JW Anderson, 1017 Alyx 9SM, 44 Label Group at Milan Men’s Fashion Week – WWD

MILAN – Milan’s appeal to supporting new talent and giving them international visibility is attracting a number of independent names to hot ticket hunters for the upcoming edition of the city’s fashion week, dedicated to for the fall of 2022.

Case in point, 1017 Alyx 9SM and, as reported, JW Anderson is going to Milan for the first time, bringing a buzz to the city.

1017 Alyx 9SM, founded by Matthew Williams in 2015, has traditionally held runway events in Paris, but it is now planning to put on a coed show to showcase the first day of the show. Milan Fashion Week on January 14.

Part of the same great tech crowd, Max Kobosil’s new 44-brand label group – introduced last June and supported by Italian retailer and entrepreneur Claudio Antonioli – is also holding its first official runway event in Milan Fashion Week.

Both labels will also be rolling out after parties in town.

Scheduled to take place in a mostly physical format, Milan Men’s Fashion Week will feature 59 IRL events between shows and fashion shows, spanning five days from January 14 to 18.

As with previous seasons, the rebranded Zegna will kick off the week, followed by Dsquared2, which will return with an exclusive menswear show, after presenting coed collections twice a year, usually during the men’s season, for the past four years.

“Fashion Week is a pivotal moment for us, a pivotal moment when the entire sector comes together to promote itself,” said Carlo Capasa, president of Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana.

The fashion pack is betting big on a return to the IRL display, and Capasa attributes the sector’s confidence to the aggressive vaccination campaign carried out in the country.

Among the established names, Emporio Armani will start the second day of the show; Prada, Etro and JW Anderson will be hot tickets on Sunday, while Giorgio Armani will showcase Monday’s lineup of physical acts with two consecutive runway events at the company’s headquarters on Via Borgonuovo.

While predicting that the zone names include Gucci, Bottega Veneta, Moschino and Diesel will show their collection in shows in February in Milan, owned by Kering Gucci Don’t miss the chance to be part of the men’s week, hosting a concert by Australian electronic band Parcels at the Gucci Hub on Saturday night.

Bottega Veneta revealed exclusively to WWD that it will show on February 26 at 8pm CET in Milan.

At the same time, JSC, which marked its 50th anniversary this year, will hold a retrospective exhibition recounting its milestones.

The still undisclosed Dsquared2 dinner and cocktail party set to be held on January 17 suggests the brand is gearing up to reveal a special project, though the company could not be reached for further comment.

Last Day, mainly dedicated to digital presentations, features a host of return labels, including Tokyo-based A-Cold-Wall and Children of the Discordance, while brands like JordanLuca , Jet Set, Ardusse, and Justin Gall, among others, are physically showing up as part of the calendar for the first time.

In keeping with the week’s commitment to expanding visibility, shows and presentations will also be streamed live on the fashion room’s dedicated website as well as on social networks. With the goal of reaching an international audience, Camera della Moda has built relationships with local companies, including Tencent Video for China; Asahi Shimbun for Japan and Kommersant Publishing House for Russia.

Capasa and the fashion department have spoken out about establishing a nationwide and industry-wide partnership. To this end, not only will the Milan Fashion Week website host a section dedicated to local galleries, but the eighth edition of the Milano Fashion Film Festival will run concurrently with the Milan Fashion Week. the city’s fashion week and in collaboration with Camera della Moda. Valentino Creative Director Pierpaolo Piccioli will chair the jury, as reported.

Among the non-competition films that are sure to generate buzz, the documentary “Elio Fiorucci – Free Spirit” will premiere on January 17, while the event’s awards ceremony on January 14 will takes place in a hybrid format, with composition taking place at the Triennale museum in Milan and at Rome’s MIAC, the Italian Museum of Audiovisual and Film, part of Cinecittà.

https://wwd.com/menswear-news/mens-designer-luxury/milan-men-fashion-week-jw-anderson-1017-alyx-9sm-44-label-group-1235016887/ JW Anderson, 1017 Alyx 9SM, 44 Label Group at Milan Men’s Fashion Week – WWD


Linh is a Interreviewed U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Linh joined Interreviewed in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: linh@interreviewed.com.

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