The Who’s Next-Première Classe trade show saw a substantial decline in attendance at its latest edition, ended on 25th January. International visitors fell by 22%, notably due to the reductions in numbers among the teams travelling to Paris.
The Berlin shows, part of the Premium Group universe, announced a growth in visitor numbers for their winter edition. Premium also showed it has Europe-wide appeal, with 70% of its visitors coming from abroad.
So… is adopting a new formula at the request of brands. Due to a lack of candidates, So… will be leaving Show & Order in Berlin, but will arrive in New York for the Edit trade show, followed by Paris for So… Couture by David Pirnia
Première Vision's New York event brought together 4,143 visitors (+4%) on 19th and 20th January, in its first edition held at Pier 94, featuring an expanded range including for the first time leather and finished goods.
From the next edition, scheduled from 3rd to 5th February, the Danish fashion trade show will add a new weapon to its armoury by introducing a 'Performance' section dedicated to sporting brands leaning towards fashion.
Première Vision is about to shake up the fashion trade fair calendar by launching a first edition of a preview trade show for the FW17/18 collections this 6 and 7 July. It will include some 60 exhibitors.
At its September 2016 edition, the Première Classe show will host a dedicated area for eyewear designers under the 'Silmo Paris' banner. The partnership will continue at the world optical trade show, where it will contribute its own fashion offering.
From 23rd to 25th January, the Salon International de la Lingerie at the Porte de Versailles exhibition centre in Paris will bring together 490 underwear and homewear brands, a slight increase compared to 2015.