Opening text Gallery July 2018
Even more brand power and dynamic development for Gallery
Showroom concept extended to meanwhile three halls
‘Kaltstahlhalle’: a new showroom area for five days
- ‘Altes Kesselhaus’: second showroom area for seven days
- ‘Halle am Wasserturm’: fashion agency Klauser presenting for ten days
- Three days for core trade fair business
- Avantgarde, Design, Accessories areas
- Newly integrated Evening & Occasion
Supporting events incl.
- Absolute must-see: TRENDVIEW Spring/Summer 2019
- VDMD Panel Discussion
- AMD Fashion Design Exhibition
- 10th edition of PLATFORM FASHION with new THE NRW DESIGN ISSUE_CATWALK
Gallery at the Areal Böhler venue in Düsseldorf has developed into a must-attend ordering hub! The emerging synergy effect with its big sister event Gallery SHOES and the close interaction of both trade fair brands are playing an integral role in this success.
Not to mention Gallery’s meanwhile very strong USP: a showroom concept tailored to the needs of the market that has now been extended to three halls! This means that a total of more than 800 international brands will be at the Areal Böhler in Düsseldorf during Gallery’s official trade fair dates from 21-23 July.
“With this development, we have not only made progress in the fashion destination of Düsseldorf, but also as a German tradeshow in general, as well as raising our profile and reinforcing our standing. Our showroom concept is growing constantly and clearly demonstrates Gallery’s dynamic development. We are constantly receiving requests from international agencies,” according to Ulrike Kähler, Managing Director of Igedo Company and Project Director of Gallery/Gallery SHOES.
For a total of five days, the ‘Kaltstahlhalle’ hall will now be home to the self-contained showroom area. Visitors can look forward to seeing the following new exhibitors: Brandmaster GmbH with A.S. 98 from Italy, Ed Parish and tigha shoes as well as Verbenas from Spain. Heritage Agents is showing Italian brands like Bagutta, Camponaggi and Circolo 1901 as well as German labels Mey Story. New addition: Seldom Strickmanufaktur. Agency Karin Elsperger will be presenting Italian brand Crime London. Josef Seibel Schuhfabrik GmbH is now showcasing Gerry Weber Shoes and Tizian Shoes. And new from Italy: Elia S.N.C. di Elia Ferraresso & Co with the brands OXS and Roberto Cavalli Sports, as well as Poesie Veneziane. Shoe agency Massimo is also new on board and will be presenting Italian brands Donna Piu, Dino Draghi, Impicci, La Gibigiana and Piumino.
exhibiting again, but now located in the ‘Kaltstahlhalle’
A large number of agencies will also be exhibiting again but are now located in the ‘Kaltstahlhalle’. Hinterhofagentur will be exhibiting the following labels: BOB, Cape Horn, Des Petits Hauts, Ginger and Ruby, Koike Barcelona, Lab Dip Paris, Manuel Ritz, My Sunday Morning, Portofiori, Rose and Rose, The Jacksons, Uniform, Wool & Co and Wyse London. Celine Klauser is once again showcasing Barbed, Icona, Isabelle Kohlhaas, Kaos and Very Simple and, for the first time, also Chique & Unique and Elina Linardaki. Moderaum Fischer will be representing a mix of returning brands like Barb’One, Ese O Ese, Geox and Lucky de Luca, but also two new ones: Acoté and Louizon. Blue de Gênes is represented by The Last of the True – agency Stefan Kudla, who are also bringing a lot of exciting new additions such as A.B.C.L. Japan, Goodpeople, Property Of… and Welter Shelter. Zespa Aix-en-Provence, coral Blue, Gaimo Espandrilles, Inuikii, Meline, Numero 10 Bags and Officine Creative are the brands being showcased by Showroom Gabi Heininger. And the ‘Kaltstahlhalle’ hall will also be hosting 22 fashion agency and dtails with following companys: Comei & Co. with add, Gruppo GGM Italia with Gazzarrini, as well as Fashion Styling Licher with Herrlicher. Another new addition is Evelyn Muth with various shoe and bag collections by Castaner, Liu Jo and Repetto.
