18 Jan 2018

Première Vision Returns to New York – WWD

WWD 16/01/2018 BY TRACEY GREENSTEIN

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The winter edition will take place at Pier 94 on Jan. 16 to 17.
Organizers of Première Vision New York, which runs today and Wednesday at Pier 94, said sustainability and creativity are the central themes of its winter edition. This year, the event showcases 254 exhibitors across the fabric, leather, textile design and accessories sectors. Fabric behaviors this season will be “malleable, supple and runny,” while accessories will “play on shine,” according to Julie Greux, the new deputy fashion director of Première Vision. (….)   …Each product will be organized according to Première Vision’s performance codes to identify properties and qualities, specifically focused on “Responsible Production,” “Recycled,” “Eco-Friendly Finishing” and “Organic” categories. ( …)

And the winning fabric of the 2017 Fashion Smart Creation Prize – a double-face material with a color-contrasting back made of Schoeller Textil’s Econyl yarn – is included in the exhibited collection. The award was presented for the first time in 2017 to “honor the most creative and responsible fabric among the collections Première Vision Paris.” Designs made of the fabric will be produced locally via David Wolfson and Associates in New York. Cornejo said she is “honored to be the Première Vision ambassador and, alongside the CFDA and Première Vision, push the future of responsible fashion forward…. (…)

to read the complete version of the article: http://wwd.com/business-news/markets/premiere-vision-returns-to-new-york-for-its-winter-edition-11096756/