19 September, 2022

5 things to do in Milan in September during MFW 2022

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Women’s Fashion returns to the city from September 20th to 26th with the Spring-Summer 2023 collections. A dense agenda of trendsetters, buyers, fashion journalists and innumerable opportunities for all, even outside of the circuit of people working the shows. We have selected 5 must-see events for you among runway shows, exhibitions and independent designs.

1) Runway show (democratic) by Diesel 

The number of seats available is not announced, nor the exact location, ma it is very proud of its democratic intent: to also open the fashion show to the public outside. «We want to bring the energy that only people who love the brand can add to a fashion show», highlighted Creative Director Glenn Martens. The appointment takes place on September 21st in Milan, by registration on the site, and in streaming on the digital brand channels. Information here.

2) The Hope Fashion Ukraine Project

Thirteen independent Ukrainian brands will display their collections over the course of Milano Fashion Week, offering an additional glimpse to reflect the current situation and honour the resilience of the people under siege. This is the heart of the Hope Fashion Ukraine Project, presented on September 25th. For further information on the even location, visit the association website at the following link.

3) Exhibition on Richard Avedon at Palazzo Reale 

In the more than 100 shots collected at Palazzo Reale, is the entire life and work, in extreme summary, of a contemporary author like Richard Avedon, New York photographer who innovated the portrait and fashion photography field over his 60 year career. The focus of the exhibition – entitled “Richard Avedon: Relationships”, running from September 22nd, 2022 to January 29th, 2003 – is on the prolific collaboration of the creative with fashion designer Gianni Versace. Information here.

4) Affide jewellery auction 

For the occasion of Milan Fashion Week, a special auction dedicated to high-end jewellery will take place on Thursday, September 22nd at 4pm at the headquarters of Affide, located on Largo Paolo Grassi in Milan. Among the precious earrings, necklaces, rings and bracelets carefully selected by expert estimators, the even will be the joy of all collectors and enthusiasts of the jewellery world who are in search of rare pieces. For further information on the rules and available lots we invite you to consult this link.

5) Exhibition on the effect of climate change

Twenty large-format images to visually narrate the impact of climate change on the lives of people, running from September 18th to January 8th, 2023. The reporting by Max Vadukul is called “The Witness – Climate Change” – created between 2018 and 2020 in Mumbai and other Indian cities – and is the protagonist of Galleria Sozzani beginning from Fashion Week. An occasion to reflect on the effect, already dangerously present, of global warming on our planet. Information here.