PARIS — After a prolonged period of uncertainty further impacted by terrorist attacks, Europe’s creative textiles industry is showing signs of recovery, according to Gilles Lasbordes, general manager of Première Vision Group, who at the recent edition of Première Vision Paris here cited an “economic dynamism” that seems to indicate “a real, though still fragile, revival.”
The three-day salon saw a 7.5 percent increase in traffic, surpassing 60,000 visitors, and a 3 percent uptick in exhibitors.
Exclusive: @tommyhilfiger has tapped 22-year-old actress @zendaya to be his newest collaborator and together they will launch a see-now-buy-now collection in February. Speaking to WWD about the project, the Spider-Man actress said: “Fashion is more than just wearing cool clothes. It’s a way to celebrate self-expression and individuality, which is extremely empowering. This is why I am proud to partner with Tommy Hilfiger.” Tap the link in bio for the full scoop. #TommyXZendaya #wwdfashion
Fashion is facing a blistering pace of technology, a complex economic backdrop, and shifting social mores, priorities, and lifestyles. WWD's annual CEO summit on Oct. 30 and 31, will be the meeting place for some of the sharpest minds in the business who will address how these forces affect a consumer. Speakers this year include Antoine Arnault, Virgil Abloh, Gabriela Hearst, and Olivier Rousteing. Tap the link in our bio to find out more. #wwdceosummit