Fashion Cities 

New York Fashion Show / Mercedes Benz Fashion Week


  • First ever organised fashion week
  • First help in 1943 to attract attention away from the French fashion during World War II 
  • Event is at it its former site in Bryant Park, where it is help inside a series of large white tents 
  • Admission I’d by invitation only 
  • 2009 – increased amount of technology used throughout the show. Many designers broadcasted their lines over the Internet, some even selling exclusively online.


  • Marc Jacobs
  • Calvin Klein 
  • Ralph Lauren
  • Anna Sui
  • Erin Fetherston
  • Hugo Boss

London Fashion Week

Edgy, Avant Garde design

  • Organised by the British fashion council for the London development agency
  • London fashion week first took place in 1984
  • Attended by over 5000 press and buyers
  • Spring 2010 became the first major fashion week to embrace digital media – offered all designers the opportunity to broadcast their shoe line on the Internet
  • Summer 2012 introduced London collections men


  • Ashley Williams 
  • Top shop Unique
  • Vivienne Westwood Red Label
  • Hunter Original
  • Beautiful Soul

Milan Fashion Week 

Over-the-top, stylish looks

  • Established in 1958
  • Owned by Camera Nazionale sella moda Italiana (the international chamber for Italian fashion)
  • They select the most elegant and influential palaces to become the stage of design


  • Dolce and Gabbana
  • Giorgio Armani 
  • Versace
  • Prada
  • Gucci
  • Iceburg
  • Stella Jean 

Paris Fashion Week

Haute Couture

  • Dates are determined by the Feench Fashion Federation 
  • It is hell at the Carrousel de Lourve
  • There are mens and haute couture shows 
  • First started in 1973


  • Louis Vuitton 
  • Alexander McQueen 
  • Chanel
  • Saint Laurent 
  • Stella McCartney 
  • Vivienne Westwood
  • Undercover
  • Christian Dior
  • Nina Ricci
  • Pack Rabanne

We each had a city chosen for us and we had to pick two designers that show then, one that we know and one that we don’t. I had Paris. The designers that I am choosing is Alexander McQueen and Undercover. 


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