|Fashion Week Directory & Guide to Fashion Weeks around the World|
Amsterdam International Fashion Week (AFIW) : AIFW is steadily establishing itself as a young and directional alternative to the world's more traditional fashion weeks. Focusing on Amsterdam's reputation as an inspiring city, the AIFW program combines commerce with creativity. Alongside their catwalk show schedule their program includes fashion events, lectures, exhibitions, retail initiatives and parties. As well as a showcase for Dutch fashion, AIFW provides a stage for the growing New Luxury segment, that so far was stuck between existing mainstream trade events and traditional couture weeks.
Week : Fashion Week ATL is an emerging platform designed to unveil,
develop, and fuse the Atlanta fashion industry. They
allow for Collections of National and International designers to make there
mark in the cosmopolitan fashion world. They
are an organization providing an alluring, ground-breaking stage, for established
and emerging designers to showcase their collections to national and international
buyers, media, celebrities, and select style makers.
Australia Fashion Week (Australia) Mercedes Australian Fashion Week (MAFW) Bi-annually in Australia The centre of fashion and business in the Asia Pacific region. MAFW's Spring Summer Collections held annually in April/May (Sydney) and Autumn Winter Collections held annually in October (Melbourne). IMG, the world's premier sports and lifestyle management and marketing firm, acquired Australian Fashion Innovators (AFI) in October 2005 and with it the region's premier fashion event, Mercedes Australian Fashion Week. This acquisition also included the management and production of several events throughout Asia. IMG FASHION Asia Pacific is the name of the newly formed company.
Bali Fashion Week (Indonesia) is an annual trade event held by Moda Bali Foundation that combines fashion, art and culture. The event is used as a platform for buyers and sellers to meet and discuss potential business relationships. Bali is chosen to be the host of the event due to its popularity as a showcase to the international world for Indonesia. As an island that is full of inspirations, it also displays various art & traditions from different parts of Indonesia. Bali possesses an attractive variety to both
British Columbia Fashion Week (Canada) : The first ever BC Fashion Week (BCFW) taking place in April 2005, will establish Vancouver as an emerging fashion centre and a true partner in the global fashion world along with Milan, Paris, London, New York, Toronto, Hong Kong and Sydney. BCFW will showcase some of Canada's top and emerging designers and bring some of the world's most influential retailers and media to Vancouver's shores.
Camera Moda (Italy) Milan Fashion Week The Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana (The National Chamber for Italian Fashion) is the non profit making Association which disciplines, co-ordinates and promotes the development of Italian Fashion. The Association represents all the highest cultural values of Italian Fashion. It aims to protect, co-ordinate and strengthen its image, both in Italy and abroad. In accordance with the statutory provisions, the Association is the point of reference, as well as the preferential mouthpiece, for all the national and international initiatives aimed at valuing and promoting Italian style, customs and Fashion. Right from the year of its foundation, in 1958, the Association has pursued a policy of organizational support aimed at the knowledge, promotion and development of Fashion through events with a highly intellectual image in Italy and abroad. One of the objectives of the Camera National della Moda Italiana, is the organization and management of the main displays, fashion shows and events that will be held to represent the Italian Fashion system in Milan, which is considered the Fashion Capital, for both men and women, because of the convergence between "high class", luxury ready-to-wear and the designers' input. The displays are on four dates, and are linked to the presentation of the Milano Moda Uomo and the Milano Moda Donna Collections, which are all available for the associates and guests at the event. The Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana is responsible for the presentation of haute couture fashion in Rome at "AltaRoma" and also for many television shows, such as "Donna Sotto le Stelle".
Copenhagen Fashion Week : Every February and August, Copenhagen is host to Northern Europe's largest fashion event, Copenhagen Fashion Week. On the catwalks are a growing number of new and known Danish talent with a preview of their upcoming collections. And at the three trade fairs, CPH Vision, Gallery and Copenhagen International Fashion Fair, you will find an additional 1,100 exhibitors representing a total of over 2,300 international brand name collections. Danish fashion is known for its unique angle on design, innovation and aesthetics. With a more modern approach to femininity and functionality, expressed in fresh silhouettes, a focus on details and incomparable quality. These are only some of the reasons why more than 50,000 buyers, designers and global press attend Copenhagen Fashion Week twice a year.
Couture Fashion Week (New York)
DC Fashion Week : is widely covered by local, national and international media. Considered to be one of the fastest growing fashion week exhibits in the world, DC Fashion week now reaches an audience of over 10 million per fashion week.
Fashion Week Mexico It starts off as being a "Fashion Week" with the name "Dias de Moda" by 2003 it's a renewed and consolidated as a world leader in Fashion in Mexico by the name of Fashion Week Mexico. This event that focuses its catwalks to Mexico's most recognized designers. Being ideal for the designers that participate in the global industry of fashion. Fashion Week Mexico has become a prestige event, which has more than 10,000 people show up every season, with the top buyers worlwide, celebrities, designers, and press. Autumn-Winter is presented in April and Spring-Summer in October
Graduate Fashion Week (United Kingdom) Graduate Fashion Week is run by a Board of Trustees and an Executive Committee - all of whom are senior course leaders who represent the wishes and views of all exhibiting colleges. They are voted in at the AGM each year. The organization and administration of GFW is run from their appointed event organisers offices in Sussex.
