Last Updated on August 7, 2023
Wondering when Copenhagen Fashion Week is? I’m here to tell you. If you’ve only been keeping tabs on the four major Fashion Weeks, you might want to add Copenhagen Fashion Week (CPHFW) into the mix. Denmark’s capital is shaping up to be one of the biggest fashion hubs in the world, with a focus not just on innovative and exciting fashion, but sustainability too.
“Sustainability is the core tenet to our vision of Copenhagen Fashion Week as a forward thinking representation of Nordic talent to our global community,” Cecilie Thorsmark, CEO of CPHFW said.
If this sounds like something you want to learn more about and be part of, you might want to know when it’s happening. Luckily for you, there’s not long to wait. You can read everything to know about CPHFW next, including the full schedule.
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When is Copenhagen Fashion Week 2023?
CPHFW roughly follows the schedule of the other Fashion Weeks – London Fashion Week, Milan Fashion Week, Paris Fashion Week and New York Fashion Week. It takes place twice a year, in February and August. This year the event is taking place from 7th – 11th August 2023.
Each show features designers’ collections meant for the upcoming seasons. So the February shows give a preview of autumn winter clothing while August shows feature pieces for spring summer of the next year.
What brands take part in Copenhagen Fashion Week?
As you may expect, the show will feature many sustainable brands. As well as familiar names such as Ganni, Saks Potts and Marimekko, the official schedule includes rising labels like (Di)vision, Holzweiler, Rotate and many more.
Can the public attend Copenhagen Fashion Week?
Just like other Fashion Weeks, many of the shows are by invite only. If you work in fashion — as a journalist, buyer or any other industry professional — you may apply for accreditation on the CPHFW website. You may apply for accreditation for physical and digital shows. CPHFW was digital-only in 2021 but started holding physical shows last year, so make sure you apply for accreditation as soon as possible.
How to watch Copenhagen Fashion Week 2023
If you want to enjoy some of the shows in the comfort of your home, you can definitely do so. Many brands are still showcasing their collections via livestream. You can catch them on Copenhagen Fashion Week’s official YouTube channel.