What started out as a rumor has now been officially confirmed. The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) recently announced the launch of New York Fashion Week:Men’s, a showcase to highlight American men’s fashion in New York City. The event is set to kick off July 13-16 2015 with the presentation of Spring 2016 collections.
According to CFDA CEO Steven Kolb of the project – “There are many reasons the CFDA is launching New York Fashion Week: Men’s. It gives the designers a business platform to show during their market dates and is an opportunity to demonstrate the collective talent of an important segment of our industry.”
New York Fashion Week:Men’s will be presented by Amazon and its fashion sites Amazon Fashion, East Dane, and MyHabit and American watch company Shinola. Big names already set to present include Calvin Klein Collection, Tommy Hilfiger, Michael Kors, Rag & Bone, Public School, Billy Reid, Todd Snyder, Michael Bastian, Ovadia & Sons, Robert Geller, Duckie Brown, Patrik Ervell, Orley, and Kent and Curwen.