A fashion week is a fashion industry event, lasting approximately one week, where fashion designers, brands or “houses” display their latest collections in runway fashion shows to buyers and the media. These events influence trends for the current and upcoming seasons.
Almost all the countries of world stared fashion week. The most prominent fashion weeks are held in the fashion capitals of the world; Paris, Milan, London and New York, or the “Big Four” which receive the majority of press coverage. Though not as duly noted as other influential cultural cities in the world, Los Angeles also has a fashion week which is hosted biannually, showcasing the newest collections by LA based and international designers alike
A fashion show is an event put on by a fashion designer to showcase their upcoming line of clothing and/or accessories during Fashion Week. Fashion shows debut every season, particularly the Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter seasons. This is where the latest fashion trends are made. The three most influential fashion weeks are New York Fashion Week, Paris Fashion Week, and Milan Fashion Week, which are semiannual events. The London and Berlin fashion weeks are also of global importance.
In a typical fashion show, models walk the catwalk dressed in the clothing created by the designer. Clothing is illuminated on the catwalk using various forms of lighting and special effects. The order in which each model walks out, wearing a specific outfit, is usually planned in accordance with the statement that the designer wants to make about their collection. It is then up to the audience to not only try to understand what the designer is trying to say, but to also visually deconstruct each outfit and try to appreciate the detail and craftsmanship of every single piece.
Occasionally, fashion shows take the form of installations, where the models are static, standing or sitting in a constructed environment. A wide range of contemporary designers produce their shows as theatrical productions with elaborate sets and added elements such as live music or a variety of technological components like holograms.
Models: In fashion industry models are main characters in this industry and with the creation of runway shows, the concept of runway modeling was rapidly established with the establishment of agencies and professional modeling careers. Before professional agencies, fashion houses that runway shows often had their own in house models who would specifically be fitted and costumes for each show. By having in house models to present the clothes for runway, the fashion houses could ensure that the clothing was perfectly altered for presentation and bound to sell. However, as the demand for models grew, the modeling agency was established to represent runway models.
Catwalk is the second and most import part of fashion industry, The ‘catwalk’ is a walkway, stage platform, or clearing used by models to demonstrate clothing and accessories during a fashion show and fashion weeks.
Catwalk is part of fashion industry almost all the countries of the world especially in the United States, refer to the catwalk as a runway. The name might be used because the graceful stature and gait used by models reminds viewers of the poise of a cat’s natural walk.
Due to models and catwalk fashion industry make made new trends in fashion and earned huge amount in these types of fashion events