Update Your Calendar With These Fall 2023 Events

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Fall is here, and when it comes to events for art, fashion, and interior design lovers, there are so many on the calendar! From museum exhibits to fashion and interior design shows to a few events dedicated to empowering women and the lifestyle industry as a whole, it is safe to say we have 2023 fall events to love rounded up pretty well in this article! And if we missed anything, we hope you let us know!

Museum Exhibits, Fall Events 2023

For Art & Design Lovers

Architectural Journey Frank Gehry

Foundation Louis Vuitton, Paris, France
Through October 15, 2023

“Prepared in collaboration with Frank Gehry’s teams in Los Angeles, this permanent exhibition proposes an open itinerary for visitors.”

Design Museum: Food Exhibition

Through October 21, 2023
Holon, Isreal

The exhibition explores the connection between humans and food, featuring a diverse collection of over 200 artworks and designs from both Israeli and international artists and designers.

Fotografiska: Listen Until You Hear – For Freedoms x Fotografiska New York

Through October 21, 2023
New York, NY USA

In partnership with the artist-led organization For Freedoms, Fotografiska presents ‘Listen Until You Hear’, “an exploratory forum for visitors to consider the idea of “visual listening,” a concept where we ask you to not only listen with your ears, but to connect more deeply with your own body and to be more aware of your relationship with others.”

The Culture: Hip Hop and Contemporary Art in the 21st Century

Through January 1, 2024
Saint Louis Art Museum

This exhibit presents a sweeping art history of hip-hop culture and its myriad expressions across the globe. This multidisciplinary and multimedia exhibition examines the resounding impact of hip-hop on contemporary art and culture.

Manet/Degas at The Met

September 24 – January 7, 2024
New York, NY USA

Artists Édouard Manet and Edgar Degas lived perhaps one of the most significant artistic dialogues in modern art history. Friends, rivals, and, at times, antagonists, the two worked to define modern painting in France. Examining the parallel of their careers with works side by side is sure to entertain art lovers of all kinds.

Naples in Paris, The Louvre Hosts the Museo di Capodimonte

Through January 8, 2024
Paris, France

The Musée du Louvre and the Museo de Capodimonte join forces for a special exhibition showcasing masterpieces from the two museums. Running six months, this exceptional event provides fresh insight into Italian painting from the 15th to the 17th century.


Through February 4, 2024
New York, NY USA

“A Dark, A Light, A Bright: The Designs of Dorothy Liebes” celebrates the significant contributions of designer and weaver Dorothy Liebes (1897–1972) to the modern interior. She is known for her incorporation of handcraft and vibrant colors.

Paraventi: Folding Screens from the 17th to 21st Centuries

Through February 26, 2024
Fondazione Prada

“An extensive exhibition curated by Nicholas Cullinan that investigates the histories and semantics of folding screens by tracing trajectories of cross-pollination between East and West, processes of hybridization between different art forms and functions, collaborative relationships between designers and artists, and the emergence of newly created works.”

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For Fashion Lovers

A New Art. Metamorphoses of Jewelry, 1880-1914

Through September 30, 2023
The School of Jewelry Arts, Place Vendôme, Paris, France

“From the 1880s, aesthetics underwent a profound evolution. A new imagination, enriched by the extraordinary diffusion of scientific knowledge, fertilizes all spheres of art. At the end of the century, this movement converged in France towards Art Nouveau, in a creative breath which invigorated the work of the workshops.”

An Atlas of Es Devlin

November 18, 2023 – August 11, 2024
Cooper Hewitt, New York, NY USA

“The genre-defying British contemporary artist and designer Es Devlin (b. 1971) is globally renowned for her large-scale, illuminated installations and sculptures for performances.”

Yves Saint Laurent: Transparencies

Through November 12, 2023
Museum for Lace and Fashion, Paris, France

Co-produced with Musée Yves Saint Laurent Paris, the theme of transparency is the focal to this exhibit, “an unprecedented collaboration between the two museums revealing how the couturier has been able to overturn the codes of the unveiling of the female body.”

Women Dressing Women

December 7, 2023 – March 3, 2024
The Met Fifth Avenue, New York, NY USA

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Fall 2023 Costume Institute exhibition is dedicated to Women Dressing Women. The show will celebrate the creativity and artistic legacy of women designers whose fashions are represented in the Museum’s permanent collection.

