The next edition of Milano Fashion Week Women’s Collection, will take place from 20 to 26 September 2022, and will host 210 appointments out of whose 68 fashion shows (61 physical and seven digital), 104 physical presentations, seven presentations by appointment and 30 events.
Within the Milanese kermesse, a series of responsible and environmentally conscious fashion projects will also take place. Among others, there will be Made For a Woman, a sustainable project, and Pina G, a brand focused on social responsibility developed in partnership with the cooperative Alice.
Furthermore, thanks to the collaboration between the Camera Moda Fashion Trust and Tearose, it will be possible to purchase vintage accessories and evening dresses donated by the Ambassadors of the CNMI Fashion Trust through the “Be Sustainable Wear Preloved” project. This initiative reflects the commitment both to the topic of sustainability and to the funding of a new generation of designers, as the earnings will go to future projects in their support.
This fashion week will see the city of Milan increasingly actively involved, through various events, including the Diesel fashion show, which will be open to the public, subject to registration online, the fashion show of Anteprima, which will take place in the Arena Civica in Parco Sempione, to celebrate the 30 years of the brand and will be visible by the public, along with Tagliatore blowing 50 candles and Moncler celebrating its 70th anniversary.
Among exhibitions scheduled in Milan during the MFW there will be one dedicated to Richard Avedon at Palazzo Reale, another one celebrating the career of Giovanni Gastel in Via Spiga and Max Vadukul, The Witness-Climate Change, at the Sozzani Gallery.
At the end of the week, on the evening of 25 September, they will hold the CNMI Sustainable Fashion Awards in collaboration with the Ethical Fashion Initiative (EFI) of the United Nations, and with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the ICE Agency and Milan City Council. The event, in its fifth edition, will be presented by the artist and multifaceted performer of the world of the cinema, fashion and show business, Rossy De Palma. The world of fashion will come together in the picturesque setting of La Scala to celebrate the personalities and the projects created in the last year dedicated to sustainability, selected by an international jury, chaired by Dame Ellen MacArthur, founder of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.
The Fashion Hub is also back, and will be hosted in the ADI Design Museum in Piazza Compasso d’Oro 1, entrance Via Ceresio 7. In this space, which is open to the public and free, they created a room for fashion shows decoded with a vast selection of sustainable materials in line with the mission of the CNMI.
Among projects hosted in the Fashion Hub there will be the result of a collaboration between the CNMI and Blck Lives Matter in Italian Fashion-Collective, We Are Made in Italy (WAMI collective) that will give visibility to the creativity of 5 BIPOC designers, including Villain, Fatra, Phan Dang Hoang, Made for a Woman and Runway Reinvented.
Along with it, Fashion Hub will also host the 6th edition of the Designer for the Planet project, which aims to show some of of Italian sustainable fashion, will include the showcase of five emerging brands in the development of eco-conscious collections: Acidalatte, Bennu, Endelea, _Dennj_ and Atelier Florania.
In line with the commitment of the CNMI to the challenges of sustainability, in partnership with DHL, they will also hold “The Upcycling Project”. The young students of the Istituto Modartech, applying the principles of the circular economy, have transformed the old uniforms of DHL couriers into new items of clothing. The best three projects created by the students have been featured in a social campaign. Of all the proposals, the prize for the best project was awarded to the student Erika Guarino of the Fashion Design course, who will present her special creation at the opening evening of the Fashion Hub, as well as in a dedicated corner throughout the whole week.