With its French touch, Frenchway Travel handles every aspect and all of the accommodations for people traveling around the world, from start to finish. So it’s only natural that we will bring you to the Big Four Fashion Weeks, and their catwalks. Our clients work in fashion, sports, media, music, event travel, movie & TV production, advertising and the corporate world. We have great expertise in international travel and especially to and from France, don’t hesitate to contact us for more information. With social life going back to normal, the Fashion Week 2021 should feature digital & in-person shows.
The history of fashion week started in Paris, where marketers hired women to wear and parade in couture wear. These parades began social events: since then the defiles de mode were born. In this article, we present to you the 2021 calendar of the big 4 and the organizations behind them.
New York Fashion Week September 2021
The fashion week will climax with the Met Gala for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute exhibition “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion”.
The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) handles the Fashion Calendar. The CFDA, founded in 1962, consists of 477 of America’s fashion designers. The CFDA is collaborating with IMG to plan the NY fashion week schedule. CFDA’s mission statement: “our mission is to strengthen the impact of american fashion in the global economy”.
London Fashion Week September 2021
The British Fashion Council (BFC) handles the London Fashion Week. It was founded in 1983 and then became the BFC Foundation in 2019 to incorporate all its charitable initiatives.
BFC Mission Statement: “Strengthen British Fashion in the global fashion economy as a leader in responsible creative businesses. Empower and engage all within the British Fashion industry to play their part in positive growth. We will do this through championing diversity, building and inviting the industry to actively participate in a network to accelerate a successful circular fashion economy.”
Milan Fashion Week September 2021
The Milan Fashion Week is scheduled from Tuesday, September 21th 2021 to Monday, September 27th. The Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana (The National Chamber for Italian Fashion – CNMI) handles the Milan Fashion Week. It was founded in 1958 under the name of the Camera Sindacale della Moda Italiana.
CNMI Mission Statement: “It aims to protect, co-ordinate and strengthen its image, both in Italy and abroad.”
Paris Fashion Week September 2021
The Haute Couture Week is scheduled from Monday, July 5th to Thursday, July 8th 2021. French Fashions Houses count among them Christian Dior and Jean Paul Gaultier.
The FHCM (Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode) handles the Fashion Calendar. It was founded in 1868, therefore it celebrated its 150 years in 2018! It consists of more than one hundred members and promotes the fashion culture à la Française. The FHCM regroups 3 central bodies (Haute Couture, Couturiers’ and Fashion Designers’ Ready-to-Wear, Men’s Fashion). FHCM’s mission statement: “ It expresses, both in France and on the international scene, a strategic, economic, technological, cultural and even political vision of fashion and creation. As a core element of an ecosystem resolutely geared towards the future, the Federation lies at the heart of the fashion industry’s changes and challenges.”
Frenchway accompanies you to the Big Four
For the past 38 years, Frenchway travel has been the best corporate travel agency in Paris and New York. We specialize in providing the highest level of personalized service on short notice due to our client-first approach. The secret of a wonderful trip lies in the attention to detail, to ensure that your travel will turn out smooth:
- If your flight encounters any change or delay, we’ll inform you in the first place and handle the follow-up issues.
- We standby 24 hours behind the scenes to ensure that you can enjoy your trip. If something happens beyond your control, you can contact us at any time. We’ll be around to help you out with professional expertise to manage any unforeseen development.
- Any special travel requirements? Need to handle the transportation of fragile/ bulky equipment in a safe and timely manner? Just let us know. We’ll take care of all your requests and customize an exceptional travel experience just for you.
- Our clients can count on our discretion and will have complete privacy. We won’t intrude into their travel experience with things they don’t need. We put the steer in the hands of our clients, but when they need us, we’re just by their side to help. Frenchway can also accompany you if you need a confidential disclosure agreement (CDA) signed for your VIP traveler.
To conclude, don’t wait anymore and contact us for your next Fashion Week.