Rakuten is now the main sponsor of Tokyo Fashion Week. The event has been re-named as "Rakuten Fashion Week Tokyo" starting with the event’s upcoming edition for spring/ summer 2020, which will take place in October.
The French Fashion and Haute Couture Federation has included new entries Nanushka, Nehera and Sadaels in the presentation calendar for the S/S 2020 Paris Fashion Week, scheduled from September 23 to October 1 2019.
Fashion Scout, the international showcase for emerging designers, has announced that this September it is swapping Freemasons Hall, its home for the past eight years, for Victoria House on Bloomsbury Square.
In a ruddy sign of renewed health for the Italian fashion capital, Milan Fashion Week has added five new noted houses to its official calendar, which was released Friday afternoon by the Camera della Moda.
Peter Pilotto, one of London Fashion Week’s most happening houses, will stage its next runway show in Milan this autumn, making its Italian debut in the storied Teatro Manzoni on Wednesday, September 18.
Scores of off-calendar presentations and shows are now the norm, in parallel with increasingly intense fashion week schedules. FashionNetwork.com spoke with designers and buyers to understand the phenomenon.