Washable suede and leather with copper net were among the standouts at the three-day trade show.
A non-profit project unravels the more than 80 ways to drape the sari and how to adapt it to the modern age.
Speaking at the recent edition of Première Vision Paris, Gilles Lasbordes, the show’s general manager, cited an economic dynamism indicating “a real, though still fragile, revival.”
The company is investing in a more eco-friendly version of the existing Storm System treatment, which makes natural fabrics waterproof and wind resistant.
The textile fair held in central Paris, now in its third edition, targeted pre-collections for fall 2018.
Fabrics and tailored clothing designed by London students and made between an Italian rehab center and a British prison will be unveiled in the fall.
The annual Meet the Manufacturer trade show in London, which promotes sourcing and production in the U.K., doubled in size this year.
The denim brand has selected seventh-generation growers from Alabama to be the lead on the pilot program.