MUNICH FABRIC START offers an extensive event programme with lectures, workshops, panel discussions or keynotes on relevant topics for the fashion industry every season.

>> You will find the programme for MUNICH FABRIC START from 31 August - 2 September 2021 here a few weeks prior to the show. <<


Inspiring trend seminars from well-known international trend agencies round off the comprehensive information.


You will find all events and dates online a few weeks prior the upcoming MUNICH FABRIC START.

TREND & SAMPLE AREAS - Material Trends

Our TREND AREAS show the season's distinct trends at a glance, further illustrating them through themes and samples. The new season is outlined in five to six trends for womenswear and menswear while one trend is dedicated to denim and sportswear. 


Our SAMPLE AREAS provide information on suppliers' products in each hall and are spread over the entire exhibition space through to hall 5. From around 10,000 supplier samples submitted to MUNICH FABRIC START our trend team selects 2,500 fabrics and innovations which are presented under the most relevant trends.

View Fabric News - seasonal pre-trends


VIEW FABRIC NEWS summarises fashion directions for the upcoming season at the earliest possible time, providing fashion professionals with a head start for the season.


Based on more than 300 pre-collections by internationally leading weavers and suppliers who present their products in our VIEW Premium Selection, every season MUNICH FABRIC START's trend team analyses early influences in textures, materials and defining colours for the new season.



Pure Inspiration at TrendLab


Our TrendLab in hall 3 provides a pool of inspiration through trend forecasting publications and trade magazines.

Select trend forecasting agencies including Peclers and Promostyl present the newest trend books and colour cards. You will also find providers of fashion-inclined software services.


In the foyer to hall 4, SODABOOKS offers a selection of international books and magazines around design, fashion, graphic arts, photography, illustration, architecture and interior design.