Paris Trade Shows: On the Map

Where the various venues are located.

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WWD Paris Preview issue 12/14/2010

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.

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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
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.

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