Asia's top fashion industry fairs to feature global designers in Hong Kong(1)
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HONG KONG, Jan. 5 (Xinhua) -- Global fashion talents will be on hand here for Asia's largest fashion event later this month, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council said on Tuesday.

Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/ Winter and World Boutique will be held from January 18 to 21 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, featuring altogether over 2,000 exhibitors from30 countries and regions.

Asia's top fashion industry fairs to feature global designers in Hong Kong

Model display costumes during the pre-show of World Boutique, Hong Kong in Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, south China, Jan. 5, 2010. The show, believed to be the biggest fashion show in Asia consists of Hong Kong Fashion Week and World Boutique Hong Kong, will be held on Jan. 18 - 21, 2010. (Xinhua/Duan Zhuoli)
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During four days of the two flagship fairs of Asia's fashion industry, there will be also a series of runway shows, presenting ideas from leading local and overseas designers, and professional seminars addressing current industry issues.

The 41st edition of Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/ Winter has a worldwide reputation for showcasing the newest collections, looks and products in the industry. The event features 1,700 exhibitors from 24 countries and regions, with Russian and South African exhibitors joining for the first time.

Asia's top fashion industry fairs to feature global designers in Hong Kong

A model displays shoes during the pre-show of World Boutique, Hong Kong in Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, south China, Jan. 5, 2010.  (Xinhua/Duan Zhuoli)
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The 8th World Boutique showcases the latest fashion brand collections, including apparel, watches, shoes, fashion jewelry, home fashion and lifestyle products.

The Chinese mainland will have a strong new presence at the Quanzhou Pavilion featuring ten top brands from the Chinese mainland. The Netherlands, famous for its design capabilities, will host a country pavilion for the first time this year.

The Hong Kong Fashion Extravaganza will also return this year, featuring four celebrated fashion designers, including Dorian Ho from Hong Kong, Guo Pei and Xie Feng from the Chinese mainland, as well as Japan's Toshikazu Iwaya.

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