Europe’s biggest fashion and accessory trade shows
The next editions in 2015 will be Porte de Versailles 4th-7th September and Jardin des Tuileries 2nd-5th October.
Premiere Classe are proud to once again present The Future of Fashion Program in collaboration with Not Just A Label (NJAL), following the phenomenal success of the last edition. In the last edition, all the finalists acquired over ten new stockists and grew their brands expediently; in what is easily Europe’s biggest fashion and accessory trade shows.
Premiere Classe in partnership with NJAL have worked together extensively in previous years to forge, facilitate and increase the entry of emerging talent into the trade shows universe. The Paris based trade-shows will be a stepping stone for 30 emerging designers to grow internationally and showcase in the heart of the fashion capital. This gives designers a unique opportunity for their labels and collections in the epicenter of the industry for up to three seasons for free.
Premiere Classe in partnership with Not Just A Label (NJAL) launch the future of fashion program 2015.
Premiere Classe is proud to once again present The Future of Fashion Program curated by the leading online platform for young designers across the globe, NOT JUST A LABEL (NJAL).
The trade shows in partnership with NJAL have worked together extensively in previous years to forge, facilitate and increase the entry of emerging talent into the professional trade shows world.
New This season
This season, over 10 ready-to-wear designers (either menswear or womenswear) and 10 accessory designers (all types: jewellery, shoes,leather goods, textile accessories) will be selected amongst 18,000 talents worldwide fromNOT JUST A LABEL ‘s international portfolio, as well as 10 urban wear designers (menswear and womenswear showcasing denim and contemporary streetcar).
How it works
The designers are judged on their creativity as well as their business capacity to market their collections by the program’s mentors who sit at the forefront of the fashion industry.
The competition will take place in 3 stages:
Trade shows in September 2015:
The 30 selected contestants will showcase their Spring/Summer 2016 collections in Paris from 4th to 7th September 2015. It is during the trade shows that 15 designers are chosen to proceed to the next stage.
Trade shows in January 2016:
The 15 designers (5 ready-to-wear, 5 accessory and 5 urban wear) present their Autumn/Winter 2016-17 collections. It is during the January 2016 trade shows that 12 designers are eliminated.
Trade shows of September 2016:
3 finalist designers (1 ready-to-wear, 1 accessory and 1 urban wear) will be invited to participate for a third time at the trade shows to present their Spring/Summer 2017 collections.