Fashion Week Across the Globe: Pandemic Style

Libby Hernandez reviews 2021’s digital fashion weeks across the globe.

Fashion Week this year did not require a plane ticket to New York, London, Paris, or Milan—instead, it called for your living room couch and laptop. The pandemic has pushed designers to showcase their Winter 2021 collections digitally, meaning a simple Google search gives you access to the live streams of all high-end runway shows, panels, and interviews. Virtual fashion week will go down as another example of how industries have adapted to the pandemic. This year’s Fashion Week had to compromise its notorious exclusivity aspect and instead create an event that is accessible to the public. Similar to many other events that adapted to the unconventional circumstances of 2021, Fashion Week has been subject to global critique. These circumstances led to a line-up missing plenty of big names within the industry and shows that lacked the creativity that many expected. Regardless, numerous designers across the globe worked through these limitations to produce a collection and show that incorporates and adapts to the oddities of the past year.

By creating a free account on New York Fashion Week’s website you could gain a front-row experience to the runway shows and a look at what took place backstage during the weekend of February 13th. I highly urge you to explore the different lookbooks and virtual experiences that are available to the public for no cost. A section of the website that I loved was the page curated by The Black In Fashion Council that allows the public to discover different collections by Black designers. You can also tune in to a ton of talks (taking place via Zoom of course) between members of The Black In Fashion Council discussing a wide range of topics surrounding the fashion industry. A must-watch runway show is Studio 189’s Fall/Winter 2021 collection by Abrima Erwiah and Rosario Dawson. Not only is the collection full of vibrant pieces consisting of intricate patterns celebrating Ghana’s heritage but the virtual show focuses on the employees behind the garments. Vogue Runway describes the collection as speaking “…to the value of work and the interconnectedness of us all, and it does this with an overflowing helping of Studio 189’s signature—joy”.

WATCH RUNWAY SHOW

An extremely pandemic-appropriate theme of Fashion Week this year that was present all over the globe was that of face masks. Let’s just say the face masks worn were not your usual blue disposable paper mask. From attendees to the runway models, unique face masks were a signature piece. Rick Owens made headlines with his Fall 2021 debut in Paris Fashion Week; the show was filmed on a beach that is essentially Owen’s backyard featured looks that each came with a matching mask. Owens started his motive behind this being “I have shown masks with these pandemic shows not because my masks are guaranteed protection, but because they are a vote for responsibility and consideration and an acknowledgment of our immediate collective experience” (Harper’s Bazaar). I hope that this iconic move by Owens inspires more designers to include face masks in their upcoming collections (even though some may lack practicality… ).

Source: Harper’s Bazaar

Source: Owenscorp

A moment from London Fashion Week that absolutely stole my heart was Vivienne Westwood’s rococo painting-inspired collection where ninety percent of the materials were made sustainably, aiming to reduce their environmental impact (L’officiel). These pieces that are a hybrid of modern trends with an underlying vibe of traditional French styles are garments that I NEED in my post-pandemic lookbook.

Source: London Fashion Week

Fashion Week is a topic that I can ramble on and on about, especially when a virtual version of the event has made it too convenient for me to sit in my bed and pretend I am sitting front-row at Angela Missoni’s show in Milan. It is no secret that the pandemic has taken its toll on the fashion industry and Fashion Week all over the world, but that does not mean it is not something you can use to make the time go faster during lockdown! I highly encourage you all to grab a drink, sit back and explore the different collections that designers debuted this month from all over the globe (whether it is in your pajamas or not).

Comments

comments

145 thoughts on “Fashion Week Across the Globe: Pandemic Style

  1. Have you ever heard of second life (sl for short). It is basically a game where you can do anything you want. sl is literally my second life (pun intended lol). If you would like to see more you can see these sl articles and blogs

  2. I’d like to thank you for the efforts you’ve put in writing this site.
    I’m hoping to see the same high-grade content from you in the
    future as well. In fact, your creative writing abilities has motivated me to get my own, personal blog
    now 😉

  3. Hi there! I јust wanted to asқ if you еver have any іssues with
    hackers? My last blog (wordpress) was hacked
    and I endd up lօsing many months of hard work Ԁue
    tto no backuⲣ. Do yߋuu havee any sⲟlutions to prevent hackers?

