As summer peaks, with soaring temperatures and a vibrant vibe, it's also a cue to focus on what lies beyond Labor Day. Anticipation builds as the schedule for New York's spring 2024 ready-to-wear shows has been released, promising exciting developments on the fashion scene. NYFW will run from Sept. 8 through Sept. 13. Get ready to witness the latest trends and stunning creations in fashion!
Prepare for an exhilarating NYFW start with Peter Do's debut at Helmut Lang. The excitement begins on Friday, September 8 at 2 PM, marking the label's return to the runway since spring 2020. While Do's eponymous collection won't be on the schedule this time, fans can still enjoy his digital release of the fall 2023 collection.
Friday, the 8th of September, is a day of exciting NYFW returns. Ralph Lauren will make his first appearance since September 2019, adding an extra dose of anticipation to the event. Also making a comeback are Rio Uribe of Gypsy Sport, who has been showcasing collections in Los Angeles, and Phillip Lim, who will be staging a 3.1 Phillip Lim show for the first time since before the pandemic. Jonathan Cohen, who has been focusing on digital releases in recent years, is also back on the runway. And on Saturday, September 9, at 3 PM, don't miss Alejandro Gómez Palomo's second showing at NYFW with Palomo Spain. The fashion world is in for a treat!
In addition to the returning brands, we can look forward to the creative collections of Alice + Olivia, Altuzarra, Anna Sui, Area, Badgley Mischka, Dennis Basso, Brandon Maxwell, Carolina Herrera, Christian Siriano, Collina Strada, Cos, Dion Lee, Eckhaus Latta, Elena Velez, Gabriela Hearst, Jason Wu, Khaite, LaQuan Smith, Michael Kors, Prabal Gurung, Proenza Schouler, Puppets & Puppets, Sergio Hudson, Theory, Tibi, Tory Burch, Ulla Johnson, and Willy Chavarria.
Excitingly, there will also be a lineup of fresh talent showcasing their creativity for the first time, including Advisry, Chan Chit Lo, Fforme, Grace Ling, and Sho Konishi. Their debuts promise to bring a new wave of innovation and creativity to the fashion week, making it an event to watch for both familiar names and rising stars.
The CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund is back with a bang, and this time, its finalists are making waves across the schedule. Among them, Rachel Scott of Diotima, Sami Miró of Sami Miró Vintage, and Kozaburo Akasaka of Kozaburo are all gearing up for in-person presentations, marking their first appearance on the calendar. Additionally, Melitta Baumeister will showcase her collection digitally with captivating images. The competition promises an exciting lineup and a celebration of fresh talent in the fashion world.
Notable names are absent from this season's schedule, including Veronica Beard, the recently renamed Simkhai (formerly Jonathan Simkhai), Rodarte, and Heron Preston. Thom Browne, the CFDA Chairman, won't be on the calendar this time, having returned in February. However, Browne has exciting plans for his 20th anniversary, with a series of activations both in New York and abroad, though further details are yet to be revealed. The brand eagerly supports fellow American designers during NYFW.
In other exciting news, Tom Ford's new Creative Director, Peter Hawkings, will debut in Milan, while Fforme's Paul Helbers will present his first runway show on Sunday, September 10, at 12 PM. And as for the closing show on Wednesday, September 13, the honor again goes to Raul Lopez of Luar, who was the CFDA Fashion Awards winner for Accessories Designer of the Year, promising a grand finale to an eventful fashion week.
Amidst this ever-evolving fashion landscape, NYFW stands as a beacon, illuminating the best of American design. From esteemed, established brands to emerging talents, the runway becomes a canvas for creativity and an influential force shaping trends for the future. With anticipation and excitement, the fashion world eagerly awaits this vibrant celebration of style and innovation, ready to be inspired and enchanted by the magic of NYFW.