Milan Fashion Week is scheduled on September 21-27 with an extensive programme including 65 shows, 42 of which will have in-person guests. Physical events will be in a majority, 125 as opposed to only 46 digital ones.
The clothes are still snug and cosy, but fashion designers are now dreaming of outings and parties, judging from the womenswear collections for next winter presented virtually in New York, London, Milan and Paris.
After bailing out menswear label Corneliani, the Italian government is supporting the growth of womenswear label Liu Jo via a €15 million loan by state-controlled investment bank Cassa Depositi e Prestiti.
The boss of Liu Jo and of the Eccellenze Italiane fashion group has spoken to FashionNetwork.com about his plans to relaunch Blufin, the parent company of luxury label Blumarine, which Marchi bought in 2019.
With 64 fashion show, both physical and digital, the calendar of the upcoming Milan Fashion Week is a packed one, marked by the comebacks of Valentino and Dolce & Gabbana, while Gucci is taking a pass.
The programme for the Milan Fashion Week, scheduled from February 18 to 24, features a wealth of new talent, notably from China, Hungary and Africa, plus Emilio Pucci’s catwalk come-back and a host of other events.