Selecting the know-how of fashion materials and service experts
Première Vision Paris selects and brings together the complementary expertise of 2,000 international exhibitors to meet your need for multi-material, selective and creative sourcing.
Here creativity is expressed without restraint throughout the seasons:
Première Vision Paris February: presentation of the spring-summer collections.
The 11 universes of Première Vision Paris :
Première Vision Yarns : Yarns and fibres
What? Natural, artificial or synthetic fibres, high-performance yarns, recyclable materials … Première Vision Yarns offers the currently most advanced creations and innovations. 50 spinners and fibre producers offer products for all markets: woven fabrics, jacquards, circular knits, hosiery, technical uses,
Why? This most-upstream selection step in the textile chain is paramount. A fabric will take on its full dimension thanks to the yarns and fibres that go into it and lend it its creativity and its technology.
Who? Première Vision Yarns welcomes fibre producers, specialists in throwing and texturing, spinners and industry promotional organizations. There are between 40 and 50 exhibitors, depending on the session, from some 20 countries, the most represented of which, in order of importance, are: Turkey, Italy, China, the United States and Spain.
For whom? Weavers and knitters of value-added textiles.
Where? Hall 6 North.
Feb. 20 / YARNS
Première Vision Fabrics : Clothing fabrics
What? Première Vision Fabrics brings together fabrics created, produced and marketed for the apparel, leather goods, footwear and jewellery markets. Each collection presented by the weavers selected for the show is characterized by its coherence and an identifiable fashion direction. The most international offer of the creative fashion sector, through the know-how of about 800 exhibitors from the leading countries of the sector (34 countries represented on average each session): embroidery, lace, suitings, silkies, woollen, knits, dyed wovens, technical fabrics…
Why? The elaboration of a collection flows naturally from the textile selections: shapes, patterns, colours … tight up to the manufacturing of the garment itself… This is why the strength of Première Vision Fabrics is its synergy with the other Première Vision Paris events.
Who? Print specialists (Prints sector), fancy fabrics, woollens and fake fur (High Fancy), high-end silkies (Silkies), embroideries and lace (Embroideries-Lace), cotton shirt fabrics for the casual and city offer (Shirting), structured fabrics for suits and tailoring (Tailoring), casual cottons and linens (Premium Relax), performant fabrics and knits (Tech), lining specialists (Lining), representatives of the circular knits for the casual and sophisticated universe. Depending on the session, between 700 and 800 exhibitors, 88% international, take part in the event. They come from some thirty countries, with Italy as the leading country-exhibitor.
For whom? Designers, in-house design offices for creative fashion brands and design studios from luxury houses, business leaders.
Where? Halls 5 and 6.
Feb. 20 / FABRICS
Première Vision Leather: Leather and fur
What? This international trade fair is dedicated to the leather and fur trades.
Why? The sector involves unique trades and know-hows. Positioned on the high-end, Première Vision Leather brings together a first-class offer with guaranteed traceability.
Who? Tanners, tawers and furriers, as well as leather and fur trade federations and associations. Depending on the session, Première Vision Leather brings together around 300 international exhibitors. They represent about 30 countries, notably Italy, France, Spain, Turkey and Portugal. Since September 2018, the event hosts a new space dedicated to the manufacture of leather items (clothing, leather goods, shoes): Première Vision Manufacturing – Leather.
For whom? Stylists and designers from the major names in luxury goods as well as ready-to-wear, leather goods and footwear brands looking for high-quality leathers and furs.
Feb. 20 / LEATHER
Première Vision Designs : Textile design and surface creation
What? Textile creation, motifs and patterns are the heart of Première Vision Designs’ offering. It brings together a rigorous selection of specialized international studios presenting their latest collections in textile design (patterns, motifs, knit ideas, ornamentation, vintage …). Buyers who come to do their sourcing discover the season’s trends and major themes in terms of decorations and patterns.
Why? The decoration offer from Première Vision Designs exhibitors will personalise and lend distinction to buyers’ future collections: dresses, blouses, T-shirts, children’s clothing, lingerie, swimsuits, etc.
Who? Design studios and textile designers working for all universes (men’s, women’s, juniors’, children’s) and all sectors (ready-to-wear, lingerie, sports …), encompassing around 245 exhibitors with a strong representation from the U.K., followed by France, Italy and the U.S.
For whom? Representatives of fashion brands looking for the decorative inspiration of the season. Weavers from all fashion segments (tailoring, ready-to-wear, sportswear, mass-market and non-textile chains, franchises…) including weavers exhibiting at Première Vision Fabrics.
Where? Hall 5 North.
Feb. 20 / DESIGNS
Première Vision Accessories: Accessories and components
What? This show focuses on bringing together accessories and components for fashion and design that decorate clothing, footwear and leather goods. A broadly diversified offer that brings together a selection of buttons and buckles, embroideries and narrow laces, appliqués, for ready-to-wear and leather, zips and metallic or plastic accessories, ribbons, sequins and sequined yarns … Components for fashion jewellery (rhinestones, chains, stones, etc.), articles for the footwear market (soles, heels, reinforcements, welts, etc.) and decorative accessories (laces, ornaments, leather or textile pieces).
Why? Selected on the basis of their functionality and fashion quotient, these proposals are indispensable complements to anchor a collection in the season through the shape of a button on a jacket, the presence of rhinestones on a dress or the cut of a heel on a shoe.
Who? Suppliers of accessories and components working for the ready-to-wear, sports, leather goods, jewellery and packaging sectors. More than 300 exhibitors from around thirty countries, predominantly Italy.
For whom? Fashion, leather goods, footwear and jewellery brands looking for accessories and components.
