New York Males’s Day takes place on February 15th
New York Men’s Day plans to host virtual shows for its list of aspiring designers next month.
Agentry PR, the inventor of NYMD, will feature eleven designers for men and gender fluid in the 15th edition of its biannual event. This year the shows will take place on February 15th between 12pm and 2pm. This is the second season in a row that the shows are being held virtually on Runway360, the Council of Fashion Designers of America’s digital platform.
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Each designer is given a special 10-minute window in which to display their presentations on the Runway360 main page. This allows each brand to incorporate the latest AR / VR features, live video streaming, e-commerce extensions, consumer shopping features, and social media integrations and product images.
The participating designers in alphabetical order are A. Potts, Carter Young, Chelsea Grays, Federico Cina, Ka Wa Key, KoH T., Onyrmrk, Stan, Teddy Vonranson, The Stolen Garment and Timo Weiland.
New entrants to NYMD this season are Chelsea Grays, Federico Cina, KoH T, Onyrmrk and The Stolen Garment.
“As we evolve NYMD’s digital season for the second year in a row, we pride ourselves on incorporating what we learned from last season to make this show even stronger and more seamless on the digital platform,” said Erin Hawker, Founder of Agentry and Creator of NYMD. “We are very excited to continue our partnerships and provide a voice and platform that aligns with our mission to support and discover new talent. We couldn’t be more pleased with the platform’s ability to reach a global network and help share the creativity of each presenting brand at a time when we are physically distant but digitally united. “
Neither CFDA nor IMG have released their schedules for New York Fashion Week, which will be held February 14-17 with designers of men and women. However, IMG said it would also host NYMD shows on the NYFW.com website.
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New York Fashion Week: Men who had struggled to survive before the pandemic were held independently in the first week of February. Last year, however, only 23 labels showed up over three days, with only Todd Snyder and N. Hoolywood participating along with a group of small, emerging brands.
Steven Kolb, CFDA’s chief executive officer, said last month that it was a sign of the time to roll back the men’s shows and keep them virtual. “NYFW: Men’s collections will take place during Consolidated New York Fashion Week February 14-17. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, designers will publish their collections digitally, with Runway360 serving as the centralized digital platform for NYFW. We look forward to continuing to work with the menswear industry to determine the best time for future post-pandemic releases. “
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