Fashion Month is officially upon us: Last week, on January 11th, the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) announced its official schedule for the Fall/Winter 2023 season at New York Fashion Week. So at this point, there are still a few weeks left until the shows start in full swing. If you’ve yet to figure out what’s going on this season, don’t worry. Ahead, TZR has rounded up all the news you need to know about Fall/Winter Fashion Month 2023. Now you can find all the latest runway-related industry events in one place.
For starters, Emily Adams Bode Aujla will present her first womenswear collection on January 21st in Paris, during Haute Couture Week. (She previously won the CFDA’s 2022 Menswear Designer of the Year award.) Next, Mugler’s Casey Cadwallader will stage her first solo show in three years at the end of fashion week. (The American-born designer has come to love the fashion film format during the era of social distancing.) On February 10, Rodarte will officially kick off the Fall/Winter 2023 runway in New York. Across the pond, former Bottega Veneta creative director Daniel Lee will send his first collection for Burberry down the runway at London Fashion Week. Finally, the proverbial cherry on top will come from Y/Project, as the label will showcase its latest collection on the Paris Fashion Week womenswear calendar for the first time.
Keep scrolling to read the latest news about Fashion Month and mark the dates on your own page so you don’t forget to follow the events.
Bode will present its first line of women’s clothing
For the Fall/Winter 2023 season, Bode will not only hold his first personal fashion show since the beginning of 2020, but will also present a brand new line of women’s clothing. The runway event will take place on Saturday, January 21, in Paris during Haute Couture Week. A recent interview of Per Aujla s Vogueyou can expect lots of sequins, floor-length dresses, sheer dresses and knits in a 70s-inspired color palette.
Rodarte will open New York Fashion Week
After spending a season in Los Angeles, Rodarte’s Kate and Laura Mulleavy return to NYC to kick off New York Fashion Week on Friday, February 10th. (The venue remains a secret for now, but the label’s last NYC show during the Spring/Summer 2022 season took place at the Westbeth Artists apartment complex in the West Village.)
Heron Preston will debut at NYFW
The San Francisco-born designer will debut his Fall/Winter 2023 collection in New York City on February 11. (For context: Preston has been showing his runway collections in Paris since 2017, when he launched his eponymous label.)
Thom Browne will hold a V-Day Show in NYC
The newly appointed CFDA president is back on the NYFW calendar for Fall/Winter 2023. (Like Preston, Browne has become a regular on the Paris runways after presenting his first collection there in 2011.) The show will take place on Valentine’s Day, February 14.
LUAR will close the NYFW runway
The 2022 CFDA Fashion Awards winner will close NYFW with a catwalk show, set for 8 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15. (The coveted appointment was previously held by Tom Ford, who, after last season’s lavish extravaganza on the catwalk, was conspicuously absent from the Fall/Winter 2023 Fall/Winter 2023 fashion show.)
Daniel Lee will release his debut collection for Burberry
ICYMI, Lee was named Burberry’s chief creative officer back in October 2022. Now, just over four months into his tenure, the former Bottega Veneta creative director will release his first ready-to-wear collection for the British fashion house. The fashion show will take place on February 20, near the end of London Fashion Week.
Mugler will stage its first IRL show in 3 years
After taking a three-year hiatus from personal shows, Cadwallader will finally show his latest Mugler designs in the flesh, but not on the traditional Fashion Month schedule. Instead, the fashion spectacle will take place in Paris ago NYFW, effectively closing the Fall/Winter 2023 Haute Couture Week cycle.
Y/Project enters the calendar of women’s shows at PFW
For those who follow Y/Project’s latest catwalk releases, you’ll know that the label has been showing its menswear and womenswear collections together on the Paris Fashion Week men’s calendar for several seasons now. However, this season, its creative director Glenn Martens decided instead to present the Y/Project Fall/Winter 2023 line-up during the women’s show calendar. The label’s next show is slated to take place sometime in late February 2023 (exact date yet to be revealed).