Copenhagen Fashion Week to be held in physical format on August 9-12

The Danish fashion event has pushed back its summer session’s dates but will still be held in physical format, unlike similar events. The decision came after an agreement was reached with the CIFF and Revolver shows.

French fashion federation to host virtual haute couture season online in July in Paris

Haute couture is back on - at least digitally. The Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode, the body which controls the Paris catwalk seasons, has announced that it will host a haute couture online season in July.

JOOR links with London Fashion Week and Premium for virtual shows

Digital wholesale platform JOOR said on Wednesday that it will power key fashion industry events London Fashion Week next month and Premium Berlin in July, as well as a number of autumn fashion events.

Carlo Capasa: Camera della Moda still planning on four Milan Fashion Weeks per year; does not plan to change dates

Designers are clamoring for a radical change in the fashion system; for less seasons and shows and later fashion week dates. But Carlo Capasa, president of the Camera, still expects to have four Fashion Weeks per year.

Alessandro Michele calls for reformulation of fashion season; and says Gucci will stage digital show in Milan in July, but not in September

One day after Alessandro Michele, creative director of Gucci, revealed on Instagram that the brand would in future stage only two shows per year, the designer called for a reformulation of the fashion calendar. 

Gucci’s Alessandro Michele announces, via Instagram, that brand is abandoning official runway season

Gucci’s creative director Alessandro Michele has announced, via Instagram, that the Italian brand will abandon the official runway season, and will instead stage only two shows per year in for the foreseeable future.

Gareth Pugh buys back trademark from Rick Owens, plans return to runway as soon as September

The ​famed English fashion designer is gearing up to reintroduce audiences to his namesake brand, and has bought back his trademark from former mentor Rick Owens. 

New location and cultural focus drive reinvention at MBFW Tbilisi

Amid coronavirus uncertainty and a shift towards digital formats, Tbilisi Fashion Week is focusing on the launch of a new 27,000 sq m venue that will combine fashion, art and culture.

080 Barcelona Fashion show goes digital, event postponed to September

The 26th edition of the Barcelona Fashion Week was due to be held between the end of June and the beginning of July, but has now been postponed to September 14-17, and will be staged in a digital format.

Pyer Moss to debut 'American, Also' documentary via drive-in theater during NYFW

The drive-in debut of 'American, Also' in New York during NYFW is set to be accompanied by the drop of a new collection, and will be followed by drive-in screenings across the country. 

Valentino pulls out of Paris' digital fashion week in July

The Italian brand will not participate in the digital fashion week being organised in Paris this July, opting instead for a coed show in September, while preparing a different haute couture project for the summer. 

Giorgio Armani chooses Milan for next couture show

The day after the Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana's announcement that it is organising a digital version of Milan Fashion week in July, Giorgio Armani has revealed the calendar for its next runway shows. 

Jean Touitou issues open letter to fashion; defends cancelling A.P.C.'s recent show

Jean Touitou, the founder of cool and quirky Paris brand A.P.C., has issued a long open letter to the fashion industry, defending calling off his Paris runway show in March and calling for a great sense of community.

Milan announces digital fashion week in July, Paris follows suit

With June's menswear fashion weeks cancelled, Italy's Camera della Moda has announced the organisation of "Milano Digital Fashion Week" from 14 to 17 July. Paris has planned its own digital event from 9 to 13 July.

Confined at home, Carine Roitfeld organises a virtual fashion show to be revealed on YouTube

We all still remember the fashion show she staged at last June's Pitti Uomo, which featured featured 3,500 guests. This Friday, instead, Carine Roitfeld is organizing an amfAR fashion show of confined models on YouTube.

Saint Laurent quits Paris season in shock decision, plans own schedule

The house of Saint Laurent announced Monday morning that it will quit the official Paris runway season in September in a shock decision, and revealed that it is planning its own schedule at least for 2020.

Alessandro Sartori of Ermenegildo Zegna's plans for digital format show this July

This summer’s Milan menswear season may have been cancelled due to the pandemic, but Ermenegildo Zegna is still planning a show – though with a radically new digital format. Alessandro Sartori explains exactly how.

BFC announces plans for co-ed platform, calls off next London Fashion Week Men’s

Almost one month after Milan and Paris cancelled their menswear and couture seasons set for this summer, the British Fashion Council has announced it is going ahead with its June season - albeit in a digital format.

How to organise a menswear season... without fashion shows

Fashion labels are coming up with new strategies to deal with a menswear season that has been hugely compromised by the Covid-19 pandemic, forcing the cancellation of the June trade shows and fashion weeks.

Copenhagen Fashion Week maintaining August 2020 dates

Copenhagen Fashion Week has announced that – at least for the moment – it plans to maintain its current dates, and will take place in the first week of August 2020, bucking a recent trend of postponing seasons in Europe.

Coronavirus leads to further cancellations and postponements of international events

Monte-Carlo Fashion Week 2020, the 1.618 Biennale and the OpenMyMed Prize 2020-21 are the latest international events to announce their postponement, while the Milan Furniture Fair has cancelled its 2020 edition.

CFDA cancels Resort 2021 and postpones men's shows

The CFDA, along with New York Men’s Day, Liberty Fairs and Project, has decided to postpone the June men’s shows and are working with the tradeshows to align on future dates.

Paris and Milan postpone menswear and haute couture seasons

The governing fashion bodies in France and Italy have decided to postpone their next menswear seasons and the Paris haute couture runway season this summer.

Shanghai Fashion Week in full swing - live on Tmall

Hit by the Covid-19 crisis, Shanghai is staging the first-ever e-Fashion Week in partnership with Tmall, the site owned by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, streaming live shows and other content until March 30.

Chanel cancels its cruise show in Capri

Chanel has called off its May cruise show in Capri, making it the last major fashion house to annul a resort runway show planned for this spring, as coronavirus forces the cancellation of a final important resort show.