The international trade fair for the world of childhood, which brings together childcare and children’s and youth fashion and other related products, opens its doors on Thursday, January 25 at Feria Valencia. More than 25,000 square meters and two full pavilions will welcome industry professionals.
València, 23 January 2024.- Babykid Spain + FIMI opens its doors next Thursday at Feria Valencia and does so with a full house. A total of 470 brands from more than 38 countries will be showing their products, novelties and trends in an event that unites fashion and childcare and that is stronger than ever.
Sustainability, design, trends and innovation. These concepts will guide the fourth edition of this unique event, which will showcase everything from layette and textiles, to transportation, baby strollers, furniture, decoration, fashion, footwear, childcare and toys.
All categories of the children’s universe will be present at this event, a meeting point for retailers, distributors and professionals in the sector. In addition, this 4th edition exceeds the figures of 2023 and increases the number of exhibitors and surface area. Two full pavilions and a fashion show hall in which there will be several catwalk schedules to show the latest in fashion, childcare and footwear. Also, as every year, will host a parade of design schools, which present the most groundbreaking vision of the collections for autumn / winter 2024-2025.
The most international edition
The sector’s reference fair, which will be held until Saturday, January 27th and co-organized by Feria Valencia with the National Association of Children’s Products from Spain- ASEPRI, will also be more international. In its fourth edition BKS + FIMI will present exhibitors from Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Germany, United States, South Africa, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Netherlands or Portugal, among others, who will show their collections to all the Spanish buying power and to the almost 600 VIP professionals from 42 countries from the five continents and who are looking for the leading brands in fashion, footwear, childcare and toys at BKS + FIMI. An action that has been possible thanks to the collaboration and support of ICEX and IVACE, which make the fair more international every year.
The fashion show, added value of BKS + FIMI
From Thursday, the fashion shows return to BKS + FIMI. All the fashion, trends and innovation will take to the catwalk on the 25th and 26th at 6pm, with an additional fashion show on the 26th at 1.30pm. Leading fashion, footwear and childcare firms will participate, such as Marae Kids, Artesania Filita, Javilar Kids, MetePatas, PAZ Rodríguez REVOLUTION, DD Step, Britax Römer, Nora Baby Bags by Cambrass and Carrello Baby, with the collaboration of Pisamonas in fashion. In addition, Baby Lobitos, Pisamonas, D.D. Step and Ría Menorca will participate in a unique collective footwear fashion show and will make BKS + FIMI the most important European platform to present this specialized product. In addition, there will be a very special shooting with the confirmation of three prestigious brands that will take place during the celebration of the event.
Fashion, childcare and toy brands
Cybex, Jané, Inglesina, Micuna, Foppapedretti, Cambrass, Peg Peregó, Bimbi Dreams, Alondra, Bebe Rebelde, Distribuciones Independent and Uzturre will once again showcase their full potential in childcare products. Among other brands, Nuna, Nuvita, Suavinex, AT4 and Mutsy will be making their debut in this edition. In fashion, now in its 95th edition, there will be a great showcase of Spanish trends, where the new Autumn/Winter 24-25 collections will be presented. Tartaleta, Manuela Montero y Creaciones Charo, PAZ Rodríguez, Rapife, Foque, Babidu, Tutto Piccolo, Agatha Ruiz de la Prada, Martin Aranda or Mac Ilusion will be just some of them.
To highlight the presence of fashion exhibitors who return with force as Bóboli, Cóndor, Juliana, Fina Ejerique, Fun&Fun, Riffle, Coco au Lait. As new exhibitors have confirmed American Vintage, My Little Cozmo or North Baby, among others. In addition, it will be the edition with more presence of children’s footwear, which will feature, among others, brands such as Babylobitos, Igor, Pisamonas, Victoria, Igor and Cuquito. It should also be noted that in 2024 BKS + FIMI will feature 40 Spanish and international toy brands. Among the new ones that will be in 2024 are Muñecas Asi, Faba, Mamimuac, Old Teddy’s Company – Otc, Oli&carol, The Dida and Toynamics.
This 4th edition of the fair reinforces that the union of fashion and childcare not only works, but also consolidates and grows. This is demonstrated by the data.