15 Jan SIMOF 2018: Spain’s top flamenco fashion show
The 24th annual edition of Spain’s leading flamenco fashion show the Salón Internacional de la Moda Flamenca (SIMOF) returns to FIBES from 1st until 4th February 2018. The event is a reference in the world of flamenco and a leading trade show in Spain for the fashion industry. Each year, thousands of representatives of the fashion industry attend the event to marvel at the latest collections from some of the most creative designers of Spain’s most typical flamenco style.
SIMOF 2018 fashion show
Every year for the past seventeen years, Seville has become the world capital of flamenco fashion and style thanks to Doble Erre, FIBES Conference and Exhibition Centre and SIMOF. Once again, the Andalusian capital hosts the first professional trade fair and principal showcase for flamenco fashion in the world. Flamenco style is the only traditional clothing style that spawns new trends each year. Since its first edition, SIMOF has carved itself a reputation as a leading fashion trade show in Spain. Watch the video below for a preview of what to expect at the event:
Exhibition space and runways
This year, SIMOF will set up a new fashion runway called Simof Ego right in the centre of FIBES’ exhibition hall. The runway will be visible from all four corners of the fair’s exhibition space. The SIMOF exhibition space will contain a number of exhibitor stands and areas for press presentations, as will be used for the presentations of the new collections of Mordisco Flamenco and the designer Juana Martín. All the latest collections will be exhibited on the SIMOF 2018 main runway in the auditorium and on the Simof Ego runway. Attendees will also be able to witness the designs made by participants of the Emprende Lunares initiative.
SIMOF’s website provides a map of SIMOF 2018 where you can see the layout for the event. In total, FIBES made available 75 stands of sizes 3x3m and upwards. The main runway will be held on the main stage of the auditorium, while the Simof Ego runway will be held in FIBES’ exhibition hall. A full list of times for the runways is available here.
Exhibitors, Sponsors, and Collaborators
Expect to see some of the most prestigious designers and agents of the flamenco fashion industry at SIMOF 2018. This year’s event is sponsored by Flamentex, providing quality fabric for the flamenco fashion industry since 2010, winery and brand Marqués de Cáceres, cosmetics brand Aromas, and Avenue. Sponsors of the event include the likes of Coca-Cola oand Cabify as well as flamenco cultural guide Guia Flama and other names related to flamenco and fashion in Spain. SIMOF 2018 will welcome over 70 exhibitors, all listed on the event’s website.
Photo Gallery, past editions of SIMOF
- Organised by: FIBES and DOBLE ERRE
- Location: FIBES II, module B and C
- Dates: 1st until 4th February 2018
- Opening times: Thursday 01/02 11:00-21:30, Friday 02/02 11:00-21:30, Saturday 03/04 11:00-22:00, Sunday 04/04 11:00-21:00
- How to get to SIMOF 2018: by Bus line 27, by Train Cercanias line C4, stop at Palacio de Congresos, by Car GPS lat 37.405,4 – long 5.931315
- Surface area: 7,000m2
Don’t miss out on one of the most anticipated events in Seville in 2018! You can buy advance tickets for SIMOF 2018 from www.fibestickets.es or buy them at the FIBES box office during the fashion fair.