Gallery SHOES & Fashion Side Events

[ September 3, 2021 ]

Gallery SHOES & Fashion

 29 – 31 August 2021



TW Order Info – Spring/Summer 2022

Sunday, 29 August, 12:00 noon, ‘Alte Schmiedehallen’

An explosion of colour will dominate next summer’s fashions. To what extent will this apply to footwear? What does the new chic look like? How much will stay casual? The answers to these and many more questions during this still challenging order season will be discussed by Gudrun Allstädt and Simone Reiner, both fashion editors for TextilWirtschaft magazine.

 Speakers: Simone Reiner and Gudrun Allstädt, TextilWirtschaft magazine

(Simultaneously interpreted into English)


 MODEUROP Fashion Forecast – Trends for Autumn/Winter 2022/23

Sunday, 29 August, 3:00 pm, ‘Alte Schmiedehallen’

MODEUROP is the official trend fashion platform and integrated as an organisation into the DSI (German Shoe Institute). With the ColourCard, the ForeCasts and the ColourClubConference, it provides the design and creative studios of shoe and accessory manufacturers with orientation each season.

 Speaker: Martin Wuttke, nextguruNow. fashion / design / concepts


 HDS/L Press Conference

Monday, 30 August, 10:30 pm, ‘Alte Schmiedehallen’

With facts and figures, the HDS/L Bundesverband der Schuh- und Lederwarenindustrie (German Federal Association of the Footwear and Leather Goods Industry) will provide insights into the current situation in the shoe industry. And in addition to the latest industry statistics, representatives from the Bundesverband des Deutschen Schuheinzelhandels (Federal Association of the German Shoe Retail Trade), or BDSE, will report on the status quo of the shoe sector.

Participants: Manfred Junkert, General Manager of the HDS/L; Prof. Dr Siegfried Jacobs, Managing Director of the BDSE; Brigitte Wischnewski, President of the BDSE; Ulrike Kähler, Project Director of Gallery SHOES

Moderated by: Dr Claudia Schulz, Press & Public Relations, HDS/L

(Simultaneously interpreted into English)


Straight afterwards:

HDS/L Junior Award ceremony

on the topic of recycling/upcycling with a small exhibition of the results

Monday, 30 August, 12:00 noon, ‘Alte Schmiedehallen’

Germany’s Federal Association of the Footwear and Leather Goods Industry has a long tradition of honouring aspiring young designers for their special achievements. “But beyond that, it is very important to us, especially in these difficult times, to support young, creative people,” emphasises HDS/L General Manager Manfred Junkert. That is why the association is presenting the HDS/L Junior Award once again this year. Honouring the most creative and innovative shoe designs, the briefing of the 2021 HDS/L Junior Award is ‘Recycling / upcycling – create a new style with used materials!’ and the judges will be looking for new, creative recycling ideas to reflect the current trend.


SEASON’S BEST – Spring/Summer 2022

Monday, 30 August, 2:00 pm, ‘Alte Schmiedehallen’

From puff sandals to tennis sneakers, or radical minimalism to explosions of colour: join trend expert Karolina Landowski as she presents the most important fashion trends and the top 20 shoes and accessories looks for the current ordering season.

 Speaker: Trend expert Karolina Landowski, FASHION TREND POOL


Fashion Forecast – Autumn/Winter 2022/23

Monday, 30 August, 3:00 pm, ‘Alte Schmiedehallen’

What’s next? In her fashion forecast, trend expert Marga Indra-Heide will be giving a first comprehensive look at the fashions and key shoe and bag trends for the coming autumn/winter 2022/23 season.

Speaker: Trend expert Marga Indra-Heide, FASHION TREND POOL