  4. Havfing read thіs I beelieved it was very informative.
    I appreciate you spendіng some time аnd effort to put
    this information toɡether. I onjce again find mysеlf spending way too much time both
    reading and posting comments. But so what, it was still worthwhile!

  5. Thank үou, I’ve just beeen seaгching for info approxіmately
    this subject for a long time annd yours is the greatest I’ve came up᧐n sso
    far. But, what in regards to the bⲟttom line? Are you pߋsitive
    about the source?

  6. I really wanted to jot down a remark so as to express gratitude to you for those stunning steps you are posting here.

    My rather long internet investigation has at the
    end been compensated with good ideas to talk about with my companions.
    I ‘d believe that many of us readers are unequivocally endowed to
    dwell in a decent place with so many perfect people with very helpful methods.
    I feel somewhat fortunate to have encountered the webpages and look
    forward to some more awesome moments reading
    here. Thank you once again for everything.

    My blog Montezumas Secret (forum.adm-tolka.ru)

  7. I love your blog.. ѵery nice colors & theme. Did youu mаke this website
    yоurself ⲟor did you hire someone to do it for you?
    Plz answer back ɑs I’m looking to construct mmy own blog and would lime to know where u got this from.
    cheers

  8. I like what you guys are up also. Such clever work and reporting!
    Carry on the excellent works guys I’ve incorporated you guys to my blogroll.

    I think it’ll improve the value of my web site :).

    Here is my blog – Slim Now Keto Reviews (kebe.top)

  9. Does your site have a contact page? I’m having problems locating it
    but, I’d like to send you an e-mail. I’ve got some suggestions for your blog
    you might be interested in hearing. Either way, great website and I look forward to seeing it
    grow over time.

    My site … Keto Advantage Keto Burn (clubriders.men)

  10. What’s Going down i am new to this, I stumbled upon this I’ve found It positively useful and it has
    aided me out loads. I am hoping to give a contribution & assist
    other users like its helped me. Good job.

    Also visit my web-site: Pulse Extend X; https://kebe.top,

  11. Thanks for another informative site. Where else may just I
    am getting that type of information written in such a
    perfect manner? I’ve a venture that I’m simply now operating on,
    and I’ve been at the look out for such information.

    My blog post :: Green Country CBD (qiurom.com)

  12. Sweet blog! I found it while searching on Yahoo News.

    Do you have any suggestions on how to get
    listed in Yahoo News? I’ve been trying for a while but I never seem
    to get there! Thanks

    My homepage: Green Country Growers CBD Oil (grazebo.com)

  13. A lot of thanks for all of the labor on this web page.
    Debby takes pleasure in getting into research and it’s really easy to understand why.
    I know all relating to the lively tactic you produce good items by means of the web site and even boost contribution from
    people on this situation then my child is in fact understanding a great
    deal. Take pleasure in the rest of the new year.
    You’re the one conducting a very good job.[X-N-E-W-L-I-N-S-P-I-N-X]I am
    extremely inspired with your writing skills as smartly
    as with the layout to your blog. Is this a paid topic or
    did you modify it yourself? Either way keep up
    the nice high quality writing, it’s uncommon to look a nice weblog like this one these days.

    My site: Keto Advantage Reviews (http://exterminatorsouthflorida.com/)

  14. I used to be suggested this blog by way of my cousin. I’m now not positive whether this publish is written by means of him as nobody else understand
    such detailed about my problem. You’re incredible!
    Thank you!

    Here is my web page: Vitalyze Pro Reviews (kebe.top)

  15. I think what you published made a bunch of sense. But, think about
    this, suppose you were to create a killer title?
    I am not suggesting your content is not solid., but suppose you added a headline that
    makes people want more? I mean Fashion Week Across the Globe: Pandemic Style is kinda boring.
    You should peek at Yahoo’s home page and note how they create
    post headlines to get people interested.
    You might try adding a video or a pic or two to get readers interested about what you’ve got to say.
    Just my opinion, it might make your blog a little livelier.

