Men’s F/W 2023 Fashion Week kicks off this month with a host of new collections to mark another year. As always, there are plenty of notable moments in store; if the first Gucci collection since the departure of Alessandro Michele last November, or the long-awaited Martine Rose show as Pitti Uomo’s guest designer, the men’s collections will undoubtedly start 2023 in style.
From the Pitti Uomo in Florence to Milan and Paris, Wallpaper* sums up what to expect from Men’s F/W 2023 Fashion Week, so far.
Men’s Fashion Week F/W 2023: everything you need to know
Pitti Uomo, January 10-13, 2023
The 103rd edition of Pitti Uomo, the menswear trade show in Florence, Italy, will kick off menswear month with a busy schedule of events centered around the 14th-century Fortezza da Basso. British designer Martine Rose is the name of this season’s marquee; As ‘Pitti Uomo guest designer’, she will show the ella A/W collection from ella 2023 at the city’s Loggia del Mercato Nuovo, a historic market in the center of the city. On the other hand, more than 759 brands will be displayed in the main space of the fair; this time around, there will even be a section dedicated to clothing for canine and feline companions, ‘Pitti Pets’, while Belgian designer Jan-Jan Van Essche will put on a show as part of Pitti’s ‘Designer Project’ and style label life of British designer Luke Edward Hall, Château Orlando, will have a special installation and presentation at the Sala delle Nazioni.
Milan Men’s Fashion Week, January 13-17, 2023
Milan Men’s Fashion Week kicks off on Friday, January 13, 2023, with a Gucci show, the first since creative director Alessandro Michele’s departure last year. Little is known so far about what to expect from the show, though the attention will be on the house as it enters its latest chapter. Elsewhere, a British contingent will camp in the town; JW Anderson and Charles Jeffrey Loverboy will be featured throughout the week, the latter marking designer Charles Jeffrey’s Milanese debut. Another newcomer is Japanese designer Tomo Koizumi, who with the support of Dolce & Gabbana, much like Matty Bovan during womenswear last September, will show a collection as part of Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana’s plan to nurture new talent. Following his debut at Etro during women’s fashion week, Marco De Vincenzo will make his menswear debut at the house, while the usual big names – Prada, Giorgio Armani, Fendi and others – make up the rest of the programme, no matter what. doubt setting the agenda for the upcoming season.
Paris Fashion Week, January 17-22, 2023
Eyes will be on Louis Vuitton, so an artistic director of the house’s menswear, and successor to Virgil Abloh – Not announced yet. Whether or not the January show will mark the arrival of a new designer remains to be seen, though as of now it looks likely that Abloh’s team will continue to command, as they did last season with a colorful show that paid tribute to the late talent. American. On the other hand, Grace Wales Bonner, guest designer last season at Pitti Uomo, will show in Paris for the first time; Joining her on the show is New York-based Emily Adams Bode, whose eponymous Bode label will return to Paris for the first time since before the pandemic (British designer Bianca Saunders will also continue to walk in the city). Saint Laurent will feature on the menswear calendar for the first time since 2015 – a head-turning moment with a Parisian landmark as its backdrop, no doubt – while Maison Margiela will close out the week on Sunday, bridging the gap between fashion month menswear and the couture week that follows. .