Istanbul Fashion Week 2010
Istanbul Fashion Week 2010 will have a greater impact this year internationally as Istanbul is a 2010 European Capital of Culture.
The second Istanbul Fashion Week (IFW) which unites fashion in Turkey under a single roof by bringing the leading fashion designers of our country and ready-wear brands together, will be taking place on 3-6 February 2010.
The first of the fashion days was realized on August 2009 and was called Istanbul Fashion Days, where 25.000 visitors visited the event in three days, thanks to an immense interest by the local and foreign sector followers.
The event will be held a second time in parallel to the World Fashion Weeks calendar and understanding and will be held in SantralIstanbul on 3-6 February under the name “Istanbul Fashion Week”, like its counterparts in the fashion capitals of the world.
İHKİB President of the Board Hikmet Tanrıverdi made the opening speech, stating that they have started a new era in Turkey on behalf of the sector and that they are very happy that ISTANBUL FASHION WEEK (IFW) accelerated the sector, and emphasizing that the impact IFW 2010 will have on the international platform will be much bigger since Istanbul is the 2010 European Capital of Culture.
IFW has been realized due to a necessity for the unity of the Turkish fashion sector and has reinforced designer and industry cooperation. Designers, brands, the whole fashion sector are inviting to collaborate.
Recently Istanbul was set to host the first Fashionable Istanbul extravanganza which was a huge success.
ISTANBUL FASHION WEEK (IFW), which has been designed to provide a flow of information to the world on fashion design and to get the attention of the world’s leading fashion press and buyers, will once more unite all the textile and fashion industry.
ISTANBUL FASHION WEEK is an enormous fashion event which consists of fairs hosting fashion shows, designers and brands which will rock the city with fashion for a week.