Premiere Vision will be held in France from February 12 to 14, 2019. The show will disclose novelties from the fabric, accessory, component, fiber, leather, fur and textile design markets for spring/summer 2020. Almost 1,777 exhibitors from 50 countries will participate. Participants will exhibit their newest developments across five halls. Out of the total companies participating, 161 are new ones, counting for almost nine per cent of the total.
This year’s edition will host a specialized offer of innovative materials, technologies and services, alongside a selection of conferences with experts. The Wearable Lab section will host 17 exhibitors divided in three zones: Smart Materials, presenting ten companies offering smart materials without embedded electronics; Innovative Technologies, showing five companies specialized in developing advanced technologies embedded in materials, garments and accessories; and Prototypes and Labs, a space devised to present working prototypes, test them out and discuss the coming issues and challenges in R&D. Wearable Lab will be hosted for the third year in a row.
The Maisons D’Exceptions section will host 25 selected ateliers including six new ones from new countries such as United Arab Emirates and Cambodia. These special artisans will present their unique abilities and custom-made products featuring outstanding techniques in textiles, leather and accessories.