Where? Hall 4.
Feb. 20 / ACCESSORIES
Première Vision Manufacturing – Proximity : Fashion proximity manufacturing
What? A meeting place for order writers and manufacturers in countries of European proximity, Première Vision Manufacturing – Proximity (ex Première Vision Manufacturing) stands out as the essential link between the upstream and the downstream of the clothing textile sector. The space brings together a complete range of technical and logistical solutions dedicated to fashion brands, household linen and leather goods, for the manufacturing their collections.
Why? The manufacturing stage is essential. While some brands and houses have their own production sites or workshops, others must sub-contract to fashion manufacturers. The companies exhibiting at Première Vision Manufacturing – Proximity all feature high-quality technical know-how and quick reactivity. They guarantee quality manufacturing.
Who? A selection of fashion manufacturers specialized in fluid garments, casualwear and citywear (Softwear sector), suits and jacket (Suitwear), cut and sewn knitwear (Tee’s & Co), shirtings (Shirts Up), and denim (Upper Jeanswear). There’s also an area for swimwear, outerwear and accessories (Special Skills), specialized service providers (quality control) as well as promotional organizations. Nearly 200 companies exhibit depending on the session. They represent, in order of importance, Turkey, Morocco, Mauritius, Tunisia, Romania and Portugal.
For whom? Production managers and buying heads for fashion, lingerie, sports and accessories brands.
Where? Hall 6 North.
Feb. 20 / MANUFACTURING PROXIMITY
Première Vision Manufacturing-Overseas : Sourcing from the Asian Pacific region
Today, almost 70% of a store’s clothing offer is produced on the other end of the world. Since 2015, Première Vision Manufacturing – Overseas (ex The Sourcing Connection)’s mission is to present fashion brands with the most skilled companies producing in the Asia-Pacific zone.
Première Vision Manufacturing – Overseas offers a quality fashion-manufacturing offer that meets the main criteria of conformity required by fashion brands, thanks to a unique and demanding selection process: compliance of production units, production chains, application of social and wage regulations…
Manufacturers, subcontractors and garment makers, whether developing private label collections or pre-established finished products, will all be vetted by a Selection Committee specific to the manufacturing activity sectors.
A Selection Committee whose expertise is complemented by an audit commissioned by Première Vision from BUREAU VERITAS, the world leader in compliance assessment and product certification.
This is a complementary offer to that of Première Vision Manufacturing – Proximity, which meets the global sourcing needs of brands and covers all global sourcing zones for textiles and clothing.
To improve readability, Première Vision Manufacturing – Overseas’ offer is structured in five style universes and product categories:
- URBS AND SUBURBS: the district of street and casual collections
- OFFICE HOURS: the district of chic citywear and tailoring
- A FIT FRAME IN FASHION: the district of sportswear and loungewear
- ALL BUT BLUE: the district of denim and jeanswear
- DRESS FOR THE ELEMENTS: the district of outerwear and performance
Feb. 20 / MANUFACTURING OVERSEAS
Première Vision Manufacturing – Knitwear : Flatbed knits
This space brings together knitters, machine manufacturers and flatbed knit specialists in the north of Hall 6, numbering around thirty exhibitors. Première Vision Manufacturing – Knitwear (ex Knitwear Solutions) stands at the crossroads of the other universes of Première Vision Paris and has very close ties with the spinners at Première Vision Yarns and the knitters of Première Vision Manufacturing – Proximity.
Feb. 20 / MANUFACTURING – KNITWEAR
Première Vision Manufacturing – Leather : Leather clothes, bags and shoes manufacturing
Launched in September 2018, Première Vision Manufacturing – Leather (ex Leather Manufacturing) is the universe dedicated to fabricating leather garments, leather goods and footwear.
Situated in the heart of the Première Vision Leather show, this space brings together a selection of 35 international manufacturers ranging from upstream to downstream, all developing a global and transversal offer that is an invaluable asset to buyers. These top-level professionals present solutions in terms of manufacturing techniques and know-hows that are highly sought after by fashion brands, who come here to meet reliable and creative partners to help them develop their accessories collections (shoes, bags) and leather ready-to-wear. This offer complements the offer from tanners and the makers of technical components at Première Vision Leather and Première Vision Accessories.
To showcase the offer, a product index illustrates the various know-hows proposed by these specialists in leather fashion manufacturing.
Feb. 20 / MANUFACTURING – LEATHER
Maison d’Exceptions : Ultra-creativity
Dedicated to ateliers with a particularly high level of know-how, this space was launched in September 2011. It is held once a year, in the February edition, in Hall 3. Its audience is made up of international luxury players looking for textiles, accessories and leather goods. Exhibiting ateliers demonstrate techniques representing exceptional know-hows in each of their respective fields. Some 30 artists exhibit each session.
Feb. 20 / Maison d’Exceptions
Smart Creation Area : Sustainable creation and Fashion Tech
An invitation to discover the new eco-responsible and technological innovations that are already industrialized and exploitable, which are the fashion of today and will be the fashion of tomorrow.
The most committed, inspiring and even visionary companies in the sector!
The exhibitors will be presented on an Index for a better understanding of the offer, and are grouped in the following 13 categories: recycled materials (fibers, fabrics…); organic and biological materials; the most traceable processes and materials; components and accessories; eco-responsible fibers; eco-designed textiles; alternative materials (to leather, synthetic fabrics…); Services; Press ; eco-responsible tanning processes; environmentally friendly finishing processes; eco-responsible dyeing processes (waterless, technological, natural…); eco-responsible textile printing techniques; global circular approaches; fabrics with innovative properties; technologies from Fashion Tech.