The heads of the US, British, French and Italian fashion industry federations have assessed the status of the Covid-19 emergency, and set up a meeting in April to decide on the June fashion week calendars.
The head of Confindustria Moda, the body representing the Italian fashion industry, is optimistic about Pitti Uomo’s June edition, and calls for a huge state push to promote Italy’s fashion and luxury labels worldwide.
Beginning in 2021, the textile and clothing event will be held from July 6-8, instead of in September. This change follows the new timeline for collections, its general manager revealed to FashionNetwork.
Gucci is going abroad again with its cruise collection, to stage its cruise 2021 show in San Francisco on May 18. The farthest distance travelled by Gucci for resort, 10,000 kilometers from its Florentine birthplace.
While fashion weeks come to an end along with the imploding calendars they bring, some labels have questioned the future of this system and the industy's predilection for overproduction and hyper-consumerism.
The dates of the main January menswear events in Italy will be pushed back by a few days in 2021: Pitti Uomo 99 is scheduled from January 12 to 15 and the Milan Fashion Week Men’s from January 16 to 19.
Premium-contemporary brand Tiger of Sweden has announced the departure of its creative director Christoffer Lundman, saying the company and the designer “have mutually agreed to part ways after two years”.