Accessories Trilogy will be held in France, September 20 to 26, 2017. This is an exhibition of French knowhow in fashion accessories like shoes, gloves and leather goods.
The purpose is to emphasize manufacturing expertise as well as brands’ capacity for imagination. The exhibition will be enriched by a dialogue with avant-garde influencers. The exhibition-conversation is designed to let the public discover a selection of 40 fashion accessories from every angle and a variety of facets. It is a unique, in-depth opportunity to explore the objects that adorn our everyday lives.
The week-long exhibition unveils both the tangible and intangible contributions of craftsmen and manufacturers, revealing the quintessential aspects of each accessory category for visitors. France’s leather goods industry represents 459 companies, 1374 craftsmen and over 20,000 employees.
France is known as the birthplace of the glove-making industry. Saint-Junien, Millau and Grenoble are still the historic sites where traditional companies perpetuate unique, high-quality skills. The French glove industry employs almost 300 workers for a total annual production of approximately 3,50,000 pairs of mid-range and high-end gloves.