The fashion world is continuously changing and the core interest of fashionistas always revolve around the fashion weeks and currently, it is all about fashion weeks 2018. Of course, people are not yet being able to forget the aura of the amazing fashion weeks of last year.
Don’t you remember the astounding New York fashion week 2017?
However, this year, the story is going to be even better. Here’s a comprehensive description of the four huge fashion weeks which take place in four of the liveliest cities of the world, Paris, Milan, New York, and London and people just love everything about them.
Let’s check out!
1. Paris Fashion Week
Paris Fashion week is one of the most talked about fashion weeks of all time which creates an exhilarating level of buzz every year. More than hundreds of fashion editors, specialists, stylists, models et.al. take part in this event. A huge crowd generally step ahead towards the capital of France to take a glimpse of what will be there for them to wear in the next year.
This fashion week is a proud host of a couple of fashion fests twice a year which takes place in the city. Many weeks and weeks of work typically involve in exhibiting all the designers who are going to be the part of the fashion week and editors as well as journalists who are going to write about it.
The conventional scenario of Paris Fashion Week revolves around the big names like Chanel, Christian Dior, Givenchy etc. showcasing their collection in the splendid Parisian locations like Grand Palais, Espace Eiffel, and the smaller names are often left with cooler and stylish locations like nightclubs, warehouses etc. The main objective of Paris Fashion week has been always to portray the latest Fashion industry in front of everyone.
2. Milan Fashion Week
Milan Fashion Week is a yet another spectacular event which takes place every year. During this time, the cobblestoned streets of the city turn into veritable catwalks and the ambience altogether turns out to be really splendid. The VIPs and fashion lovers from all around the globe head towards Milan at that time. With non-stop fashion shows, you will have a lot to explore there. Hence, there remains a plenty of chance that you can communicate pretty closely with the fashion designers there.
Milan’s fashion shows are held in a wide array of areas starting from studios and showrooms to historic, outdoor landmarks and what not. A few of the major destinations for Milan Fashion Week to take place are Piazza Duomo, Arco Della Pace, Castello Sforzesco etc. The outdoor venues which are present in Milan Fashion Week are way too spacious where you can appreciate the city’s history. Also, the public gets an opportunity to become a part of the show in Milan. Hence, it is extremely lively and awesome one.
The timings when Milan Fashion Week occurs is different for men and women. The Spring/Summer fashion week for women take place in the month of September every year. However, the fall/winter session is always held in February. Moreover, the men’s collection is shown in the Milan Fashion Week in January and June.
The dates might vary from year to year. So, you must check out the Camera Nazionale della Moda’s calendar before planning to attend Milan Fashion Week, if you want. The individual’s shows occur in every hour and the duration typically varies from 5 to 30 minutes. If you are planning to visit Milan fashion week, it is recommended that you book the tickets well in advance to avoid any hassle at the last moment as there remains a lot of rush during that time.
3. London Fashion Week
London Fashion Week is one of the most excellent fashion shows which has earned a huge attention from people around the world for years. The buyers, editors, and designers spend almost months to prepare for this fashion week, This wonderful event which takes place twice a year are totally based on pop culture. The London Fashion Week is often defined as the dynamic dichotomy between the upcoming talents and various reputed establishments.
It is actually a trade event which gets organized every year by the British Fashion Council. London Fashion Week is held in the month of February and September. In the former month, the autumn/winter collection is displayed and in the latter one, the spring/summer collections are showcased. The main aim of this fashion weeklies in giving the designers an opportunity to showcase their new collections when they will be available for purchase.
The buyers and editors get a fair chance to take a glance at what brands are planning for the next season and the key trends which are soon going to create a remarkable impact. Howbeit, London Fashion Week stands in the second position among all the four. The first position has been captured by NYFW and Milan and Paris stand to be third and fourth in the queue.
The majority of shows in London Fashion Week are organized across the capital where the high-end brands often end up choosing palatial settings to correspond with their sartorial visions. Also, a very small number of fashion shows are expected to be set in BFC’s show space. Well, this fashion week welcomes only its invitees, meaning that it is not accessible to the public.
However, the London Fashion Week festival which held just after a week of the main event is open to all based on tickets. Here, the fashion fans get an opportunity to attend catwalk shows and panel talks by the industry experts. Most of the audience in the main event always gets made up by the buyers, editors, and trend forecasters. A small number of celebrities often get invited for certain shows in the London Fashion week whose presence have proven to have boosted up the publicity of top-brands up to a great extent.
4. New York Fashion Week
This fashion week which is most commonly known as NYFW is an extraordinary fashion event which takes place everywhere. During this fashion week, the streets start to buzz with the one of a kind street style and a great hum come from the editors, buyers, influencers et.al. Basically, the core of NYFW lies in these two facts. Carrie Bradshaw has truly said once, “Every year the women of New York leave the past behind and look forward to the future … this is known as Fashion Week.”
NYFW used to take place at those huge tents in Bryant Park but recently, the event has moved to Lincoln Centre. Also, the event is now scattered all over the town now. The designers are choosing the venue based on their aesthetic, the amount of control that they want to acquire over the show, and of course, the budget. There are almost 130 shows which are scheduled all over the city. So, you can find your one very easily!
Moreover, the shows in the New York Fashion Week are pretty short in duration. Most of the runway shows last for just seven to ten minutes. However, all of them are amazingly enthralling. While there is a lot of battle that you’ve to come across to find your seat, the dim lights, and music that starts to pump through the speakers are really commendable.
You can find almost 15 photographers standing on the risers irrespective of how the show is. Mostly, 30 to 40 outfits or looks come down the runway in each and every show before the designer finally comes out with the final wave.
So, isn’t it exciting?
All the four aforementioned popular fashion weeks of 2018 have been always and they are still very spectacular. With the most interesting insights on fashion, they update us always. Finally, it becomes a straight route for the laymen to groom up in a fashionable way all the time.