Eight Mexican designers showcased their autumn-winter (A/W) 2014 ready-to-wear collections under the slogan ‘Mexico Collection’, at the recently concluded Parisian prêt-à-porter trade event ‘Who’s Next’ at the Porte de Versailles in Paris.
According to a statement issued by the National Chamber of the Apparel Industry (CANAIVE) of Mexico, around fifty models paraded the latest A/W 2014 collections from Mexican designers who represented Mexican colors and designs at the four-day event.
The ‘Mexican Collection’ at Who’s Next included creations from young Mexican designers from Puebla namely Tatiana Uruttia, Andrea Aja, Denisse Kuri, Isela Magadan, as well as Oaxaca-based designer Rene Orozco, Queretaro based Maria del Rocio Acosta, Karina Castaneda from Jalisco and Sergio Alcala from Mexico City.
The four young designers from Puebla presented their collections which included shawls and garments featuring handmade embroidery, contemporary motifs in pure Mexican fabrics inspired by enclaves, crafts, and colors from the state of Puebla.
Oaxaca’s Rene Orozco showcased two collections at the Parisian ready-to-wear event, one inspired by the streets of Puebla and the other inspired by Cantana, a Mesoamerican archaeological site in Mexico. The designs of Orozco included colors and textures inspired by these two places.
Designers from several countries showcased their latest A/W collections at the four-day Parisian event, where more than 2,000 ready-to-wear and accessories brands were exhibited. Several interactive seminars and trends forums were also organized for visitors to comprehend the newest trends in ready-to-wear.
Exhibitors showcased various clothing and accessories goods during the trade fair, including women’s ready-to-wear, men’s ready-to-wear, urbanwear, outerwear, casualwear, textiles and clothing accessories, and more.