SANTA BARBARA, CA, April 22, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Santa Barbara - based fashion designer CATHERINE GEE
will be exhibiting at the inaugural IFF MAGIC Japan. The world's largest fashion expo "MAGIC" has partnered with JFW-IFF, the longest running fashion exhibition in Japan. The show will be renewed with more energy, style and professionalism as IFF MAGIC Japan. The brand is one of only twenty US brands invited to and exhibiting at IFF MAGIC Japan.
Catherine Gee won the 2016 WWDMAGIC and Galeries Lafayette (Paris) Emerging Designer Creme de la Creme competition, which provided her a trip to Paris Fashion Week and meeting with buyers at Galeries Lafayette. Gee's line of silk and silk blend dresses and separates have caught the eye of VOGUE and retailers nationwide.
"It's exciting to have been invited to exhibit in the first annual IFF MAGIC JAPAN. Japan is on the cutting edge of the retail fashion industry, and we are excited to further our relationships with international buyers and sell the collections to big industry names," says Gee.
MAGIC is the world's largest fashion marketplace, comprised of eleven unique communities showcasing the latest in apparel, footwear, accessories, and manufacturing. Every February and August the retail industry convenes in Las Vegas to spot and shop the latest trends.
Japan is the third largest fashion market in the world after the USA and the EU. Japan's fashion trends influence the fashion markets not only of Asia but all around the world. IFF MAGIC Japan will be the first time that Japan hosts a truly international trade fair for the fashion industries. IFF MAGIC Japan will be the fashion event for retail buyers and attendees form all over Japan and Asia as well as other parts of the world. IFF MAGIC Japan will serve as a high-profile showcase for top Japanese fashion brands and designers to promote themselves to Japan and the global market, and also as a valuable opportunity for international brands and suppliers to access the lucrative Japanese market. IFF MAGIC Japan runs from April 26-29, 2017.
About Catherine Gee
Catherine Gee embodies a timeless yet contemporary collection of strong pieces with elegant, modern lines. The brand seeks to provide an edit of refined yet functional wares. The accent is on individual ready-to-wear pieces that can be easily combined in different ways for a style that is always accessible. Timeless yet contemporary. Catherine Gee is the winner of the 2016 WWDMAGIC and Galeries Lafayette (Paris) Emerging Designer Creme de la Creme competition.
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