In advance, the international exhibition dedicated to materials and services for textile fashion presents the autumn / winter 2023-24 collections
Textiles and sustainability
All satisfied exhibitors and participants, at the Parc des Expositions de Paris Nord Villepinte and online on Marketplace from 5 to 7 July at Première Vision Paris, the international exhibition of fabrics for clothing, which anticipated the presentation of the collections in July, not September. autumn / winter 2023-24. Premiere Vision has been organizing its major events twice a year since 1973, where you can find all the textile products on the market. The large number of international exhibitors come from 44 countries, including 84 new companies chosen by the experts and the Première Vision selection committee: 1,132 companies that presented their latest material developments – yarns and fibers, fabrics, leathers, textile, accessory and component designs, sustainable innovations – and fashion manufacturing solutions for ready-to-to-apparel, accessories and footwear; 58 weavers, tanners, design studios, accessory and component manufacturers and fashion manufacturers will present their collections and manufacturing solutions exclusively online on the Première Vision Marketplace and via the Digital Show, which can be accessed via the Première Vision platform. This complementary and international offer covers all business sectors, segments and market levels of the creative fashion industry to guide the design and construction of the next collections of clothing, shoes and accessories for Fall\Winter 23-24. Compared to 2021, the international offer increased by 32% (there were 900 exhibitors) and by 10% compared to February 2022 (with 1,080 exhibitors). In short, an escalation. The presences are primarily European (from Italy, France, United Kingdom, Spain, Portugal and Germany), flanked by players from the Mediterranean basin (Turkey, Morocco, Tunisia) and from Asia (Japan, Korea, India, China ). The event’s success is also confirmed by the calendar of in-depth conferences and focus meetings (physical and online) to explore all the development possibilities of the sector. Managing Director Gilles Lasbordes said: “We are thrilled because this show is the first of our new program, initially scheduled for 2020, but postponed due to the health situation. Changing dates is always a challenge for an international event like ours. But it is a thoughtful choice that we have anticipated and prepared, and above all that meets the expectations of our exhibiting and visitor partners … The offer continues to be selective, creative and innovative, but also and above all increasingly eco-designed and eco-produced. The entire sector is affected by this transformation and this season we are further strengthening our efforts to involve the entire sector in this fundamental shift towards a more sustainable and ethical fashion. This commitment will be the basis of our future initiatives “. The hybrid format, with physical and online presentations, met with great interest. This edition also marks Première Vision’s strengthened and proactive commitment to respond to the new needs of the sector and accompany it in its environmental and social transition. It also marks the launch of a series of new tools to better assist visitors and guide brands and buyers in sourcing materials for Fall Winter 23-24. As a true creative observatory, Première Vision Paris is at the center of innovations in the fashion sector and sustainability is its fundamental focus point. Through the Smart Creation program, launched in 2015, it offers fashion professionals ideas and solutions to meet their new needs and assist them in their transformation towards greater eco-responsibility. The entire fashion industry is now influenced by this irreversible trend: new consumers, of the most recent generations, are asking for more and more transparency; brands are now voluntarily integrating eco-responsibility and ethical approaches into their strategy, with ever stronger commitments (transparency and traceability of procurement, production processes); the industry itself is mobilizing and investing to create and produce in a more responsible and rational way. Première Vision’s objectives are: to help the entire sector design and produce collections that integrate the values of today’s and tomorrow’s creative, innovative and responsible fashion; promote and expand the use of best practices and responsible (environmental and ethical) approaches of companies in the sector: procurement (raw materials – yarns, fibers, fabrics, leathers, accessories), transformation processes (transparency, traceability), production (industrialization ), life of the finished product (lifespan, care, recycling and environmental impact, etc.); provide concrete solutions in terms of eco-responsible procurement: everything starts from the design phase and the raw material; decode the main challenges of the sector and provide information on the issues at stake in a more ethical and sustainable fashion industry; promote and develop the sharing of ideas between professionals on these issues. This is a strong and priority commitment for Première Vision Paris, which is constantly being strengthened and destined to be central to the entire world of fashion. Stay up to date on international fashion scenarios in Michele Franzese Moda’s magazine.