    My homepage – Viaxmed Effect Plus (http://www.craksracing.com/modules.php?name=Your_Account&op=userinfo&username=PamLoughma)

  16. Attractive section Greens Of Bliss CBD Reviews (clubriders.men) content.
    I just stumbled upon your site and in accession capital to assert that I get in fact
    enjoyed account your blog posts. Anyway I will be
    subscribing to your feeds and even I achievement you
    access consistently quickly.

  17. After I initially commented I appear to have clicked the -Notify me when new comments are added- checkbox and now every time a
    comment is added I receive 4 emails with the exact same comment.
    There has to be a means you can remove me from that service?
    Kudos!

    Here is my site … Provia NO2 Reviews – http://clubriders.men/

  18. Have you ever heard of second life (sl for short). It is essentially a online game where you can do anything you want. Second life is literally my second life (pun intended lol). If you would like to see more you can see these Second Life articles and blogs

  19. Have you ever heard of second life (sl for short). It is essentially a video game where you can do anything you want. sl is literally my second life (pun intended lol). If you want to see more you can see these second life authors and blogs

  20. Have you ever heard of second life (sl for short). It is basically a video game where you can do anything you want. Second life is literally my second life (pun intended lol). If you want to see more you can see these sl authors and blogs

  21. Have you ever heard of second life (sl for short). It is basically a online game where you can do anything you want. Second life is literally my second life (pun intended lol). If you would like to see more you can see these sl authors and blogs

  22. Have you ever heard of second life (sl for short). It is essentially a game where you can do anything you want. Second life is literally my second life (pun intended lol). If you want to see more you can see these sl authors and blogs

  23. Have you ever heard of second life (sl for short). It is essentially a video game where you can do anything you want. sl is literally my second life (pun intended lol). If you want to see more you can see these sl authors and blogs

  24. Greetings from Ohio! I’m bored at work so I decided to check out your site on my iphone during lunch break. I love the information you provide here and can’t wait to take a look when I get home. I’m amazed at how quick your blog loaded on my phone .. I’m not even using WIFI, just 3G .. Anyways, amazing site!

  25. Hi, Neat post. There is a problem with your web site in web explorer, may test this… IE nonetheless is the marketplace chief and a large component of people will miss your great writing due to this problem.

  26. Thanks on your marvelous posting! I actually enjoyed reading it, you may be a great author.I will make certain to bookmark your blog and definitely will come back later in life. I want to encourage yourself to continue your great writing, have a nice weekend!

  27. My brother suggested I would possibly like this web site. He was entirely right. This post truly made my day. You cann’t imagine simply how so much time I had spent for this information! Thank you!

  28. Howdy! Do you know if they make any plugins to help with SEO? I’m trying to get my blog to rank for some targeted keywords but I’m not seeing very good results. If you know of any please share. Cheers!

  29. Hello there! I know this is kinda off topic however I’d figured I’d ask. Would you be interested in exchanging links or maybe guest authoring a blog post or vice-versa? My blog goes over a lot of the same subjects as yours and I believe we could greatly benefit from each other. If you’re interested feel free to shoot me an e-mail. I look forward to hearing from you! Superb blog by the way!

  30. I’m really loving the theme/design of your blog. Do you ever run into any web browser compatibility problems? A couple of my blog audience have complained about my blog not operating correctly in Explorer but looks great in Opera. Do you have any suggestions to help fix this issue?

  31. The very crux of your writing whilst appearing reasonable at first, did not really sit perfectly with me personally after some time. Someplace throughout the sentences you actually managed to make me a believer but just for a while. I still have got a problem with your jumps in assumptions and one might do nicely to help fill in those gaps. In the event you actually can accomplish that, I could definitely end up being amazed.

  32. You actually make it seem so easy with your presentation but I find this topic to be really something that I think I would never understand. It seems too complex and extremely broad for me. I am looking forward for your next post, I’ll try to get the hang of it!

  33. I have been surfing on-line more than 3 hours today, yet I never discovered any interesting article like yours. It’s pretty worth sufficient for me. In my view, if all website owners and bloggers made good content as you probably did, the internet might be a lot more helpful than ever before.

  34. Together with almost everything that appears to be developing within this specific subject material, your points of view happen to be rather radical. Nonetheless, I beg your pardon, but I do not give credence to your entire plan, all be it exciting none the less. It would seem to everybody that your remarks are not completely rationalized and in actuality you are your self not completely convinced of the argument. In any event I did appreciate reading through it.

