Haute couture is one of the oldest forms of fashion design and has essentially upheld the same standards and level of exclusivity for centuries. However, during couture week this past January, things were shaken up a bit by the launch of a new website called Modewalk, which gives people unprecedented access to couture through the Read more →
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Thought the fashion month show scheduling nightmare was over? Nope, it just got way more complicated. France’s Chambre Syndicale has been weirdly quiet while New York, London, and Milan have been battling over show dates. Until now, that is. They just dropped a bomb that essentially pits New York against the rest of the fashion world.
If you’ll recall, the latest development seemed hopeful for a scheduling resolution: New York agreed to move its spring show dates back to September 6, 2012, and Milan and London agreed to a subsequent second Thursday of the month New York start date for the 2013 and 2014 seasons. But Milan had two conditions: They wanted New York to cut its fashion week by one day so that editors could make it to London’s menswear shows (which are usually eclipsed by the first day of Milan shows), and that all the cities–Paris included–had to agree.
Well, Paris doesn’t agree.
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