Parallel to Paris Fashion Week, Atmosphère’s and the accessories fair The Box will run from Mar. 5 to 8, 2010. With over 150 exhibitors from more than 20 countries, Atmosphère’s features a meeting place for international designers and brands such as Pyrus, Gaëlle Barré and Evan & Dean at Terrasse des Feuillants in Jardin des Tuileries. Last year’s show in October welcomed 8,455 buyers, representing a 4% increase from its session in March 2009. For more than 15 years, Atmosphère’s has focused on designer clothing whereas The Box has covered accessories for four years. Located in Pavillon Cambon on 46, Rue Cambon, the show is dedicated to premium accessories described as “High Fantasy” and offers nearly 100 labels including Swildens, Tatty Devine, Naco-Paris and, as a guest of honor, Les Nereides with its younger line N2. The Box also noted an increase of 6% from March of last year to the following October session. Visitors can order their badges online at The trade shows open from 9-7 and offer free shuttle services for visitors.

—Lena Grossmüller