On February 7-9, 2022, textile, clothing and fashion professionals will be able to attend the international Texworld Evolution Paris event taking place at the Parc des Expositions of Paris - Le Bourget.
Fabrics at a past edition of Texworld
Adapted to sanitary restrictions, the format of this relaunch edition will enable exhibitors from the major sourcing countries to be welcomed at the show. During three days, the event will concentrate in one place the main global offer for fashion brands, according to different sections including Apparel Sourcing Paris for the sourcing of finished garments, Avantex Paris for new materials and innovative processes, Leatherworld Paris, dedicated to leather and related materials, and Texworld Paris, focused on fabric sourcing.
Visitors at a past edition of Texworld Paris
Texworld will host a total of about 200 exhibitors from 16 countries, a much smaller number than in prepandemic times, and will offer professional buyers from all over the world a sourcing platform. Turkey, India, China, but also Taiwan and Korea will be represented, bringing back to Asian sourcing within the show’s offer. The Turkish Pavilion will bring together a selection of about 40 companies and Korea will also have its own dedicated space, with some 30 companies. Spain will be present for the first time, as well as Japan.
Texworld will highlight international visitors including several sectors such as cotton, drapery, tailoring, embroidery, lace, jacquard, knitted fabrics, prints, shirting, silk, silky aspects, sportswear and functional fabrics, among others. Texworld Denim's jeans offer is also expected to be on display alongside fabrics, including the Turkish manufacturer Atlas Denim.
Denim fabrics at a past edition of Texworld Denim
Avantex, the trade show focused in advanced and sustainable innovation, will present a selection of startups, game-changers and industrial forward-thinking enterprises offering innovative solutions meant to serve companies in a more efficient, transparent, circular and ecological fashion. Among others, it will host the French company Komet Story, which proposes connected and automated pop-up stores for brands.
Innovative materials presented at a past edition of Avantex
The Elite Sector will bring together some value-added companies offering complementary services for brands and fashion designers. This year it will include a panel of about twenty Turkish, Pakistani, Indian and Bangladeshi specialized insiders. Among them, there will be the giant Zaber & Zubair and eco-responsible manufacturers such as Northern Linen and Kohinoor Mills, both GOTS certified for many years.
Beyond the Elite area, Japanese company Stylem Takisada Osaka, a newcomer to the show, will be presenting high-quality and eco-friendly cotton fabrics. Also, worth a look will be two newcomers from India–Eco Royal and August Craft–presenting their handmade embroideries.
A visual of the Texworld Paris February 2022 edition
In addition to thematic itineraries meant to help visitors to find their way around and optimize their research, the show’s signage will be set up to identify exhibitors offering according to their eco-responsible products, as well as highlighting manufacturers who can deliver small quantities of fabric–between 50 meters and 100 meters per order–or finished products in small volumes that include orders of less than 100 pieces.