Weekly fashion calendar

(Relaxnews)

Louis Vuitton brings its fine jewelry range to the Paris flagship store, Dubai gets a new fashion fair, and Moscow stages a star-studded fashion week.

Who's Next & Premiere Classe Dubai

October 11-13

A trade event that has its origins in Paris, the fashion fair will host its Dubai version for the first time this fall, aiming at introducing new brands to the Middle-Eastern market and opening the dialogue between the two design hemispheres. Presenting over 250 designers, Who's Next in Dubai will feature brands such as Repetto, Robert Clergerie or Carlos Santos.

Dubai/UAE

Site: www.whosnextindubai.com

Louis Vuitton Fine Jewelry Launch

October 15

Named Spirit of Travel, the brand's new fine jewelry range consists of six sets, each including a unique necklace for $2.5 million, created by jeweler Lorenz Bäumer, who said that he was inspired by a lifetime of travels. The pieces will be unveiled to the public October 15 at the Louis Vuitton flagship store on the Champs-Elysées in Paris.

Paris/France

Site: www.louisvuitton.com

Contemporary Japanese Fashion

October 17 - April 11

The Cincinnati Art Museum opens the exhibition Contemporary Japanese Fashion: The Collection of Mary Baskett, showcasing pieces by designers such as Issey Miyake, Yohji Yamamoto and Rei Kawakubo (Comme des Garçons), which caused a fashion revolution through completely new shapes, from the art collector's private collection.

Cincinnati/US

Site: www.cincinnatiartmuseum.org

Russian Fashion Week

October 17-23

The most important fashion event in Eastern Europe, especially in terms of buying power, is hosting shows by Zandra Rhodes, Jenny Packham, Catherine Malandrino, and Francesco Smalto this season.

Moscow/Russia

Site: russianfashionweek.com

Fashion events coming up in the next four weeks

Toronto Fashion Week

October 19-24

Having announced a location move to the city's King West area in order to make space for more exhibiting brands, Toronto Fashion Week -- known for a more commercial, laid-back approach to fashion -- will host Barbie and Holt Renfrew events this season and host a screening of Vogue documentary, The September Issue.

Toronto/Canada

Site: www.lgfashionweek.ca

Japan Fashion Week

October 19-25

It is only the ninth edition of Japanese fashion week, but already, the event enjoys the acclaim of the international community. This season, there will be a collective of Danish designers exhibiting (among them Peter Jensen and Noir/Bllack Noir) as well as the most successful labels of the country such as House of the very Island.

Tokyo/Japan

Site: www.jfw.jp

Belgrade Fashion Week

October 22-29

The Eastern European fashion week ranks right behind the Moscow counterpart and has silently but steadily made a name for itself, previously attracting internationally reputed brands such as Adidas, Diesel, Costume National, Mango, and even Hugo Boss. This season's schedule is yet to be announced.

Belgrade/Serbia

Site: www.belgradefashionweek.com

Dubai Fashion Week

October 24-29

Taking place at its new venue, the InterContinental hotel, organizers say this season's event will be bigger and better than the last one in April, with the region's most popular designers such as Walid Atallah, Reem Ali Beljafla, Aly Fawaz or Salma Khan returning in addition to a number of first-timers. In total, 35 Middle-Eastern and Asian designers will present their colelctions.

Dubai/UAE

Site: www.dfw.ae

International Festival of African Fashion (FIMA)

October 25 - November 1

With recent developments such as the ARISE fashion collective and joint fashion weeks in South Africa as well as fashion shows by African designers in the international fashion capitals, the continent's fashion design is on the advance, but this festival was already started a decade ago and has proven to be a reliable indicator for Africa's brands. The organizers will also host an annual showcase for new designers, called 'L'Afrique est à la mode' ('Africa is in fashion'), with financial rewards at stake.

Niamey/Niger

Site: www.fima-africa.com

Fashion Arabia

October 26-28

The Middle East's most exhaustive fashion trade fair will see brands present men's, women's and children's wear as well as lingerie, swimwear and uniforms to the international press and buyers.

Adnec/Abu Dhabi

Site: www.fashionarabiaexpo.com

Mid-East Watch & Jewellery Show

October 27-31

Expecting around 50,000 visitors from 30 countries, the 27th edition of the jewellery fair will showcase the latest designs and trends in watches, jewellery, gold, precious stones, gems and diamonds.

