Europe’s leading platform for textile and apparel sourcing, Texworld Apparel Sourcing Paris will welcome over a thousand exhibitors at Paris Porte de Versailles during July 1 to 3 2024.

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This 3-day show brings together the essential global offer for fashion brands, from ready-to-wear to luxury.

A New Summer Edition In The Heart Of Paris

This summer’s edition of Texworld Apparel Sourcing Paris at two levels of Paris Expo Porte de Versailles (halls 7.2 and 7.3), brings entire textile and apparel offerings of Messe Frankfurt France’s together in the heart of Paris: Texworld for trims and fabrics, Apparel Sourcing for RMG and fashion accessories, complemented by the Avantex sector, offering a selection of innovative solutions for sustainable and more efficient fashion industry, and Leatherworld, from raw materials to finished products, a dedicated platform to the leather industry.

Nearly Thirty Nations Represented

In Paris, total of 26 countries will be presented over the 3 days, reflecting the diversity of global market, all the major sourcing nations including Korea, India, Turkey, China, Bangladesh, Taiwan, Pakistan, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Thailand, Ethiopia, Rwanda, South Africa and the Netherlands.

Texworld’s offering on the textile side will be structured around several national pavilions. Turkish manufacturers, loyal to the show, will mostly be grouped under the banner of the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce (ITO). Korean manufacturers, led by the National Union of Textile Manufacturers (KOFOTI), also chose to present their know-how collectively, as did Indian embroiderers and weavers grouped around Texprocil, in charge of supporting the Indian cotton textile production, a strategic raw material for this country as it generates 12% of exports.

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Taiwanese Eco-textile, Denim Village And Focus On Leather

The Econogy Finder, Messe Frankfurt’s sustainability initiative includes some 80 companies along with several individual Taiwanese manufacturers such as Kiss Bride and embroiderer Ming Leurn, GrandeTex Development, Wisher and more, supported by the Taiwan Textile Federation (TTF), they will be showcasing variety of sustainable fabrics bearing the Taiwan Edco-Textile label whose properties are mainly well-suited to activewear technical garments.

The Denim Village, covering almost 1,000 m2 in the central part of Hall 7.3, will feature some 30 international exhibitors offering a complete range of products, from raw material to finished product. In the center, the Highlight Denim area will feature a selection of products staged by Louis Gérin and Grégory Lamaud, the artistic directors of Texworld Apparel Sourcing Paris, to make visitors easily find their way around.

Leather Market Trends Unveiled At Leatherworld

Leather specialists will also be highly visible in the central part of Hall 7.3, where around 20 exhibitors from China, Italy, Pakistan, South Africa and Taiwan will occupy the 500 m2 reserved for the Leatherworld sector. At the heart of this space, the Leather Trend – a new feature for 2024 – will bring together the Italian manufacturers present at the show. Conceived in partnership with specialized publisher Edizioni AF and the Arsutoria School design center, it will enable visitors to discover current trends in the leather markets through the presentation, on four separate podiums, of the various components involved in the manufacture of shoes and bags. This vertical, highly technical approach will be complemented by a series of 20 mini-conferences, twice a day, on the diverse materials presented.

Europe's leading platform for textile and apparel sourcing Texworld Apparel Sourcing Paris will welcome over a thousand exhibitors at Paris Porte de Versailles during July 1 to 3 2024. top b2b fashion trade show. best fashion sourcing show. top fashion labels from Europe. how to find garment buyers?
Texworld Apparel Sourcing Paris

Focus On Yarn With Yarn Expo

A pavilion dedicated entirely to yarns will be available for the first time in Paris to further enhance the service and range of products on offer to buyers. Organized in partnership with Yarn Expo, a trade show in Shanghai belonging to the Messe Frankfurt galaxy, this area will take visitors upstream in the yarn industry, showcasing cutting-edge companies from Taiwan, China, India and Pakistan. For instance, visitors will be able to discover the Greencell yarn range developed by AceGreen from Lyocell cellulose fibers, recycled polyester yarns from China’s Suzhou Make It Fiber, and Viscose, pure polyester and Spandex ranges from Xiamen MC Group.

