Four years after the event’s launch, the schedule for New York’s standalone menswear fashion week’s upcoming spring season has revealed a severely reduced line-up, clearly impacted by calendar shifts and lost funding.
If any designer is surely worthy of a biopic it must be Diane von Furstenberg. A beautiful multi-career change designer, who married a prince at 18; invented the wrap dress; and was New York’s It Girl of the 1970s.
The CFDA announced on Thursday that New York Fashion Week will no longer last for a full week, but five days, a change that responds to the calls of industry professionals eager to see the even relaunched.
Carine Roitfeld on Thursday announced plans to debut her new CR Runway concept this June with a mammoth fashion show for an audience of 5,000; in partnership with Florentine boutique LuisaViaRoma during Pitti Uomo.
Following the news that Tom Ford will become the institution's new chairman, the list of nominees and honorees for the 2019 CFDA Fashion Awards is out, featuring Virgil Abloh, the Olsen twins, Sander Lak and more.
Tom Ford will be the new chairman of the Council of Fashion Designers of America. He succeeds Diane von Furstenberg, who steps down from the position after a 13-year run, to become the 11th face of the leading role.