Over 5,800 qualified visitors attended the fall/winter 2015 edition of the International Leather Goods Fair (I.L.M), taking place from February 27 to March 1 in Offenbach, Germany. 282 exhibitors and brands introduced the latest trends in travel and leisure bags, business and school items, umbrellas and belts, among other accessories.

The recently-closed edition has registered similar numbers as the previous summer edition, when around 5,900 visitors attended the show and 272 companies participated.

Among the exhibiting brands, there were names such as Calvin Klein, Bruno Banani, Desigual, Bogner, Cinque, Burton, Eastpak, Samsonite, Bugatti, Gabol, Guess, Mandarina Duck, Marc O’Polo, Victorinox, Napajiri, and Tommy Hilfiger, just to name a few.

I.L.M also organized an award ceremony during the first night of the fair, which was sponsored by the German Federation of Footwear and Leather Goods Industry (HSDL) and endowed with a total of 6,000€ in three different categories: basics, newcomer and fashion. The basics award went to Baqbag for their bag Captain; Jost by Leonhard Heyden won the newcomer prize with the backpack Kopenhagen and Abro got the fashion recognition with their bag Angela.

282 exhibitors and brands participated at I.L.M, a similar number to the last summer edition
282 exhibitors and brands participated at I.L.M, a similar number to the last summer edition