The latest in fashion news is, this year, New York Fashion Week won’t have the heavy hitters. There are chances that big names from the fashion industry like Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Tory Burch, Tommy Hilfiger, Ralph Lauren won’t be a part of the week.
Are Designers Ready For Live Shows?
The latest fashion news is, IMG- which owns and operates New York Fashion Week, seems to be all set to go with physical shows during New York Fashion Week in September. Although most fashion designers don’t agree on going forward with the physical show. Numerous fashion designers are either planning for small presentations or show virtually.
The major fashion industry giants Michael Kors and Marc Jacobs, made it clear earlier that they were not planning to show in September. After that, other fashion industry giants, Lauren and Hilfiger, also joined the list of not planning a live fashion show during New York Fashion Week. The latest in fashion news is Tom Ford, chairman of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, also stated he wasn’t planning to go for a formal fashion show but something digital.
What Is The Current Status Of New York Fashion Week?
The latest in the fashion news is, Rebecca Minkoff stated she is working with IMG to create a physical event during New York Fashion Week. Although the details aren’t still specified, and the location is not yet fixed, but it is mentioned that it will not be limited to an indoor space. It will rather be an outdoor fashion industry event. It is stated that Rebecca Minkoff simultaneously will also do a digital experience.
It is like the fashion designers are starting to look out for their options, and see what path they want to choose in September. There are numerous who haven’t made their decision yet for the September fashion week. Some aspire to hold kind of in-person event during New York Fashion Week, but not for a large number of people. Others are planning to showcase their new collections digitally, and some are considering small, salon-like presentations with ten or fewer attendees. The New York Fashion Week will run September 10 through September 17.
The fashion designers, were asked for their interest in having a show during New York Fashion Week. The question remains whether foreign editors would come to New York to spend two weeks in quarantine.