Is It Not Cool To Show At Fashion Week Anymore?

Is It Not Cool To Show At Fashion Week Anymore?
Fashion
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

Fashion week happens twice a year in New York City, and for those interested in the industry, these two weeks are the most anticipated weeks of the entire year.

But is showing at Fashion Week not cool anymore or something? Multiple designers have announced that they plan to forgo the traditional runway shows, and instead, are opting for digital fashion shows.

Does this benefit the designers business? Or are they simply making a statement? Peter Som shocked everyone when he announced he planned to cancel his runway show, but then redeemed himself by announcing a KCD digital fashion show. Is this the newest trend?

Is this even okay? I mean, it’s fashion week, it happens twice a year, do it big. Well, apparently, doing it big includes the Internet now. Digital fashion shows mean more money for store orders, more eyes will be on you (due to your shocking show cancellation) and a focus on the customers, which are, after all, the most important.

What do you think about this recent trend?

Ally | Elite.

Photo Credit: Getty Images

Share Tweet
React
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

Ally Batista

Ally is a preppy tomboy who loves all things football and fashion. She's a housewife in training and is known as the highly opinionated, and sometimes rude, first woman of Elite Daily. Be prepared to always be caught off guard.

More In Fashion

Women Anton Benbalit

4 Ways Technology Is Revolutionizing The Fashion Industry As We Know It

People have been interested in fashion for as long as society has been wearing clothing. Everyone from Cleopatra, who was known to wear a traditional Egyptian headdress and flashy necklace, to Audrey Hepburn in “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” have been influencing what people wear and how they look for centuries. Although fashion has always been a […]

Women Laura Argintar

Virgin Atlantic Unveils New Flight Crew Uniforms Designed By Vivienne Westwood

On Tuesday, notable British designer Vivienne Westwood debuted her new line of uniforms for British airline, Virgin Atlantic.  Is it just us, or do these outfits look exactly the same as the stock-photo versions before them? Westwood and Virgin Atlantic’s commitment to sustainability is commendable — the collection features polyester yarn made from recycled plastic […]

Women Laura Argintar

8 Struggles That Perfectly Describe Your Love/Hate Relationship With High-Waisted Shorts

To the horror of fashionably-challenged men everywhere, there’s a new trend this summer that’s sure to promise countless camel toes and many, many debates. Enter: high-waisted shorts. Formerly exclusive to the 90s era, high-waisted shorts are now making a huge comebackside — even popping up in unexpected places like music festivals and middle-America corn fields. […]

Also On Elite

World

This Adorable 4-Year-Old Girl Wants To Be Your Flower Girl (Photo)

Annabelle Earl is an adorable 4-year-old New Yorker who wants to be your flower girl. Annabelle discovered the joys of wedding parties from her babysitter’s daughter, and she wanted in on the action. So, she carried a dozen roses and wore a floral dress and white lace gloves to the City Clerk’s office where each […]

Music News

Kendrick Lamar Takes His Shot At Some Classic Rap Karaoke (Video)

Kendrick Lamar continues to be awesome. He recently paid a visit to the XXL magazine offices and tried his hand at some karaoke, rapping along to Eminem’s “My Name Is,” Jay-Z’s “Big Pimpin’” and 50′s “In Da Club.” It looks like he had a good time just messing around by himself. Though, I must say, I’m […]

Sports

This USA-Belgium Preview Video Is All You Need To Get Pumped For The Big Match

Straight out of a group that many believed presented an impossible task, the US national team heads into its knockout stage match against Belgium in yet another encounter that will see them compete as underdogs. Indeed, when the red, white and blue enter the Arena Fonte Nova today, they’ll be dealing with a team who […]

Humor

Siri Just Snitched On A Girl For Having Two Boyfriends (Photo)

Siri is a microphone-based personal assistant on Apple’s iOS that allows you to yell at your phone at an increasingly high volume until you finally decide to do whatever you were trying to do by hand to save yourself anymore frustration. I’ve heard rumors that every once in a while Siri manages to process what […]