Fashion Week scheduling Page 1
Back in January, we thought the fashion week scheduling controversy had been put to rest. Three months later, the CFDA and the British Fashion Council have confirmed that they are indeed moving their dates to accomodate Italy’s Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana and France’s Chambre Syndicale.
Is that the face of God we see? After months and months (and months!) of sending belittling memos back and forth across the Atlantic, the four fashion capitals have finally agreed on a solution to the fashion week scheduling crisis — one that involves moving New York and London Fashion Week ahead by a full week.
Just when there was a glimmer of hope for the international Fashion Week calendar to get straightened out, the French fashion authority has announced that it cannot comply with the tentative plan drawn up by its counterparts in Italy, England and the United States.
Don’t try to schedule a meeting with the renowned editor-in-chief of Vogue Italia, Franca Sozzani — she’s not interested in doing that.
The Council of Fashion Designers of America doesn’t want to compromise its own designers to find a solution to the international fashion week scheduling conflict. Which is why it has rejected a proposal from the Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana that would shorten New York Fashion Week by one day.
Italian fashion authorities have more or less agreed to Diane von Furstenberg‘s long-term fashion week scheduling plan, but with two conditions — one of which would shrink New York Fashion Week from eight days to seven.
We never turn down an opportunity to chat with official Styleite girl crush Rachel Roy, so we jumped at the chance to catch up with the designer at Bloomingdale’s while celebrating her fall collection. She chatted with us about giving back, empowering girls, and the scheduling drama that’s taking over the fashion world.
The Fashion Week scheduling drama continues to rage on! Let’s take a look at the latest round of statements.