With the new date of Interfiliere Hong Kong being set on 20 – 21 March, 2019, the Steering Committee meetings have kicked off for a pre-selection of high-caliber exhibiting suppliers, upholding the organizer’s commitment to an unparalleled networking event for lingerie, swimwear and sportswear industry, driven by innovation, sustainability and performance.
On 23 November, 2018, the 1st Steering Committee meeting took place in Hong Kong. After going through a rigorous selection process and collective evaluation, we are pleased to announce the 1st selection of exhibitors approved by the committee:
ASAHI KASEI ADVANCE CORPORATION
CHANGLE XINYU KNITTING CO., LTD
DONGGUAN HAO YANG KNITTING LTD
DONGGUAN YONGDIAN CLOTHING CO., LTD
FUJIAN ZHONGFA WEAVING CO., LTD
HOKURIKU STR GROUP
JEANA LACE & CLOTHING (GD) CO., LTD
JIANGSU GOLDEN AUTUMN ELASTIC FABRICS CO., LTD
JIENUO GARMENT INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD
PIONEER ELASTIC (HONG KONG) LTD.
SINAR PARA TARUNA. PT (SIPATATEX)
SOHO NANTONG CO., LTD
SUPREME TEXTILE CO., LTD
WELON (CHINA) LTD.
XIANG RUI (HONG KONG) ENTERPRISE LTD
YA WEI LACE (HK) CO., LIMITED
ZENGCHENG ORIENTAL EMBROIDERY
Members of the Steering Committee shared diverse perspectives and interests in the products presented during the meeting, and have started their sourcing from above suppliers who will exhibit at 2019 Interfiliere Hong Kong.
The 2nd and 3rd round of selection meetings will take place in January and February, 2019, more exhibitors will be announced, stay tuned with us!
MEMBERS OF 2019 STEERING COMMITTEE
AIMER / LA CLOVER – XIAO XIA (Teresa) QIN
Teresa is in charge of La Clover. La Clover is the luxury lingerie brand launched in 2004 by Aimer.
CHARMANTE – OLIVIA P.Y, LEE / ARES CHENG
With more than 40 years of experience in the industry, Olivia is currently Managing Director for CHARMANTE (CHINA) LIMITED. Ares is in charge of the R&D Department.
CONCEPTS PARIS – JOS BERRY
Jos is the CEO and founder of Concepts Paris, the world’s only specialised Bodyfashion and Beachwear Design consultancy.
DECATHLON – SHUNA HE
Shuna is the Asia Trends Design Leader for Decathlon and overlook all design for the Asian market.
DORINA – ROBERT JAY WHARMBY
From England, Robert is currently Head Design manager for Dorina overseeing its collection from concept to finished collections and all aspects that evolves.
ETAM LINGERIE – MARYLIN PLA
With a decade of experience in the intimates industry across Europe and Asia, Marylin is now Asia Brand Coordinator for ETAM LINGERIE – UNDIZ.
GOURAMI – JACQUELINE YAU & FLORA FONG
With a true passion for body fashion, Jacqueline and Flora are the founders of GOURAMI a swimwear and activewear brand dedicated to Asian women.
H&M – CINDY CHIK
Cindy, in charge of research and development, supports H&M team on sourcing new materials and studying new technologies
HKIAIA – KAREN NG
With a decade of experience in the industry, Karen is currently Secretary for HKIAIA and Director for L&A Lingerie Ltd.
JOHN LEWIS – LIZ CHEUNG
Liz is the Partner & Senior Merchandiser, Lingerie, Swimwear & Nightwear at John Lewis
LULULEMON – ELIZABETH CORMACK
Originally from Scotland, UK, Beth is working for Lululemon Athletica Hong Kong as Raw Material Developer in applied concepts for bras, intimates and swimwear.
M&S – KAREN LAU & JOYCE LAM
Karen and Joy are currently in charge of the Product Development Department for Marks and Spencer Hong Kong.
NEIWAI – XIAOLU LIU
From Shanghai, Xioalu is founder and president of NEIWAI focusing on the ultimate comfort of innerwear experience.
PARTICLE FEVER – LIN HAI
With seven years of career in fashion and design, three years in activewear industry, Lin is now Creative Director / Co-founder of Particle Fever.
PUMA – HOWARD WILLIAMS
Howard is the Director of Apparel & Accessory Technology at Puma with more than 20 years experience in Apparel Sourcing and Production in Asia.
SUSTAINABLE APPAREL COALITION – ANDERSON LEE
Anderson Lee is, among numerous other responsibilities, a board member of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC)
WACOAL – SOPHIE XU
Sophie is the Director of the Human Science Research Center. The Human Science Research Center of Wacoal is dedicated to the evolution of the women body and to design the perfect bra.