All the pieces you’ll want to learn about Fall / Winter 2021 New York Style Week
Demi Moore made a surprise appearance on the catwalk during Paris Fashion Week
She joined supermodels Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell and Christy Turlington.
The shows must go on. At least that’s what the team behind New York Fashion Week are hoping for when they release the upcoming schedule for the Fall / Winter 2021 shows. With New York still partially on lockdown to slow the spread of COVID-19, NYFW will be fully digital later this month, allowing designers to showcase their latest releases in new ways instead of a traditional runway show.
Has Fashion Week been canceled?
It’s not canceled, it just moves online. Editors, buyers, and fashion-obsessed have the luxury of being able to access all of the shows from home. This means that Fashion Week, once an exclusive insider event, will continue to be open to the masses, offering anyone with a screen the chance to see what’s coming in the coming seasons by streaming the shows on www.NYFW.com.
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What will New York Fashion Week look like this year?
Before the official schedule begins, there will be a single day where menswear will be showcased. Jason Wu is the first to show (on Valentine’s Day!) And Markarian (the label that created Dr. Jill Biden’s housewarming look) will also be on display on February 14th. Without knowing what designers have in store, fans can expect a mix of traditional catwalk presentations alongside fashion films and other, perhaps quirky, ways for designers to showcase their wares. With names like Imitation of Christ and Thom Browne on the scene, there are sure to be some surprises.
Which brands are showing during New York Fashion Week?
Jason Wu, Markarian and Imitation of Christ will be showing the first day of NYFW on February 14th. From there, favorites like Libertine, Anna Sui, Sandy Liang, Tanya Taylor, Naeem Khan and Jonathan Simkhai fill the schedule. The usual suspects like Oscar de la Renta, Carolina Herrera, Coach and Nicole Miller, as well as some surprises like Tom Ford (who usually performs in LA) and Proenza Schouler, who have shown a few times in Paris, round off the schedule. It ends in April with some designers like Christian Siriano appearing later after the actual Fashion Week.
The story goes on
In addition to the shows, there will be a special Black in Fashion Council town hall on February 17th and a Fashion Row Fashion Summit in Harlem on February 18th.
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Can you watch NYFW shows?
Almost all of this season’s shows will be streamed on www.NYFW.com.