Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Salon Info - September 2012

- Meeting all of brands' expectations
- Première Vision Pluriel: a strong increase in offer
- Première Vision exhibitors: figures
- New exhibitors
- Knitwear Solutions: creative flat-bed knits start at Première Vision
- Felipe Oliveira Baptista, President of the 4th edition of the PV Awards
- Hyères, New York, Paris: the winning itinerary of Ragne Kikas, winner of the Première Vision Prize at the 27th Hyères Festival
- IFM provides first look at its "Junior Generation" study to Première Vision visitors
- Workwear and Evening & Party Wear: the Pluriel Experts Trails unite two extremes
- October 2012: Denim by Première Vision Asia taking place in Shanghai
- Première Vision SA: 24 shows in the major markets of the fashion planet

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Septembre 2012 show: 32 new exhibitors join Première Vision, show’s numbers continue to rise.

Première Vision continues to grow. Despite the economic decline in Europe, exhibitor figures are up for the second edition of 2012 (Wednesday 19 to Friday 21 September 2012 ). With three months still to go, 717 companies are confirmed to take part in the World’s Premier Fabric Show, topping the September 2011 total. Remarkably all the Première Vision SA shows are displaying the same upward trend: Expofil, 51 exhibitors, Indigo, 190 exhibitors, ModAmont, 295 exhibitors.
The weavers, who will be presenting their collections for autumn winter 2013-14, now count 32 new exhibitors from all style universes among their ranks. Of particular note is the return of Tejidos Royo, a major denim specialist from Spain, after an absence of several sessions. Like all the companies exhibiting at Première Vision, newcomers were admitted by decision of the Selection Committee. The committee is comprised of international experts and weavers, who weigh each application according to very stringent criteria taking into account each company’s creativity, the quality of their services and their financial viability.

Ragne Kikas wins the Première Vision Prize

Hyères Festival 2012

Sunday April 29, 6:30 pm. The Jury, presided over by Yohji Yamamoto, reward the winner of the Première Vision Prize:
Ragne Kikas, a young Estonian designer based in Hamburg (Germany), has won one of four Prizes attributed in the Fashion Competition of the Hyères International Festival of Fashion and Photography.
Ragne Kikas has also been rewarded with the Public Prize of the City of Hyères.
Selected from among ten finalists, Ragne Kikas offers her vision of the radical. She takes inspiration from 15th and 16th Century armour, whose inflexible and angular shapes she translates into knits, her preferred medium. Each silhouette must be a new sculptural enigma, both evident and impenetrable at the same time.
The collection was produced with the support of Première Vision, ModAmont and Expofil: Close to Clothes, Eclair Prym Belgium S.A., and Tearfil Textile Yarns.
This is the second year in a row that Première Vision, the World’s Premier Fabric ShowTM, has partnered with the Hyères Festival and sponsored one of its prizes, in the amount of 10,000 euros. But the Première Vision Prize goes beyond the awarding of the prize money to the winning young designer.
Première Vision, whose vocation is to strengthen contacts between professionals in these most creative fields, is fully committed to this programme to support young design talents, and to building a long-term relationship.
Thus, well ahead of the Prize itself, Première Vision accorded a special welcome to the ten finalists at the February 2012 show. This allowed these young talents to forge direct contacts with exhibiting spinners, weavers, and accessories manufacturers.
Next 11 and 12 July, at Première Vision Preview New York, Ragne Kikas is invited to present her work to the press and other North American fashion professionals.
The following step will takes place in Paris: Ragne Kikas, during the Première Vision Pluriel shows (19-21 September 2012), will be a member of the Jury of the PV Awards on September 21. It will also be the occasion to show her work to the 55,000 industry professionals from more than 100 countries that visit Première Vision Pluriel each season.