All eyes on the women's fashion trends for the next Fall Winter 2023/2024. The Milanese appointment dedicated to Autumn/Winter 2023/2024 Women's Fashion will officially launch on February 21st, 2023 and storied brands will present their runway shows alongside emerging young designers.
The Camera della Moda Italiana calendar currently lists 59 fashion shows, 54 physical and 5 digital, 70 presentations, 7 by appointment, and 29 events.
Once again for this season, the Camera della Moda will provide the opportunity to follow the event on its website. All the contents of Milano Fashion Week can be viewed in digital mode on the CDM platform thus guaranteeing coverage of the event for a global audience.
The fashion shows can also be watched in live streaming, both on the mega screen in Piazza San Babila, in the heart of the Milanese Fashion District and on the LedWall positioned on the Duomo, in Corso Vittorio Emanuele.
Furthermore, thanks to the Fashion Channel, the contents of the Fashion Week can be viewed in playback on YouTube.
The Milan Fashion Week 2023 calendar can be downloaded on the Camera della Moda website.
Fashion Hub at Palazzo Giureconsulti
From February 22nd to 27th - 2 Piazza Mercanti
The Fashion Hub at Palazzo Giureconsulti, 2 Piazza dei Mercanti, is the newest and unmissable location to experience the energy of MFW, open to the public from Feb. 22 to 26 from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Feb. 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Here, Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana endeavours to enhance the work of emerging brands and designers: experimentation, innovation, craftsmanship, sustainability and training are the keywords.
The projects presented for this edition include Designers for the Planet, A Global Movement to Uplift Underrepresented Brands and MFW Forward. The Budapest Select project will be present again this year, for the 9th edition, with a presentation on Feb. 21 at the opening night (the Budapest Select project fashion show will be held on Feb. 23).
A rich program of Educational Talks led by fashion schools in Milan, foundations, companies and associations will be held in the Parlamentino hall.
Throughout the week there will be a space full of activities for visitors customized by Scalapay, official partner of the CNMI. Class Editori will broadcast live content on its channels and LuisaViaRoma will also be there with LVROOM, a styling suite with a selection of garments chosen from the latest proposals made by emerging designers and major brands.
On 21 February, the winner of The Best Shops Award was revealed during the opening evening, an initiative born from the collaboration between CNMI and Camera Buyer Italia (CBI).
The Brands: physical and digital fashion shows
Great anticipation for some of the big names returning to the catwalk this season including, amongst others, Ferragamo with its young creative director Maximilian Davis, Prada with Miuccia and Raf Simons, Diesel who led the streetwear revolution with Glenn Martens, and GCDS which - with one of the youngest Italian designers Giuliano Calza - has subverted the streetwear codes by choosing pink as a standout colour and mixing pop culture, luxury and Italian craftsmanship in his creative process.
There will also be some debuts on the calendar with in-person fashion shows, such as one scheduled for February 26th by the Japanese designer Tomo Koizumi - supported by Dolce & Gabbana - who with his ‘vaporous creations’ has seen his success grow exponentially in the space of a few months. Amongst the digital shows on February 27th are the Korean brand Münn, along with AVAVAV, Husky and Laura Biagiotti.
Events during the MFW
From February 17th to 20th, 2023, the new edition of Homi FASHION&JEWELS EXHIBITION will be held, the international event that presents the latest innovations for the accessories, clothing and jewellery collections to an audience of international buyers.
MIPEL, the international event dedicated to the world of leather goods, bags and fashion accessories, returns from February 19th to 22nd, 2023 to present the new A/W 2023-24 collections, with a large section dedicated to Made in Italy.
Presentations and salone
“Circus of Love” – Collection by Alessandro Enriquez
- Presentation in museum version of Alessandro Enriquez's autumn/winter 2023 collection inspired by the Italian Circus.
A circus linked to the theme of love, with clear references to the circus icon par excellence: Moira Orfei.
As a tribute to the undisputed queen of the Italian Circus, Alessandro Enriquez launches a message: “BE MOIRA”, he believes that everyone should be themselves and should present their highly creative sides just like Moira does.
Hence, a photographic exhibition inspired by Moira's look, and a reinterpretation of the famous Orfei Circus poster that will be flaunted on sweatshirts and t-shirts.
- Fashion for art and art for fashion - Circus of Love: Enriquez Loves Lodola
The artist Marco Lodola, famous for his luminous, iconic and identifiable sculptures, will reinterpret Enriquez's work with an illuminated artistic installation, and will also see his designs take shape on the stylist's iconic garments.
Csm-Camera showroom Milano – Artisanal Evolution
From February 21st to 28th, 2023
Artisanal Evolution invites visitors to embark on an itinerant journey through the best of Made in Italy by means of a face-to-face showroom concept, that is successfully reintroduced every Fashion Week. The aim is to boost new sales for small and medium-sized artisan eco-sustainable brands in the textile/clothing supply chain.
Each of the CSM-associated showrooms that have adhered to the initiative will present their own chosen brands.
Afro Fashion Week
From February 22nd to 27th, 2023 - Fabbrica del Vapore
The 9th edition of Afro fashion Week returns to the Fabbrica del Vapore to promote the multicultural talents currently present in Italy.
The venue will dedicate one area to fashion shows and another to an immersive exhibition showcasing designers from 15 countries, who will each present 5 proposals that are representative of their style and creativity.
Feel the Green | Behind the Stage”
From February 23rd to 24th, 2023 - Officine del Volo
From February 23rd to 24th, 2023, the “Feel the Green | Behind the Stage” project will present knitwear trends for the Spring/Summer 2024 season.
The aim is to promote the Italian knitwear supply chain as being sustainable, creative and integrated, with an anthological exhibition of Made in Italy styles in collaboration with the Modateca Deanna Fashion Library, and an evening event to launch the first collection created by the winner of the Feel the Yarn 2022 contest, Marie Nardi.
WHITE Sign of the Times presents “Facing the new
From February 24th to 27th, 2023
Return of the February 2023 edition of the WHITE “Sign of the times” Fashion Concept Trade Show
White has two editions a year, in conjunction with the Milan fashion week: WSM-WHITE SUSTAINABLE MILANO, an event that promotes eco-sustainable fashion, held in the Tortona Fashion District, is open to buyers and end consumers, and the WHITE MILANO salone that aims to connect operators in the international fashion sector with creative talent from all over the globe who are presenting together in the Tortona Fashion District.
Guy Bourdin “Storyteller”
From February 24th to 31st august 2023 - Armani Silos via Bergognone, 40
On the occasion of Milan Fashion Week, Armani Silos presents an exhibition that represents a tribute to the work of the French photographer Guy Bourdin who was essentially a storyteller, capable of representing entire novels, especially yellow or noir, in a single shot.
One hundred photographs selected by Giorgio Armani together with The Guy Bourdin Estate.
One section explores Bourdin's love of cinema, central to his creativity, as well as a selection of photographs from advertising campaigns showing what appear to be crime scenes or police chases, and which reference the photographer's attraction to Alfred Hitchcock and for the "mysterious plots".