Sharjah, UAE

Site: www.mideastjewellery.com

Life and Style
ebookNow available in paperback
ebooks
ebookA delicious collection of 50 meaty main courses
Latest stories from i100
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
SPONSORED FEATURES
Independent Dating
and  

By clicking 'Search' you
are agreeing to our
Terms of Use.

ES Rentals

    iJobs Job Widget
    iJobs Fashion

    Recruitment Genius: Games Developer - HTML5

    £28000 - £45000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: With extensive experience and a...

    Recruitment Genius: Personal Tax Senior

    £26000 - £34000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This is an opportunity to join ...

    Recruitment Genius: Assistant Product Manager

    Negotiable: Recruitment Genius: Due to on-going expansion, this leading provid...

    Recruitment Genius: Shift Leaders - Front of House Staff - Full Time and Part Time

    £6 - £8 per hour: Recruitment Genius: This is an opportunity to join a family ...

    Day In a Page

    Mullah Omar, creator of the Taliban, is dead... for the fourth time

    Mullah Omar, creator of the Taliban, is dead... again

    I was once told that intelligence services declare their enemies dead to provoke them into popping up their heads and revealing their location, says Robert Fisk
    Margaret Attwood on climate change: 'Time is running out for our fragile, Goldilocks planet'

    Margaret Atwood on climate change

    The author looks back on what she wrote about oil in 2009, and reflects on how the conversation has changed in a mere six years
    New Dr Seuss manuscript discovered: What Pet Should I Get? goes on sale this week

    New Dr Seuss manuscript discovered

    What Pet Should I Get? goes on sale this week
    Oculus Rift and the lonely cartoon hedgehog who could become the first ever virtual reality movie star

    The cartoon hedgehog leading the way into a whole new reality

    Virtual reality is the 'next chapter' of entertainment. Tim Walker gives it a try
    Ants have unique ability to switch between individual and collective action, says study

    Secrets of ants' teamwork revealed

    The insects have an almost unique ability to switch between individual and collective action
    Donovan interview: The singer is releasing a greatest hits album to mark his 50th year in folk

    Donovan marks his 50th year in folk

    The singer tells Nick Duerden about receiving death threats, why the world is 'mentally ill', and how he can write a song about anything, from ecology to crumpets
    Let's Race simulator: Ultra-realistic technology recreates thrill of the Formula One circuit

    Simulator recreates thrill of F1 circuit

    Rory Buckeridge gets behind the wheel and explains how it works
    Twitter accused of 'Facebookisation' over plans to overhaul reverse-chronological timeline

    Twitter accused of 'Facebookisation'

    Facebook exasperates its users by deciding which posts they can and can’t see. So why has Twitter announced plans to do the same?
    Jane Birkin asks Hermès to rename bag - but what else could the fashion house call it?

    Jane Birkin asks Hermès to rename bag

    The star was shocked by a Peta investigation into the exotic skins trade
    10 best waterproof mascaras

    Whatever the weather: 10 best waterproof mascaras

    We found lash-enhancing beauties that won’t budge no matter what you throw at them
    Diego Costa biography: Chelsea striker's route to the top - from those who shared his journey

    Diego Costa: I go to war. You come with me...

    Chelsea's rampaging striker had to fight his way from a poor city in Brazil to life at the top of the Premier League. A new book speaks to those who shared his journey
    Ashes 2015: England show the mettle to strike back hard in third Test

    England show the mettle to strike back hard in third Test

    The biggest problem facing them in Birmingham was the recovery of the zeitgeist that drained so quickly under the weight of Australian runs at Lord's, says Kevin Garside
    Women's Open 2015: Charley Hull - 'I know I'm a good golfer but I'm also just a person'

    Charley Hull: 'I know I'm a good golfer but I'm also just a person'

    British teen keeps her feet on ground ahead of Women's Open
    Turkey's conflict with Kurdish guerrillas in Iraq can benefit Isis in Syria

    Turkey's conflict with Kurdish guerrillas in Iraq can benefit Isis in Syria

    Turkish President Erdogan could benefit politically from the targeting of the PKK, says Patrick Cockburn
    Yvette Cooper: Our choice is years of Tory rule under Jeremy Corbyn or a return to a Labour government

    Our choice is years of Tory rule under Corbyn or a return to a Labour government

    Yvette Cooper urged Labour members to 'get serious' about the next general election rather than become 'a protest movement'