PARIS — The Prêt-à-Porter and Who’s Next trade fairs ushered in the spring-summer season with a focus on ethnic chic and dressed-down classics.
The shows, held Sept. 4 to 7 at the Porte de Versailles convention center here, attracted 57,733 buyers combined, with attendance up 5 percent compared with a year ago. International buyers represented 37 percent of attendees, a gain of 13.2 percent on 2008, with the remaining 63 percent French retailers.
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