Denim by PV, the denim trade show that took place at Paris’ Les Docks between June 3 and 4, has released its final results.

With 1,489 professional visitors (64% of which were from abroad), the event registered a +4.4% increase over the December 2008 show and a slight decline (-2.8%) when compared to the June 2008 show. Following France, Italy emerged as the leading visiting country, followed by Turkey, Germany, The Netherlands and Spain. Northern Europe was well represented with Sweden in 10th place, and was the US, which increased its number of visitors.

Historic jeans brands and premium brands, as well as designers and major ready-to-wear names that develop jeans lines, were present. Among them were Closed, Joop, Mustang, Biba, Levi’s, Armani, Gap, Zara, Citizens of Humanity, Guess, Nudie Jeans, Chanel, Dior, Louis Vuitton, Marithé+François Girbaud, Pepe Jeans, Alexander McQueen, Top Shop, H&M and Edwin.

—Maria Cristina Pavarini