The next edition of Munich Fabric Start is warming up its engines before rushing ahead between 5 and 7 February 2013 and disclosing fabric and accessory anteprimas for S/S 2014. The beauty and diversity of fabrics are the key themes for this edition, and the new motto will be "Beauty Full". Over 840 international exhibitors will present their latest developments and ideas in Munich's MOC Centrum. The show expects about 20,000 visitors, most of which will be industry professionals and designers.

The show will host a new exclusive cooperation partner - C.L.A.S.S. (Creativity, Lifestyle and Sustainable Synergy), an international platform known for both its valuable archive of ecof-riendly fabrics and its activity regarding new initiatives that combine fashion, design, innovation and sustainability. On 5 February between 11 and 12 am, at Eco Village/Foyer 4, C.L.A.S.S. has organized the round table "Design Responsibility".

The Blue Zone, the denim-focused section of the show hosted inside the Zenith Hall on 5 and 6 February, will host 55 exhibitors showcasing their newest fabric and treatment developments. On 5 February at 12pm, in Bluezone, in the Central Trend Area, the round table "Tomorrow's Denim Market in Germany: a value chain insight into consumers' trends" will take place. The initiative organized by Isko and supported by Sportswear International as media partner will be followed by a working lunch - read more here. on

On 6 February at 2 pm. Alexandra Perschau, Future of Cotton, will give a lecture in the Eco Village on "Better cotton compared to organic cotton - the market situation and relevance". On that same day at 3pm Manfred Santen, Greepeace, will also discuss about the future of the outdoor clothing industry within the lecture "Chemistry for every day".

On the night of 6 February, at 6.30, the Munich Fabric Start Night will take place at the Kesselhaus location, opposite the Zenith hall.