Show: Salon International de la Lingerie Date: Jan. 22-24 Place: Porte de Versailles Number of exhibitors: 550 Focus: Men’s and women’s innerwear and loungewear. New exhibitors: Adri, France; Gemma, Spain; Baci Lingerie, U.S.; Byblos Underwear, Italy; Céline Pinckers, Belgium; Claire D, Lebanon.
Show: Interfilière Date: Jan. 22-24 Place: Porte de Versailles Number of exhibitors: 150 Focus: Intimates and beachwear fabrics. New exhibitors: Color Textil, Germany, textiles specialist; Blue Scarabie Textile Design Studio, Canada, print specialist for lingerie and beachwear; Azizem, Turkey, specialist in woven ribbons, jacquard, knits, lace and elasticized velvet for innerwear. Trends: Youthful frills and flounces; lightweights; cottons; powdery tones; geometry and architectural proportions; preppy stripes and checks; colorblocking; nature; twists on nature and animal prints.
Show: Maison & Objet Date: Jan. 21-25 Place: Paris Nord Villepinte Number of exhibitors: 3,500 Focus: Design, home textiles, garden furniture, kitchen tools, gifts plus Maison & Objet éditeurs, a special section dedicated to professional architects and decorators. For 2011, a panel of professionals has elected French brothers Erwan and Ronan Bouroullec Designers of the Year for the Now Design section and will stage a retrospective of their work. New exhibitors: Nordic Design; RU Editions; Aquanatura, textiles; Linge Particulier, textiles; Sophie Mallebranche, textiles; Mariaflora Brand of Elledi, textiles; Jennifer Shorto, textiles.
Show: Eclat de Mode-Bijorhca Date: Jan. 21-24 Place: Porte de Versailles Number of exhibitors: 400 Focus: Precious jewelry, costume jewelry and precious small fashion accessories from independent designers to international brands. With 44 exhibitors, the Cream section focuses on young and creative brands and designers. Trends: Minimal and small precious jewelry in gold or silver with diamonds or semiprecious stones; silver; big and bold old school couture style costume jewelry, with chunky crystal and baroque assemblages; small girly styles for textile jewelry. New exhibitors: La Petite Sardine, French jewelry; Les Alluvions, French jewelry; Mathieu Tormen Joaillerie, French jewelry; Lipplus Flora & Fauna, Italian jewelry; Suzumi, Japanese jewelry.
Show: Who’s Next Date: Jan. 22-25 Place: Porte de Versailles Number of exhibitors: 650 Focus: Trendy women’s wear, men’s wear and streetwear with a focus on young designers and accessories. Trends: Masculine-feminine; ceremonial military uniforms; cocktail attire; fur and sheepskin; natural colors and tan leathers; Fifties style. New exhibitors: Henri Lloyd; Umbro; Tricky Mountain; Kuyichi, Dutch denim brand; Iben Høj, Danish knitwear; AVH by Anne Valérie Hash, the designer’s secondary line.
Show: Premiere Classe Date: Jan. 22-25 Place: Porte de Versailles Number of exhibitors: 520 Focus: Fashion accessories with costume and small precious jewelry, belts, hats, shoes, scarves, gloves and bags. This season will also feature an exhibition of creative gloves produced in a collaboration between renowned French manufacturers like Causse, Agnelle and Georges Morand, and 19 designers including eyewear designer Thierry Lasry and jewelry designer Yazbukey. Trends: Masculine-feminine; prints; animal motifs. New exhibitors: Alexis Bittar, jewelry; Camila Klein, jewelry; Annabi, jewelry; Boem, jewelry; Guerra 1855, hats; Esther Louise Millinery, hats; Gem & Co., socks from South Korea; Ma Poésie, scarves.
