Since the French international industry trade show group Première Vision took over the Cuir à Paris show in early 2014, its ambition to expand has finally been made evident within the halls of Premiere Vision New York, which has its first leather pavilion.

With a dominant presence from France, Turkey, Italy and Brazil, this show, which runs from 19-20 January to showcase spring/summer 2017 trends and colours, is just getting underway, but already the buzz is encouraging.

Part of that buzz, however, is probably due to people moving around just to stay warm given that it’s -4°C outside at the moment. More updates to follow on