Copenhagen Fashion Week goes virtual

Copenhagen Fashion Week will be held only in digital format.

One of the most anticipated events in the fashion world will take place entirely online. Copenhagen Fashion Week will be staged directly on an online platform, including fashion shows and debates on the world of fashion.

The official announcement comes from CEO of the Nordic kermess (event), Cecille Thorsmark, who says that he understands very well the severity of the second wave of the epidemic, and that, despite the importance of the event, it will be impossible to attend runway shows in person.

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CopenhagenFashionWeek.com, the streaming platform where Danish Fashion Week will be broadcasted, was launched with the intention of encouraging several important debates about the world of fashion, and the most controversial issues related to the fashion world: from the commitment to sustainability, to the need to avoid exploitation in third world countries for intensive production.

Although the initial plan was to host a hybrid event, the drastic decision was made to keep Copenhagen Fashion Week completely digital, through a combination of online runway shows, video installations, and physical installations that will be filmed live.

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The platform will also feature a section titles "Small Talk- Big Conversations”, a debate corner where numerous figures from the world of fashion and business will speak and discuss topics, such as anti-racism practices in the Scandinavian fashion industry and the critical situation of emerging new designers.

The event will close with a presentation from beloved and innovative Danish designer Henrik Vibskov, that will be broadcast live.  Copenhagen Fashion Week will be held from 2 to 4 February. 

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