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Shanghai Fashion Week Final Schedule Announced

LONDON — The official schedule for the spring 2022 edition of Shanghai Fashion Week, which will run from Oct. 8 to 16, was revealed on Monday at a press conference in Shanghai.

Under the theme “The Future Is Now,” the upcoming edition will comprise more than 100 runway shows, trade shows and industry- and consumer-facing events.

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Chinese designer Masha Ma will kick-start the fashion week at the main show venue in downtown Shanghai’s Xintiandi. Key designers to be shown in the iconic white tent include Pronounce, Ban Xiaoxue, Zi Ii Ci Ien, Awaylee, Reineren, Yes by Yesir and Ricolee.

Yingpei Studio, winner of last season’s emerging talent award, will also make its Xintiandi venues debut. The brand was previously showcased with Shanghai Fashion Week’s emerging designer platform Labelhood.

A show finale inside Shanghai Fashion Week’s iconic white tent at Taipinhu, Xintiandi, Shanghai. - Credit: Courtesy

A show finale inside Shanghai Fashion Week’s iconic white tent at Taipinhu, Xintiandi, Shanghai. – Credit: Courtesy

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10 Emerging Designers to Know Ahead of New York Fashion Week

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New York Fashion Week is officially back, and there are several major American brands like Thom Browne, Altuzarra, and Gabriela Hearst returning from Paris to take part in the IRL festivities. Starry names aside, one of the distinct joys of NYFW is always uncovering all the new and emerging talent also on the docket—and for spring 2022, there’s a lot to take in.

Thankfully, in the age of social media, brand discovery is easier than ever, which means that if you keep up with the style set on Instagram, there’s a good chance you’re already familiar with the newer names making appearances. Fashionable A-listers like Hailey Bieber have been wearing Kim Shui’s sexy, party-ready designs. We can also thank the likes of Kim Kardashian for introducing us to former Yeezy designer Maisie Wilen’s second-skin dresses with ’80s-inspired prints.

Hinting toward a more expansive talent roster, the schedule also

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Fashion Week returning to New York with in-person energy

The Michael Kors runway show in February 2019 during New York Fashion Week – Copyright AFP/File Angela Weiss

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After a long hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, New York is opening its Spring/Summer 2022 Fashion Week with the return of in-person runway shows featuring big names like Tom Ford and Altuzarra. 

But Covid-related curbs will deprive the series of some of its usual international flavor as it rolls out this week.

The pandemic overshadowed the last two fashion weeks, in September 2020 and February 2021, as both were dominated by virtual runway shows.

Steven Kolb, chief executive of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), says he sees room for both digital and in-person shows.

But “there is a real optimism and energy and enthusiasm about returning to live shows,” he added.

“There is, of course, nothing you can compare to a live show.”

In New York,

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