by Stephen Garner

In an unprecedented context of the global health crisis, the three professional federations representing the Parisian sectors of clothing, lingerie, and resort wear, and the organizers of the Paris-based tradeshows are collectively announcing the decision to cancel or postpone the fashion and lingerie shows scheduled to take place in Paris in June 2020.

However, in the absence of visibility on a date and conditions of the end of the crisis and given the unlikelihood for many brands to design and produce their collections, the body of tradeshows – which include Tranoi, Man, and View – have collectively decided to cancel or postpone their shows.

“In the spirit of solidarity, and while we are convinced that the recovery can only be ensured thanks to the engagement of all the players in our sector, we are already thinking about new events in September 2020 that will allow Paris to retain its place as the world’s fashion capital,” the group said in a statement on Wednesday.

This move comes as the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode officially canceled the upcoming men’s week in Paris in June. But, there is a glimmer of hope as some trade shows may reschedule to September, a move the Camera Nazionale della Moda, which oversees Milan Fashion Week, announced it would do for its upcoming menswear shows.