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It’s not just about street styles and celebrities spotted on the front row… There are history and specificities behind this major fashion event. Here is 10 Fashion Week facts you should know!

 Top 10 Fashion Week Facts

 

Fashion weeks in the time..

fashion week date

1943: New York Fashion Week main purpose was to distract attention from French fashion during World War II, when workers in the fashion industry were unable to travel to Paris.
1958: Milan
1973: Paris
1984: London

 

 

1 City = 1 Style

 

london fashion week

London is about young talents and innovators who push style boundaries and really express themselves.

Picture: Vivienne Westwood can be representative of this movement.

 

new york fashion week

New York is dominant for sportswear and casual. The look is more commercial, with an emphasis on luxe yet casual pieces.
Picture: Alexander Wang could be seen as a designer who redefining New York style with his edgy off-duty look.

 

milan fashion week

Milan or the classic Italian craftsmanship style mixing with contemporary sexiness designs. It is the best place for its over-the-top yet stylish looks.
Picture: Gucci participate to the creation this style.

 

 

paris fashion week

Paris with its tradition and Haute Couture is a city steeped in fashion history. Creativity and experimentation are the main rules.
Picture: Saint Laurent represents this Parisian spirit.

 

Fashion and the city

 

paparazzi fashion week

New York attracts the most journalists and media and is also really focused on celebrities spotting.

 

new talents fashion week

London is the place to discover the new talents and designers.

 

beauty fashion week

Milan is for those who like beauty, craftsmanship and high quality products. Milan is the capital of a great, reasonably priced trip in glamour, beauty and Italian culture.

 

buyer paris fashion week

Paris still holds the key of fashion, not as an image but as a real trade as all buyers, professionals, best editors of the industry go there.

 

 73 years later…

age fashion week facts

Fashion Weeks were created to distract people… 73 years later it is still the case, but it also became a huge industry where each city has its role to play.