Fashion Weeks

New York / Women's / Spring-summer 20


New York: Simone Leigh 'Loophole of Retreat'

April 19 2019 -> October 26 2019

Loophole of Retreat, an exhibition presented on the occasion of Simone Leigh (b. 1967, Chicago) winning the 2018 Hugo Boss Prize, she layers form, sound, and text to fashion narratives of resilience and resistance. The exhibition serves as a touchstone for Leigh’s long-standing commitment to honoring the agency of black women and their power to inhabit worlds of their own creation. Leigh’s presentation will encompass a suite of sculptures and a sound installation, as well as a text by the renowned historian Saidiya Hartman that will be available as a broadsheet. Selected by a jury of international critics and curators, Leigh is the twelfth artist to receive the biennial prize, which was established in 1996 to recognize significant achievement in contemporary art. Loophole of Retreat is organized by Katherine Brinson, Daskalopoulos Curator, Contemporary Art, and Susan Thompson, Associate Curator, with Amara Antilla, Assistant Curator. The Hugo Boss Prize and the exhibition are made possible by HUGO BOSS.

The Hugo Boss Prize 2018: Simone Leigh, Loophole of Retreat
From APRIL 19 till OCTOBER 26, 2019

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue at 89th Street
10128 New York
P : +1 (212) 423 3500



May 09 2019 -> September 08 2019

Inspired by Susan Sontag, an American writer, filmmaker, philosopher, teacher, and po-litical activist, and more specifically centered around her 1964 essay, Notes on Camp, highlights the characteristics of camp: irony, theatricalization, excess, humor, exaggera-tion, parody etc…

The Met Fifth Avenue
1000 Fifth Avenue
10028 New York
P : +1 (212) 535 7710


New York: Paris, Capital of Fashion

September 06 2019 -> January 04 2020

Curated by Dr. Valerie Steele, director of The Museum at FIT, The Exhibition "Paris, Capital of Fashion" will feature approximately 100 objects, dating from the 18th century to the present. The exhibition will be accompanied by a scholarly book, Paris, Capital of Fashion (Bloomsbury, 2019), edited by Steele, who is also the author of Paris Fashion: A Cultural History. In addition, there will be a free symposium on October 18, 2019. Clothing and accessories will be drawn from museums in Europe, Britain, and North America, as well as from couture archives and private collections, like Gabrielle Chanel, Christian Dior and Jacques Fath. the exhibition demonstrates how the idea of Paris fashion “works” across fashion cultures, appealing to elite American women and making money for American manufacturers and retailers.

Paris, Capital of Fashion
From September 6, 2019 to January 4,2020

The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology
7th Avenue at 27th Street
10001 New York
P : +1 (212) 217 4558


Swiss Touch Presents: Mode Suisse at NYFW

Monday September 09 2019
6.00pm - 8.00pm

Swiss Touch Presents: Mode Suisse at NYFW featuring Forbidden Denimeries, Julia Heuer, Vanessa Schindler, Julian Zigerli, YVY

Presentation & Cocktail

USM Modular Furniture
28-30 Greene Street
10013 New York

P : +1 (212) 600 4842

Sales contact: Yannick Aellen
P : +41 79 352 54 73

Iris Apfel x Bernardaud
Special events

Thursday September 12 2019

Iris Apfel debuts her new jewelry collection crafted in Limoges porcelain by Bernardaud.

Bernardaud Boutique
499 Park Ave at 59th Street
New York


UNITED STATES / New York: The World of Anna Sui

September 12 2019 -> February 23 2020

The World of Anna Sui was curated by Dennis Nothdruft for the Fashion and Textile Museum, London , at first. The Exhibition features approximately one-hundred looks from the designer’s archive, presenting a roll call of twelve archetypes that are staples of the Sui aesthetic. She reinvented pop culture fashion with her signature rock-and-roll romantic label in the 1990s and has remained a design icon ever since. The exhibition is accompanied by the book, The World of Anna Sui, the book explores Sui’s lifelong engagement with fashion archetypes through the interviews with fashion journalist Tim Blanks, and reveals her inspiration and influence.

The World of Anna Sui
From September 12, 2019 to February 23, 2020

MAD - Museum of Art and Design
2 Columbus Circle
10019 New York
P : +1 (212) 299 7777