Fashion agenda: Moscow and Reykjavik showcase local fashion
Friday 01 April 2011
Here are some of the biggest fashion events and releases coming up over the next few weeks.
22nd Mercedes Benz Russian Fashion Week
March 31 - April 5
The biggest fashion week in Eastern Europe will see the collections of local designers as well as a special showcase by London-based designer Marios Schwab as part of an ongoing partnership with the British Fashion Council.
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2nd Reykjavik Fashion Festival
March 31 - April 3
The second edition of the festival seeks to promote Iceland's unique creative talent through a mixture of fashion, design and music at venues around the city. For night one, emerging designers are scheduled to show their creations, including Vera Thordardottir, whose designs have been worn by Lady Gaga, while night two will play host to the country's more established brands such as Andersen & Lauth.
Miu Miu launches e-commerce
Miu Miu will finally launch its first e-shop, selling all of the label's collections - making it the biggest Miu Miu store in the world - but also featuring selected images from its fashion shows and a newsletter on online exclusives and special events. The new shopping destination will be open to 17 European countries, the US, and Japan.
H&M Fashion Against Aids collection release
The Swedish retailer's yearly Fashion Against Age range is unisex this year and includes spring basics as well as trendy accessories. All designs will be available in H&M's Divided department and online, with 25 percent of sales donated to Designers Against Aids and various other international HIV/AIDS prevention projects.
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