At the latest Milan fashion week, designers have expressed real ecological awareness for the first time in their shows, without sacrificing creativity, business or glamour, as in any fashion week worthy of its name.
In a ruddy sign of renewed health for the Italian fashion capital, Milan Fashion Week has added five new noted houses to its official calendar, which was released Friday afternoon by the Camera della Moda.
The Green Carpet Talent Competition has revealed the five finalists for the Franca Sozzani GCC Emerging Designer Award, the biggest sustainable design contest in fashion, to be revealed on September 22 in La Scala.
Milan has lost Prada, MSGM and N°21. Giorgio Armani, however, will be there in force, both opening and closing the event, which welcomes four new names: Youser, David Catalan, Edithmarcel and Miguel Vieira.
In the course of a decade, the Copenhagen summit has become the fashion world’s leading sustainability event. Its 2019 edition, on May 15-16, will welcome François Henri Pinault and Emanuel Chirico, among others.
In Milan the parting farewell generally addressed to a friend by the Milanese is "buon lavoro," literally "good work," which after a very busy week in the Italian fashion capital, summed up the mood and the style here.
The American outdoor label unveiled its new strategy at Pitti Uomo, revealing a project focused on in-store experience, social networks and storytelling in Asia and the US, with plans for a new flagship in New York.