Thank you for joining us for the Digital Denim Week, it was so great meeting up with you all again!
And as with all good things, we feel it has gone much too fast for everyone, we decided to give you access to all the possibilities the Denim Week offers for a little longer…
- Here, you’re in the right place to:
- Network with the 60 denim mills we selected for you
- Source from their S/S22 denim collections (more than 1,100 denim products on the PV Marketplace)
+ Exclusive! 10 exhibitors went live to present their new collections – you can watch the replays.
- Decode the denim trends with the season’s products selections & 2 fashion seminars
- Chat with denim experts: watch the replays of our seminars, talks & patterns workshops
We can’t wait to see you at our next events, in person this time!
→ Denim PV in MILANO / 25 > 26 MAY 2021 / Superstudio Piú
→ Denim PV in BERLIN / 16 > 17 NOVEMBER 2021 / Arena Berlin
Guglielmo Olearo & the Denim PV team
NETWORK WITH THE DENIM MILLS
Meet the 60 weavers, garments manufacturers and finishers, accessories, label and metal-trim makers and technology specialists who will create your future denim collections!
DECIPHER THE DENIM TRENDS
Decodings & select denim materials to break down the Spring Summer 22 season, with exhibitors’ latest developments and sustainable innovations.
LIVE SOURCING WITH THE MILLS10 exhibitors share their latest collections with you, live.
Miss the presentations of the exhibitors’ collections? Catch up with the replays!
SPOTLIGHT ON13 denim experts to decipher the future of the denim market
Laure Guilbault is the Paris correspondent for Vogue Business, the global b2b title launched in January 2019, with over 300K subscribers. Laure is a highly respected journalist covering luxury and fashion industries. After several high-flying years in New York writing for French newspapers as a US correspondent, she returned to Paris in 2012 to work for Women’s Wear Daily. After WWD, she became editor at Les Echos’ luxury magazine Série Limitée and subsequently joined The Business of Fashion. At Vogue Business, she is behind The Long View, a monthly report and webinar for VB’s Advanced Members on an important issue unpacked with leading industry players.
Denim Première Vision
Graduating with an engineering degree from the Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy, and an MBA from Essec & Mannheim Business School, Guglielmo Olearo has a strong and successful career in International Business Strategy and development. Passionate of textile and craftmanship products, he established in 2009 a venture specialized in the production of luxury scarves with ancient looms. In 2012 Guglielmo Olearo joined Première Vision as International Director.
Freelance Pattern Maker
The Tailor Pattern Support
Alessio Berto experience in small to large companies directs him towards a broader and more evolved vision of the method of creating a paper pattern. During his first 25 years of career, Alessio Berto has worked for the best companies in northern Italy, creating patterns for Jean Paul Gaultier Jeans, Katharine Hamnett Jeans, Andrew Mackenzie, Replay, Kenzo KI, Boy London, Sport Chanel among others. In 2012 Alessio Berto decided to share with companies his method of “progressive” pattern making starting the The Tailor Pattern Support, a consulting office that provides patterns, prototypes but also trainings and workshops.
A graduate of the French Beaux-Arts school with a bachelor’s degree in fashion and textile design, Manon Mangin joined the Première Vision fashion team two years ago after working as a fashion designer in a number of design offices. Mangin is Première Vision’s denim fashion & trends specialist.
C.L.A.S.S. sustainable platform
In 2007, Bettoni created C.L.A.S.S. (Creativity Lifestyle and Sustainable Synergy), with a mission to change the perception of “sustainable” fashion and create an international forum for textiles, fashion, lifestyle and home design. C.L.A.S.S. has become a global resource for responsible material innovation, education, marketing and communication. In fact, Bettoni and her team have introduced a new way of design thinking that represents a shift in culture, to empower businesses to be competitive and socially responsible.
Regenerative Organic Alliance
Regenerating the living crust of the Earth has been Elizabeth Whitlow’s mission since she was first exposed in the 90s to the harmful practices of industrial agriculture. Thus began the long journey of examining the deeper systemic policies of agriculture, and advocating for programs that reward holistic farmers. Now, as the Executive Director of the ROA, Elizabeth is overseeing the launch of a revolutionary certification program, Regenerative Organic Certified. Regenerative organic agriculture is farming in a way that heals our precious topsoil, draws carbon down, creates thriving ecosystems and equity for those who live and depend on Earth.
Senior Sustainability Manager
The North Face at VF
Prior to joining The North Face in 2015, Julian spent a considerable portion of his career with Tesco. After three years in the global sustainability team based in the UK, Julian moved to head up Tesco Ireland’s sustainability and corporate social responsibility programme. He then moved to Switzerland to take on responsibility for The North Face’s sustainability and corporate social responsibility programmes in Europe, Middle East and Africa. With broad experience across the food and textile industries, Julian has a wealth of international experience of embedding sustainability into business.
CEO & founder
Amit Gautam is the CEO & founder of Textile Genesis™ – a pioneering fiber-to-retail digital transparency platform, enabled by blockchain, for the fashion and textile supply chain. The technology is being rolled-out with the leading sustainable brands and textile players. Amit Gautam is a thought-leader in the field of transparency and traceability, and a regular speaker at global fashion/technology summits and conferences.
