With 64 fashion show, both physical and digital, the calendar of the upcoming Milan Fashion Week is a packed one, marked by the comebacks of Valentino and Dolce & Gabbana, while Gucci is taking a pass.
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.
Finally, after 15 weeks of runway confinement, Etro staged fashion’s first, proper, live fashion show in Milan on Wednesday before a real – and not virtual – masked audience practising social distancing.
Milan Fashion Week Men's is set to take place from 14 to 17 July, mixing virtual performances with physical runway shows. 37 events are on the menu, including physical shows from Etro and Dolce & Gabbana on 15 July.
The Camera della Moda has unveiled the schedule for July's Milan Digital Fashion Week, with 39 video displays, presentations and live events – a season including mega labels like Prada, Gucci, Zegna and Dolce & Gabbana.
Carlo Capasa has been confirmed for the fourth consecutive term as the president of the Italian Fashion Chamber (CNMI), as Serge Brunschwig, Alfonso Dolce and Jacopo Venturini joined the new executive committee.
European resale specialist Rebelle said this week that sustainability is the main reason for many consumers buying secondhand and that the Covid-19 crisis has boosted demand for luxury investment pieces.