Day: May 28, 2022

Milan Men’s Fashion Week Sees Brands Switch Back From Coed Format

MILAN Prominent returns and several debuts will mark the upcoming Milan Men’s Fashion Week, slated to run from June 17 to 21. But don’t expect Zegna to kick off the week with its usual Friday slot. This season the brand is actually wrapping up the physical events on June 20, opting to stage its runway show at 7 p.m. at the Oasi Zegna reserve in Trivero, a two-hour ride from Milan.

“It will be the occasion to experience a special place, which embodies the values of the brand but also of Italy and sustainability: that link between man and nature that we have to push forward,” said Carlo Capasa, president of the Camera della Moda on Wednesday, unveiling the official calendar.

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Chelsea Flower Show exhibit spotlights harmful chemicals used in fashion industry

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A Chelsea Flower Show exhibitor has used her platform to raise awareness of the harmful chemicals used by the fashion industry by creating a garden made entirely out of plants that can be used to make or dye fabric.

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It is hoped that the garden, which is called A Textile Garden for Fashion Revolution, will remind people of the historical connection between clothing and plants, encourage people to try dyeing with plants at home and consider more sustainable approaches to resources.

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