The 15th Shanghai International Hosiery Purchasing Expo (CHPE), scheduled to be held at Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center from March 2-4, 2020, will present the latest trends in leggings. The specially set up ‘leggings section’ at the expo will bring together suppliers and act as an important trading platform for the leggings industry.

The 15th CHPE will be jointly organised by ITE Asia Exhibitions Limited, Shanghai Gehua Exhibition Planning Co., Ltd. and Shanghai Aige Exhibition Service Co., Ltd. “Leggings are gaining increasing popularity among consumers in recent years. There are many kinds of leggings, such as warm leggings in the winter, cool and safety pants / leggings in the summer, comfortable and breathable sport leggings / tights for gym, and leggings for daily wear that flatter body types. With various styles, strong functions, different length and materials, leggings can greatly meet people’s needs of daily wear by matching with various clothing and accessories,” Shanghai Gehua Exhibition Planning Co., Ltd said.

“Leggings can meet people’s wearing demands at different scenes with different materials such as modal, wool, angora, velvet, polyester, stretch cotton, chiffon, lace, leather, etc. and different lengths such as shorts, capris, cropped leggings, etc. The “leggings section” of the expo will showcase products of the whole industry chain including various types of leggings, raw materials and production equipment, so as to help buyers and industry manufacturers find quality suppliers and new designs,” the report added.

Since its inception in 2005, CHPE has become a globally reputed leading flagship expo in the field of socks and leggings. Together with Shanghai International Modern Underwear Expo, Shanghai International Hats, Scarves, Gloves Expo and Shanghai International Fashion Accessories Expo, the 2020 expo will deeply tap transboundary energy of the apparel industry and focus on the demand of import and export trade, OEM processing and brand franchise distribution of service enterprises, etc.

The 15th edition of CHPE has already attracted a number of domestic and foreign legging manufacturers and brands, including Shanghai Biorun International Enterprise, Nigao Clothing, Huayi Knitting, Huabang Clothing, Xiluo Clothing, Jiubaizhen Knitting, Jiayi Knitting, Dayu Socks, Jiuli Knitting, Yiai Clothing, Aorun Socks, etc. Focusing on B2B trade, the three-day event covering an area of 50,000 sqr mtr will attract 800 exhibitors and hold more than 10 exciting concurrent events.