Fashion Events in 2021: Update Your Calendar!

Life is short so make every outfit count! Each year, everyone searches for new fashion trends, and the best source to find them is, of course, fashion events. To help keep you updated and prepared for your trip or virtual viewing, we’ve gathered the best fashion events to attend in 2021!


Fashion Events in 2021



JANUARY


Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin

January 18–24

Berlin Fashion Week, also known as Berliner Modewoche, is a fashion week held biannually (in January and July) in Berlin, Germany. Since its establishment in July 2007, it has gained great international attention for its many creative young designers who are flourishing in the fashion capital of Berlin. Since July 2011, the event has taken place partly in front of the Brandenburg Gate.

Paris Men’s Fashion Week

January 19–24

Paris Haute Couture Week

January 25–28

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.

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A model walks the runway during the Schiaparelli Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2020 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 20, 2020, in Paris, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

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BRIDE Abu Dhabi

January 27–30

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.


FEBRUARY


Copenhagen Fashion Week

February 2–5

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.

MODA

February 7–9

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.

ASC Fashion Week

February 11–13 

ASC Fashion Week is a unique fashion event that happens during New York Fashion Week. It has existed for the past six years and it is seen as one of the most important fashion shows as it focuses on business, fashion, and consequently, helps fashion brands grow within this highly competitive market.

New York Fashion Week

February 12-13 

Held in February and September of each year, NYFW is a semi-annual series of events (generally lasting 7–9 days) where buyers, press, and the general public view international fashion collections. It is one of four major fashion weeks in the world, collectively known as the “Big 4”. Fingers crossed that this, and all other fashion events for 2021, can take place in a healthy world!

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

London Fashion Week

February 19–23 

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. This year’s event will be a digital-first presentation with pared-back physical activations due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Fashion Together 

February 23

Fashion Together takes you on a virtual tour around the Pure London Virtual Showroom to showcase the most exciting ready-to-wear collections of the season. Access the live, trend-led content program featuring industry intel and exclusive trend insights. It is a digital showcase that provides a space for brands to present their best products. 

Milan Fashion Week

February 23 – March  1

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

Porto Fashion Week

February 23- March 1

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


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MARCH


Paris Fashion Week

March 1–9 

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


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Rakuten Fashion Week Tokyo

March 15–20 

Japan’s latest creations are showcased to the world at Shibuya Hikarie and Omotesando Hills, as well as other locations in Tokyo.

Shanghai Fashion Week

March 24–30 


MAY


Professional Beauty London

May 16–17

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

CFDA Fashion Awards

May 31

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.


JUNE
Fashion Events 2021


New York Fashion Week Resort & Spring/Summer

June 22-27

London Fashion Week (Men & Womenswear)

June 19-23

Paris Men’s Fashion Week

June 22–27


JULY


Paris Haute Couture

July 4–8

Body Positivity Miami Swimwear

July 11 (Virtually hosted)


SEPTEMBER


New York Fashion Week

September 9–15

Met Gala 2021

September 13

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. Read all about this year’s event!

London Fashion Week

September 17–21

Milan Fashion Week

September 22-28

Paris Fashion Week

September 27–October 6

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Fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana walks the runway at the Dolce & Gabbana Ready to Wear Spring/Summer 2021 fashion show during the Milan Women’s Fashion Week on September 23, 2020 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)

OCTOBER


Beautyworld Middle East

October 5–7

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.

Portugal Fashion

October 15-17

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.

Seoul Fashion Week

October 20–25 (Virtually Hosted)

Seoul Fashion Week, an event organized by the Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG), promotes Korean fashion (“K-fashion”) to the global community. With the advent of the untact (“contactless”) age, the SMG will roll out its “DDP Digital Runway” for the first time, and the event will break out of the conventional mold of fashion shows as it advertises K-fashion in an experimental way to lead the global design market in the fashion sector.

Arab Fashion Week

October 21–24 (Virtually hosted)

The Arab Fashion Week was formed in 2014 to represent the fashion industry in the 22 Arab Countries and is a trademark registered under UAE federal law. It is funded by industry patrons and commercial sponsors. It leads the industry through creative influence and is strategically taking the necessary steps to position Arab fashion industry in the global fashion economy.

Vancouver Fashion Week

October 24–25 

Vancouver Fashion Week is dedicated to cultivating a connection between established and award-winning emerging designers with a highly multicultural approach with diversity being one of their greatest strengths. Vancouver Fashion Week has grown to be the second-largest fashion week in North America – and continues to grow today as the fastest growing fashion week in the world.

Shanghai Fashion Week

October (Postponed to 2022)


NOVEMBER


Black Friday

November 26th

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



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