Copenhagen Fashion Week will have a line-from 36 brands included in its official spring/summer time 2023 schedule in August, which is being planned like a fully physical activation this year.
Inside a statement, Copenhagen Fashion Week (CPHFW) says SS23, running from August 9 to 12, might have a “strong dedication” to emerging talent, a “keen focus” on menswear, in addition to presenting the very best of the Nordics and placing sustainability in the lead.
A highlight from the line-up includes the “future visionaries,” with coming back emerging talent Jade Cropper, (Di)vision, The Outfit, A. Rouge Hove, and P.L.N. showcasing alongside Finnish label Latimmier and OperaSport, who’s joining the schedule the very first time. The Royal Danish Academy may also present the MA collections of the graduating class.
Copenhagen Fashion Week organizers also added they intend to announce additional intends to support emerging designer development in mid-June, included in a broader announcement concerning the organization’s role in incubating design talent.
Copenhagen Fashion Week to focus on emerging talent, menswear, sustainability and Nordic brands for SS23
The schedule also offers an emphasis on menswear this year, with Berner Kühl and Sunflower coming back towards the schedule alongside schedule stalwarts Soulland, Martin Asbjørn, Schnayderman’s, and Wood Wood, in addition to last season’s Zalando Sustainability Award champion, Iso.Poetism by Tobias Birk Nielsen. Additionally, Holzweiler, Henrik Vibskov, and Mark Kenly Domino Tan may also present menswear inside their collections.
As with every Copenhagen Fashion Week showcase, the schedule also aims to provide the very best of the Nordics, and Ganni has confirmed that it’ll show up physically for August, alongside a line-up that includes Saks Potts, Helmstedt, Rotate, Skall Studio, Stine Goya, Hope, Baum und Pferdgarten, Lovechild 1979, Gestuz, Munthe, Rabens Saloner, Samsøe Samsøe, Remain and Rotate.
This year, Copenhagen Fashion Week may also feature Hungarian brand Aeron in the schedule, getting their worldwide perspective and Nordic synergies to SS23.
The August event may also present the 4th edition of the Zalando Sustainability Award, featuring finalists representing the United Kingdom, Iceland, and France. Included in the Zalando x Copenhagen Fashion Week partnership, British fashion brand Raeburn, Parisian-based M works, and London/Reykjavík based design studio Ranra will showcase their latest collections to stay in with an opportunity of winning 20,000 euros along with a partnership with Zalando to build up a unique capsule collection.
While SS23 has been planned as a fully physical activation this year, Copenhagen Fashion Week organizers added that it’ll carry on living streams of all shows via copenhagenfashionweek.com and thru the Copenhagen Fashion Week YouTube Channel.