normann, ICONA, ROBELL, Habella, THAT’s ME, SUNDAY, Tia, and MOLLY JO. Renowned for its bold colours and vibrant, on-trend youthful readyto-wear womenswear and accessory collections, Jayley returns to Moda, as do Turkish ready-to-wear brands Hukka Design and Jus de Pommes. Also from Turkey and new to Moda comes contemporary brands Manin Collection and Rafaello. Following its record-breaking season at Moda at Spring Fair, Saloos launches its new collections at Moda at Autumn Fair and also sponsors the Moda Catwalk. Northern Ireland based Lighthouse Clothing also returns with its popular coastal and seaside inspired leisure and outerwear. For sustainable bamboo night and loungewear visit newcomer Pretty You London, and The Bamboo Warbrobe. New for this season, Nomads Clothing launches a colourful footwear range in ethically sourced materials. In embracing the slow fashion movement, Nomads take the time to ensure quality production, to give value to the skilled hands that produce each product. Its garments are made with natural fibres and GOTS certified organic cotton, and all prints are created with Azo free dyes. Bursting with bright jewel colours in soft organics, twisted cottons, and cool voile, its Spring Summer 23 collection includes woven slubs run alongside BCI cottons and seasonal knitted styles created from a recycled cotton / bamboo mix. Fashion Accessories offers visitors a variety of ‘wearable gifts’. These include costume jewellery, scarves, sunglasses, bags, slippers, from mid to low end price points. Products found within this edit would sit proudly in a fashion boutique as well as in a variety of gift orientated stores such as garden centres and heritage sites. Look out for POM (Peace of Mind), Zelly, Ashwood Leather, Suzie Blue, D&X, Nova Leathers, Jackie Brazil, and Lisa Angel. A host of new brands join the sector including IXXXI Jewelry, Soruka Barcelona, and Esoteric London, and sustainable brands such as Whistler Tree, Pura Vida, Earth Squared, Lua Limited, Turtle Doves and Pretty Pink Jewellery. Within Footwear, explore a comprehensive range of contemporary men’s, women’s and children’s footwear brands, showcasing current and forthcoming season trends from Lunar, Kidderminster, LJ&R, XTi, Fly London, Legero, Superfit, Marsan Footwear, Chatham, Zannaa, MJUS, NT Wholesale Footwear, Mustang, Think!, Refresh, Blowfish Malibu, Alpe, Hogl, and Brenda Zaro. Jewellery & Watch is a curated selection of luxury and staple jewellery, watches and must-have fashion pieces, showcasing both classic and contemporary designs all within one stylish sector. Returning favourites Sea Gems, Scream Pretty, Kali Ma Designs, and Reeves & Reeves will display their stunning new jewellery collections alongside new brands Cavendish French, LBL Jewellery, Ping Ping Jewellery, and The Old Farmhouse Jewellery. A trend-led edit of exhibitor’s collections will be brought to life on the Moda Catwalk, with three vibrant and inspirational shows taking place each day as well as a host of educational and inspiring talks from industry experts. ONE-STOP FASHION SHOP IN BRIEF Who: Moda, Where: NEC, Birmingham When: 4-7 September, 2022