Over the weekend, crowds packed a former industrial warehouse in Beijing as the China Fashion Week got underway, with models strutting mask-less on a square runway and guests oblivious to social distancing norms.
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.
A select few fashion brands are managing to open boutiques this summer, but Dolce & Gabbana have chosen a more novel inauguration – a rarefied cabana in the Côte d’Azur’s legendary Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat.
Following a period of uncertainty, Eurovet’s trade show for beach and swimwear Riviera is confirmed to take place from September 4 to 7 and lingerie trade show Interfilière will take place from September 6 to 7.
The sportswear label, recently bought by US investors, unveiled a new look at Pitti Uomo. The collection by Dao-Yi Chow heralds a high-end positioning for Sergio Tacchini, which is relocating to the USA.
Marcelo Burlon, the former DJ and co-founder of Off-White owner NGG, unveiled his new brand image in Milan with a richer, more couture collection that signalled a notable move towards a more high-end aesthetic.