Milan Fashion Week 2024 kicks off February 20-26 with a rich program of over 161 shows, boasting a packed schedule of over 161 shows, featuring the much-anticipated debut of Moschino‘s new Creative Director, Adrian Appiolaza. Stepping into the role after the untimely passing of Davide Renne, Appiolaza injects fresh energy, infusing the brand with an exciting Argentinian flair.

Beyond renowned names such as Fendi, Gucci, Missoni, Roberto Cavalli, Tom Ford, and Dolce & Gabbana gracing the catwalk, the spotlight will also shine on rising stars like Geoff K. Cooper and Feben Vemmenby, reaffirming Milan’s status as a hub of fashion innovation.

One of the highlights of the week is the much-anticipated Diesel fashion show, scheduled for opening day, Wednesday, February 21, 2024. Breaking with tradition, the Italian powerhouse invites the public to join the spectacle. Also returning to the official schedule will be Alberta Ferretti, Elisabetta Franchi, and Marni, adding to the excitement, and underlining both the lasting charm of Milan Fashion Week 2024 and its ability to remain at the forefront of global fashion trends.

Alongside the prestigious main events, a wide range of parallel events takes place, presenting a glimpse into the ever-changing world of fashion. From exclusive presentations to innovative collaborations, these side events bring fresh perspectives and creative flair to the event. Let’s delve into the exciting program of side events:

Barbara Rizzi Fashion Presentations – Tuesday, February 20, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM – Held at Fondazione Ambrosianeum, via delle Ore 3, 20122 Milan. By Invitation Only.

CNMI – Fashion Hub – Tuesday, February 20 – Featuring projects focusing on innovation, sustainability, and education at the Fashion Hub. By Invitation Only.

Vitale Barberis Canonico – Tuesday, February 20 – Unveiling “Reinventing the shirt-jacket” capsule collection with T_Coat. Private cocktail event. By Invitation Only.

Maison Yoshiki Paris Debut – Tuesday, February 20, 8:30 PM CET – Hosted at Bocconi, Via Guglielmo Röntgen 1, Milano 20136 IT. By Invitation Only.

Milan Fashion Week 2024 Events: Add These to Your Calendar

Ara Lumière with Galib Gassanoff – Wednesday, February 21, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM – Presented at Galleria Gaburro, via Cerva 25, 20122 Milan. By Invitation Only.

Maryling – Thursday, February 22, 6:30 PM – Showcasing the Fall/Winter 2024/25 womenswear collection at via Gattamelata – Gate 14, 20149 Milan. By Invitation Only.

Michaela Stark’s Panty Show – Thursday, February 22, 7:00 PM – Held at Fondazione Sozzani, via Tazzoli 3, 20154 Milan. By Invitation Only.

Palm Angels – February 22-24 – “Son of a Beat” clubbing nights with international DJs at via C.G.Merlo 3, 20122 Milan. By Invitation Only.

Shenzhen Futian Fashion Event – Friday, February 23, 5:00 PM – Featuring a fashion show by Nexy.Co, Kavon, and Chlosio. By Invitation Only. Held at Palazzo Reale, Sala Cariatidi, piazza Duomo 12, 20122 Milan.

Philipp Plein Party – Friday, February 23, 10:00 PM – 1:00 AM – Philipp Plein presents an afterparty following its Men’s and Women’s runway collections, featuring a special performance. By Invitation Only. Held at Allianz Cloud, piazza Carlo Stuparich 1, 20148 Milan.

Milan Fashion Week 2024 Events: Add These to Your Calendar

Francesco Murano – Saturday, February 24, from 10:30 AM – Francesco Murano, with the support of Camera Moda Fashion Trust and Lineapelle, presents ‘The Agorà – a relation between body and space’. Educational talk from 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM, followed by collection presentation from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM. By Invitation Only. Held at Palazzo Giureconsulti, piazza dei Mercanti 2, 20122 Milan.

Arthur Arbesser FW 24-25 Presentation – Saturday, February 24, 1 pm – 6 pm – at Arthur Arbesser Studio, Piazza Sant’Ambrogio 16, 20123 Milano. By Invitation Only

FASHION ART AND MORE 18th Edition- Sunday, February 25th from 4.30 pm at Hotel Principe di Savoia, Piazza della Repubblica 17, Milan. Fashion Show, Brand Exhibition, and Welcome Cocktail. Tickets are available on @wellnessforyoufashion

Running parallel to the excitement of the runway shows is a vibrant selection of art exhibitions. From retrospectives of renowned photographers to presentations of iconic fashion eras, check out the list:

Guido Harari: Incontri. 50 Anni di Fotografie e Racconti – Ongoing – Fabbrica del Vapore, via Procaccini 4, 20154 Milan

The exhibition traces Guido Harari’s eclectic career, featuring his iconic album covers and unpublished images. It also includes a section dedicated to his passion for book curation and unpublished “research” images.

Fifties in Fashion | La Couture Anni 50 – February 20, 2024 – February 29, 2024- Accademia del Lusso, via Montenapoleone 5, 20121 Milan

Curated by Stefano Dominella, the exhibition showcases original clothes from the 1950s, highlighting the revolutionary period of Italian fashion.

Juergen Teller – January 27, 2024 – April 01, 2024 – Triennale Milano, viale Emilio Alemagna 6, 20121 Milan

This exhibition showcases the works of German photographer Juergen Teller, known for his diverse photographic genres including fashion, portrait, and self-portrait. With around 400 shots, it is the largest retrospective ever devoted to Teller’s work.

10 Corso Como – Happy Birthday Louise Parker – February 21, 2024 – April 05, 2024 – 10 Corso Como, Gallery, corso Como 10, 20154 Milan

Curated by Alessandro Rabottini, this exhibition features works by American artist Roe Ethridge, exploring the dialogue between art and fashion through provocative and unconventional photography.

Milan Fashion Week 2024 Events: Add These to Your Calendar

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