The Paris fashion schedule for the beginning of 2023
Fashion Weeks, textile shows, showrooms... Here are the dates and locations of the fashion events that will take place in Paris in the first quarter of 2023. Events not to be missed, whether you are a fashionista, trendsetter, designer or buyer in the sector.
The Fashion Weeks
Men's Fashion Week
Men's fashion traditionally opens the fashion shows. International designers will present their autumn-winter 2023/24 collections in mid-January. The Federation of Haute Couture and Fashion's provisional calendar announces 48 shows (and 33 presentations), for a total of 81 registered brands. The most eagerly awaited shows include Saint Laurent (early evening on January 17), which is making a comeback as Anthony Vaccarello, the brand's creative director, has not shown his menswear in the fashion capital since 2016. This will be followed by Louis Vuitton and AMI (January 19), the Dior and Kenzo shows (January 20), and Maison Margiela (January 22) which will close this first fashion week dedicated to men.
Dates: Tuesday 17 to Sunday 22 January 2023
Haute couture week
The following week, the fashion houses will present their haute couture creations for the autumn-winter 2023/24 season. According to the provisional calendar released by the Federation of Haute Couture and Fashion (the organisation that coordinates the events), some 30 houses will be present, showcasing looks of excellent craftsmanship and exception. The Italian label Schiaparelli (January 23) will open this Fashion Week dedicated to haute couture, followed by Christian Dior in the early afternoon of the same day. Chanel and Alexis Mabille will show on January 24, then Jean Paul Gaultier (January 25), who will unveil the Haider Ackermann collection (the designer is the fourth to be invited to the Parisian house's haute couture studio). Hong Kong-born, London-based designer Robert Wun will close the week of haute couture.
Dates: Monday 23 to Thursday 26 January 2023
Women's Fashion Week
The last stage of the Fashion Week triptych: women's fashion. At the end of February and beginning of March, the labels will reveal their women's ready-to-wear collections for autumn-winter 2023/24. More information on the participating houses and the show schedule will be revealed shortly.
Dates: Monday 27 February to Tuesday 7 March 2023
The trade shows
Faithful to its diversified and varied offer, the Who's Next fashion show created in 1994 and dedicated to ready-to-wear, footwear and accessories is partnering with Impact for responsible fashion, as well as Bijorhca for costume jewellery. For the first time this year the trade show will also be partnering with the Salon international de la lingerie and Interfilière Paris (these two universes will be in Hall 4) This trade show, which attracts both independent retailers and large chains, will welcome nearly 1,500 labels from around 100 countries at the end of January. For this 2023 edition, WSN has reached an agreement with the German trade fair organiser Messe Frankfurt to welcome Neonyt, a pioneer in the field of eco-responsibility since its debut in 2011 in Berlin.
Dates: Saturday 21 to Monday 23 January 2023
Location: Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, 1, place de la Porte de Versailles (Paris, 15th arrondissement)
Tranoi (men's fashion)
Tranoi, known for valuing creators and designers with an original stylistic proposal, will welcome 70 exhibitors of about fifteen nationalities for its men's edition in mid-January. This season, the show is moving from the Palais de Tokyo to the 11th arrondissement, in a former Renault garage built in the 1960s. Brands such as Gunther by Naomi Gunther, focused on contemporary luxury, the streetwear label MRKNTN by Montreal-based designer Markantoine, as well as brands present in the official calendar will exhibit their collections and show them on the runway on the second floor of the building.
Dates: Thursday 19 to 22 January 2023
Location: Garage Amelot, 2, passage Saint-Pierre Amelot (Paris, 11th arrondissement)
The English showroom dedicated to high-end and premium men's ready-to-wear, founded by Mark Batista and Kestin Hare, was suspended for a while due to the health crisis and returned to Paris last June. For its January 2023 edition, Welcome Edition will be held in the 11th arrondissement of the French capital during Men's Fashion Week and will exhibit men's fashion brands such as Barbour, one of the showroom's regulars, Noyoco, Sandqvist and new arrivals such as the Japanese outdoor brand Nanga.
