The Barcelona-based showcase dedicated to bridal fashion, has officially been postponed. Originally scheduled for 20-26 April, Valmont Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week will now take place on 8-14 June at Recinto Montjuïc.
Large numbers of fashion week and trade show organisers may be cancelling events due to happen over the next few weeks, but on Tuesday, the organiser of London Bridal Fashion Week said it will go ahead as planned.
The French bridal wear leader is set to cease trading. Two bids to buy Pronuptia had been filed, but the court in Laval, France, rejected both, and ruled the company, which has 234 employees, is to be liquidated.
One year ago, Tom Ford became Chairman of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, as the industry heralded a new dawn for NYC fashion. However, 12 months later, the season is strikingly denuded of many major names.
The house of Azzaro has appointed Olivier Theyskens to be its new Artistic Director, in a surprise move sure to receive an enthusiastic response as he is regarded as one of the industry’s most naturally gifted designers.
Continuing its tradition of editorial experimentation, Vogue Italia has dedicated its latest cover to a fundraising campaign to save Venice from high water flooding. The cover model even holds bank account details.
Jeremy Scott has cancelled his upcoming runway show in New York, in a move that will significantly weaken the American fashion catwalk season. Instead, the designer will show during haute couture in Paris in July.
Valmont Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week, which is set to host its 30th edition on 20-26 April at Fira de Barcelona- Montjuïc, will feature more than 430 brands, including big names like Marchesa, Pronovias and Rosa Clará.