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41st International Fur Fair of Kastoria was a Successful Event!

 

The 41st International Fur Fair of Kastoria took place in the city of Kastoria, Greece. This four day event started on Thursday, May 5 – 8, 2016, showcasing 103 exhibitors; mainly local as well as some other international participants. The exhibition again was in the International Exhibition Center of Kastoria (IECK), which was built few years and will be new home of the Kastoria Fur Fair for years to come.

Back in July 2015, Kastoria Association announced new board members led by Mr. Ioannis Korentsidis, as it was the team’s first experience, you could see the fresh new ideas and changes throughput the fair, such as: more promotion and online activities, great security and barcode entry for everyone including the buyers in & out time, which will track the exact time actually they spent inside the fairground.

 

 

 

This year’s Kastoria Fur Fair 2016 turned out to be a successful event, given the recent market conditions and price levels. The fair drew a good attendance of mainly Russian and international buyers and retailers looking mainly for a bargain as well as fresh fashion pieces. You can feel the upbeat & positive energy and exhibitors – buyers negotiations during the fair.

 

 

The opening-night fashion show was well received with 500 or so attendance. Event started with reception at Hotel Dedis with drinks and horderves, then guests moved to gala lounge for the fashion show again this year sponsored by the auction house BLACKGLAMA, American Legend.

Twelve garment manufacturer representative collections of fur, from the 103 who participated in total, unfolded their stories, each with their own style and each having their own role on the catwalk, separate and unique, but, at the same time, an integral part of the collection. The fur creations combined beautifully with name clothing brands. The companies which participated were the following:

Within the context of the Fair’s parallel exhibitions and events, this year great interest was again generated by a pioneering design competition.

As per the discussions with the organizers: The Kastorian Fur Association “The Prophet Elias” again would like to extend their warmest thanks to the sponsors of this year’s event:

  • Grand Sponsor : Blackglama-American Legend
  • Sponsors : Kopenhagen Fur, Black Nafa, Saga Furs,
  • Sponsor of the Gala Fashion Show : Blackglama-American
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    Kastoria Fur & Fashion Fair - 2016=> More Picture Here

     


    International Fur Fashion Shows
    By RB Media Group

    Posted: May 10, 2016