An Expanded Range For Apparel Sourcing

Apparel Sourcing this year will welcome more than 500 manufacturers from a wide range of origins such as Myanmar, Rwanda and Ethiopia will be presented alongside the great traditional nations such as Bangladesh, China, Pakistan and India, which is making a real comeback this year with over 50 garment producers represented by the AEPC (Apparel Export Promotion Council) coming to meet European buyers. “This resurgence illustrates the strategic importance of the Indian textile industry, with its outstanding technical expertise, and the key role it plays in global sourcing of finished products,” emphasizes Frédéric Bougeard, President of Messe Frankfurt France.

A Near Sourcing Hub To Connect Suppliers

Near sourcing will not be forgotten. Buyers will be able to discover the offerings of some 50 companies from Portugal, Türkiye, Serbia and Morocco, and more, on the Near Sourcing Hub. The samples presented in this dedicated area are linked by QR Code to the B2B digital platform of Messe Frankfurt France partner Foursource. This feature enables visitors to obtain detailed information, or to be guided through a possible business contact via the exchange platform.

An Expanded Offering Of Concept Store Products

New in 2024, fashion accessories sector is part of exclusive new categories as Apparel Sourcing is expanding its offer: several manufacturers will be presenting jewelry and bag ranges to meet market demand. “The trend towards concentration in the fashion and apparel sector is driving retailers to expand their brand territory, explains Julien Schmoll, Marketing Director at Messe Frankfurt France. By offering concept store products, such as bags, jewelry and soon shoes (and other related products), we are participating in this new dynamic that buyers are demanding of us.” In the same spirit, a 300 m2 “Chinese Brands Gallery” will showcase some thirty manufacturers of finished products who wish to reach the European fashion market directly, by offering their own brands, or white labels, to European distributors.

Europe's leading platform for textile and apparel sourcing Texworld Apparel Sourcing Paris will welcome over a thousand exhibitors at Paris Porte de Versailles during July 1 to 3 2024. top b2b fashion trade show. best fashion sourcing show. top fashion labels from Europe. how to find garment buyers?
Texworld Apparel Sourcing Paris

A New Designer Hub At Avantex

The Avantex sector, dedicated to solutions and companies committed to more sustainable fashion, is also expanding its scope. Bringing together over twenty suppliers of innovative solutions for the digital and ecological transformation of the fashion industries (production, sourcing, digitization, resource management, traceability, Web3, AI…) in an open space, this year it is enriched by a Designer Hub.

The Designer Hub will host initiatives such as the association of stylist Jean-Luc François, supported by Messe Frankfurt’s Texpertise Network, which trains people who are far from employment, French stylist Maeva Elfassi and English stylist and print designer Rozz Connor. Conceived as a meeting place for designers and buyers, it will encourage creative emulation. Finally, the ReSources space, in partnership with the TCBL association, already present in 2023, completes the Avantex line-up by offering a selection of innovative materials and technical raw materials in phygital mode: by scanning the QR Code associated with the samples on display, visitors will be redirected to the Foursource networking platform for further information.

Avantex Fashion Pitch: Solutions For Tomorrow’s Fashion

Organized each year as part of the Avantex trade show, the Avantex Fashion Pitch competition rewards the best innovative fashion and textile projects. Shortlisted candidates will present their work in a 5-minute pitch during the show, before a panel of expert judges including start-up mentor Claudia Cesiro, Tartan Centre director Élodie Lemaire-Nowinski, start-up investor and operator Irène Maffini, and fashion and luxury expert Jayne Estève-Curé. The winner will be offered a “Start-Up” booth for the next edition of Avantex, a €2,000 prize donated by Messe Frankfurt France and the Texpertise network, as well as a one-year incubation period in the IFA school’s Foundry. Three categories of innovative projects are involved: services, textiles or soft materials, and fashion design. Entries must be submitted by June 7. AwareTM, winner 2023 with its blockchain-based traceability solution, will be exhibiting on the Avantex Hub.

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Bhargav Pathak
Bhargav Pathakhttps://textilesresources.com
With a passion for the textile, apparel, and fashion industry, I embarked on a journey fueled by education from NIFT Gandhinagar and affiliation with NDBI at NID Ahmedabad. Since 2006, I've contributed to various corporate ventures, specializing in B2B, B2C, SaaS, and AI products within the textile domain. In July 2023, I launched TextilesResources.com, a knowledge hub offering the latest news, articles, and soon-to-come features like interviews and a trade fair calendar. Grateful for the growing community, we've recently introduced a Business Directory for enhanced visibility. Join us on LinkedIn and stay connected with the ever-evolving textile landscape!

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