Rapid antigen tests and 30% less capacity characterised the second edition of the Madrid fashion week to be held in hybrid format, a yearning for celebration mixing with calls for women’s rights and guest politicians.
“Spain is a highly creative country, with a large number of diverse and highly qualified designers. It is also the place where mass market trends are born,” Modesto Lomba said in an interview with FashionNetwork.com.
Known for its export potential, the Portuguese textile industry is currently seeking to balance its historical manufacturing models and raw materials with a young, sustainable fashion scene and its commercial ambitions.
Spanish designer brand Delpozo has announced the appointment of Carlos Trolez as new CEO. He succeeds Ainhoa Garcia, who stepped down from in January 2015, and will be joining the company on an interim basis.
The 2017 edition of the Mercedes Benz-sponsored event will host debut shows from Custo Barcelona, Marcos Luengo and Menchén Tomás, as Charo Izquierdo takes up the reins of the fashion week as new director.