VISION - THE PREMIER COPENHAGEN FASHION DESTINATION SINCE 1998.
VISION is an international fashion fair for the middle to high-end segment. The biannual trade show takes place at the Copenhagen venue: Lokomotivværkstedet. The 100-year-old venue once functioned as a garage for locomotive trains and offers 10.000 square meters of impressive authentic architecture and a 4000 square meters green park area.
Each season buyers and press from around the globe are visiting VISION to discover, network, do business and place orders. VISION is devoted to providing our exhibitors and buyers with exceptional conditions and to push the inspirational environment from season-to-season, just like our clients do, to stay ahead.
At VISION strong statements and brand identities are applauded and enfolded into a stringently showcase of consistent curatorial standards. VISION covers more than 400 brands of women’s wear, active wear, shoes, leather & fur collections, handbags, jewelry and accessories.
VISION business ethics: Proficiency, honesty, create & progress.
DISCOVER THE VISIONS OF TOMORROW
During Copenhagen Fashion Week, VISION is the main attraction in avant-garde Nordic design. Up-and-coming brands, new talents and student visions are united at Vision to show their perspectives on the fashion future. Vision invests hard work, time and effort in the much-heartfelt mission: Introducing and promoting new talents. Thus Vision has created the platform Designers’ Nest Show & Award
a design talent display so strong, it has grown popular to the world’s biggest fashion houses, studios and stylists not to mention celebrities.
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1998 CPH Vision is founded by Jan Carlsen, showcasing Scandinavian design driven fashion brands in Øksnehallen.
2003 Designers’ Nest is created as an international platform for Scandinavian design graduates. H.R.H. Crown Princess Mary is patron.
2005 First Show & Award edition of Designers’ Nest. In February the first award is presented – a cash prize of DKK 50,000.
2008 Terminal-2 launches in Lokomotivværkstedet. A new offspring of CPH Vision, intended to showcase the universe of urban denim lifestyles.
2012 February - Last edition of CPH Vision and Terminal-2 fashion trade fairs, held at Oeksnehallen and Lokomotivværkstedet.
2012 VISION is formed after thorough assessment of the future perspectives of Copenhagen Fashion Week. The merger of CPH Vision & Terminal-2 forms the basis of VISION - launching August 2012 at Lokomotivværkstedet