Weekly fashion agenda: men's fashion weeks
Friday 11 June 2010
Pitti Uomo in Florence as well as men's fashion weeks in Paris and Milan are coming up.
The fair is increasingly positioning itself as a must-see in the fashion calendar, with Jil Sander's Raf Simons presenting his men's range and Haider Ackerman visiting the women's event as its special guest, staging a performance at the Palazzo Corsini.
From June 19
Collections will be showcased in European fashion capitals, with Milan starting the presentations June 19 - highlights will include Dolce & Gabbana celebrating 20 years in menswear - and Paris following June 24.
Africa Fashion Week
June 30 - July 3
Johannesburg, South Africa
Just days before the FIFA World Cup quarter-finals, Africa Fashion Week will kick off, presenting the best of the continent's design. The four-day event will feature almost 30 designers from Nigeria, Uganda, Botswana, Ghana, Somali, Tunisia, South Africa, and Mozambique. Among them are some of Africa's biggest fashion stars, such as David Tlale or Marianne Fassler.
The likes of Chanel, Dior, Gaultier, and Valentino will showcase their unique creations in the fashion capital.
Hong Kong Fashion Week
Organized by the Hong Kong Trading Council, the fashion week offers buyers a spread of the latest garments and accessories from high-end fashion to mass merchandise. Highlights of the fair include the Brand Name Gallery, Intimate Wear Zone and World of Fashion Accessories.
Bread & Butter
The sportswear and urban fashion fair will again take place at the Airport Berlin Tempelhof. Participating brands include tokidoki, adidas, and Diesel.
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