Actress Joan Clement wearing a black taffeta gown with crystal-bead embroidery trimming the tightly fitted, deep décolletage bodice and front of the full skirt; designed by Lanvin *** Local Caption *** Joan Clement;
Actress Joan Clement wearing a gown designed by Jeanne Lanvin, published in Vogue, November 1, 1926. Photo by Charles Sheeler / Image courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Photo © Condé Nast

Carla Fernández. The Future is Handmade

Through December 17, 2023
la Galerie du 19M, Paris, France

Explore the world of the stylist and designer Carla Fernández at Chanel’s incubator, la Galerie du 19M, through her collaborations with Mexican artisans, whose artistry and savoir-faire she celebrates.

Decors and works by Claudia Wieser

Through January 14, 2024
Paris, France

The Musée Yves Saint Laurent Paris presents 40 models that represent designs by Yves Saint Laurent, including haute couture, ready-to-wear pieces, accessories, and sketches. These creations are presented alongside the artworks and settings of a German artist, creating a unique and captivating experience.

Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto

Through February 25, 2024
V&A South Kensington, London, UK

“The first UK exhibition dedicated to the work of French couturière, Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel, charting the establishment of the House of CHANEL and the evolution of her iconic design style which continues to influence the way women dress today.”

Beguiling Beni: Safflower Red in Japanese Fashion

Through March 31, 2024
V&A South Kensington, London, UK

“The Japanese dye ‘beni’, made from safflower petals, produces red hues and an iridescent green. This display reveals its many uses in fashion, from heel-less shoes by Noritaka Tatehana, to textiles, cosmetics and ukiyo-e woodblock prints.”

Fashion and Sport, From One Podium to Another

Through April 7, 2024
Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France

In the run-up to the 2024 Olympic Games, MAD presents “an exhibition that explores the fascinating links that unite fashion and sport, from Antiquity to the present day. This large-scale project reveals how two apparently distant universes share the same social issues around the body.”

Iris Van Herpen. Sculpting the Senses

Through April 28, 2024
Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France

“Conceived as a true immersive and sensory exploration into the avant-garde designer’s universe, this retrospective, fusing fashion, contemporary art, design, and science, is structured around eight themes which identify the very essence of her work.”

For Music Lovers

Taylor Swift: Storyteller

Through March 24, 2024
museum of arts and design, New York, NY USA

“Taylor Swift: Storyteller is a career-spanning look at the artistic reinventions of the 12-time GRAMMY Award–winning artist who is one of the most prolific songwriters in history.”


Through April 7, 2024
V&A South Kensington, London, UK

“DIVA celebrates the power and creativity of iconic performers, exploring and redefining the role of ‘diva’ and how this has been subverted or embraced over time across opera, stage, popular music, and film.”

Whitney Houston performing at Wembley Arena, London 5 May, 1988 | Photo by David Corio
Whitney Houston performing at Wembley Arena, London 5 May, 1988 | Photo by David Corio

Fashion Events Fall 2023

New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2024

September 8–13
New York, NY USA

Take Me to NYFW 2023 >>

London Fashion Week SS24

September 15–19
London, UK

Take Me to LFW 2023 >>

Milan Fashion Week SS24

September 20–26
Milan, Italy

Take Me to Milan Fashion Week! >>

Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2024

September 26 – October 4
Paris, France

Take Me to PFW 2023 >>

ModaLisboa À LA CART | Lisboa Fashion Week

October 5–8
Pátio da Galé, Lisbon, Portugal

In co-organization with the  Lisbon City Council, the ModaLisboa Association hosts the 61st Lisbon Fashion Week. “MODALISBOA À LA CARTE  is an edition that, like appetite, is fed by the act of sharing and communion. The menu is seasonal, and the best seasonal products arrive at fashion shows, exhibitions, presentations, and performances in a tasting where the  mise en place  is from ModaLisboa, but creativity is served by the  Designers.”

Portugal Fashion

October Dates TBD
Porto, Portugal

One of the most important fashion events in the country, Portugal Fashion gives visibility to the country’s top fashion designers.

Shanghai Fashion Week

October 8, 2023

Take Me to Shanghai Fashion Week! >>

LA Fashion Week

October 18-22
Los Angeles, CA, USA

Fashion direct from one of the most glamorous cities on Earth!

