The second edition of Torino Fashion Week will begin on Tuesday after the success recorded last year. The international event features fashion shows, presentations and workshops for a whole week, from June 27th to July 3rd.
In the frame of the Devalle Murazzi del Po Warehouses, long established but above all emerging fashion designers will catwalk their collections made between design and research.
Why is Torino Fashion Week now scheduled into international fashion events calendar? If you are among those who think that Turin is a city new for the fashion sector and it is just emerging into Fashion Weeks, you’re surely wrong. This city has ben famous for fashion and tailoring laboratories since the late 1800s, so that one of the first regulators in the sector was born here in 1935.
The first Torino Fashion Week took place in the 1950s and such event lasted until 1977, the year in which happened the fashion fair known as Samia that was dedicated to belpaese fashion .
Torino Fashion Week collateral events include TorinoFashionMatch, an happening that will take place on 29th and 30th June with specific focus on textile world and its link with fashion industry. A meeting point between industry professionals who will confront in discovering and presenting each other technical innovations, styles and new raw materials.
This year edition moreover will feature the presence of Islamic Fashion Design Council with dedicated catwalks and the kermesse last day closure to enhance worldwide fashion designer participation, especially from Arab world – where the organization take place in order to merge all creatives and stakeholders affering to fashion biz.
As for the previous edition of Torino Fashion Week the event opening will be held by IED – European institute of Design, Fashion and Visual Arts – with the collections of Fashion Design 2016-2017 academic course students and the presebce of two former IED students who are already working in the fashion industry.
For the official calendar of the fashion brands and designers who will be present at Torino Fashion Week follows the link.