Hong Kong Fashion Week (Hong Kong) : Organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council
Jakarta Fashion Week (Indonesia) is a Jakarta-base international event in a form of an annual meeting and open trade show presenting selection of Indonesian fashion and accessories designers held for the key roles in the fashion industry only. As one of the main agenda in Indonesian fashion event and part of global fashion series, Jakarta Fashion Week definitely will attract and target the international audiences of buyers, press, fashion representative, socialites, selected VIPs, and more. It's an extra-ordinary fashion expose from head to toe that will bring the rich of Indonesian colors and styles to influence, seduce and color the global market.
London Fashion Week (London) London Fashion Week is now established as one of London's premier events, attracting a target audience of key fashion leaders, retailers and press who attend this biannual showcase for British designer fashion.
Madrid Fashion Week / English Fashion and business join forces for the Madrid International Fashion Fair (SIMM), the trade event for the clothing industry organised by IFEMA. The fair becomes an essential meeting-point for manufacturers and distributors of high-quality fashion from around the world.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is currently managed by IMG. IMG Fashion is dedicated to facilitating a gateway to the fashion world - from creation to consumer. They offer solutions that seamlessly connect and associate fashion’s key constituents and corporate brands using IMG’s global resources, influence and expertise. Within the fashion industry IMG represents the world’s top models, leading designers and the most influential photographers, art directors and stylists. The division produces the leading fashion events around the globe and represents many of the industry’s top organizations and federations as well as works with various local and national governments, creating regional and international fashion platforms.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin / Berlin Fashion Week : Mercedes-Benz and fashion have several things in common: for both, design and style are the key to success. Mercedes-Benz has been committed to international fashion events for many years. As well as the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week New York and a number of other fashion shows in Los Angeles, Miami, Mexico and the Netherlands, it is the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin that is now gaining increasingly in importance on the international fashion scene thanks to its youthful charm. It's a commitment that didn't just come about by chance after all, elegance and design have always played a key role in the success of the Mercedes-Benz brand.
Modea Paris (Paris)
Montreal Fashion Week Montreal Fashion Week The mission of Montreal Fashion Week is to promote Qubec designers to the fashion industry, buyers and journalists. Created in September 2001 by Liaison Mode Montral, Montreal Fashion Week is set to hold its 9th edition. From the time it was first launched, this event has allowed the fashion press and buyers to discover emerging labels. Liaison Mode Montreal The instigator of MontrÃeal Fashion Week, Liaison Mode Montreal is a group of associations dedicated to raising national and international awareness of the fashion and clothing industry, apositioning Montreal as one of North America's major creative and production centres.
New Zealand Fashion Week (New Zealand) Since its first year in 2001, Air New Zealand Fashion Week has grown considerably. In 2001, 43 labels showed and buyers from five countries attended. 2003's event involved 50 labels featuring 2,000 garments in 31 catwalk shows for around 200 buyers from 12 countries.
Nolcha Fashion Week (New York) : Enhancing the careers of emerging fashion industry talent, Nolcha is a unique multifaceted platform. It enables aspiring and talented designers to debut their collections, gain and share industry insight, and realize their entrepreneurial goals and dreams. This platform synthesizes live events, regional fashion weeks, and a myriad of cross promotional mediums that spearhead our emerging designers directly into professional channels.
Northern Virginia Fashion Week -NOVA : NOVA strives to enhance the fashion industry by showcasing new designers and seamstress, models and photographers, hair and makeup artists, families and fans, while paying homage to those who have paved the way and live for exquisite fashion. With an array of must have silhouettes and accessories, Northern Virginia Fashion Week examines the intricacies in styles and design while embracing and promoting individuality in this elite industry. A prestigious fashion event with international designers, NOVA Fashion Week is a platform to an industry with endless potential that creates greater local economic opportunities.
Olympus Fashion Week (New York) Olympus Fashion Week was one of New York City's marquee events attracting thousands from celebrities and politicians to social, cultural and media stars and the fashion industry elite. This fashion week is held twice a year. 7th on Sixth was created in 1993 to organize, centralize and modernize the American Collections and provide a platform for American designers to become players in the global fashion business. Acquired by IMG in July, 2001 from the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) it was the first organization in America to offer designers state-of-the-art venues, an experienced production team and maximum exposure through a wide variety of marketing benefits.
Premium Berlin Ever since its premiere in January 2003, PREMIUM visionary concept of selection, high quality and exclusivity in a modern ambient has proven itself and indeed made a mark nationally as well as internationally. PREMIUM is open exclusively to trade professionals: exhibitors, buyers and representatives of the press. As the largest European market - coupled with the creative potential and dynamics of Berlin - Germany is galvanizing broad international interest and appeal.
