Through the PV Awards, Premiere Vision attributes prizes to the most inventive and innovative fashion textiles, chosen among the fabrics at Première Vision Fabrics. Since the February 2016 edition, and for the second time this year, the competition also includes leathers presented by the tanners at Première Vision Leather (PVL).

Three new prizes were attributed to PVL exhibitors during a ceremony held on September 13. The PV Leather Grand Jury Prize 2016 was attributed to Dileather (Italy) for the most exceptional, symbolic and pertinent leather of the season.  Sakamoto Corp (Japan) was attributed the PV Leather Handle Prize 2016 for the leather combining the most amazing tactile and behavioural qualities, the leather that touches the emotions, and Anil Tannery (Turkey) won the PV Leather Imagination Prize 2016 for the most daring, original and amazing leather in terms of decoration, technique, finishing, innovation or technology.

Other pre-selected exhibiting companies before the jury’s final decision included Pellami Ciceri, Rompa Leather, CKD Cetinkaya, Bopell, Naturca by Aysen Butik, Inter Leather, Soydan, Russo Di Casandrino, Conceria Trend, Propeaux, Tanneries du Puy, Almatea by Ingropelli, Anil Tannery, Rantan, Alran, CTC Conceria del Chienti, and Conceria Superior.

Premiere Vision Leather takes place September 13-15, 2016, hall 3, Parc des Expositions Paris Nord Villepinte, Paris, France.