Fashion Events in 2020: Update Your Calendar!

Life is short so make every outfit count! Each year, everyone is searching for new fashion trends and the best source to find it, is, of course, fashion events. To help you keep updated, and prepare your trip or visit, we’ve gathered the best fashion events to attend in 2020!


Fashion Events in 2020


January

Paris Haute Couture Week

January 20-23

Haute Couture is the creation of exclusive custom-fit clothing. The artistic event happens biannually in Paris, France with spring/summer and autumn/winter events.

Paris Haute Couture Week Fall Winter 2019
Kaia Gerber walks the runway during the Givenchy Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2019 2020 show. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

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BRIDE Abu Dhabi

January 22-25

BRIDE is the region’s leading lifestyle event where you can experience spectacular fashion displays, enjoy interactive lifestyle stations, and access all the latest must-haves in beauty, luxury, and bridal celebrations.

Copenhagen Fashion Week

January 28-31

Copenhagen Fashion Week is an international fashion event held twice a year in Copenhagen. It’s Scandinavia’s only fashion week, taking place biannually in January/February and August. Each season, Copenhagen welcomes esteemed press, buyers, and influencers to four days of shows, presentations, and events.

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February

New York Fashion Week

February 6-13

Held in February and September of each year NYFW is a semi-annual series of events (generally lasting 7–9 days) where international fashion collections are shown to buyers, the press, and the general public. It is one of four major fashion weeks in the world, collectively known as the “Big 4”.

Candice Swanepoel walks the runway for Brandon Maxwell during New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2020 (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Porto Fashion Week

February 13-20

Porto Fashion Week is a natural evolution of MODtissimo, the only Fabrics, and Accessories, Confection and Textiles Trade Fair in Portugal.

London Fashion Week

February 14-18

LFW is a clothing trade show that takes place in London twice a year, in February and September. Showcasing over 250 designers to a global audience of influential media and retailers, London Fashion Week is also a part of the “Big Four” fashion weeks.

Milan Fashion Week

February 18-24

Milan Fashion Week, as you all know, is a clothing trade show held semi-annually. The autumn/winter event is held in February/March of each year, and the spring/summer event is held in September/October of each year. It’s a part of the “Big Four” fashion weeks since 1985.

MODA

February 23-25

Moda is the tradeshow that brings fashion to life in the heart of the UK. Each season, MODA gathers an industry leading line-up of womenswear, accessories and footwear brands from the UK and around the world.

Paris Fashion Week

February 24-March 4

Paris is the last (but not the least!!) city that is a part of the “Big Four” fashion weeks. PFW a series of designer presentations held biannually with spring/summer and autumn/winter events held each year. Dates are determined by the French Fashion Federation.


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March

Portugal Fashion

March 12-14

Portugal Fashion is one of the most important fashion events in Portugal. It was created with the aim of giving visibility to Portuguese fashion. Here you’ll have the opportunity to see collections by Fátima Lopes, Luis Onofre, Luís Buchinho, Katty Xiomara.

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Luis Onofre Fall Winter19/20 Collection at Portugal Fashion (Photo via Luis Onofre)

Professional Beauty London

March 29-30

Professional Beauty London is the UK’s largest trade show for beauty and spa professionals.

May

Met Gala 2020

May 4th

The Met Gala formally called the Costume Institute Gala and also known as the Met Ball is an annual fundraising gala for the benefit of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York City. This year, the theme is “About Time: Fashion and Duration”.

Beautyworld Middle East

May 31-June 2

Beautyworld Middle East is the largest international trade fair for beauty products, hair, fragrances and wellbeing in the Middle East. As one of the most influential and visited beauty trade shows in the world, the show offers trade visitors the convenience of meeting over 1,800 companies face to face over three days, for serious business.

June

New York Fashion Week Resort & Spring/Summer

June 7 – 11

CFDA Fashion Awards

June 8

The CFDA Fashion Awards honors excellence in fashion design. It’s like “the Oscars of fashion”. Nominations are submitted by the Fashion Guild, a group of over 1,500 CFDA members, fashion editors, retailers, and stylists.

July

Paris Haute Couture

July 5-9

September

New York Fashion Week

September 11-16

London Fashion Week

September 18-22

Milan Fashion Week

September 22-28

Paris Fashion Week

September 28-October 6

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A model, fashion details, walks the runway at the Fendi Spring/Summer 2020 (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)

October

Shanghai Fashion Week

October 9-16

Seoul Fashion Week

October 14-20

November

Black Friday

November 27th

Black Friday is the name given to the shopping day after Thanksgiving. It was originally called Black Friday because the volume of shoppers created traffic accidents and sometimes even violence.

December

New York Fashion Week Pre-Fall & Fall/Winter

December 6-10

Words by Rita Archer

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