The framework chosen is the Hotel Potocki in Paris, a private residence of the 8th arrondissement belonging to the Polish family Potocki. Several actors from the fashion sphere will meet to discuss different themes related to the strategic, economic and creative stakes of fashion. Vogue journalists will host roundtables as well as different personalities. The owner of Uniqlo and Japan’s Fast Retailing group, Tadashi Yanai, will talk about fast-fashion, the vice president of Amazon Europe Retail will comment on the upcoming actions of the US online sales platform, as well as the founders of Retail platforms, Farfetch or Style.com. The presidents of Chole and Saint-Laurent will also be invited to discuss the future of the parades, which is experiencing upheavals among the major brands.
Olivier Rousteing, Isabel Marant, Alexandre Mattiussi, Emmanuel Alt or Mario Testino will evoke the creation related to social networks. Vogue Paris and Swarovski offer the opportunity to nine young designers to create an exceptional piece decorated with Swarovski crystals. All the creations will be presented during the festival, then through the foundation of Vogue Paris at Palais Galliera.