British Textiles at Intertextile Shanghai
UKFT is particularly proud to be supporting the British group of exhibitors at this season’s edition of Intertextile Shanghai.
Despite current travel restrictions, 15 British companies are participating in the show, and will being represented by in-market agents or distributors. Five of these companies are participating under the Department for International Trade’s Tradeshow Access Programme (TAP), coordinated by UKFT, which supports the export development of eligible British companies. Find out more about UKFT’s TAP schedule here.
Discover the British textile exhibitors at Intertextile Shanghai
*Linton Tweed’s new collection of innovative novelty tweeds incorporates many colourful and textured fancy yarns, mixed with natural fibres, increasingly in GRS (Global Recycle Standard) and GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard), and is aimed at the high-end ready-to-wear and couture markets. Read more here.
Dugdale Bros & Co
*Dugdale Bros & Co is the last remaining, independently owned cloth merchant in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, and has been at the heart of the textile trade for 125 years. The company works with the very best local manufacturers to produce cloth of exceptional quality and provenance, which it supplies to bespoke tailors, clothiers and designers around the globe. Read more here.
Marling & Evans
*Marling & Evans was established in the 16th century as a weaving workshop and is based at the heart of the West Yorkshire textile industry. The company weaves commercial designs with natural fibres and is renowned for its British undyed wool collection. Read more here.
*Liberty Fabrics has been at the cutting edge of design and decorative arts since 1875 and now forms an international artistic institution, working with designers and brands across womenswear, menswear, childrenswear and homewares. Liberty Fabrics are designed by an in-house team in the heart of London. Read more here.
Abraham Moon: Celebrating 180 years of British heritage and design, Moon is a UK manufacturer of quality woollen fabrics to leading high street fashion brands in the mid-range to high-end apparel sectors. Read more here.
Huddersfield Fine Worsteds
Huddersfield Fine Worsteds‘ Fresco range marches on into 2021 with new colours and designs. Fresco remains the original travel suit fabric and still the most popular for those that appreciate their history. Both seasonal and stock supported designs are offered in Fresco and a large variety of summer weight cloths that promote colour as the way ahead. Read more here.
Established in 1885, the Standeven name continues to be synonymous with the finest worsted weaving. It offers extensive ranges of subtle, elegant, and modern designs providing options for every style, occasion and taste. With stock-supported fabric ranges, cut & supplied to tailors worldwide, Standeven fabrics are chosen around the world to deliver the quintessential British look. Read more here.
Fairbairn and Wolf
Fairbairn and Wolf Studio is a London-based creative print design studio producing innovative print collections for the fashion industry. The company is known for originality and fresh, artistic approach to design and the team loves to experiment and explore new techniques and ideas. With design studios based in both London and Shanghai, Fairbairn and Wolf Studio has an energetic, skilled team with a passion for creativity. Read more here.
Other British companies participating at Intertextile Shanghai this season are:
Design Union, Kenneth MacKenzie Ltd, OMC England Ltd, WGSN, Intertek Group and Holland and Sherry.
The British Group at Intertextile Shanghai is coordinated by UKFT. The companies marked with * are supported through the Department for International Trade’s Tradeshow Access Programme (TAP).