Brazilian feel in Paris15 June 2004
The 7th edition of Le Cuir A Paris will open its doors September 13 - 15 under the green and yellow colours of Brazil. The show will take place in hall 6 Paris Expo - Porte de Versailles. A number of Brazilian companies will attend the show, which has been organised by the CICB (Centre of Brazilian Tanning Industries). The Brazilian stylist Walter Rodrigues has also been invited by Apex (Brazilian Agency for Exports) and the CICB to exhibit his latest leather collections. Since his participation in the Paris Fashion Week of 2002, the international reputation of Walter Rodrigues is on the rise. Constantly on the search for technological innovation, notably in the shoe sector, mixing materials such as Lycra and leather has inspired the designer. He will be giving a presentation on his works to the press as well as the visitors during the fair. Around 3 500 buyers are expected to attend this edition which will cover 7,600 sq m of exhibition space and feature 250 exhibitors. There will be three international pavilions for Brazil, France and Spain and businesses from 22 other countries have also confirmed their participation.