Large Paris trade shows impacted by strikes, but buyers pressed for time still showed.
The inaugural edition of Impact bumped up traffic at Who’s Next, while attendance at jewelry salon Bijorhca was stable.
The number of exhibitors fell this season at Premiere Classe and Bijorhca, organizers said.
Both accessories shows saw significant increases in visitor numbers this September.
Handmade items and natural materials were in demand at the Paris fairs.
Buyers cited bold and colorful designs among the trends at the Bijorhca and Première Classe jewelry and accessories trade shows.
The accessories salon and neighboring jewelry fair ended their four-day run in Paris on Monday, favoring artisanship and affordability.
Buyers attending the Premiere Classe and Bijorhca accessories trade shows here predicted that the category will remain the bright spot amid a potential…