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How Many Fashion Weeks Are There?

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Last Updated on August 17, 2023

Wondering how many Fashion Weeks are there? Keep reading, because I’m sharing all the details right here about Fashion Weeks all over the World, including those that happen London, Paris, New York and Milan, as well as lesser known events in cities like Berlin, Amsterdam and Copenhagen. Known as the biggest events in the fashion calendar, Fashion Weeks see the world’s most talented designers and brands (also known as ‘houses’) showcasing their latest collections to fashion professionals, like media, designers, buyers and influencers.

Perhaps the most exciting events of the year for those who work in the industry, there’s a huge buzz around Fashion Week, whether it’s the street style set or the innovative designs from labels like Gucci, Dior and Chanel. The first ever fashion week took place way back in 1943 in New York, and they’re still going strong in 2023.

So how many Fashion Weeks are there, what are the four main Fashion Weeks and what dates are they? Here’s what you need to know. Next, check out everything you need to know about London Fashion Week 2023.

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How many Fashion Weeks are there in a year?

There are typically two Fashion Weeks every year in the ‘Big Four’ at Paris, London, New York and Milan. The week- long event sees designers showcasing their Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter collections twice yearly. Fashion Week also takes place in cities like Copenhagen, Amsterdam and Berlin, and these also take place twice yearly in order to showcase the two seasons, Spring/Summer and Autumn/Winter.

How many fashion seasons are there?

There are typically four seasons for fashion: Spring/Summer, Fall/Winter, Resort, and Pre-Fall. While Fashion Weeks mostly show the Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter collections, we naturally buy clothing all year round with some fast fashion brands dropping collections 24/7. The way we shop has changed, and so it makes sense that we’d have more than two fashion seasons each year.

Resort refers to the collections available around May, with the name coming from a former time when wealthy shoppers would buy designer pieces during their holidays. Pre-Fall is as it sounds, referring to the collections that come before Fall/Winter in December.

Is Fashion Week yearly?

Fashion Week is a bi-annual event, taking place twice yearly. However there are cities that only showcase one season during Fashion Week. For instance, Miami Fashion Week is only held once a year.

What are the 4 main Fashion Weeks?

Also regarded as the ‘Big Four,’ these are Paris Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week, Milan Fashion Week, and London Fashion Week. Since these are the fashion capitals in the world, the ‘Big Four’ host the most influential fashion events twice a year, attended by biggest names in the industry. 

What dates are Fashion Week?

Mark your calendars, because here’s a rundown of every Fashion Week taking place in the last quarter of 2023 and in 2024.

August 30 – September 2, 2023: Amsterdam Fashion Week
September 8 – 13, 2023: New York Fashion Week, Spring/Summer 2024
September 15 – 19, 2023: London Fashion Week, Spring/Summer 2024
September 19 – 25, 2023: Milan Fashion Week, Spring/Summer 2024
September 25 – October 3, 2023 – Paris Fashion Week, Spring/Summer 2024

January, 2024: Berlin Fashion Week fall/winter 2024
January, 2024: Paris Fashion Week men’s shows fall/winter 2024
January, 2024: Paris Haute Couture Week fall/winter 2024
January, 2024: Copenhagen Fashion Week fall/winter 2024
February, 2024: New York Fashion Week fall/winter 2024
February, 2024: Madrid Fashion Week fall/winter 2024
February, 2024: London Fashion Week fall/winter 2024
February, 2024: Milan Fashion Week fall/winter 2024
February, 2024: Paris Fashion Week fall/winter 2024
March, 2024: London Bridal Week
May, 2024: Miami Fashion Week
June, 2024: Paris Fashion Week men’s shows
July, 2024: Paris Haute Couture Week
August/September, 2024: Amsterdam Fashion Week
August/September, 2024: Copenhagen Fashion Week, spring/summer 2025
September, 2024: New York Fashion Week, spring/summer 2025
September, 2024: London Fashion Week, spring/summer 2025
September, 2024: Milan Fashion Week, spring/summer 2025
September/October, 2024 – Paris Fashion Week, spring/summer 2025

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