Beautyworld Middle East

October 30 – November 1
Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, UAE

Beautyworld Middle East is the largest international trade fair for beauty products, hair, fragrances, and well-being 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 1,500 companies face to face over three days for serious business.

Events In Art & Design Fall 2023

Helsinki Design Week 2023

September 8–17
Helsinki, Finland

The largest design festival in the Nordic countries. Held annually in September, the multidisciplinary festival presents design from a number of fields, as well as fashion, architecture, and urban culture. The 2023 event will be held around the city of Helsinki and online.

Paris Design Week

September 7–11
Paris, France

PARIS DESIGN WEEK is an itinerary uniting participants who all proudly promote first-rate design in Paris. At a time when new collections are popping up in stores and new concepts for the autumn season are being launched, the event brings together the talents and forces of retailers, galleries, showrooms, hotels, and restaurants for eight days to share their experience in design and creation with the public.

Maison & Objet Paris 2023

September 7–16
Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre, Villepinte, France

MAISON&OBJET is a professional trade fair dedicated to lifestyle, decoration, and design. 

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Lake Como Design Festival

September 16–24
Como, Italy

For its fifth edition, the theme of the Lake Como Design Festival’s theme was “Naturalis Historia” the observation of nature as its guiding thread. A project inspired by the homonymous work of the Italian writer and naturalist Pliny the Elder. In particular, among Pliny’s writings, he explores the never-predictable census of the animal and plant world, as well as the valuable information in books on mineralogy. These topics define the fifth edition, featuring a series of meetings, exhibitions, and site-specific installations in beautiful Lake Como!

London Design Fair

September 21–24
London, UK

Located in the creative heart of East London, the London Design Fair is a four-day industry event that brings together 550 exhibitors from 36 countries, including independent designers, established brands, international country pavilions, features, and exhibitions.

Salone dell’Alto Artigianato Italiano (Exhibition of Italian High Craftsmanship)

September 28 – October 1

If you love haute craftsmanship, this unique celebration of high Italian Craftsmanship is for you!

Venice Design Week 2023

October 7–15
Venice, Italy

Venice Design Week is a festival featuring a week-long series of exhibitions, events, and activities that seek to promote and celebrate design.

Decorex 2023

October 8–11
London, UK

An unparalleled opportunity for interior design professionals to discover exquisite creations from over 200 international exhibitors, returning to its high-end roots at the heart of West Kensington following a successful four-year run at Syon Park. This is one of London’s most luxurious interior design events.

PAD London Design + Art

October 10–15
Berkeley Square, London, UK

Founded in 2007 by fourth-generation Parisian antique dealer Patrick Perrin, PAD London is the only fair in the UK exclusively dedicated to 20th-century and contemporary Design. 

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The New York Tabletop Show FortyOne Madison

October 10–13
New York, New York USA

“Whether you call it The New York Tabletop Market or The New York Tabletop Show, whether you insert Fall or Spring into its name, Forty One Madison is proud to present this event and bring all sides of the industry – both sellers and buyers – together, enriching each season, as well, with special programming, professional learning opportunities, and valuable social networking opportunities.”

High Point Market Fall 2023

October 14–18
High Point, North Carolina USA

The High Point Market is the largest home furnishings industry trade show in the world, with over 10 million square feet by roughly 2000 exhibitors throughout about 180 buildings. This is a must for interior design events!

Design Miami/ Paris

October 17–22
L’hôtel de Maisons, Paris, France

The inaugural edition of Design Miami/ Paris is set to delight design lovers in true Design Miami/ style. Top galleries and artisans from around the world will unite at the beautiful and iconic landmark L’hôtel de Maisons.

Paris+ par Art Basel

October 20–22
Grand Palais Éphémère, Paris, France

Taking place in the heart of the French capital, this show will build bridges with France’s cultural industries to create a flagship event radiating throughout the city, embedded in its exceptional cultural ecosystem.

AKAA: Also Known As Africa

October 20–22
Carreau du Temple, Paris, France

The contemporary art and design fair focused on Africa returns for its seventh edition with 38 international galleries and 129 artists to inspire!

