Ulla Johnson F/W 2021; c/o Ulla Johnson
Ulla Johnson F/W 2021; c/o Ulla Johnson

It seems like just yesterday that we were observing New York Fashion Week’s Spring/Summer 2021 collections. However, the fashion world is a hard and fast one, so the Fall/Winter 2021 shows are already upon us – having started yesterday. We are always eager to see the creative output of both the industry’s brightest talents and those that have yet to be discovered.

We are especially keen on keeping our finger on the pulse of New York Fashion Week, as it is our fashion capital in the United States. New York has weathered many storms over the past year, but we absolutely refuse to give up on this city (for more on our feelings about New York during the pandemic, see this article). It has given so much to our industry, and we need to continue giving to it in return so that fashion may continue to thrive both within New York city limits and within the country as a whole. As New York’s fashion industry goes, so goes that of the rest of the country.

With that said, we’re going to give you a bird’s eye view of the NYFW schedule and happenings. It is, frankly speaking, chaotic and not easy to follow in the least. It is not a schedule in the traditional fashion week sense, as New York designers are showing at different times throughout the month. For example, Ulla Johnson showed on February 12 and Christian Siriano is set to show on February 25. In fact, the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) renamed it the “American Collections Calendar” to be inclusive of American designers that show in locations other than New York and during times other than the official New York Fashion Week (for more of an explanation as to why this decision was made, click here).

Jason Wu F/W 2021; c/o Jason Wu
Jason Wu F/W 2021; c/o Jason Wu

The bulk of the shows is still happening between the dates of February 14-18, 2021. February 14 kicked off with designer Jason Wu staging an in-person show with a grocery store theme. February 15 is designated as New York Men’s Day, with a number of womenswear designers showing as well. A couple of shows that we are looking forward to are Duncan, Negris Lebrum, and Libertine. February 16 has many of New York’s more well-known names showing, such as Anna Sui, Badgley Mischka, Rebecca Minkoff, and Alice + Olivia. Additionally, a few more shows that we are looking forward to are Sandy Liang, Naeem Khan, and Washington D.C. designers Dur Doux. On February 17, we have another heavy show day, with notable shows including Jonathan Simkhai, Collina Strada, Bibhu Mohapatra, and CFDA Chairman Tom Ford’s collection. February 18 will see Gabriela Hearst – last year’s CFDA Womenswear Designer of the Year and Chloé Creative Director – showing, as well as Proenza Schouler, Christian Cowan, and Australian designers Zimmermann.

The schedule for New York Fashion Week F/W 2021 can be seen below, along with fashion collection links. As usual, we will continue to update this article with show links as the shows become available to view virtually. Please note that all times listed are US Eastern Standard Time, follow the 12-hour clock, and that fashion schedules during the pandemic are subject to change.

Sunday, February 14, 2021

05:00  ⠀ Jason Wu (watch here)
05:30  ⠀ Markarian (see here)
06:00  ⠀ Imitation of Christ (watch here)

Monday, February 15, 2021

09:00  ⠀⠀Victor Li (watch here)
09:30  ⠀⠀Private Policy (watch here)
10:00  ⠀⠀Snow Xue Gao (watch here)
10:30  ⠀⠀Chocheng (watch here)
11:00  ⠀⠀Victor Glemaud (see here)
11:30  ⠀⠀Adeam (watch here)
12:00  ⠀⠀New York Men’s Day (various shows; click here for more info)
02:00  ⠀⠀Mercy x Mankind (watch here)
02:30  ⠀⠀Veronica Beard (see here)
03:00  ⠀⠀Maisie Wilen (watch here)
03:30  ⠀⠀PH5 (watch here)
04:00  ⠀⠀Kuon (watch here)
04:30  ⠀⠀Aknvas (watch here)
05:00  ⠀⠀Duncan (watch here)
05:30  ⠀⠀Geoffrey Mac (watch here)
06:00  ⠀⠀Black Design Collective (various shows; click here for more info)
06:30  ⠀⠀Negris LeBrum (watch here)
07:00  ⠀⠀Libertine (watch here)

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

09:00  ⠀⠀Nahmias (watch here)
09:30  ⠀⠀Anna Sui (watch here)
10:00  ⠀⠀Badgley Mischka (watch here)
10:30  ⠀⠀Keenkee (watch here)
11:00  ⠀⠀Tanya Taylor (see here)
11:30  ⠀⠀Lela Rose (see here)
12:00  ⠀⠀Kimberly Goldson (watch here)
12:30  ⠀⠀Rebecca Minkoff (see here)
01:00  ⠀⠀Dur Doux (watch here)
01:30  ⠀⠀Sandy Liang (watch here)
02:00  ⠀⠀Alice + Olivia by Stacey Bendet (watch here)
02:30  ⠀⠀Dennis Basso (watch here)
03:30  ⠀⠀Dirty Pineapple (watch here)
04:00  ⠀⠀Anne Klein (watch here)
04:30  ⠀⠀Keiser Clark (watch here)
05:00  ⠀⠀Naeem Khan (see here)
05:30  ⠀⠀Kevan Hall Designs (watch here)
06:00  ⠀⠀Frederick Anderson (watch here)
06:30  ⠀⠀VeniceW (watch here)
07:30  ⠀⠀Claudia Li (see here)

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

09:00  ⠀⠀Tombogo (watch here)
09:30  ⠀⠀C+Plus Series (watch here)
10:00  ⠀⠀Bevza (watch here)
10:30  ⠀⠀Loring New York (watch here)
11:30  ⠀⠀Collina Strada (watch here)
12:00  ⠀⠀Bibhu Mohapatra (watch here)
12:30  ⠀⠀Nihl (watch here)
01:00  ⠀⠀Jonathan Simkhai (watch here)
01:30  ⠀⠀Mr. Saturday (watch here)
02:00  ⠀⠀Cinq à Sept (watch here)
02:30  ⠀⠀Sukeina (see here)
03:00  ⠀⠀Social Work Studio (see here)
03:30  ⠀⠀Studio 189 (watch here)
04:00  ⠀⠀Theophilio (watch here)
04:30  ⠀⠀Rentrayage (see here)
05:00  ⠀⠀The Academy New York (watch here)
05:30  ⠀⠀Kim Shui (watch here)
06:00  ⠀⠀LRS (see here)
06:30  ⠀⠀Willy Chavarria (watch here)

Thursday, February 18, 2021

09:00  ⠀3.1 Phillip Lim (see here)
11:00  ⠀ Proenza Schouler (watch here)
12:00  ⠀ Gabriela Hearst (watch here)
01:00  ⠀ Christian Cowan (watch here)
04:00  ⠀ Zimmermann (watch here)

To view the schedule for the American Collections Calendar in its entirety, click this link.

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