Taipei’s fashion week concludes with Asia Fashion Collection. Hong Kong, Korean, and Taiwanese designers were showcased in the finale of Taipei IN Style. ‘Artful authenticity’ to dominate 2019 Spring/Summer fashion business. Taipei’s fashion weekend finished Sunday afternoon with the Asia Fashion Collection runway, featuring three designers, CECI, J.Chung, and Kevin Ho. The Asia Fashion Collection is an incubation style project to promote designers in Asia as well as the fashion industry in Asia. Three participants were showcased at the Taipei IN Style show this year. The world’s leader in fashion trend forecasts, WGSN, joined the 2017 TaipeiINStyle, the Taipei edition fashion week, during which its senior editor Anupreet Bhui delivered the 2019 Spring/Summer trend forecast. In her forecast, “artful authenticity” will be a dominant concept in the fashion industry, and eclipse the low quality and high volume of fast fashion.

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The 15th annual Taipei IN Style Trade Show (TIS)
The TIS event is punctuated with Taiwanese designers and their creative philosophies, as well as pieces from Japanese, Hong-Kong, Korean, and other designers of varying nationalities. A total of 145 brands and 208 booths was present. The theme of this year’s show, a sustainable fashion future, was recognizable in each of the looks, each simultaneously futuristic and emanating eco-awareness. Garments of royal-colored furs mixed with bright plaids and oh-so-many textures valiantly stood out as the models walked. Upbeat sounds, like a waterfall over a riverbed of plastic, accompanied the models down the catwalk. The opening ceremony was hosted by the Taiwan Textile Federation. The Federation Secretary-general, Huang Wei-chi opened the ceremony with an inspiring reminder, that Taipei IN Style is designed to give Taiwanese designers exposure, to further enhance the image of Taiwan and Asia, while enriching the regional and global market.