Members of Italy's fashion industry association have made 150 positions available at their companies for Ukrainians fleeing from their country, who will be hired at various production sites across Italy.
Milan Week announces nearly 170 presentations over five days with 67 shows, only eight in digital format. This season will welcome ten new names and see the return of Gucci, Bottega Veneta, and Trussardi.
Made in Italy sales grew by more than 6% compared to the pre-pandemic year of 2019, thanks to the Chinese, American and French markets, marking a clear recovery for the fashion industry, which grew by almost 21% in 2021.
One can never fault the Milanese for lacking energy. Italy might be engulfed in a political sudden crisis in Rome. But Milan still made an impressive fist of its four-day menswear season that ended on Monday.
The house of JW Anderson will move its next men’s show and its pre-fall collections to Milan, to be unveiled during the next fashion week in that city in January, in a major coup for the Italian fashion capital.
The almost fully virtual fashion week runs until Tuesday, with only Armani, Dolce & Gabbana and Etro hosting physical shows. Highlights include the first collection by Glenn Martens for Diesel and eight new labels.
Milan's women's ready-to-wear fashion week will once again be taking place via a phygital format. The event runs from 23 February to 1 March and will feature 61 shows, including big-name brands and new arrivals.