Alexander Wang, CFDA Move for Radical Shift in New York Fashion Calendar

More change is coming to New York Fashion Week, although calling it a “week” is increasingly becoming a misnomer.
First, beginning with the spring 2019 collection, Alexander Wang will move his New York show to this June from September, adopting a new biannual schedule with collections presented in June and December. In tandem with Wang’s move, the CFDA has put into motion plans for an official summer/winter fashion season taking place as soon as June and December 2018.
CFDA president and ceo Steven Kolb couldn’t confirm that an event or dates have been officially sanctioned, but said that conversations took place between the CFDA, brands, top editors, retailers, public relations folks and production teams to gauge interest in a summer/winter runway season. “The idea is, could there be a core group of brands that sat well together and combined their interests to do something during pre-collections?” Kolb said in a telephone interview. “What does that mean? June or July or December or January? I’m not certain.”
According to Kolb the concept is still “hypothetical,” but, when asked if it could be happening this coming June or July he responded, “I could see it happening this summer,” adding, “I think for it to have

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Source: Women’s Wear Daily
Alexander Wang, CFDA Move for Radical Shift in New York Fashion Calendar

Alexander Wang, CFDA Move for Radical Shift in New York Fashion Calendar

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