Paolina Russo in the SPHERE Showroom for AW24 Paris Fashion Week

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Copenhagen Fashion Week is thrilled to announce that the Zalando Visionary Award winner, Paolina Russo, will be hosted in the SPHERE showroom for the AW24 edition of Paris Fashion Week.

Run by La Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode, the showroom is housed in the prestigious Palais de Tokyo where Paolina Russo will be presenting their collection shown at the February edition of Copenhagen Fashion Week.

Since January 2020, the FHCM has operated Sphere Paris Fashion Week® Showroom, with the support of DEFI and L’Oréal Paris. Sphere is part of its mission to support emerging designers. It brings together a group of brands invited to the official calendar or fashion prize winner, selected for their creativity and development potential.

Womenswear Fall/Winter 2024-2025 showroom session will take place at the Palais de Tokyo from Wednesday February 28th to Tuesday March 5th, 2024. A digital version will also be available by invitation with the help of Le New Black and Grand Shooting from February 28th, 2024.

"Emerging designers are a driving force for change in the industry. Both Copenhagen Fashion Week and the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode are dedicated to celebrating this new generation and are excited to collaborate in hosting Paolina Russo as part of our SPHERE Showroom this season."
- Serge Carreira, Director of Emerging Brands Initiative, Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode

"I am thrilled to once more collaborate with the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode, through our joint dedication to supporting and uplifting the next generation of creative talent. We are delighted that our Zalando Visionary Award winner Paolina Russo will partake in the SPHERE showroom during Paris Fashion Week this season as part of our collaboration, following on from the hosting of our CPHFW NEWTALENT designer Rolf Ekroth during Paris Fashion Week Men's in January. We look forward to building on this vital collaboration and creating important bridges between our organizations."
- Cecilie Thorsmark, CEO Copenhagen Fashion Week

About Paolina Russo

Both graduates of Central Saint Martins, Paolina Russo and Lucile Gilmard bring together artisanal methods and industrial production, seamlessly connecting heritage craftsmanship and modern technology. The Franco-Canadian duo were finalists in the Woolmark Prize and the LVMH Prize in 2023. The London-based brand is supported by the 1 Granary platform. Winner of the first Zalando Visionary Award, Paolina Russo presents their collections at Copenhagen Fashion Week.