Fashion agenda: Sao Paulo, Full Figured Fashion Week, men's ready-to-wear
Friday 10 June 2011
Here are some of the biggest international fashion events coming up over the next month.
Sao Paulo Fashion Week
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Designers including Alexandre Herchcovitch, Colcci, Cia Maritima, and Neon will present next year's summer collections at the increasingly influential fashion week.
Pitti Uomo & Pitti W
The next edition of the cutting-edge fashion fair will focus on the new California creative scene with special projects by guest designers Scott Sternberg from Band of Outsiders and Kate and Laura Mulleavy from Rodarte, two brands that have captured the attention of the international fashion community over the last few seasons. Also, actress and fashion icon Sarah Jessica Parker will host the "Firenze4ever...It's magic" event together with designer shopping site Luisaviaroma.com that will welcome 40 bloggers from all over the world.
3rd Full Figured Fashion Week
New York City, USA
Supported by a growing popularity of plus-size brands and models, this increasingly popular event features runway shows of designers, boutiques, and retailers presenting 'full-figured fashion' on curvy models. Photo booths, shopping events, and even cocktail bars add to the fun vibe of this new public fashion week.
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The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier
June 17 - October 2
The first ever retrospective dedicated to the designs of world-renowned French couturier Jean Paul Gaultier will be unveiled at The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, after which the exhibit will travel to the US. The Fashion World of Jean-Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk will display more than one hundred ensembles, including couture creations, as well as original sketches and photographs by the designer, spanning his 35 years in the fashion industry.
Milan, Italy / Paris, France
Both fashion capitals will bring the best in menswear back to the runways, with the likes of Diesel, Marc Jacobs, and Burberry showing in Milan, before the fashion community continues on to Paris that will host presentations by Rick Owens, Dries van Noten, Yves Saint Laurent, and many more.
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Apart from established maîtres including Dior and Chanel, official schedule newbies Giambattista Valli and Iris van Herpen will show their creations for the first time during the haute couture week.
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