With the aim of promoting Italy’s fashion talent to the world, the designers featured in Milan Fashion Week showcase their autumn and winter collections in the preceding February or March. Likewise, Fashion Week for spring and summer is held in September or October each year. It is one of the big four Fashion Weeks along with London, New York and Paris.
Milan Fashion Week was established in 1958 and is owned by The National Chamber of Italian Fashion, a non-profit association that is responsible for hosting fashion events in Milan.
With dedicated weeks for women’s and men’s fashion respectively, the Fashion Week has a jam-packed program of runway shows, off-calendar events and glamorous after-parties.
The upcoming dates for Milan Fashion week are 18-21 June 2016 and 21-27 September 2016.