Nothing makes it click that summer is almost over than designers announcing theirs Spring 2023 shows.
On Thursday, the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) and IMG published a preliminary schedule to New York Fashion Week, which runs from Sept. 9 to Sept. 14. Although billed simply as “September 2022,” this is where most brands show their collections for the upcoming spring. This season opens with Proenza Schouler, which starts at 16:00 on Friday and it will close with former CFDA chairman Tom Forddebuts on Wednesday at 8 p.m
There are 109 designers confirmed on the New York Fashion Week lineup, including Altuzarra, Brandon Maxwell, Carolina Herrera, Christian Siriano, Coach, Gabriela Hearst, Jason Wu, Khaite, LaQuan Smith, Luar, Markarian, Michael Kors, Peter Do, Prabal Gurung, Sergio Hudson, Theophilio, Tory Burch, Victor Glemaud and Willy Chavarria. (Last year, IMG introduced a new program called IMG Fashion Alliance(which supports designers who commit to showing their collections in New York.) We also see the return of Tommy Hilfiger and Area, and three international brands – Fendi, Marni and Cos – appear.
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As far as New York Fashion Week newcomers go, we have the finalists for CFDA 2022/Vogue Fashion Fund, many of which have not shown on the calendar before: Fe Noel, Sukeina, No Sesso, Elena Velez, Judy Turner, Wiederhoeft and BlackBoyKnits will all showcase their latest collections in New York. Meanwhile, AnOnlyChild, Ashlyn, Heron Preston, Foo and Foo, Midnight Studios, One/Of by Patricia Voto and Tia Adeola join in making their debut on the official schedule.
“This year marks the CFDA’s 60th anniversary, and as the organizer of the official NYFW schedule, we are incredibly proud to release a lineup that reflects our founding principle: promoting American fashion on a global scale,” said Steven Kolb, the organization’s CEO , said in a statement. “We celebrate our industry’s collective excellence, diversity and resilience and look forward to a strong American gathering season alongside our valued international guests.”
The CFDA noted that all in-person events on the schedule “will take place in accordance with New York State Health Guidelines” and that it will release an updated Covid-19 Health & Safety Memo ahead of New York Fashion Week.
See the tentative schedule for New York Fashion Week here.