As Tranoï and the French Fashion Federation join forces, and Who’s Next and Mode & Objet confirm their dates, French trade shows are preparing their return, after cancelling several editions due to the pandemic.
France has introduced new, tighter restrictions to contain the Covid-19 epidemic, but Parisian trade shows Who's Next, Première Classe, Man/Woman and Silmo are going ahead as planned, starting on October 2.
The resurgence of Covid-19 in Europe is increasing the uncertainty surrounding September fashion events. Trade show and fashion week organisers are trying to cope, amidst postponements, cancellations and online options.
Due to the health protection measures prompted by the Covid-19 crisis, the benchmark textile sourcing show scheduled on September 15-16 has been forced to cancel its physical edition, replacing it with a digital one.
The Paris tradeshow -- dedicated to lifestyle, decoration and design -- has tapped Jean-Luc Colonna, co-founder of French concept store Merci, to simplify the layout of Hall 6 via three distinct sections.