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Coinciding with the beginning of the cashmere harvest season in China, this year Cashmere World was held concurrently with APLF 2019 in Hong Kong from 13th to 15th of March. Similarly to other events held during APLF, sustainability was an essential component of the Cashmere World exhibition.
Whether it's velvet, suede, or fuzzy, all the interesting textures can be seen on street style stars everywhere (even on their handbags!) lately. Paired with simple garments, these clutches can serve as a talking point everyone will ask about.
The first edition of the Sustainable Fashion Conference, which was held on March 14, 2019, was well attended. The event is part of APLF’s aim to establish itself as the main Sustainable Sourcing Platform of the Asia Pacific Region.
There can be no doubt that the 2019 APLF was one of the most important in its history. The leather trade has had a difficult two years, with some sectors suffering badly and even the stronger ones, such as automotive, looking at a complex and uncertain future.
Gold was the luxurious heavy metal of choice for the fall/ winter 2018-2019 handbag trends. Gold adornments graced bags ranging from the dainty and subtle to the bold and assertive. We love how gold has a shapeshifting temperament and can be at once glamorous and conservative.
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