Made in France by fatex celebrates its tenth anniversary The French high-end clothes manufacturing exhibition is a showcase for the know-how and manufacturing techniques of the French luxury ready-to-wear sector.
Consistently at the cutting edge of fashion
Launched in 2003 to provide a comprehensive overview of French clothes manufacturing in response to the globalisation of the clothing industry, Made in France by fatex quickly established itself as a must-attend event for professionals in the luxury ready-to-wear and couture sector.
For ten years this talent pool of specialist French manufacturing companies has showcased the originality, technical skill, and high quality behind the iconic “Made in France” label. Since its beginnings a decade ago, the show has consistently been at the cutting edge of fashion, reflecting and reporting on the latest trends and industry news including updates on the “Made in France” labelling initiative that has been making the headlines for the past three years.
High-end manufacturing solutions tailored to the luxury market
Made in France by fatex is where clothing and accessories collections by designers of high-end and luxury ready-to-wear brands start to take shape. The 2013 edition will take place on 10 and 11 April at the Carrousel du Louvre, the ideal venue for presenting an extensive offer from 100 specialist companies. This unique gathering will propose a comprehensive range of skills, manufacturing services and dedicated tools to help customers plan and develop their fashion strategies: products and solutions specifically tailored to the luxury market, from large batch series to small custom orders.
The first edition of Made in France by fatex by fatex attracted 140 exhibitors, and has since averaged 90 exhibitors per show, proof that production managers, designers and couturiers continue to be interested in the techniques and know-how of French manufacturers.
In 2013, 20 new exhibitors will be offering visitors new options, including:
• The Altertex group, represented by the companies Bel Maille, Benaud Créations, Hugo Soie-Tag, Philéa and Ulysse Pila, all committed to ethical textiles
• Nertex - Lainière de Picardie, the world’s leading interlining expert
• Créalaine - Creuset Innovation Textile, an association of vertically integrated knitwear companies based in the Midi-Pyrénées region offering end-to-end knitwear solutions from materials, yarns and fabrics to knitwear products and finishings, with companies Ets H. Plo, Octobre France, Missègle, le Fil Amalric
• Laulhère, the classic French beret manufacturer now under British management