For this edition, organiser Messe Frankfurt France has grouped all its six major trade fairs dedicated to fabrics and materials, garment production, textile innovation as well as clothing and accessories under one banner, ‘The Fairyland For Fashion’. At Leatherworld Paris, 30 exhibitors from ten different countries, including China, India and Turkey, are to showcase their leather collections, as well as synthetic or other alternative materials aimed at the leather goods, footwear and gloves sectors.

The other shows taking place alongside Leatherworld Paris include Apparel Sourcing, Avantex (innovative technology), Shawls & Scarves and Texworld and Texworld Denim. A range of lectures and round-table discussions relating to the latest industry news, alongside a series of catwalk shows and spotlights on trends have been scheduled for the four-day event.