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Shanghai Fashion Week SS24 Showcases Future-Focused “Synergy” of Design and Sustainability

Shanghai Fashion Week Show Schedule
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The Shanghai Fashion Week schedule is here!

Shanghai Fashion Week  Spring/Summer 2024 season will be shining a spotlight on China’s trailblazing designers. Running from October 8-16, 2023, the week-long event will be featuring nearly 100 shows and presentations under the theme of “Synergy.” The goal is bridging fashion with technology, domestic with international and modernity with heritage.

Staged at venues across Shanghai like Taipinghu Park and West Bund Art Center, the jam-packed calendar marks major milestones. Some designers will be celebrating 10th anniversaries, while buzzy labels like Clot will make their Shanghai Fashion Week debut. Around 1,000 brands will be participating in shows, exhibitions and other events.

The Stars Will Align for Shanghai Local Talents

Several popular Chinese brands will be celebrating key anniversaries, highlighting Shanghai’s homegrown talent. Contemporary label Icicle, known for modern wardrobe essentials, had the honor of opening fashion week. Shanghai-based womenswear brand Comme Moi marked 10 creative years with a retrospective show.

Menswear designer Haizhen Wang will also celebrate a decade since first showing at Shanghai Fashion Week. His avant-garde tailored pieces blur gender lines, merging Chinese heritage with Western influences. The anniversary shows demonstrate the success and longevity homegrown talents have achieved.

Global Superstars Descend on Shanghai

Along with celebrating local legends, Shanghai Fashion Week draws increasing international star power. Edgy streetwear label Clot, founded by Edison Chen, brings its cult following to the Shanghai runway for the first time. The debut prove that both heritage names and of-the-moment brands recognize Shanghai Fashion Week’s growing reputation worldwide.

Sustainability Takes Center Stage

This season, Shanghai Fashion Week emphasized sustainability more than ever through programming and designer collaborations. Stella McCartney’s animal-free ethos will provide inspiration on scaling ethical practices in China. A two-day sustainable development forum hopes to create an open dialogue between industry and authorities on improving standards.

Shanghai label Shushu/Tong exemplifies the sustainable synergy between tradition and innovation. They create gender-neutral urban streetwear using ancient Chinese dyeing techniques and zero waste production. Local designer Judyhua employs upcycled vintage Chinese fabrics for her contemporary womenswear. Earth-friendly practices meet heritage.

sustainability designer Stella McCartney Shanghai Fashion Week
PHOTO: FASHION UNITED

Shanghai: Nexus of East-Meets-West Influences

Shanghai Fashion Week provides a unique platform bringing together influences from across Asia and the West. Designers infuse traditional Chinese culture and aesthetics into forward-thinking collections. Shanghai label Private Policy melds Chinese calligraphy and poetry with streetwear. Rico Lee merges fabrics like silk with futuristic patterns.

The city’s cosmopolitan energy sparks boundary-pushing creativity. Shanghai-based Graece Xiaolin Liang blends feminine silhouettes with suiting to redefine power dressing. Designer Shie Lyu turns unconventional materials like latex and metal into sculptural, avant-garde looks. As both a global business capital and cultural hub, Shanghai nurtures innovative talents.

What’s Next for Shanghai Fashion Week?

Shanghai Fashion Week continues to rise as a premier international fashion event. The shows not only celebrate China’s emerging talents, but also attract legendary global names. Shanghai is now a regular stop for labels wanting to connect with the coveted Asian consumer.

By weaving in digitalization, sustainability and cultural heritage, Shanghai Fashion Week represents the future-focused synergy that defines China’s dynamic fashion capital and that seems lacking in the ‘Core 4’ Fashion Week cities. 

With the eyes of the global industry upon it, Shanghai Fashion Week will continue breaking new ground. Its goal of fusing innovation with artistry makes it a must-watch incubator for pioneering fashion.

Shanghai Fashion Week runway show ss24
PHOTO: CM MODELS

SHANGHAI FASHION WEEK SS24 SCHEDULE

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10

1:00 PM: Assignments
1:30 PM: CROYEZ
1:30 PM: Jacadi Paris
2:00 PM: 香黛宫·龚航宇
2:30 PM: Haizhen Wang
4:00 PM: The World Is Your Oyster
4:30 PM: Coco Zone
5:00 PM: 巴拉巴拉balabala
5:30 PM: HBEH
7:30 PM: Hana Kimi
7:30 PM: Lois
8:00 PM: REDEMPTIVE
8:30 PM: Vera Seriase
8:30 PM: Lafine Paris
8:30 PM: Comme Moi
9:00 PM: Markgong

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11

1:30 PM: IDS
2:00 PM: MARK FAIRWHALE 马克华菲
2:30 PM: PLAN V
3:30 PM: memory in
4:30 PM: Erinrae
5:00 PM: Bihan Lin
5:30 PM: Bibilee Studio
5:30 PM: 小日着
6:30 PM: Joanna Hannes
7:30 PM: MIMBLANCHE
8:00 PM: OUDE WAAG
8:30 PM: Selkie collection
9:00 PM: CPLUS SERIES

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12

1:00 PM: Ivan Yong Couture
1:30 PM: 禹化YUHUA
1:30 PM: MQD
2:30 PM: PHÓRM
3:30 PM: Enhenn
4:30 PM: XUNRUO x Istituto Marangoni
5:00 PM: Green Grey
5:30 PM: mithworld
5:30 PM: JOKII
7:30 PM: Decathlon 迪卡侬
8:00 PM: swaying/knit
8:30 PM: Moromoro

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13

1:30 PM: nununu
2:00 PM: CONVERSE x LABELHOOD YOUTOPIA 第三季因你而创
2:30 PM: Viceta Wang
3:30 PM: GAP Kids
4:30 PM: EverArcana
5:30 PM: Damowang
5:30 PM: Tiny One
7:30 PM: SEMIR 森马
7:30 PM: coco&ray
8:00 PM: HANQING DING
8:30 PM: JUDYHUA
8:30 PM: HUSHEGUANG HAUTE COUTURE
9:00 PM: Clot

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14

1:00 PM: Linlin Chasse
1:30 PM: Magyann
1:30 PM: KAKALOLITA
2:00 PM: 五彩饰界
2:30 PM: 阿朵丽兹
3:30 PM: poco blush×KIDS.ING
4:00 PM: PONDER.ER
4:30 PM: Sei Carina Y
5:30 PM: Private Policy
5:30 PM: Le Lupercus
6:30 PM: MAISON WENĒE
7:30 PM: Shie Lyu悉麓
7:30 PM: Mini Bala
8:00 PM: fabric qorn
8:30 PM: TUYUE涂月
9:30 PM: Shushu/Tong

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15

1:30 PM: Rico Lee
1:30 PM: Funny Dream
2:30 PM: 荷木HEMU
3:30 PM: 笙生
4:30 PM: Yibin Chen
5:30 PM: Xu Zhi
5:30 PM: RollingKids
7:30 PM: Chundie Zhu
7:30 PM: DORM KIDS COUTURE
8:30 PM: Hidemi

MONDAY, OCTOBER 16

6 PM: DONOTTAG
7 PM: Stella McCartney

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