This weekend in Milano Moda Uomo, ending Monday, was a season of new designers and venerable insider's labels making important statements, as creative minds profited from the lockdown to explore new options.
Nothing like a new management to liberate a venerable brand and unleash the potential of a talented designer. Which was very much the case on Sunday, when Kean Etro staged one of his snappiest collections for the house.
Missing Armani, the Milan fashion week scheduled on January 14-18 will feature 16 physical shows and 18 digital ones. Among the events, a unique installation in homage to Virgil Abloh at the Louis Vuitton store.
Two of the edgiest labels around have chosen to show in Milan, during a fashion week scheduled on January 14-18 and featuring plenty of new names, parties and soirees, with 68 events including 23 physical shows.
The pandemic has triggered a drastic transformation in the relationship between fashion houses and investment funds, which now tend to forge stronger bonds with labels in order to support them in the long term.
The key fashion moment of Milan Fashion Week so far was the 40th anniversary Emporio Armani show on Thursday, a rich and varied collection that was followed by a brand retrospective opening in Armani Silos.
The Milan women’s fashion week starts on Tuesday with a schedule of 173 events, 65of them catwalk shows, featuring the return of Cavalli, Versace and Jil Sander, MM6’s first physicalshow and many interesting new names.
Etro has appointed Fabrizio Cardinali as its CEO, effective in Q4. The company said he brings “more than 25 years of strategic leadership expertise and an unmatched track record in the luxury fashion space”.