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It’s time for the 25th edition of Playtime Paris and it’s all about ‘Family’. Of the 548 brands at the show 418 brands will be returning, whilst 130 are first time exhibitors. The lifestyle section of the show will expand taking over another area near the South entrance as well as its existing aisles. The ‘New Now’ sections aimed to provide center stage to emerging brands is moving to the Vincennes Pavillion by the North entrance. The space will be curated by Romaine Cooghe of Junior Style with a new structure designed by PlayWood resembling a giant wooden construction game.

It’s important to take a break whilst viewing over 500 collections on offer at the show. Playtime invests in cultural projects to enrich the viewing environment at the show, so make sure to check out…

 

Family in words and Pictures….

Pirouette Screen Capture: Parent & Child Interviews revisited

To celebrate 10 years of Pirouette – blog founder Florence Rolando revisits a group of Parent and Child interviewees. The children now in their teens reflect on their original answers and how they have changed? A past /present face-to-face with some familiar names from the industry! Curated by Katie Kendrick.

Grab a coffee, head to the North resting space and take 10 minutes out to enjoy a lovely read!

 

The Kid’s Wear Magazine Photo Retrospective

The Kid’s Wear team select images relating to the traditional family and it’s peculiarities from the magazine archive comprising of some of the most talented photographers of their generation.

Find the exhibition at resting Area D

Get involved….a new program of conferences location Soup & Juice restaurant area

  • Understanding and Mastering Phygitalisation – Sat 26th 4-5pm in English
  •  Presentation of Fall – Winter 19-20 Trends – Sun 27th 4-5pm in English & Mon 28th 11-12 noon in French

Trend themes this edition include, The Committed Family, The Tech Nomads & The Creative Gang

 

The Committed Family – invited artist Sabine Timm
The Tech Nomads invited designer Parallele Zero
The Creative-Gang invited designer Marie-Johanna Cornut

 

Finally, watch out for the travelling Happy Hour Sat 26th from 6pm – 7pm roaming the aisles…Cheers!

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Playtime Paris
Parc Floral de Paris
l’espace Evénements

Saturday 26th Jan 9am – 7 pm
Sunday 27th Jan  9am – 6pm
Monday 28th Jan 9am – 4.30pm