The resurgence of Covid-19 in Europe is increasing the uncertainty surrounding September fashion events. Trade show and fashion week organisers are trying to cope, amidst postponements, cancellations and online options.
Just when one thought that you’d expire from the lack of any new fashion in London Fashion Week’s debut digital season, along came Tiscar Espadas, Xander Zhou and Ka Wa Key with some genuinely new clothes.
London Fashion Week debuted its first ever fully digital season Friday morning, and from the opening moment it referenced the world outside fashion – from the pandemic to protests ignited by the murder of George Floyd.
Fashion’s biggest collective experiment in many years kicks off Friday morning in the UK with the debut of London Fashion Week Digital, a three-day season which will be a closely watched laboratory for the industry.
London Fashion Week (LFW) on Tuesday unveiled the calendar for its debut digital-only season this coming weekend, with the opening event kicking off on Friday morning; a season devoid of any life runway shows.
The LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers has called off the final of this year’s event, and instead plans to direct its prize money into a fund for young designers, the latest cancellation due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Brace yourself for the first post-Brexit season in London, which will dominate the coming long weekend. It has finally happened, and nobody in the UK or throughout European fashion seems terribly happy about that.
Running 23 September to 1 October, the nine-day calendar announced for Paris Fashion Week on Friday promises new creative directors, big name brands and fresh talent, with highlights including Patou's relaunch by LVMH.