African fashion is this month’s headline act, notably championed by Balenciaga and Virgil Abloh, with Friday’s Parisian show organised by Africa Fashion Up, and Afro Fashion Week scheduled in Milan on September 23-26.
Milan Fashion Week, almost wholly digital, will run until March 1. Italy’s top labels will all take part, except Versace, alongside many debut names like Del Core, a new entry premiering with a real show.
White, the uniquely located fashion-forward Milanese tradeshow, this month plans to celebrate Made in Italy and support sustainability, while it showcases several exciting new talents in its upcoming 300-brand salon.
Despite the ongoing threat of the coronavirus outbreak, Lisbon Fashion Week returned for another season on 5-8 March to celebrate local fashion, promote sustainability and strengthen its position on the global stage.
FashionNetwork.com examines how diversity and inclusivity have now become strategic issues, as shown by the policies adopted by many labels, at a time when faux pas, notably about racism, are no longer tolerated.
Fashion designers, being ultimately artists, rarely have straight-line careers - one reason for the huge applause that greeted the culmination of the debut show of Aldo Maria Camillo in Florence on Thursday evening.