"The Fairyland for Fashion, the banner under which the twice-yearly Paris trade fairs held by Messe Frankfurt France at the Le Bourget exhibition centre are grouped, is dedicated to materials, clothing production and forward planning for textiles, clothing and accessories. The event comprising the upcoming Apparel Sourcing, Avantex, Leatherworld, Shawls& Scarves, Texworld and Texworld Denim Paris shows, will be held from February 11-14, 2019 in Paris Le Bourget."
The Fairyland for Fashion, the banner under which the twice-yearly Paris trade fairs held by Messe Frankfurt France at the Le Bourget exhibition centre are grouped, is dedicated to materials, clothing production and forward planning for textiles, clothing and accessories. The event comprising the upcoming Apparel Sourcing, Avantex, Leatherworld, Shawls& Scarves, Texworld and Texworld Denim Paris shows, will be held from February 11-14, 2019 in Paris Le Bourget.
An absolute must for anyone involved in designing collections of clothing and accessories, The Fairyland for Fashion will feature over 1,800 exhibitors, producers from every continent, who will on average meet over 14,000 principals. The event will include lectures, round-table discussions, catwalks and specific itineraries for fabrics.
Wide range of RMG on display
Apparel Sourcing Paris, the biggest trade fair in Europe for sourcing, comprises 600 clothing manufacturers from 17 countries. From basics to high-end, the fair covers the whole range of ready-to-wear for women, men and children, grouped by area of expertise in fashion clothing: knitwear, dressmaking, tailoring, sportswear, evening wear, made-to-measure, lingerie and swimwear, workwear, textile accessories, etc.
Dedicated to technological innovation, sustainable development
Avantex Paris is the first international trade fair dedicated to technological innovation and sustainable development in the fashion industries. Featuring 38 exhibitors from 9 countries, the fair brings together companies, from the design phase through to retail, to offer effective solutions for encouraging and shaping tomorrow’s fashion. Far more than just an exhibition, it is a real network bringing together the brands, industries and research that share a similar determination to integrate fashion and technologies for the future and to explore the challenges and prospects for tomorrow’s markets in a series of highly regarded lectures.
Flexible materials in focus
Featuring 58 exhibitors from seven countries, Leatherworld Paris is dedicated to flexible materials used in particular in certain branches of fashion such as leather goods, footwear, gloves and fur items. A vast range of fashion articles and accessories made of leather, fur and related materials that attest to a wealth of technical skills. In this domain, the finished product is certainly not overshadowed and stands its own among the other offers at the trade show, which is now attracting a growing number of retailers, in addition to buyers of fabrics or manufactured products.
Featuring Shawls and Scarves
Shawls&Scarves Paris is the only international trade fair dedicated solely to scarves and shawls. It will feature headscarves, wraps, capes, ponchos, etc in materials like cashmere, wool, silk, cotton, linen, bamboo, etc, from entry level to very high end, both woven and knits. The fair will feature 33 exhibitors from 17 countries in September 2018.
The Fairyland for Fashion, the French agency for Messe Frankfurt France, was established in Paris in 1953. The Messe Frankfurt France subsidiary was founded in 2002 in order to acquire the Texworld trade fair. Since then, its portfolio has expanded with Apparel Sourcing Paris, Avantex Paris, Leatherworld Paris, Shawls&Scarves Paris and Texworld Denim Paris. The company is firmly rooted in the global fashion industry environment while actively promoting young design at the same time. Today, with twenty staff, a turnover of 26.2 million euros and 75 marketing agencies throughout the world, the company is in a position to organise every type of trade fair in France. In 2017, the company’s trade shows brought together around 3000 exhibitors from 21 countries and 30,000 visitors from 110 countries.