French Touch USA & Glitz Paris Announce the dates of the
First Edition of FRENCH FASHION WEEK in New York
& Olivier Lapidus as first guest of honor
NEW YORK - May 15, 2018 - PRLog -- Even though Fashion, Couture and Design are strongly associated with France, the vast majority of French Fashion brands and emerging designers have little or no visibility in the US.
Until now, there has never been a major gathering of the French Fashion Industry in the United States. FRENCH FASHION WEEK is therefore the first experiential platform dedicated to French fashion in the US.
FASHION WILL SPEAK FRENCH IN NEW YORK
From March 27 to 29, 2019 in New York, FRENCH FASHION WEEK will present a qualitative selection of brands among French emerging creators, established brands, "Savoir-Faire" and Fashion Tech Houses (list to come) in the Women, Men, Accessories, and Jewelry worlds.
FRENCHFASHIONWEEK aims to create meeting opportunities between participants and key market players, potential US partners, local institutions, policy makers, media, influencers or trendsetters.
FRENCHFASHIONWEEK also aims to create a unique, glamorous event, offering a fantastic visibility to the French fashion in the US!
A long term project that ambitions to support French designers in their approach of the US market.
OLIVIER LAPIDUS & FRENCH FASHION WEEK
Renowned French couturier Olivier Lapidus is the first public figure to join the event to share his passion thanks to a project that has been close to his heart for long: Establishing, in France, a "Conservatory of French Savoir-Faire". In the Conservatory, he will incorporate his vision of "… reconciling ancient craftsmanship and French Savoir-Faire with technology…".
OlivierLapidus, one of the great French Fashion Designers, began his career at Balmain and receive the "Dé d'Or" (Golden Dice) of Haute Couture in 1992. More recently, he was the Artistic Director of Maison LANVIN until March 2018. He is now dedicating himself to his own "Maison".
AN EXCLUSIVE PROGRAM
Each selected brand who so wishes will organize its own Fashion Show in a dedicated space within FRENCH FASHION WEEK, in a "French" atmosphere.
FRENCH FASHION ROOM©
An area dedicated to the presentation of the participants' collections/products, organized in "worlds" and "savoir-faire".
FRENCH POP-UP STORE©
An opportunity for brands to test the American consumers' reactions.
INAUGURATION NIGHT & VIP RENDEZVOUS
Official launch party & networking meetings with professionals, potential US partners, institutions and media.
FRENCH FASHION WEEK AWARDS
DISCUSSIONS & CONFERENCES WITH ACTORS FROM THE WORLD OF FASHION
FASHION, A CULTURAL AMBASSADOR
Exhibition of fashion photographers, book signings and more.
MEDIA CONTACT: Béatrice Martini firstname.lastname@example.org
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May 15, 2018 at 19:44 PM EDT