NEW! 2 new conferences in partnership with Vogue Business

Première Vision Paris brings together international fashion players. For the first time, we give the floor to Vogue Business and entrust it with our new Innovation Talks Area stage (hall 3) for 2 talks on responsible fashion that look exciting!

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Hall 3 / Innovation Talks Area

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Tuesday 17 September

1pm / Is upcycling the future of fashion?

In partnership with Vogue Business

A new generation of designers — from CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund runner-up Bode in New York to Dutch designer and 2019 IFS Showcase winner Duran Lantik — are building collections made from upcycled vintage fabrics. Is this the future of fashion? Can such an approach scale? What does this mean for the textile industry?

In English

Talk moderated by Maghan McDowell, innovation editor at Vogue Business

With :

  • Stefano Martinetto / CEO, Tomorrow London Limited
  • Amy Lee / Senior Manager Global Trends and Insights, Apparel at Avery Dennison RBIS
  • Francois Souchet / Lead – Make Fashion Circular, Ellen MacArthur Foundation
  • Kjersti Kviseth / Circularity consultant, Lifecycler, 2025design
  • Stacy Flynn / CEO & Co-Founder / Evrnu

  • Maghan McDowell

    Maghan McDowell is the Innovation Editor at Vogue Business, where she leads its coverage of technology and innovation. Before joining Condé Nast International in January, McDowell was based in San Francisco, where she reported on fashion and technology for a range of publications.

  • Amy Lee

    Amy Lee leads Avery Dennison’s trends and insights team for apparel and footwear, specialising in content creation for a broad range of sectors in fashion and retail. With a background in design, Amy has a Bachelor’s degree in Woven Textiles and is passionate about the rich tapestry of culture, storytelling and provenance in fashion.

  • Stefano Martinetto

    Stefano Martinetto is chief executive of Tomorrow London, a diversified fashion group whose mission is to champion and foster the power of entrepreneurial creativity within the global fashion industry. As the fourth generation, Martinetto started his career in the family agency, A-L-E-X, before starting his own venture by partnering with game-changing designers including Walter Von Bereindonk, Dirk Bikkembers and Helmut Lang, plus Puma Black Station, Evisu and Raf Simons.

  • François Souchet

    Francois Souchet joined the Ellen MacArthur Foundation in 2016 to work with its Global Partners such as Google and H&M, to help drive circular economy innovation.Having studied in Paris and Melbourne and working internationally, he is now based in the UK leading a team dedicated to redesigning the fashion industry, based on circular economy principles with an approach ensuring that clothes are made from safe and renewable materials, new business models increase their use and old clothes are turned into new.

  • Kjersti Kviseth

    Kjersti Kyiseth is passionate for wool and sheep, having worked with the global wool industry since 2011 on sustainability and circularity. Kyiseth is an independent consultant on circular design and development, mainly in Textiles, Fashion and Outdoor, with a product design background and 10 years as Sustainability Manager in the Furniture Industry. Kyiseth is also a host for Forward Thinking conferences for the Outdoor Industry in Oslo, and a member of the ISPO Eco-Award Jury.

  • Stacy Flynn

    Stacy Flynn is the CEO and a founding partner of Evrnu. She is an accomplished global textile product specialist and sustainable systems expert. Her prior experience includes holding textile innovation positions across the supply chain at DuPont, Eddie Bauer and Target. She holds an MBA degree in Sustainable Systems and a Bachelor of Science degree in Textile Development and Marketing from the Fashion Institute of Technology.

Wednesday 18 September

1pm / The future of raw materials

How the raw materials industry is improving its environmental standards, and the pros and cons of various alternatives.

In English

Talk moderated by Maghan McDowell, innovation editor at Vogue Business

In English.

With:

  • Fernando Bellese / Head of Sustainability and Marketing, JBS, Leather Division
  • Edward Crutchley, International Woolmark Prize 2019 Menswear and Innovation Winner
  • Jamie Bainbridge / VP Product Development / Bolt Threads
  • Michael Beutler / Director of Sustainability Operations, Kering

  • Fernando Bellese

    Fernando Bellese works as Marketing and Sustainability Manager in JBS Couros since 2011. Fernando has participated in different Marketing and Sales projects focused at the international leather industry as well as important discussions involving the worldwide leather industry about innovation, supply-chain, traceability, carbon footprint, environment, transparency, animal welfare and the promotion of leather globally.

  • Maghan McDowell

    Maghan McDowell is the Innovation Editor at Vogue Business, where she leads its coverage of technology and innovation. Before joining Condé Nast International in January, McDowell was based in San Francisco, where she reported on fashion and technology for a range of publications.

  • Edward Crutchley

    Double Woolmark Prize 2019 winner Edward Crutchley launched his eponymous label in 2015, using an innate knowledge of artisanal textile techniques from around the world to create pieces that are a reflection of true contemporary luxury. His clothes are grounded in tradition with a true response to and rethinking of craftsmanship and materials.

  • Jamie Bainbridge

    Jamie Bainbridge is the VP of Product Development at Bolt Threads a materials innovation company where she oversees the creation of next-generation sustainability materials such as Mylo™ and Microsilk™. She serves as the chair of the advisory council for the Outdoor Industry Association Sustainability Working Group and as a member of the Chemicals Management working group of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition. 

  • Michael Beutler

    Michael Beutler joined Kering as the Director of Sustainability Operations in September 2011. Prior to Kering, Michael served 6 years at SAP in Senior Management positions including his last role as Global Director of Sustainability and Strategy for 3 years, and has worked at international corporations DHL, PWC and Ford over the last 20 years in Finance and Operations.