  35. certainly like your web-site however you need to take a look at the spelling on several of your posts. A number of them are rife with spelling problems and I in finding it very troublesome to inform the reality however I will certainly come back again.

  36. Simply want to say your article is as surprising. The clarity in your post is just great and i could assume you are an expert on this subject. Well with your permission let me to grab your feed to keep up to date with forthcoming post. Thanks a million and please carry on the gratifying work.

  37. Hello, Neat post. There’s a problem with your website in web explorer, may test this… IE still is the market chief and a big element of other people will pass over your excellent writing because of this problem.

  38. Thank you for another excellent article. Where else could anybody get that type of information in such a perfect way of writing? I have a presentation next week, and I am on the look for such information.

  39. I am really impressed with your writing skills as well as with the layout on your blog. Is this a paid theme or did you customize it yourself? Either way keep up the nice quality writing, it’s rare to see a nice blog like this one these days..

  40. Great paintings! This is the kind of information that are meant to be shared around the internet. Shame on Google for now not positioning this post higher! Come on over and visit my web site . Thank you =)

  41. Thank you for sharing superb informations. Your site is very cool. I am impressed by the details that you have on this website. It reveals how nicely you perceive this subject. Bookmarked this web page, will come back for extra articles. You, my pal, ROCK! I found just the info I already searched everywhere and simply could not come across. What an ideal website.

  42. Attractive section of content. I just stumbled upon your site and in accession capital to assert that I get actually enjoyed account your blog posts. Anyway I will be subscribing to your feeds and even I achievement you access consistently rapidly.

  43. It’s a pity you don’t have a donate button! I’d certainly donate to this brilliant blog! I suppose for now i’ll settle for bookmarking and adding your RSS feed to my Google account. I look forward to brand new updates and will share this website with my Facebook group. Talk soon!

  44. A person essentially help to make seriously posts I would state. This is the very first time I frequented your web page and thus far? I amazed with the research you made to create this particular publish extraordinary. Wonderful job!

  45. I have not checked in here for some time because I thought it was getting boring, but the last few posts are good quality so I guess I will add you back to my everyday bloglist. You deserve it my friend 🙂

  46. I just could not depart your web site prior to suggesting that I really enjoyed the standard information a person provide for your visitors? Is gonna be back often to check up on new posts

  47. I’ll immediately grab your rss as I can not find your e-mail subscription link or e-newsletter service. Do you have any? Kindly let me know so that I could subscribe. Thanks.

  48. I’m not that much of a internet reader to be honest but your blogs really nice, keep
    it up! I’ll go ahead and bookmark your website to come
    back down the road. Cheers

  49. Good day very cool site!! Man .. Beautiful .. Superb .. I’ll bookmark your blog and take the feeds also…I’m happy to find numerous helpful info right here in the publish, we want work out extra strategies on this regard, thanks for sharing. . . . . .

  50. Hi there, just was aware of your weblog through Google, and found that it’s truly informative. I’m gonna be careful for brussels. I will appreciate when you proceed this in future. Many folks might be benefited from your writing. Cheers!

  51. Woah! I’m really enjoying the template/theme of this site. It’s simple, yet effective. A lot of times it’s very hard to get that “perfect balance” between user friendliness and appearance. I must say you have done a very good job with this. In addition, the blog loads very quick for me on Safari. Exceptional Blog!

  52. You actually make it seem so easy with your presentation but I find this topic to be really something that I think I would never understand. It seems too complicated and very broad for me. I’m looking forward for your next post, I will try to get the hang of it!

  53. Just want to say your article is as astonishing. The clarity in your post is just cool and i can assume you’re an expert on this subject. Fine with your permission allow me to grab your feed to keep updated with forthcoming post. Thanks a million and please carry on the rewarding work.

  54. Hi there! I could have sworn I’ve been to this site before but after checking through some of the post I realized it’s new to me. Anyhow, I’m definitely glad I found it and I’ll be book-marking and checking back frequently!

  55. I’d need to check with you here. Which is not one thing I usually do! I get pleasure from studying a submit that can make individuals think. Also, thanks for allowing me to comment!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

The Stand