Weekly fashion agenda: Men's prêt-à-porter in Milan
Friday 18 June 2010
The fashion crowd is moving from Florence's Pitti fair to Milan's men's shows this week.
Men's fashion week
Brands including Prada, Gucci, and Versace will show their men's spring/summer 2011 collections, with Calvin Klein airing its fashion show Saturday at 7.30pm on a giant screen in Milan's Piazza Duomo. Dolce & Gabbana's 20th menswear anniversary will take place outside the official schedule.
Men's fashion week
Established brands such as Louis Vuitton will present their ranges alongside rising stars like Damir Doma, when the men's shows continue in the French fashion capital.
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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