Milan Fashion Week will feature 56 physical shows in February 2023 – WWD

MILAN — As the haute couture season is in full swing in Paris, the Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana released the preliminary schedule for the next edition of Milan Fashion Week on Wednesday.

From February 21 to 27, the exhibition is set to return to being a packed event with 56 physical shows and five digital screens, the last ones all broadcast on the last day.

As of now, the show program begins on February 22, with We Are Made in Italy, or WAMI, a collective of designers and fashion professionals of color, presenting a digital show. It will be followed by Iceberg, renamed Iceberg since 1974, which returns to the official calendar after a few seasons of absence. Prominent names on the first day of the show include Fendi, Diesel, Roberto Cavalli and Etro.

February 23 will kick off with Max Mara, with Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons presenting Prada’s Fall 2023 women’s collection on the same day.

In the season, the newly appointed designers at the helm of the historic house will debut in its sophomore women’s runway shows. These include Marco de Vincenzo at Etro and Maximilian Davis at Ferragamo, the latter showcasing a mixed collection on February 25 at 11:30am, followed by Rhuigi Villaseñor’s second showing for Bally at 4pm That day will also include shows from Ferrari, MSGM, Bottega Veneta and Philipp Plein.

Gucci, which still lacks a creative director after the sudden departure of Alessandro Michele last November, will unveil its fall 2023 collection, likely designed by the in-house team, on February 24 at 2 p.m. Earlier this month, the brand inaugurated menswear in Milan. Week showing off his fall 2023 menswear collection, but no team member took a bow at the end of the show.

After revealing a rebooted business model, Sunnei’s Loris Messina and Simone Rizzo will showcase their main fall lineup with a mixed show on February 24, followed by Vivetta and Jil Sander.

Japanese fashion sensation Tomo Koizumi will make his debut in Milan, supported by Dolce & Gabbana, with a physical show on February 26, while this season’s Valentino and Camera della Moda sponsored designer has yet to be revealed. . That same day, Giorgio Armani will close the week with a parade at 3:00 p.m.

The presentation schedule has not yet been released and the final version of the schedule will be published on February 8, Camera della Moda said.