Premiere Classe

A view of Première Classe trade show.

Markets

Traffic Down 33 Percent at Première Classe

Buyer cancellations linked to the coronavirus epidemic led to a decrease in attendance levels, even if the global number of international visitors remained higher.

clock March 10, 2020Katya Foreman

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Accessory Trends

Premiere Classe Emphasizes Sustainable Designs

The accessories trade show put a new emphasis on heritage craftsmanship and eco-friendly designs.

clock October 13, 2019Devorah Lauter

From left: Ashley Williams, Benjamin Benmoyal and J. Llambias.

Retail

Buyers Favor Paris Trade Shows as Tranoï Gets New Leadership

Paris remains a favorite for buyers attending apparel trade shows, but Tranoï’s new director says the city can do more.

clock October 11, 2019Devorah Lauter

The atmosphere at Premiere Classe in Paris

Accessory Trends

South African Showcase Among Highlights at Première Classe

The recently wrapped salon received rave reviews from buyers as it heads into its 30th anniversary.

clock March 15, 2019Devorah Lauter

Tranoi Paris

Business Features

Paris Trade Shows Look to Maintain Relevance

The French capital’s salons have continued their ongoing struggle to respond to an increasingly complex market.

clock February 5, 2019Devorah Lauter

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Fashion Features

Independent Retailers Upbeat at Paris Apparel Trade Shows

Buyers said there was a difference between the struggles of large chain retailers and niche boutiques offering originality.

clock October 16, 2018Devorah Lauter

The summer 2019 edition of Bijorhca

Accessory Trends

Mix and Match Rules Première Classe and Bijorhca

“There is a lot more freedom in the way people wear accessories,” said Aude Leperre, director of Bijohrca.

clock September 18, 2018Fleur Burlet

Who's Next Spring 2019.

Fashion Features

Who’s Next Celebrates African Creativity

For his second edition as co-general director, Frédéric Maus repositioned the trade show as a “concept store” with an “African Street” theme.

clock September 14, 2018Fleur Burlet

Premiere Classe trade show in the Tuileries

Fashion Features

Première Classe Tests ‘Phygital’ Concept

The initiative showcased some 40 young accessories and apparel brands via a temporary digital marketplace and a pop-up at BHV Marais.

clock March 20, 2018Devorah Lauter

Y/Project Scoops 2017 ANDAM Grand Prize

Fashion Features

ANDAM Jury Welcomes Four New Members

The new additions include fashion show producer René Célestin and Xavier Clergerie, founder of the trade show Première Classe Tuileries.

clock March 15, 2018Joelle Diderich

Bijorhca and Première Classe Paris Accessories Trade Shows

Markets

Paris Accessories Trade Shows Adapt to Shrinking Market

The number of exhibitors fell this season at Premiere Classe and Bijorhca, organizers said.

clock February 8, 2018Devorah Lauter

Premiere Classe Paris Accessories Trade Show

Accessory Trends

In With the New at Première Classe

Buyers were spoilt for choice at the recent edition of the Paris accessories trade show that saw a 20 percent spike in new exhibitors.

clock October 11, 2017Devorah Lauter

Première Classe and Bijorhca Accessories Trade Shows in Paris

Accessory Trends

Première Classe and Bijorhca Accessories Trade Shows in Paris

Both accessories shows saw significant increases in visitor numbers this September.

clock September 18, 2017WWD Staff

Première Classe Bijorhca Paris

Accessory Trends

Paris Accessories Shows Seek New Paths to Growth

Trends at the Première Classe and Bijorhca trade shows included upcycling, customization and Made in France collections.

clock February 8, 2017Ellen Groves

Première Classe and Andam exhibit: A bag by Amélie Pichard - Andam winner 2016

Ready To Wear

Première Classe Tuileries Promotes French Craftsmanship in Supersized Show Venue

Footfall at the accessories show held Sept. 29 to Oct. 2 declined four percent.

clock October 8, 2016Ellen Groves

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