A complete programme of seminars, workshops, talks and guided tours.

Wednesday 5th December, Let’s talk about Fashion!

11:30am – S/S20 Denim Fashion Trends

An inspirational seminar to gain insight into Spring Summer 20.

During this seminar, you’ll discover the denim ingredients that will make the season: fabrics, finishes and components.

Presented by the Denim PV Fashion team

Spring Summer 20

2pm – S/S20 Fitway: Fits & Outfits Inspirations

A fashion seminar dedicated to the season’s silhouettes and outfits: a way to address denim trends with a focus on lifestyle, cuts and shapes.

Presented by Lucia Rosin from the Italian creative studio Meidea


3:30pm – AW1920 Streetwear Influences

An influencer’s guide to streetwear directions for AW1920.

Presented by Sue Barrett


Trend Seminar

5pm – Fashion Talk with Marques’Almeida

The designers behind the British label Marques’Almeida are the show’s special ambassadors this December. Join them on Wednesday 5 December for a Fashion Talk about their award winning approach to design.

With Marta Marques & Paulo Almeida

Discover the collab >


Thursday 6th December, Let’s work Smarter!

10am – Brands’ new business models through the lens of a circular economy

Dion Vijgeboom, Co-Owner and Eva Engelen, Responsible for CSR, MUD JEANS
Fabrizio Consoli CEO & Founder,BLUE OF A KIND
Fabio Adami Dalla Val, Show Manager, DENIM PV
Tom Duhoux, founder, HNST

Smart Talk

11am – Arvind and Directa Plus present: Graphene Plus upgraded for functional denim

Stefano Aldighieri, Creative Director, ARVIND
Razvan Popescu, Chief Operating Officer and Board Member, DIRECTA PLUS


11:30am – What did it take to make the first stretch jeans designed for circularity?

Jens Hesse, Design Manager for Mens Denim, C&A
Stephan Huette, Production & Quality Assurance Manager, ROICA™ by Asahi Kasei


12:30pm – SolucellAir: crafting fashion with smart performance

Enrico Forin, Manager of the European office, ADVANCE Denim
Lorenzo Rescali,  Owner & Administrator, RESCALI COTONI & BYR INTERNATIONAL – SOLUCELL
Chen When, Brand Design Director, CHEN WEN


2pm – Francois Souchet leads Make Fashion Circular, an initiative by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Francois Souchet, Project Manager, ELLEN MAC ARTHUR FOUNDATION


2:30pm – Solutions for circularity: there is a will and now there is a way

Tricia Carey, Director of Global Business Development Apparel Lenzing Fibers, LENZING
Dr. Sedef Uncu Aki Orta, Director, ORTA


3:30pm – Connecting design, society and the environment

Bethany Williams, Founder and creative director, BETHANY WILLIAMS
Barbara Guarducci, Designer and creative director Textile department, SAN PATRIGNANO


All the Smart Talks are presented and moderated by Giusy Bettoni, Première Vision Sustainability Consultant, get all the details >

Denim making workshops

Sharpen your skills with our denim professor Mohsin Sajid: learn about the history of jeanswear design and get hands-on with fabric, scissors and a sewing machine in our fully-equipped studio.

Discover four denim classes to choose from:

Wednesday 5th December
– Workshop #1:  Back pockets
3:30pm – Workshop #2:  Front scoops

Thursday 6th December
– Workshop #3:  Front fly (J Stitch)
2:30pm – Workshop #4:  Back pocket

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Denim making workshop

Long Live Denim, recycled denim eco-tour

Learn all you need to know about Post Consumer Recycled Denim (PCRD) during a guided eco-tour with Helene Smits:

Wednesday 5th December
1pm and 4pm

Thursday 6th December
1pm and 3:30pm

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