Check The List of Designers Who Skipped Fashion Week

Check The List of Designers Who Skipped Fashion Week

06.12.2021 Off By manager_1

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Many designers have had to rethink their fashion calendars in the last few months due to a lot of changes. Or, to put it another way, what was known up until a few weeks back. Many fashion designers take their time to reconsider the fashion system after the corona. We created a list of all fashion designers who skipped fashion week. Is the traditional fashion calendar now obsolete?

Fashion week: Designers who skipped it

Many fashion designers are now going their own way, even though we know that Paris Haute Couture Week and Men’s Fashion Week were cancelled. To allow for more creativity and less collection, many great fashion houses chose to abandon the traditional fashion calendar. It is remarkable that Gucci, a commercially successful label, was the first to abandon the current fashion calendar. We expect more to follow. It’s better for the environment and your wallet. Below is a list of designers who have opted to skip fashion week.

1. Michael Kors

Michael Kors, the founder of his eponymous label, announced that he would not be showing at New York Fashion Week. It’s a safe bet as no one can predict what the future holds. However, that was not Kors’ whole message. His show, or any other type of presentation, will be delayed until a date unknown in 2022. Kors stated in a speech that “We have all had time to reflect on and analyze things and I think most agree that it is time for a different approach for a brand new era.”

2. Gucci

Gucci will host a digital event at Milan Fashion Week on July 17. Alessandro Michele, creative director, announced that he will only host two shows per year instead of five previously. He doesn’t have time for pre-fall and cruise collections, as he wants to slow down the whole system. This new direction will be his next collection, ‘Epilogue. He shared his thoughts about confinement on Instagram. “These days of confinement in a suspended state that we can hardly believe as free, I try and ask myself what the meaning of my actions are. This is a crucial and urgent questioning that requires a careful pause, and careful listening. It’s trying, with the precision and love of love, to name my fears, and my desires.”

3. Saint Laurent

Saint Laurent was the first luxury label to skip fashion week. They pulled out of Paris Fashion Week for Spring/Summer 2020/2021. Saint Laurent will, under the leadership of Anthony Vaccarello. It will control its own pace, and reshape it’s current collection structure. All of this is directed towards “focusing on our current time”. This is a great initiative.

4. Giorgio Armani

Armani, unlike other companies, announced that it would postpone its shows until unknown times. The format of the show is not yet known. However, the Armani Prive show will be held at Palazzo Orsini in January 2022, instead of Paris Fashion Week.

5. Alexander Wang

Alexander Wang hasn’t been following the traditional fashion calendar since 2018. He usually shows in December or June. But this year, he celebrated the fifteenth anniversary of his brand with his Alexander Wang Vault collection. He announced that 20% of the company’s earnings would be donated to charity shortly after.

6. Pyer Moss

Pyer Moss’s Kerby Jean Raymond has an innovative approach to this pandemic. He will host a huge drive-in show in New York City for his September collection. His documentary American, also will be shown at this show.

7. Marc Jacobs

Marc Jacobs was forced to stop production of his future collections because most of his fabrics were imported from Italy. Marc Jacobs was then forced to reflect on the pace and fashion craze of the industry. He stated that they must look for “new ways to work”. He’ll work with his team to find them and then change the strategy of the brand based on their ideas.

8. Dior

In the long-term, Dior will keep to the traditional fashion calendar. They announced that they will host an online Cruise Show in summer, which is not included in Paris Fashion Week’s schedule. The event will be held at Piazza Del Duomo, Lecce, Puglia. It will stream online for anyone – not just those in the fashion circle. Pietro Beccari, chief executive of Dior, announced that the brand will be focusing on the future and real-life fashion shows.