Everybody’s talking about it, and, for this 10th edition, hundreds of manufacturers will be flocking to Made in France by fatex, the trade show for French high-end clothes manufacturing: a platform for excellence showcasing the unrivalled know-how of France’s finest SMEs specialising in fashion and design across all sectors of the luxury market. For everyone who loves outstanding quality and a certain “je ne sais quoi” that’s a cut above!

Public awareness is growing, and the fashion houses and brands are responding by making “Made in France” a trump card in their development strategy, particularly in the international market. Buyers are on the look-out for luxury lifestyle products and place a high value on craftsmanship, short production runs, quality, know-how and tailormade services – in short, on the incomparable skills offered by the high-end SMEs and manufacturing studios who will be participating in Made in France by fatex, from 28 to 29 March at the Bourse de Commerce, 2, rue de Viarmes, 75001 Paris.

Thanks to their acknowledged expertise in the sector - sometimes developed over centuries - the 80 exhibitors at Made in France by fatex can provide brilliant professional manufacturing solutions for any collection designed by and for the leading luxury and ready-to-wear brands.

Couturiers, designers, fashion design studios and product development teams will find all the top industry professionals under one roof, making it possible to turn their fabric collection ideas into reality across all sectors: haute couture, ready-to-wear, menswear, womenswear, childrenswear, infants, knits, sportswear, beachwear, lingerie, corsetry, shirts, hats and headpieces, trimmings, buttons, badges, hi-tech fabrics, flexible and stretch fabrics, leather goods, fashion accessories, specialist paper and cardboard - combined with know-how and technical expertise in specialist areas such as soft fabrics, embroidery, hand trimming and braiding design, pattern making, gradation, prototypes, catwalk designs, design studios, fabric and trimmings purchasing, digital printing, silkscreen printing, laser and ultrasound cutting, thermo-bonding, finishing, pleating, smocking, patchwork, Gore-Tex - and services including logistics, packaging, insurance, and training institutions.

The Maison du Savoir-Faire et de la Création, launched by the French Federation of Womenswear and the French Union of Clothing Industries to inspire and support designers through the design process from concept to production, will also be at the hub of this networking event.