Too many shows to arrange, to many collections to create and actually manufacture. With the whole world being on hold because of the many lockdowns on both sides of the Atlantic, the industry gurus had to think and re-think their attitude towards the changing industry.
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The National Italian American Foundation has recently released a statement to denounce the portrayal of Italian Americans on the infamous SNL episode starring Elon Musk. And yes it wasn’t particularly conciliatory.
The Milan Fashion Week is over but not for everyone. The most of the Milanese and international fashion houses have chosen the capital of the Lombardy region as the home to their fashion shows, digital or hybrid. Except for one company that to Milan owes its international reputation. Donatella Versace has in fact chosen not to stage the Versace fashion show during the past week.
The future of Italian fashion and of Milan as its capital depends on the future of the entire country. The ability to create a system and create synergies between the different cities that make up the fashion soul of Milan will be, or should be, at the center of the fashion system development strategy.
The Milan's men fashion week starts today at 3.00 pm with the Ermenegildo Zegna's fashion show which will be a digital event, as per the rest of the fashion houses which will follow suit. Except for a few brands that have decided to go phygital and present their collections through the so-called hybrid events. Stay tuned for more.
The king of Milan, as the Milanese use to call Giorgio Armani, has decided to show his latest collection on national television on saturday the 26th of September 2020. A choice that aims at a sort of democratization of the whole industry of fashion, as he has recently stated on the pages of the Corriere della Sera, the most popular newspaper in Italy.
Giorgio Armani has been designated as Ambassador of Responsible Tourism by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). The international organization has recognized the Italian fashion maestro as "a global reference for his timeless designs and creativity as well as for his profound commitment to social responsibility and respect for the environment."
Four weeks in February and September of back to back fashion shows and events belong to the past. The fashion weeks era is over. No more journalists, bloggers, influencers and fashion enthusiasts flying from New York to London and then Milan and Paris to be in the front rows of the major fashion shows in the most iconic buildings of the four fashion capitals of the world. The post pandemic era of the fashion industry will be extremely different and change has already begun.