Sourcing Events and Resources You Should Know About this Summer

Production Sourcing Emerging Designers

July means sourcing month in New York and whether you are hitting the tradeshows or opting for online resources, we’ve curated a list of shows and companies you should know about in 2019!

  1. CitySource is FIT’s annual sourcing tradeshow featuring over 60 local suppliers and production seminar series (we’ll be talking about branding) for emerging designers. Register for the show taking place on July 18th from 9:30am-5pm.

  2. Stop by DG Expo to source fabrics and trims on July 22 & 23 at their new location at Hudson Mercantile at Hudson Yards.

  3. Attend Première Vision New York to discover a variety of textiles, leathers, fabrics and manufacturing resources on July 16th and 17th.

  4. Texfusion, the London-based sourcing show makes their second appearance in New York featuring European suppliers from Italy, France, UK, Turkey, China, Spain, Portugal on July 24th and 25th.

  5. Need swatches? Check out Swatch On, their online database (and app) features a global directory of suppliers and getting a Swatch Box is easy.

  6. Want to make production more efficient? Try Bespokify. They offer custom patterns and 3D technology to help you better size your customers. Say goodbye to old school grading.

  7. Looking for a specific fabric or leather? Digifair allows you to put in a request and their database of 4,000 global suppliers will come back with various options! It’s that simple. (TED Partner)


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