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Paris Report: Chinos, Color and Texture

Beyond the glitz of the runway and the iconic boutiques, the business of fashion is ingrained in the ethos of Paris. The city lived up to its reputation as the fashion capitol of the world recently hosting two leading textile trade shows, Texworld Paris and Première Vision.

Each show presented a global ro­­ster of mills with forward-thinking fabrics that pushed the boundaries in fashion innovation in uniquely Parisian settings that encouraged attendees to watch, listen and learn.

Texworld Paris highlighted the next generation of wearable technology at Avantex, a section dedicated to technical textiles, while Première Vision sent a clear message about sustainability by providing mills a platform to share their advancements, from fiber to water.

Read more at Carved in Blue.

This article is one of a series on Rivet from Lenzing’s Carved in Blue denim blog. From conversations with the experts behind the mills that make some of the world’s most-wanted denim to the global brands bringing novel denim made with TENCEL® and Lenzing Modal® to the market, Carved in Blue shares the stories of those whose roots run deep with denim. Visit