Walfredo della Gherardesca
CEO & Co-founder
Walfredo della Gherardesca is a digital entrepreneur and tech investor in the European ecosystem. Previously active in the areas of online distribution and retail innovation, he is now the CEO of Genuine Way, a software company from Switzerland that provides blockchain technology to SME’s with a focus on environmental and social sustainability. In his private life, he is an environmental activist.
Gianluca Tacchella joined Carrera Spa in 1993, and has been the company’s Managing Director since 2001. Carrera Spa is the owner of the logo Carrera jeans, an Italian textile company operating, since 1965, in the production and distribution of casual clothing products for men, women and children. Carrera is the leading Italian jeans brand for men, with a 9.3% market share in terms of volume.
Lucia Rosin has been working as a fashion and fabric designer for 30 years, and has been a consultant since 1998. She has been a sustainability enthusiast since the 90’s. In fact, Rosin has pursued an ecological approach in every project since the beginning of her career. Drawing on this vision, she founded the MEIDEA consulting company, a group of professionals who merge the creative dimension with technical knowledge. In 2016, MEIDEA became Meidea ATELIER, moving into a restored former factory building converted into a multifunctional space. Art installations, lectures and workshops merge together with the fashion atelier and the consultancy studio.
Experienced Sustainability Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the apparel and fashion industry in Europe and Asia. Skilled in Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability, Logistics Management and Strategic Planning, Strong community and social services professional with a Master’s degree focused in Development studies (CSR) from University of Gothenburg.
He’s been almost 30 years in denim and textile industry with a great passion and been leader of signiﬁcant products and concepts worldwide. He’s the most well known R&D director with granted patents. These products and concepts are welcomed by leading brands and the biggest players in denim fashion. Since he started as a textile engineer in his career in 1990 he worked in all areas of denim from weaving to R&D teams leading and managing the best denim Turkish mills by his passion and creativity. He founded HICH SOLUTIONS in 2019 and continuously creating new concepts and products by his partners and collaborations. “Innovation and technology always been important for me but understand and foresee market needs is the key of my creativity.”
TALK WITH OUR DENIM EXPERTS
Market opportunities & business perspectives, denim fashion trends for SS22, the latest innovations in eco-responsible creation… A condensed and effective programme of 5 talks & 2 workshops to watch in replay.
ICYMI: All the talks are available to replay. Ready to binge?
Ready for a deep-dive into the blue world?
PODCASTS. VIDEO INTERVIEWS. COLLABORATIONS
SPREAD THE LOVEShare your best denims on Instagram with #denimpv
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is Digital Denim Week and what content will I find?
Digital Denim Week is a 100% digital event and runs for five days, from 30 November to 4 December 2020, on the Denim Première Vision website.
On the Digital Denim Week platform, you can discover:
> Fashion and Market content including:
- A series of talks and workshops on Tuesday 1 December and Wednesday 2 December, with the chance to live chat with speakers.
- The trends analysis and collections of the Spring/Summer 22 season plus the possibility to order samples or products by the metre from the Marketplace site.
> The collections of exhibitors registered with Digital Denim Week, available on the Marketplace site, with the opportunity to contact them directly or make an appointment.
> Some of our exhibitors are also offering two sessions during the week where they will show their collections and answer questions live via chat.
How do I access Digital Denim Week?
The Digital Denim Week is freely accessible from the Denim Première Vision site.
To discover the trends analysis and the collections, order samples and fabrics by the metre and contact exhibitors, you will be re-directed to our Marketplace, where you can either:
- Create an account: by filling in the form with your personal information and the details of your company. (The SIRET/business ID and Intra-community VAT number fields are not required when you create your account but will be needed in order to place an order).
- Or simply sign in if you already have an account created for the Première Vision Paris Digital Show in September 2020 or from an earlier Première Vision Paris show.
Who can access Digital Denim Week? Is it free to access?
The Digital Denim Week is open to all fashion professionals. Access is totally free.
What is the difference between the Digital Denim Week and Marketplace Première Vision?
Digital Denim Week is a pop-up denim event hosted on the Denim Première Vision site.
It presents the content for the season and is the digital version of the Denim Première Vision physical show.
The content links to Première Vision Marketplace, which hosts the virtual boutiques of the Denim Première Vision exhibitors.
How can I sign up for the digital talks et workshops ?
You can register now, from the Denim Première Vision site, giving your first and last names, email address and company.
The programme of Digital Denim Week is available here for the talks and workshops and here for the presentations of the exhibitors’ collections.
When can I access Digital Denim Week ?
From Monday 30 November, you will have access to all of the content available during Digital Denim Week.
You can already register for the various digital talks and workshops, which will take place on Tuesday 1 and Wednesday 2 December on the Denim Première Vision site, and discover the current list of participating exhibitors.
Save time and register now on Première Vision Marketplace to access the boutiques of our exhibitors and their collections.
What are the dates for the next physical editions of Denim Première Vision?
The next dates:
- 25 & 26 May 2021 in Milan (Superstudio Più)
- 16 & 17 November 2021 in Berlin (Arena Berlin)