Milan Fashion Week 2023 autumn/winter women's show, it is said that there are a lot of domestic stars!


Organized with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, ITA-Italian Trade Agency and the City Council of Milan, the Milan Fashion Week Women’s Collection, scheduled from February 21 to 27, 2023, includes 165 appointments: 59 fashion shows, of which 54 physical and 5 digital, 70 presentations,7presentations by appointment and 29 events.

This edition of fashion week marks the debut on the calendar of runway shows of Japanese designer Tomo Koizumi, supported by Dolce & Gabbana, and brands Avavav and Alabama Muse, which are on the calendar with a digital show. Also confirming their presence on the Milan runways are the three independent brands that are beneficiaries of the Camera Moda Fashion Trust Grant 2022: Act N°1, Cormio and Vitelli.

Debuting on the presentations calendar are ADD, Boyy, Lara Chamandi, Maison Laponte,Mantù, Max&Co With Anna Dello Russo, Pianegonda, Spaccio Alta Maglieria, Viviers, Weekend Max Mara with Kate Phelan, Wolford, Yali and Zineb Hazim & Karim Daoudi.

Raxxy, a Chinese brand based in Milan, will debut with a fashion show event, while Vitale Barberis Canonico on the occasion of its 360th anniversary will present the collection created in collaboration with VitoVi as part of the “Heritage & New Talents”project.

The calendar of events will also come alive thanks to Rene Caovilla, which will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic Cleo shoe at its showroom on February 24th through the exhibition“The Art of Making People Dream. Cleo a style icon for 50 years.”

On February 24th at 8 p.m., the Black Carpet Awards“celebrating all stories”will be held at the Meet | Digital Culture Center, where diversity and inclusion within the global community will be celebrated.

New in for this edition of Milano Fashion Week is the new location of the Fashion Hub, which moves to Palazzo Giureconsulti. The Fashion Hub will be open February 22nd to 26th from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., and on February 27th from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The grand opening will be held on Tuesday, February 21st from 5 to 7 p.m.

Underlining CNMI’s ongoing commitment to young designers, The Fashion Hub continues to be a cradle of projects, initiatives, talent and ideas. During Fashion Week, the hub becomes theheadquarters of Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana, hosting young brands and emerging designers who find important opportunities for visibility, networking and business. It also broadcasts the scheduled fashion shows on the calendar thanks to the presence of an oversized screen. The February edition enhances the work of emerging creatives and focuses on experimentation, innovation, craftsmanship, sustainability and education. The three projects presented by CNMI for this edition are:Designers for the Planet, A Global Movement to Uplift Underrepresented BrandsandMFW Forward.

LuisaViaRoma will present LVRoom, a styling suite with an exclusive selection of garments chosen from the latest, most innovative proposals from emerging designers and big brands. Throughout Fashion Week, the showroom will be open to the public and LVR will offer a select circle of talent, celebrities, influencers, media personalities and VICs the chance to choose the most suitable looks for the appointments and events of Milan Fashion Week.

Budapest Select, the mentorship program dedicated to Hungarian talents, returns with its ninth edition. ABODI, CUKOVY, KATA SZEGEDI and THEFOUR will be the protagonists of the“Budapest Select FW 2023/2024 Special Show”fashion show scheduled for February 23rd at 4 p.m., at Corso Italia, 58. Also, on the occasion of the Fashion Hub opening, three other brands, PINETIME CLOTHING, UNREAL INDUSTRIES, ZSIGMOND, will unveil their collections in the dedicated presentation room.

The physical calendar of Fashion Week will be closed on the evening of February 26th by the red carpet and preview of the new documentary film,“MILANO: The Inside Story of Italian Fashion”, scheduled at the Odeon Space Theatre at 8 p.m. The film is directed by Emmy award winner John Maggio and produced by Alan Friedman, who along with the film’s executive producer Giuseppe Pedersoli, also co-wrote it.

The Milan Fashion Week Women’s Collection can also be followed on the platform, which will also host a section dedicated to virtual showrooms, both multi-brand and single brand. Each showroom will have the opportunity to present, with regards to CNMI-approved brands, photos and videos of the collections, contacts, sales campaign dates and press releases. The showroom area will remain active even after Fashion Week in order to be consulted by system operators even during the sales campaign. A showroom calendar will also be created with all sales campaign dates and contacts so that appointments can be made: a useful working tool for Italian and international buyers to be able to facilitate their agenda, which will be disseminated through CNMI channels.

“This season, once again, we offer a rich program of activities that confirm Milan’s leading role in the global fashion scene. Attention to young people, sustainability and issues of diversity, equity, inclusion remain essential foundations that allow us to build a schedule of activities of great cultural value,” comments Carlo Capasa, Chairman of Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana. “2023 presents itself as a year characterized by a series of complexities that our industry with synergic work will be able to transform into opportunities for growth and change. I believe that Milano Fashion Week will be able to best amplify the positive energy of our great brands.”

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