The best moments of fall 2022 fashion month in New York, London, Milan and Paris
Another fashion month has passed. The fall 2022 shows from New York, London, Milan and Paris seemed to carry the same enthusiasm and momentum as the previous season of events, which made a comeback after a year of mostly digital and virtual shows.
And while everyone was talking about new collections, FOMO parties and more over the past few weeks, viewers were sure to draw attention to what was happening outside of the fashion month bubble. Towards the start of Milan Fashion Week, Ukraine was overrun by Russia, leaving many models, designers and influencers who traveled for the shows unsure of what their future holds in their still-under-attack homeland. . Street style served as a way to show support and raise awareness for this unfortunate event, while brands like Balenciaga, Giorgio Armani and Koché, among others, dedicated their shows to Ukraine and made significant donations in the country.
Meanwhile, fashion month continues. Whether it’s surprise celebrity appearances on the catwalk or front row (Euphoria! Rihanna ! Julia Fox!) or a certain micro-mini skirt grabbing all the attention of the fashion crowd, the four weeks provided plenty of high fashion buzz. Plus, if you still haven’t jumped on the cropped hem trend, it’s not too late at all, as designers across the four cities showcased their own miniskirts on the fall runways. 2022.
There’s still plenty to catch up on, so read all about the can’t-miss fashion moments from Fall 2022 Fashion Month, below.
New York Fashion Week Fall 2022: Highlights
Although most of her big name names were still missing from the fall 2022 calendar, New York Fashion Week did not disappoint. From Friday, February 11 through Wednesday, February 16, designers have chosen to show off their latest collections with in-person shows, engaging and intimate presentations, or digitally. New designers made their mark throughout the week, along with a few surprises on the catwalks.
As far as trends go, the micro-mini skirt dominated New York Fashion Week (and fashion month as a whole) with just about every brand reimagining the tiny silhouette on the runways. Additionally, Telfar has unveiled another “It” handbag soon with the launch of its new Round Circle Bag.
On top of that, industry newbies have gone above and beyond for Fall 2022, with brands like Colin LoCascio and Dauphinette making their mark on our fashion radar. Other designers on our must-have list include celebrity-endorsed brands like Elena Velez and Hardware LDN, as well as In The Blk presentation by designers House of Aama and Khiry. Another long-awaited return to New York Fashion was Hood by Air founder and creative director Shayne Oliver, whose debut in the namesake luxury line was filled with apocalypse-inspired glam, like dazzling garments, micro-minis stockings and sculptural shoes.
Designers got creative with their presentations this season, with some opting out of an in-person showcase. Collina Strada hosted a special screening for its Fall 2022 collection featuring a delightful fashion parody of The hills, with actresses Tommy Dorfman, Rowan Blanchard and other top models. Additionally, the Metaverse has already begun to solidify its place in fashion, from holograms of Tombogo and Maisie Wilen to exclusive NFTs of Altuzarra and Markarian.
As expected, many celebrities were spotted at fashion week, especially with the cast of EuphoriaFashion month takeover kicks off in New York. Maude Apatow hosted a conversation for “NYFW: The Talks” with Los Angeles-based brand Rodarte, while Angus Cloud was front row for the Coach’s Fall 2022 show. Euphoria Breakout star Chloe Cherry (and Julia Fox) made her runway debut at LaQuan Smith, and after a long break from the catwalk, Hunter Schafer walked for Gogo Graham’s fall 2022 showcase. — India Roby
London Fashion Week Fall 2022: Best Moments
Although London Fashion Week is the shortest time of the month, its four-day schedule was filled with major moments from the shows, the front rows and the street style crowd. Indie designer favorites Poster Girl and Conner Ives made their runway debuts, while Chet Lo presented his second “official” collection of edgy, celebrity-loved clothes.
16Arlington, the going-out fashion brand that has dressed celebrities including Lena Dunham, Jorja Smith, Kendall Jenner, and many more, introduced its Fall 2022 collection in tribute to one of its designers, Federica “Kikka.” Cavenati, who died suddenly aged 28 in November 2021. Additionally, Molly Goddard returned to London Fashion Week after several digital showcases with a collection inspired by the social scene of Portabello and Camden markets in the 80s and 90s.
The runway continued to be a great opportunity for surprise cameos, and in London, Violet Chachki made waves for walking the Richard Quinn fall 2022 show. drag race The star wore an all-latex look alongside another model in a similar outfit, continuing the designer’s well-known SM fashion revamp. — Marie Bobila
Milan Fashion Week Fall 2022: Highlights
Fall 2022 marked some of the most anticipated (and beloved) designer debuts at Milan Fashion Week. For example, Glenn Martens unveiled his first womenswear collection for the Diesel Fall 2022 show, reimagining the fashion brand’s signature denim and creating already coveted 2000-inspired runway looks. Bottega Veneta also unveiled new creative director Matthieu Blazy’s debut collection later in the week, bringing more beloved accessories and the topic of fashion week: denim pants, but leather. We also saw Gucci return to the official fashion week calendar for the first time in two years, as well as a surprise (but long-running) collaboration revealed with Adidas.
Celebrity appearances continued to go well in Milan. Blackish actress Marsai Martin made her runway debut for Missoni, while Euphoria‘s Cherry worked for GCDS and Blumarine. Additionally, Rihanna showed off her baby bump at the Gucci show, while other celebs like Kim Kardashian, Flo Milli, Julia Fox and more were among the many style stars sitting front row at the shows. — IR
Paris Fashion Week Fall 2022: The best moments
Paris Fashion Week wrapped up Fall 2022 fashion month with a bang, from Rihanna’s front-row look at Dior to Miu Miu’s highly viral micro-miniskirt and more. The first buzz from the nine-day event began with Off-White’s Fall 2022 show, showcasing the late designer Virgil Abloh’s latest collection. Among the many models and celebrity friends who walked the runway, Serena Williams was one of the biggest tributes, as she made her runway debut for a luxury brand and was a longtime collaborator and muse of Abloh. over the years.
The Dior show was one of the most celebrity-filled front rows of the season, with none other than Rihanna herself making a fashionable belated appearance in a sheer lingerie-inspired LBD that was custom-made by the French fashion house. Her memorable look shone alongside Blackpink’s Jisoo and her Clueless-inspired yellow plaid outfit. Jisoo was the first of the K-pop group to arrive in Paris ahead of Jennie Kim, who attended the Chanel Fall 2022 show, while Rosé unfortunately had to skip Saint Laurent for testing positive for COVID-19.
When it comes to the Fall 2022 runways, Ester Manas was one of the up-and-coming names to know of the week, as it’s one of the very few brands to bring body diversity to the Paris catwalks. Additionally, Miu Miu doubled down on extreme success and virality behind her micro-mini skirt, which was not only spotted all over the street style crowd, but received a fall-appropriate makeover with prints. plaid, sporty details and even a micro – mini shorts version. — Mo