Dubai Design Week + Downtown Design

November 7–12
Dubai Design District, Dubai, UAE

The Dubai region’s largest design festival. Returning for its ninth season in partnership with the Dubai Design District. Downtown Design is the weeks headline commercial event featuring contemporary, high-quality, and renowned brands.

Dubai Design District View of Burj Khalifa | Photo by Leakingh
Dubai Design District View of Burj Khalifa | Photo by Leakingh

Salon Art + Design 2023

November 9–13
Park Avenue Armory, New York, NY USA

“Salon presents the world’s best design – vintage, modern and contemporary – enhanced by blue-chip 20th century art, and features leading art and design galleries from all over the world, spotlighting the trends of collectible design.”

WestEdge Design Fair

November 16–18
The Barker Hanger, Santa Monica, CA USA

THE RE-LAUNCH! “WestEdge Design Fair showcases the best in modern design, offering guests the opportunity to shop the latest from premium home furnishings brands, including both established and up-and-coming names. Panel discussions, culinary demonstrations, workshops and parties round out the offerings—all in an environment designed to engage, entertain and inspire.

Design Miami/

December 6–10
Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami, FL USA

Design Miami/ is the global forum for design and a must on your interior design events 2023 calendar if you love art. Each fair brings together the most influential collectors, gallerists, designers, curators, and critics from around the world in celebration of design culture and commerce. Occurring alongside the Art Basel fairs in Miami, USA, each December and Basel, Switzerland, each June, Design Miami/ has become the premier venue for collecting, exhibiting, discussing, and creating collectible design.

Art Basel Miami Beach

December 8–10
Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami, FL USA

Leading galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and Africa show significant work from the masters of modern and contemporary art, as well as the new generation of emerging stars. Paintings, sculptures, installations, photographs, films, and editioned works of the highest quality are on display in the main exhibition hall.

Showhouses Fall 2023

2023 Kips Bay Show House Dallas, 4th Annual

Opening November 3
Dallas, TX

“In 2020, the internationally recognized Kips Bay Decorator Show House announced its newest satellite show house in Dallas, Texas. The highly esteemed design event has claimed 9446 Hathaway Street, Dallas, TX, 75220 in Old Preston Hollow’s Sunnybrook Estates neighborhood as its 2023 location. The Show House will be open to the public for two weeks beginning Friday, November 3, 2023. The Show House doubles as the nation’s leading design event of the year and Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club’s top fundraiser.”

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Interior by Dennis Drackeen at Kips Bay Dallas 2021 |  Photo by Pär Bengtsson | See more in LHM Print Vol. 6

Holiday House NYC

November/December Dates TBD

While the 2023 dates have not yet been announced, this interior design showhouse always highlights the best top interior designers to raise money for breast cancer research.

Conferences, Expos & Festivals Fall 2023

Hotel & Resort Innovation Expo

October 10–11
ExCel Exhibition Centre, London, UK

An expo offering unparalleled coverage to hoteliers looking to enhance their offering through the latest innovative solutions. Bringing the latest products and technologies along with a showcase of the advancements, trends, and sustainability within the sector.

World Summit AI

October 11–12
Amsterdam, Netherlands

The world’s largest tech summit for the entire applied AI ecosystem, including enterprise, big tech, startups, investors, and science.

TED Women

October 11–13
Atlanta, GA USA

“Join TEDWomen 2023 to amplify and accelerate ideas that build a better, more equitable future for all.”

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Web Summit Lisbon

November 13–16
Lisbon, Portugal

Bringing together 70,000+ people, and the companies redefining the tech industry, Web Summit Lisbon is the world’s premier tech conference.

The Luxury Travel Fair

November 2–5
Olympia London, UK

Bringing together personalities, travelers, and expedition leaders to share their tales and experiences alongside some of the best travel agents and specialists in the country.


November 12–13
Javits Center, New York, NY USA

Connecting boutique hospitality brands and designers with exceptional vendors, insider experiences, and hospitality products. For those who want to push boundaries, grow their business, and explore the unexpected, this is a Fall 2023 event must for you.

Inspire Luxury Hospitality Conference

December 11–12
Eden Roc Miami Beach, FL USA

INSPIRE brings together leaders from all areas of luxury hospitality to share best practices, showcase innovation, and meet with partners that can ensure your business will thrive.

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