Porte de Versailles in the French fashion capital city of Paris is all geared up for the next edition of its international ready-to-wear and accessories show, ‘Who’s Next’, which is scheduled to be held from January 25 to 28, 2014, at the fairgrounds in Versailles.
The ‘Who’s Next’ trade show will bring together various clothing and accessories brands together showcasing their latest autumn-winter 2014 collection.
The four-day trade event would have specific segments dedicated for accessories and clothing named ‘Premiere Class’, where more than 300 accessories brands would be exhibiting their products, and ‘Fame’, where 200 apparel brands would be showcasing their latest collections.
The bi-annual Prêt-à-Porter trade fair would also be organizing an interactive trends forum to discuss the latest trends in the apparel industry. Organizers of the forum would also showcase latest products selected from the exhibitors at the show.
As part of the trade show, exhibitors are also given the opportunity to present their collections on the runway at the Who’s Next exclusive collections and presentations fashion show, which is held twice a day parallel to the trade fair.
This year, Who’s Next trade show announced a new collaboration with online designer platform, Not Just A Label, to create a program called ‘The Future of Fashion’ contest that aims to help twenty emerging designers grow internationally. The winning designers from the contest would be given the opportunity to showcase their collections in 4 consecutive editions of the trade show.
More than 2,000 exhibitors are expected to showcase various clothing and accessories goods during the trade fair, including women’s ready-to-wear, men’s ready-to-wear, urbanwears, textiles and clothing accessories.