French Fashion Showroom brings Gallic style to London

French Fashion Showroom brings Gallic style to London from BUSINESS FRANCE UK

By: BUSINESS FRANCE UK  01/11/2010
Keywords: Business Development

The French Trade Commission in London will hold a French Fashion Showroom in London on 17 November 2010. The event will showcase the ready-to-wear collections of four French clothing companies that are seeking to develop business links with British agents.

The French Fashion Showroom will take place at Le Méridien Piccadilly Hotel in central London. The four French clothing manufacturers will be present from 1.00pm to 6.30pm. The following companies will be taking part in the event (further information is available upon request).

Helena Sorel

Helena Sorel designs a range of womenswear, targeting the active and modern woman. Since its creation in 1992 by Corrine Amouyal, Helena Sorel has created timeless, elegant pieces which subtly mix together femininity and creativity. Corrine Amouyal, and her team, plays with fabrics, colours and shapes, in order to create clothes that appeal to the active, modern woman who cares about fashion.

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Meaning ‘the sea’ in Greek, Thalassa’s collections are inspired by nautical style which is finely mixed-up to create a modern, chic French look. Thalassa creates two collections per year, one in summer and one in winter. Products are made from natural materials such as cotton, canvas and linen, and include a wide range of trousers, skirts, tops, sweaters and jackets to suit any shape, and come in sizes S to XXXL.

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Machja is a fast-growing eco-fashion label from the French Mediterranean island of Corsica. Machja produces casual, chic collections for men and women, using quality fabrics and charming details. The label creates up-to-date casualwear whilst maintaining social principles based on the respect for the individual, respect for the environment, and respect for the consumer. The collection includes yoga apparel, a range of t-shirts, and a line for babies.

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Cogefilog is a logistics and financial services company, which is the preferred partner for leading fashion houses and luxury brands. Cogefilog adapts to the needs of individual businesses, and manages invoices and logistical needs. In collaboration with credit insurer Atradius, Cogefilog offers a free checking service for customer orders, before they are sent out to representatives. Cogefilog has already gained the confidence of large players in the sector such as Donna Karan and CP Compagnie.

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About the French Trade Commission


The Trade Commission of the French Embassy in London promotes trade development between France and the UK by offering a range of services to French companies. The Consumer Goods Department organises B2B meetings in the form of conferences and networking events, mainly in London.


The French Fashion Showroom will take place at Le Méridien Picadilly Hotel (21 Piccadilly, W1J 0BH, London) on 17 November 2010, from 1.00pm to 6.30pm.


For further information, or to register to attend the event, please contact:


Ms Roselyne Fitzgerald

Senior Trade Development Adviser, UBIFRANCE London

Telephone: 0207 024 3667

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Ms Mary-Ann WILLIAMS - Press Officer
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