Arguably the most important city in the fashion month calendar, Paris Fashion Week is well and truly underway. With a 9 day schedule crammed with shows from the industry's biggest brands, navigating PFW and seeing everything on offer can quickly become a logistical nightmare for buyers.
Multi-brand showrooms, hosted by PR firms and organisations from Paris and the other fashion capitals, can eliminate some of the stress of the final stretch of fashion month by hosting a variety of labels SS'19 collections under one roof.
Below, ORDRE has picked seven highlights from this season that buyers shouldn't miss.
Names the Agency
Names is a young, ambitious agency working with a host of lifestyle brands in Europe, including jewellery, homewares, watches and accessories, fragrances and footwear. Driven by the shared values of innovation, sustainability, connectivity and refinement, Names is leading a new guard of curated showrooms. In Paris this season, Names will showcase Aedle, Projekt Produkt, allSisters Swimwear and Jasmin Sparrow Jewellery, among others.
By appointment, Names the Agency will be open from September 27 to October 4. You can find the showroom at 7 Rue Du Bourg l'Abbé, 75003, Paris.
Tomorrow runs offices and showrooms in each of the fashion capitals, as well as having a presence in Hong Kong. With an extensive portfolio of exciting womens ready-to-wear and accessories labels, Tomorrow is one of the biggest showrooms during Paris Fashion Week. This season, A-COLD-WALL, Ambush, Markus Lupfer, Ottolinger, Tibi, Ports 1961, Rebecca Minkoff and Cutler & Gross are just a few of the labels to showcase with Tomorrow.
From September 27 to October 4, visit the Tomorrow Buidling at 16 Rue Alfred de Vigny, 75008, Paris.
As usual, ORDRE will be hosting a showroom featuring seven highlights from the portfolio. Brands include Spanish footwear label Goya, LFW's Fashion Scout Merit Award winner I-am-Chen, LA sneaker brand Article No., critically acclaimed New York mens and womenswear label Deveaux, jewellery maker June Nineteen, contemporary leather experts Skiim, and ethically minded loungewear brand Sleeper.
You can find ORDRE LIVE open from September 28 to October 3 at 80 Rue De Turenne, 75003, Paris.
This Paris-based agency, specialising in brand strategy and development since 2016. This season, D/ark /Concepts will showcase Paula Knorr, Roberts/Wood, Hyein Seo, J Koo, Leo, Holly Jayne Smith, Delada, Xiao Li, 07A and Fleet Ilya.
Visit D/ark /Concepts showroom by appointment between September 26 and October 1.
BFC London Showrooms
Each season, the British Fashion Council brings London's brightest talents across the English Channel to show their collections in Paris. Including three NEWGEN labels (Art School, Asai and Yuhan Wang), the BFC London Showrooms will host Alighieri, Camilla Damkjaer, Bite, Edeline Lee, Eudon Choi, Isosceles Lingerie , Luna Del Pinal, Marta Jakubowski, Nabil Nayal, Phoebe English, Rathel & Wolf, Roberta Einer, Sabry Marouf and Supriya Lele.
From September 26 to October 2, visit the BFC London Showrooms at 22 rue De La Roquette, 75011, Paris.
Rainbowwave, a London-based agency, holds showrooms in Paris and New York since 2012. Showing footwear, accessories, jewellery and ready-to-wear labels, Rainbowwave is one of the most comprehensive multi-brand showrooms at Paris Fashion Week. This season, brands like Jonathan Simkhai, Koché, Requel Allegra, Brøgger, Theirry Colson, Adeam, Bella Freud, Pippa Small and Ancient Greek Sandals will be showing with Rainbowwave.
You can find the Rainbowwave Paris SS'19 showrroms at 22 Rue De La Michodiere, 75002, Paris.
Paper Mache Tiger
Founded in 2008, Paper Mache Tiger is a creative agency which operates in London (where they also have a store,) Paris and New York. This season, Paper Mache Tiger will showcase Pushbutton, Petar Petrov, Être Cécile, Araks, Grey Ant, Beaufille, Claudia Li and Taller Marmo, with showroom guests including Emma Charles, Thurley and Zayan the Label.
By appointment, visit Paper Mache Tiger's SS'19 showrooms at 108 Rue Vieille du Temple, 75003, Paris.