CFDA announces February New York Fashion Week schedule
The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) on Thursday released its official New York Fashion Week lineup for February, which sees a host of new and big-name designers set to showcase their latest collections in the Big Apple for the Fall 2022 season.
In partnership with IMG, the seven-day New York Fashion Week American Collections Calendar will see runways and presentations from a plethora of big-name brands including Anna Sui, Christian Siriano, Dion Lee, Gabriela Hearst, Jason Wu, and Joseph Altuzarra of Altuzarra.
Running from February 11 to February 16, the official calendar will also host showcases from NYFW namestays LaQuan Smith, Michael Kors, Khaite, Naeem Khan, and Prabal Gurung, as well as an anniversary collection from Eckhaus Latta.
Finally, Peter Do, Proenza Schouler, Stuart Vevers of Coach, and Tory Burch have all confirmed their showing, in addition to Ulla Johnson, Victor Glemaud, Elena Velez, Sergio Hudson, Puppets & Puppets and Maisie Wilen.
First-time additions to the calendar include Dauphinette, Interior, Judy Turner, Loring, Luchen, Melke, PatBO, Saint Sintra and Zankov, while by appointment showings have been scheduled for Helmut Lang, Veronica Beard, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Jonathan Simkhai and Bach Mai.
Digital releases are expected from brands Kuon, Overcoat, Snow Hue Rao, Tanya Taylor, Adam Lippes, Area, Dennis Basso, Adeam, Cinq à Sept, Et Ochs, Imitation of Christ, Vivienne Hu, Badgley Mischka, Bruceglen, PH5, Loring, Abacaxi, Danarys, N.Hoolywood, NIHL and Sandy Liang.
The New York Men’s Day presentation will be held on the opening day from 4:30 to 6 p.m., with showcases from Clara Son, Nicholas Raefski, Perry Ellis America, The Academy New York, and Atelier Cillian.
Tom Ford, as per tradition, will close out the week with a runway show on February 16, scheduled for 8 p.m.
Missing in action, so far, are Rodarte and Monse. The schedule will continue to be updated as additional designers are confirmed, said the CFDA.
The NYFW provisional calendar release comes at a time when the third wave of Covid-19 in the form of the Omicron variant, is sweeping across the U.S., including New York. For event organisers and brands alike, the logistical challenge remains staging physical runways and presentations while adhering to quick-changing pandemic-related protocols.
"As always, the CFDA is closely monitoring the Omicron variant and any impact it may have on the schedule," said the CFDA, in its closing statement.
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