Dates: Thursday 19 to Sunday 22 January 2023
Location: 28, rue de Lappe (Paris, 11th arrondissement)
This independent trade show, which brings together around a hundred contemporary labels such as the French Armor-lux, Veja and Zespa, as well as some twenty Japanese brands including Post Overalls and the sneaker label Moonstar, and the minimalist Canadian label Want les essentiels, will take place during January's men's fashion week. Located since 2017 at Place Vendôme, in the heart of the capital and the hustle and bustle of Fashion Weeks, this ten-year-old fair offers a limited range of "human-sized" brands in the form of showrooms. The trade show will also be held in New York from January 24 to 26.
Dates: Friday 20 to Sunday 22 January 2023
Venue: Pavillon Vendôme, 7, place Vendôme (Paris, 1st arrondissement)
This fabric fair, run by Messe Frankfurt since 2002, focuses on sourcing textiles for clothing and accessories. 450 exhibitors from some 15 countries are expected at Le Bourget in early February, including nearly 250 Chinese companies and Indian embroiderers and weavers, marking the return of Asian professionals to the show after two years of pandemic. The following edition of Texworld Evolution in Paris, in July 2023, will be held for the first time at the Porte de Versailles.
Dates: Monday 6 to Wednesday 8 February 2023
Location: Le Bourget Exhibition Centre, 2 bis, rue Saint-Sauveur (Seine-Saint-Denis)
Première Vision Paris
An international meeting place for textile professionals, Première Vision was launched in 1973. Next February's edition will bring together more than 1,200 exhibitors from 44 countries working in various sourcing areas, from fibres to furnishing fabrics, leather, textile designs, clothing and accessories. The Parisian show - a member of the Première Vision ecosystem that has been exported to Shenzhen and New York - has developed a new mobile application and a QR code system for visitors to consult the raw material sourcing of exhibiting labels.
Dates: Tuesday 7 to Thursday 9 February 2023
Place: Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre, ZAC Paris Nord 2 (Villepinte)
Tranoï (women's fashion)
The women's edition of Tranoï will be back at the Palais Brongniart next March, where it will be held during the Women's Fashion Week. The artistic direction of the last edition, last September, was imagined by Christelle Kocher, the founder of the Koché label. More than 200 emerging designers with a contemporary style and international brands are expected. These include South Korean Maison Nica and Moonsward, the Japanese Shinyaseki and Itoi, which specialises in cashmere, the Belgian Atelier Basile and the upcycling enthusiast Apothicaires Studio, who will present their ready-to-wear and accessories collection for the autumn-winter 2023/24 season.
Dates: du jeudi 2 au dimanche 5 mars 2023
Lieu: Palais Brongniart, 16, Place de la Bourse (Paris, IIe arrondissement)
This event dedicated to fashion accessories takes place every year in March during the Paris Women's Fashion Week (then in October). The Première Classe show, orchestrated by the Who's Next teams, will set up its large white tents in the heart of the capital, in the Jardin des Tuileries. The show will exhibit brands selected for their original offer and will include designers of jewellery, shoes, textile accessories and leather goods. Among the 450 exhibitors, the French label Majestic Filatures, the Italian Lemaré and Bera Design, a brand from Istanbul specialising in bags.
Dates: Friday 3 to Monday 6 March 2023
Place: Jardin des Tuileries, place de la Concorde (Paris, 1st arrondissement)
Made in France Première Vision
Buoyed by the renewed interest in local products, the show organised by Première Vision brings together a vast selection of Made in France. On the programme for this March edition: companies sourcing raw materials with weavers and tanners, finishing companies (blurring, warp and weft...), fashion accessory brands and embroidery, flocking or printing specialists. As in previous seasons, the show will focus on the challenges of the industry 4.0 and will highlight creative technology companies and start-ups focused on innovative and intelligent textiles.
Dates: Wednesday 29 to Thursday 30 March 2023
Location: Carreau du Temple, 4, rue Eugène Spuller (Paris, 3rd arrondissement)
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