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PV next edition to show latest developments in materials

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Fibre2Fashion
Published
Jul 12, 2019

The next edition of Première Vision Paris (PV) will show latest developments in materials and techniques for AW 2020-21 season from September 17-19 in Paris. For three days, 6 major industries supplying materials and services to global fashion industry (yarns, fabrics, leathers, designs, accessories and manufacturing) will help brands prepare their collections.



The next edition will be where Première Vision Paris will step actively into its catalysing role for the creative fashion industry, hosting over 2,000 exhibitors — including 210 newcomers — from across the world presenting their latest new products. On the agenda will be fashion information and the latest inspirations and strengthened strategic commitments to meet the industry’s future challenges and evolutions.

There will be a spotlight on the leather sector and its dynamism, with a series of dedicated conferences and a focus on know-how with in particular a partnership with Les Compagnons du Devoir. The predominant influence of sport on fashion will be highlighted with an extensive, transversal Sport & Tech itinerary, and a dedicated forum. An enlarged Smart Creation Area (formerly the Smart Square) will have 30 new exhibitors. This edition, Brazil will return and new countries (Romania, Mexico) will arrive for an ever more expanding and creative Première Vision Designs offer.

Eco-responsibility will be playing a larger role at PV Paris, with a Smart Creation Area covering more than 1,200 square metre and the presentation of the report of a study conducted jointly with the Institut Français de la Mode (IFM). An emphasis will be on creativity through various key highlights, including the 11th edition of the PV Awards, a showcase dedicated to Christoph Rumpf (winner of the 34th Hyères Festival), the TexSelect fabric design competition, and more.

Conferences will be relocated to the heart of the PV show, with 2 distinct new spaces: the Fashion Talks Area in Hall 6 for fashion conferences and the Innovation Talks Area in Hall 3. Various virtual reality experiences to immerse visitors in the next edition, will include the autumn winter 20-21 film directed by Dutch video artist Bart Hess in the Perspectives transversal forum, as well as the Sport & Tech forum’s virtual experience. In its digital developments, PV will feature the addition of components and accessories to the Première Vision Marketplace. This will be the first anniversary of the Marketplace launched in September 2018, providing an opportunity to take a further look at the new BtoB tool, which will complement the shows and allow visitors and exhibitors to further their discussions and business online.

Tanners, tawers, manufacturing contractors, makers of materials for leather goods and footwear, providers of technical solutions and chemical products, certification bodies, a total of 321 exhibitors will be present at Première Vision Leather in Hall 3.

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