12TH IFJAS to start from July 4
12th edition of Indian Fashion Jewellery and Accessories show [IFJAS] will be held concurrently with 63rd India International Garment fair to reflect and display the rich legacy of traditional Indian workmanship blended into innovative designs of fashion jewellery and accessories. The fair will be held from July 4 – 6, 2019 at India Expo Centre & Mart, Greater Noida. More than 250 member exporters will be displaying varied range of fashion jewellery and accessories mainly focusing on fashion products like fashion and costume jewellery, imitation jewellery, fashion accessories, hand bags and fancy and embroidered fashion shoes and head to toe adornments made out of widest range of materials and designs available in the country in these categories.
Ravi K Passi, Chairman – EPCH said that India was not known in the field of fashions but in the past few decades, India has developed its expertise in this field and has now emerged as one of the leading providers of wide range of accessories matching with the dresses in accordance with the prevalent fashion. Vikas Manaktala, President Fair said that Council has made all out efforts to publicise IFJAS to invite overseas buyers from all across the globe and also domestic volume retail buyers to source the finest in Indian craftsmanship.
Describing it an important segment of India’s export basket, Rakesh Kumar, Director General – EPCH stated that The Council has been organising IFJAS on an annual basis. USA is the largest importer while UK continues to be second largest buyer. This sector has tremendous potential to expand further. Buyers from Argentina, Barbados, Brazil, Belgium, Colombia, Finland, France, Greece, Italy, Israel, Japan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mexico, Nigeria, and other countries have already confirmed their visit to source the requirement of exquisite range of products.
Apart from the countries mentioned above; buyers from CIS countries namely Kyrgyzstan, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Tajikistan will be visiting the show. While addressing the press and media, Kumar said, “A theme pavilion on Designs, Trends and Forecast on fashion jewellery and accessories for 2020 will be set up at this show.” Fashion shows being an additional attraction will be held on each day of the fair so that visiting buyers can see the strength of Indian fashion jewellery and accessories. Ajay Shankar Memorial awards for best designed and displayed stands in the category of fashion jewellery and accessories will also be distributed during IFJAS 2019, informed Kumar, DG – EPCH.