Moda, the UK’s national trade fashion event for the womenswear, accessories, menswear, footwear and lingerie & swimwear industries, closed the doors with a 3 per cent rise in attendance matched with reports of increased order volumes from across the halls.

The show, which ran at the NEC, Birmingham from 12-14 August, showcased more than 1450 collections, including over 200 brands new to the show. Visitors to Moda once again included buyers from the UK’s leading department stores including John Lewis, Fenwick, Debenhams, Beatties and Beales, as well as independent retailers from across the UK and Ireland.