Show: Prêt à Porter Paris Date: Jan. 22-25 Place: Porte de Versailles Number of exhibitors: 1,400 Focus: French and international ready-to-wear, from core offerings to designer wares and new markets, divided into nine sections: Atmosphère’s, The Box, Shibuya, So Ethic, Go Magic Fashion, Go Easy Accessory, Creative By, Secret By, So Shop. New this season: Paris Fashion Show Room, a showcase for designer secondary lines and premium jeans taking place Jan. 22-23 at the Hôtel Salomon de Rothschild. New Exhibitors: Cabanekaban, handbags by Belgium-based Rie Abe; Betty Janis, one-size dresses; Elfer Castro, dresses; Coralie de Seynes, jewelry; Lucid21, rtw from Berlin.
Show: Tranoï Men Date: Jan. 22-24 Place: Parc Royal 10 rue du Parc Royal Paris 3rd and new location Villa Tranoï 60 rue de Turenne Paris 3rd Number of exhibitors: 220 Focus: Ready-to-wear and accessories by emerging designers. New Exhibitors: Basalte, cashmere sweaters; Norwegian Rain, rainwear; Ma.Strum, technical coats; Nikolaj d’Étoiles, Swedish men’s wear designer.
@tradesy is turning the concept of a showroom upside down with its new space in Santa Monica. Here, the company plans to hold events, art exhibits and a showcase rare fashion pieces like this Louis Vuitton boxing set. Get all the details on Tradesy’s first showroom on WWD.com. #wwdnews
Spotted last night at the @erdem x @hm launch event: Kate Bosworth, Rashida Jones, Kirsten Dunst and Selma Blair. The party, which took place in LA, also marked the opening of their pop-up shop. “I was interested in creating a collection that wasn’t in any way disposable. It was about pieces you’d create and keep forever, things that have a permanence to it,” designer Erdem Moralioglu said. #wwdeye (📷: Katie Jones)
Renee Zellweger in yellow in 2001 and again in 2017. Chosen as one of the 12 @pantone Leading Spring Colors (and dubbed “Meadowlark”), it only makes sense that the bright hue stands the test of time and is making a resurgence this season, seen already on stars like @blakelively and @gigihadid. (📷: Donato Sardello & @rexfeatures) #wwdfashion #tbt
Dior’s 70th anniversary celebration continues with a new exhibition at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. “Christian Dior,” which is scheduled to run through March 18, takes a look at the founders tenure from 1947 to 1057 and feature 40 designs. Pictured here is an evening gown from the Ailée, fall 1948-49 haute couture collection. #wwdfashion (📷: Brian Boyle)
As one of the most recognizable models in the world, Christy Turlington Burns has an insider’s view of the fashion industry and the allegations of sexual harassment swirling around it. “I can say that harassment and mistreatment have always been widely known and tolerated in the industry. The industry is surrounded by predators who thrive on the constant rejection and loneliness so many of us have experiences at some point in our careers,” Turlington told WWD, along with her suggestions for how the modeling world should protect younger women and men. Read more on WWD.com. Link in bio. (📷: Tony Palmieri) #wwdnews
@asics America has tapped a new brand ambassador: famed DJ/record producer @steveaoki. This initiative is intended to set the tone for the new brand identity and philosophy and will include partnerships with influencers and in-store and off-line activations that will continue into next year. This is Asics’ most significant marketing effort in two decades, and is expected to attract younger consumers to the brand. #wwdfashion
24-year-old Jean Prounis is redefining the rules of jewelry. Formerly a studio assistant to Jemima Kirke and a design apprentice at Ghuran, she focuses on handcrafted subtleties and ancient goldsmithing techniques. “There was a really sterile feel in the environment and I wanted to have jewelry with character that shapes how you wear it everyday,” Prounis said. Each piece is hand made in New York, either by Prounis or three other jewelers in the district. #wwdfashion
“These collections continue to build on that vision, empowering differently abled adults to express themselves through fashion,” said @tommyhilfiger of his line of adaptive apparel, which launches today. The line consists of 37 men’s and 34 women’s styles based upon the pieces from the spring Tommy Hilfiger sportswear collection. #wwdnews