Buyers from 29 countries at the 2nd Fur Shopping Festival
A total of 377 fashion buyers from 29 countries were present at the 2nd Fur Shopping Festival, which took place in Kastoria from 3 to 5 November with the participation of 101 Exhibitors, among which were the largest fur-making businesses in Kastoria and Siatista.
More specifically, buyers came from the following countries: Argentina, Armenia, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, France, FYROM, Germany, Greece, Holland, Hungary, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Moldavia, Pakistan, Poland, Romania, Russia, Turkey, the UK, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, and the USA. The fashion buyers had the opportunity to make their purchases for the A/W 17-18, choosing from a wide range of products, such as ready-to-wear garments, accessories, bags and hats, all top-quality items of stylish design on display at the attractive Exhibitors’ stands. A considerable number of purchases were made at the three-day event, while numerous commercial deals were struck between the participating businesses and the fashion buyers.
At the same time, visitors and exhibitors alike had the opportunity to enjoy two delightful musical concerts on the spectacular stage set up in the exhibition venue’s Lounge Area: one with singer Kara Myroforidou and the other with the group Fortissimo.
The heart-shaped air balloon—the Fur Shopping Festival’s trademark—made a huge impression as it flew over the city of furriers, where the heart of fur beat for three days.
The 2nd Fur Shopping Festival was organized by the Kastorian Fur Association, TIF-HELEXPO and the Hellenic Republic Region of Western Macedonia, while it was sponsored by the Tourism Organization of Western Macedonia, the Municipality of Kastoria and the largest Fur Auction Houses worldwide, namely NAFA, Blackglama, Kopenhagen Fur and Saga Furs.