At the start of a new year again disrupted by the global health situation, Première Vision is ready to inaugurate its next show edition featuring new collections for s/s 2023 both as a physical event on February 8-10 at the Parc des Expositions de Paris Nord-Villepinte (Halls 4,5 and 6) under optimal conditions, in strict compliance with applicable health regulations, and as a digital event on the www.premierevision.com website, on February 7-11.
The show will present the latest developments from 1,080 exhibitors, of which 63 are first-time participants, from 41 countries. At the show and via the PV Digital Marketplace, visitors will be able to see new yarns and fibers, fabrics, leathers, textile designs, accessories and components, and discover the main novelties about fashion manufacturing and sustainable innovation.
While visiting the show, visitors will also be able to check all novelties presented within the fashion forums and inspiration areas of the physical show, along with a 3D forum and an online Live Sourcing session.
Part of the program will also be a series of 20 conferences to be held at the physical show and a selection of eight Digital Talks, including fashion seminars and a Live Sourcing experience, to watch live and in replay on the Première Vision website during the Digital Show.
Beyond presenting the eco-friendly products by the exhibitors’ collections, a selection of creative and sustainable innovations will be highlighted in the show’s trend forums.
Première Vision Paris will also present the new sustainable products, technology and services by 31 companies participating in the physical Smart Creation space at Villepinte (Hall 4), and online on the Marketplace.
Among initiatives focused on encouraging people to follow more responsible paths in fashion, there is also the new “Do It Sustainably” forum hosted at the show for the first time. It will present the s/s 23 color range with cross-sector information highlighting the Smart Keys, indications helping companies following more ethical and sustainable practices in designing and producing fashion, and four areas highlighting eco-responsible developments for yarns and fibers, leathers and furs, accessories and components, fabrics and knits.
The “eco-responsibility” section of Première Vision’s online magazine will also highlight some of the industry’s major challenges and new values combining creativity, innovation, sustainability and traceability.
The Smart Talks program will also host engaging conversations between industry professionals addressing critical topics in the field of eco-responsibility.
Among the talks that will be held at the show there will be:
On Tuesday, February 8:
- 11AM: Innovation pitch by Ecoceert Greenlife / Key points to know about sustainable textile certifications.
Ecocert Greenlife will hold this presentation with the aim to help companies to better know what are the main sustainable certifications available for the textile and fashion sector, what are their main claims and criteria, how to select a certification and how to become certified.
- 11.15AM: Innovation pitch by Oritain. The conference will focus on what to do when it comes to sourcing decisions, obtaining accurate traceability data and informing the final consumer. Oritain, an expert in forensic traceability, can help brands prove they walk as they talk.
- 5PM: European Linen - The creative Agri-player of the ecological Transition. The seminar will involve Made in Town and Tricolor Collective. Also participating will be speakers from Lacoste, Tessuti di Sondrio/Div. of Marzotto Lab/Marzotto Group and Linen and Hemp Confederation (CELC).
On Wednesday, February 9:
- 12PM: The challenge of textile recycling - Used clothes can become a resource: Prato’s experience. Screening of an excerpt from the documentary “Stracci.” Participants there will include Manteco and Marini Industrie.
- 1PM: Biosourcing era - The emergence of new fibers contributing to CO2 capture: an inventory of the real ecological performance and sustainability of textile materials derived from biomass. Desserto and Cose361 will be among the particpants.
- 5PM: Preview screening of the documentary “Stracci” (meaning “rugs”), a documentary about the recycling of used clothes, a journey around the world and especially in the area of Prato (Italy).
Health conditions for accessing the show
To ensure the safety of all, Première Vision will follow the recommendations of the health authorities. A Vaccine Pass in QR code format is now required to enter the show. For more details about the entry conditions for coming to France, please consult the Advice for Foreign Nationals in France page. Tests are available onsite at the show (entrance, Hall 1) for a fee, should anyone require them for traveling outside France (antigenic €30 / PCR €61).
In addition, inside the show, the following hygiene and barrier measures will be in place:
• Heightened hygiene measures and disinfected contact points
• Heightened ventilation and air circulation
• Masks must be worn
• Respect of barrier gestures (maintaining physical distance of one meter at all times).