Russian Fashion Week RFW is the Moscow premier fashion event, which is held twice a year - on the first week of April and the last week of October. RFW is the biggest, the most effective and media-covered seasonal catwalk show in Russia. RFW invites the best cutting-edge fashion designers from the former Soviet Union (from Russia, Baltic States, Ukraine, Belorus, Georgia and other countries): Julia Dalakian, Max Chernitsov, Masha Sharoeva, Arsenicum by ENTON, Egor Zaitsev, Masha Tsigal, Sultanna Frantsuzova and many others, along with many designers from abroad. In the frames of RFW an International Day is taking place. The famous brands from the UK, Spain, Italy have already visited Russian Fashion Week and the American Day is going to take place in the future.
Saint Louis Fashion Week St. Louis Fashion Week is a semi-annual show with one in the Spring, and another in the fall
Sanlam SA Fashion Week (SSAFW) - South Africa Fashion Week Sanlam is now headline sponsor for one of the country most important and exclusively South African fashion initiative: the Sanlam South African Fashion Week, responsible for launching the careers of designers like Stoned Cherrie and Craig Native, and this year celebrating its 10th year. Sanlam's support also takes Fashion Week countrywide with the inaugural Sanlam South African Fashion Week Collections in Cape Town, Durban and Pretoria an innovative opportunity for designers to showcase their Fashion Week collections to stakeholders in their own cities immediately after showing at Fashion Week.
San Francisco Fashion Week debuted in 2004 and is back for the third annual event in 2006! It should be no surprise that such a cultural and affluent destination like San Francisco finally has a fashion week to call it's own. San Francisco Fashion Week promises the infusion of fashion, art, music, culture and style into a week-long series of events put on like no other city in the world could do. This is Fashion Week - San Francisco STYLE!
Sarajevo Fashion Week (Jana Sarajevo Fashion Week) : Twice a year Sarajevo Fashion Week (SFW) hosted designers from all over the Europe and the world. They managed to make all regional countries attending Sarajevo Fashion Week regularly since 2000. Besides them, they hosted great designer names from Italy, France, Switzerland, Holland, Germany, Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, the whole Europe, Asia, Africa, America, and almost the whole world. They have years of good cooperation and presentation of Bosnian fashion scene in Europe and around the world, all under motto: Sarajevo Fashion Week - Fashion without borders. They succeeded not only in promoting Bosnian designers but also in commercializing local brands.
Singapore Fashion Festival Asia Pacific's most exciting fashion festival for international and local Singapore designers, retailers and the public at large is ready to dress up Singapore. Singapore Fashion Festival boasts an enthralling and eclectic range of events featuring the best trend-setting looks from high end designers and local labels to international fashion brands.
Fashion Week Tampa Bay will epitomize the fashion scene in the Bay area with an annual event that celebrates the style that's uniquely Tampa Bay's very own. This event will bring together the Bay areas most talented fashion and accessories designers and showcase their work for local and national retail buyers, local boutique owners and consumers. In addition, local business partners, aspiring models and community members will have an opportunity to experience quality style and trendsetters in their own city, while providing all lovers of creativity a week of positive, high-fashion and artistic energy.
Tokyo Fashion Week Japan Fashion Week in Tokyo (JFW), held for the first time autumn 2005. The event will mature and become a fixture on the international fashion calendar. The schedule will be even more compact than previous season's event and while creating a system suited to press and buyers, the weekend will feature events in which consumers can participate, affirming the fact that JFW is about more than just trade. Through events including an exhibition of Japan's highly valued textile's industry, JFW will show the strength of Japan's fashion sector, which is born of the amalgamation of "creation", "artisanship", and "business."
Toronto Fashion Week (Canada) The FDCC is a national Canadian organization dedicated to branding fashion in Canada.
Ukrainian Fashion Week : Ukrainian Fashion Week presents many collections to the national audience. During these years a basic stock of participants has been formed. They are not just leaders in the sphere of fashion industry, but leaders of social, cultural and business life of the country as well. A stable growth dynamic and systemic holding of Ukrainian Fashion Week allow to view Ukrainian fashion as a integral phenomenon organically integrated in the television, theatre, show-business and the public life of the country.
USA International Fashion Shows : Established in 1997 by Andres Aquino the company produces: -COUTURE FASHION WEEK, twice a year. Featuring runway fashion shows of couture and fine fashion designers from around the world. - BRIDAL FASHION WEEK, twice a year featuring runway fashion shows of couture bridal fashion designers from around the world. Other shows by the same company: - Champagne Fashion Brunch, series on selected Sundays year around - Martini Fashion Dinner, series on selected Mondays year around. - Luxury fashion shows for the trade, upscale audiences and charity fund raisers. Men and women clothing. Address: 305 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10165 Phone: 917 749-8421 Fax: 212 202-4604 E-mail: email@example.com Contact : Andres Aquino
Vancouver Fashion Week (VFW) : Vancouver Fashion Week (VFW) is a unique event, aimed at establishing Vancouver as an emerging fashion metropolis. VFW celebrates the creative work of Canadian talent each season, and brings together the cities most posh crowd to showcase emerging fashion in Vancouver.
Week Zagreb : This international
fashion week event takes place in Zagreb, the capital of Croatia.
As every other Fashion Week they host international
and local designers who will show their spring/summer collections. The runway
shows are followed by many parties and other events.
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