Two of the edgiest labels around have chosen to show in Milan, during a fashion week scheduled on January 14-18 and featuring plenty of new names, parties and soirees, with 68 events including 23 physical shows.
The denim brand led by Glenn Martens will make its Milan Fashion Week debut in February, joining a womenswear calendar that will also see Gucci, Bottega Veneta and Dsquared2 show for 1,200 international buyers.
Following the success of its collab with The Simpsons, Balenciaga's next big screen adventure is a short film directed by Harmony Korine. A runway that never happened is the latest strike of genius from Demna Gvasalia.
The fashion events calendar is struggling to get back to some sort of normality as UK lockdowns end while the pandemic rumbles on, and the menswear edition of London Fashion Week is being affected by this.
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.