After two seasons of backsliding New Yorks Fashion Week seemed less exciting, but all seems to change this fall with the return of Rodarte. Designers Kate and Laura Mulleavy, after a short stint with a Parisian Haute Couture, are taking back their Los Angeles based fashion house back to NYFW with its big comeback this September 9 at 6pm.
Proenza Schouler are also heading back to New York for its Spring 2019 show. “NY will always be home” they wrote on Instagram and will appear on runway September 10 at 4pm.
Not to mention Rihanna is closing out New York Fashion Week with a Savage x Fenty show described as an “immersive experience”. Bad Gal Riri is bringing her lingerie and intimate accessories line to New York Fashion Week for the first time to the runway presentation on September 12. The new collection will be presented in see-now-buy-now format and will be immediately available to shop at SavageX.com.
As the fashion weeks have arrived it is clear that the British scene is having quite a moment, with the previous success of London’s Fashion weeks this fall promises not only impacting shows from the emerging designers but also new approaches from power houses.
Victoria Beckham announced her relocation back to London for the 10th anniversary of her brand. Even though Beckham’s studio is based in London, designer presented her past collections in New York and on September 16th we’ll find out if the return to her homeland affected her creative approach.
Burberry will unveil their renewed image under the artistic direction of Riccardo Tisci. The former Givenchy couturier took over from Christopher Bailey as a Chief creative officer in March and since then set out to renew Burberry’s image. Italian designer will make his debut at the British fashion institution on Monday September 17 at 5pm.
Alexa Chung will make her debut on September 15th at 11am in London fashion week with her newly launched label last May. As the creative head of the brand Chung has never been shy about mixing frivolous party pieces with classic silhouettes to create the everlasting it-girl look. The appearance of Chung on London Fashion week is proof that this fashion capital has room for everyone – be it straight out of school dressmakers, celebrity-fuelled brands or industry whales.
When the news broke that Gucci won’t be showing in Milan, but instead taking on Paris fashion scene, Milan fashion week assured a reconstructed show from the key Italian fashion houses. Not only Moncler will reveal their second chapter of its Genius initiative on September 19 at 8pm, but Emporio Armani is promising a shifted show format to make more impact with the new generation. All that was revealed by the brand is that a very special location will frame the show.
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The most awaited show from Paris fashion week without a doubt is the new Celine image. After Hedi Slimane was named creative, artistic and image director of the brand and took over from Phoebe Philo this January, fans have been holding their breath while waiting for his debut collection. On September 3rd Celine introduced their new logo on Instagram and despite the fact there has been some serious dissatisfaction, everyone is waiting to see what will the new Celine woman look like. Hedi Slimane will unveil his first collection for the brand on September 28th at 8:30pm.