Lockdowns are being imposed again in large areas within China's main textile-producing provinces, raising concerns among producers and buyers about fresh sourcing difficulties, while prices are soaring across the board.
The Première Vision New York show will be held again at Center415 on Fifth Avenue on January 18-19. It isn’t yet a return to normalcy, though foreign buyers will be able to attend following the US borders’ reopening.
London-based designer Ifeanyi Okwuadi won the fashion prize hands down at the 36th edition of the French festival, which placed a strong emphasis on sustainability, while Capucine Huguet won the accessories prize.
The Federation de la Haute Couture et de la Mode, the organization that controls the calendar of Paris runway seasons, has unveiled two new digital devices allowing fashion houses to measure their ecological impact.
As Tranoï and the French Fashion Federation join forces, and Who’s Next and Mode & Objet confirm their dates, French trade shows are preparing their return, after cancelling several editions due to the pandemic.
The online edition of the Parisian textile/apparel trade show recorded a strong rise in audience compared to last autumn. Its next physical edition, originally planned for July 2021, will be held instead in September.
The February session of Première Vision Paris once again won’t be staged physically, and will be replaced by a digital version scheduled on February 15-19, benefiting from several innovations in its e-marketplace.
The resurgence of Covid-19 in Europe is increasing the uncertainty surrounding September fashion events. Trade show and fashion week organisers are trying to cope, amidst postponements, cancellations and online options.