Designers are Abandoning Fashion Week

NYFW starts today and amidst the well-dressed crowds, traffic jams and throngs of photographers, a cloud hangs over the celebration: this could be the end of Fashion Week as we know it. Since news broke in December that the CFDA was reevaluating the traditional schedule in favor of something more consumer friendly, there’s been nothing but talk about how changes could seriously affect what we’ve come to associate with runway season. In the last week alone, Burberry, Vetements and Tom Ford have all announced they are leaving the original schedule, making the possibility of a new Fashion Week more reality than conjecture.

Marissa Stempien

Marissa Stempien is a freelance writer and editor with a focus on travel, fashion, lifestyle, and culture. Her work has been featured in a number of print and online publications including ABC News, Popsugar, Huffington Post, JustLuxe, Luxury Living and CityGirlGoneMom. Marissa is an avid traveler and is always looking to visit somewhere new or unexplored. Her unique lifestyle has given way to her...(Read More)

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