Here is the latest news from Man/Woman, Project, Copenhagen Fashion Week, Chic and Intertextile…
Man/Woman Paris cancels January show
The organizers of fashion trade show Man/Woman have announced to cancel the Paris event scheduled 21-23 January. “In light of new health concerns respecting COVID-19, and in the interest of our valued brands and buyers, we have decided to cancel our upcoming Man/Woman f/w 22 Paris show. Eighty percent of participating brands and buyers come from outside of France. Unfortunately, because of developing health concerns and travel restrictions, many of those brands and buyers would have been unable to attend this January,” it says in an official statement.
The next Man/Woman event is meant to take place in New York on 26-28 January, the next Paris trade show will be the womenswear edition Woman to run 4-6 March during Paris Fashion Week.
Project New York is canceled
In an update on the Project website trade show organizer Informa announces that the Project New York edition – originally schedule 26-27 January – will not take place. In the statement it says: “The Project 2022 schedule has been adjusted to best serve the menswear community. Leading menswear brands and buyers are invited to join us February 14 – 16, 2022 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, and in New York City mid-July 2022.”
Copenhagen Fashion Week announces show schedule
Copenhagen Fashion Week has unveiled the f/w ’22 show schedule that will take place in Copenhagen on 1-4 February. The schedule presents 20 physical events that will be digitally broadcast alongside nine fully digital showcases and two digital showcases with physical screenings, alongside a curated list of events, talks and activations. The f/w ‘22 season of Copenhagen Fashion Week will boast a brand line up of 31 names, including newcomers such as A. Roege Hove and (Di)vision, who will showcase alongside established Nordic brands including Ganni, Stine Goya, Holzweiler, Saks Potts and Marimekko. The f/w edition will also see a return to the likes of Martin Asbjorn and Wood Wood. Furthermore, Jade Cropper, the winner of this season's Talent Slot, will present for the first time as part of Copenhagen Fashion Week.
Chic Shanghai: One month later
Fashion trade show Chic Shanghai will postpone the event planned for March to April 14-16, 2022. In an official statement it says that the latest worldwide pandemic developments due to the new virus variant Omicron prompted the Chic organizers to take this step. With this relocation, the organizers are also taking into account the interests of international exhibitors and visitors.
New dates for Intertextile Shanghai
The spring editions of fabrics trade shows Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics, Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles and Yarn Expo will be postponed and now take place from 14-16 April 2022 instead of their original date on 9-11 March.
“With the evolving situation of the pandemic globally, we have decided to hold our three spring fairs in mid-April. At this stage, we are still processing how the Omicron variant affects the hosting of large-scale events, so this new date provides us and our stakeholders with extra time to plan accordingly so we can ensure the fairs take place in a safe environment,” said Wendy Wen, senior general manager of trade show organizer Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd.