The next Milan Fashion Week Men is scheduled on January 15-19 and, as in July, it will mix virtual performances with physical catwalk shows. On the calendar, 37 shows, including 5 physical ones, and 7 debut labels.
Italy's benchmark textiles show, which had been one of the rare trade events to be staged physically in September, has announced that its February edition, showcasing the Spring/Summer 2022 collections, will go digital.
Few designers have taken menswear to such exotic locales as Kim Jones, the creative director of menswear at Christian Dior, who chose Beijing as the latest – virtual – destination for his latest collection.
Following Pitti Uomo’s decision to postpone, Milan-based trade shows Micam, Mipel, Homi, Lineapelle and TheOneMilano have also pushed their dates back by one month, and will all be staged on March 20-24.
Originally scheduled in January, Pitti Uomo’s winter edition will be held on February 21-23 together with the Pitti Bimbo and Pitti Filati shows (dedicated to childrenswear and yarns), all of them in physical format.
Pitti Uomo was planned for January, but is reportedly set to shift to February. The White Milano show in February might move to March, while the Milan Fashion Week has confirmed the dates of its next phygital edition.
At Launchmetrics' first digital summit, Pascal Morand (FHCM), Carlo Capasa (CNMI), Caroline Rush (BFC) and Steven Kolb (CFDA) discussed a hybrid future for fashion weeks, based on creativity, innovation and flexibility.