For a total of seven days, the ‘Alte Kesselhaus’ will be providing a second showroom location. Presented once again in the Showroom@Kesselhaus are: Anett Röstel, Aaequamente, Be Edgy Gabba, ER-DENIM, Hannes Roether, Hannoh, Luis Trenker, MJ Watson, MOMA, Schiess, The Last Conspiracy, Trippen and Ute Werner. And the agency Anziehungskraft has a list of brands including Daddy Daughters, Handstich and Icke, BERLIN. The agency Otto und Partner with the Danish brand Bruun & Stengade is also a new addition. Plus: Anderson’s, Cȏte et Ciel, Edwin, Gram, Lyle & Scott, Oliver Spencer, Sandquist, Sunspel and Tangent GC represented by the Wunschnaht agency.
Agentur Klauser ‘Halle am Wasserturm’:
Right next to the ‘Kaltstahlhalle’, fashion agency Klauser will be taking up its tried-and-tested position in the ‘Halle am Wasserturm’ for a total of ten days. The following brands will be on show once again: BCC:ED, Damir Doma, Dragon Diffusion, Esemplare, Faking, Franco Ferrari, Hache, Ida Lou, Lamberto Losani, Majestic Filatures, MA RY YA, Not Shy, Pierre Luis Mascia, Preview Milano, Salvatore Piccolo, Sunstripes, Ter et Bantine, Tomorrow Land, 2 Star. Brand-new additions include A.V.N., Briglia, Care Label, Four.ten, Giangi Napoli and In the Box. Plus, 0909 is making another appearance, as well as Filippo de Laurentiis and Paolo Vitale.
Three days of core tradeshow business
The largest and central hall of the Areal Böhler is also the beating heart of Gallery: the ‘Alte Schmiedehallen’ halls remain the central meeting place where the three-day core trade fair business will be taking place. This is where exciting brands from the segments Avantgarde, Design, Accessories and the new addition of Evening & Occasion are represented during the official tradeshow dates. New additions include: Dutch agency Andrea de Wilde Collections with brands like Hunza Haarlem, Nancu Mac, Tone Barke Silk. Kvitfjell Handbags from Norway will be presenting the label Natur for the first time. Elemente Clemente and Sarah Pacini are returning: Katrin Heissner Modeagentur will be coming back and bringing new brand Alembika with them. And after a break, French brand Kokomarina is also back.
Eveningwear is now integrated in the ‘Alte Schmiedehallen’. Also awaiting visitors here are brands from Germany such as Christian Köhlert, Luxuar, Magic Bright, Magic Nights, Mehra Exclusive Moden, Passion, Visous, Weise and new addition Miracle, as well as Swing Modelle, who are returning. In this area, Great Britain is represented by labels including Ellis Bridal, Gina Bacconi, John Charles, Kelsey Rose, L’Atelier pour la Femme and Mascara.
French eveningwear will be showcased by Fashion New York and Grand Soir. Rosera is a new exhibitor from the Netherlands. And new from Austria: Kitty Montgomery and Rivivi 6269.
New exhibitors in the accessories area include: Another Me, Marianne Falke with Leju, Pernille Corydon, Fine Hats, Schreif, Style Heaven, Ventimilla and Yvon. Xipixapa Hats is coming from Ecuador and All Lin is showcasing Faera and Toni Gard. 19-year-old designer Maria Dörr will be presenting a new must-have: milouwings are little wings that give sneakers and shoes a personalised touch with their varied designs and make the perfect lucky charms. At the same time, they also support a charitable project for people affected by dysmelia (a malformation of the limbs) like, for example, the designer’s cousin.
More information about the supporting events on occasion of Gallery July 2018