Sands Macao Fashion Week program announced

Sands Resorts Macao has revealed the program for the second Sands Macao Fashion Week, which runs from October 18 to 24.

The week-long event will include a gala opening, runway shows and exhibitions.

This year, Emporio Armani, in collaboration with the Rainbow Group, will be the headline brand for Sands Macao Fashion Week. Emporio Armani will showcase its Fall/Winter 2018 collection at an exclusive invitation-only gala event for up to 220 VIP guests, media and key industry influencers on Thursday October 18. A full-scale trunk show will feature up to 60 looks from the brand’s ‘see now, buy now’, ready-to-wear collections.

Group runway shows open to the public which were extremely popular last year will once again be brought to life at Shoppes at Venetian and Shoppes at Parisian.

Designed to showcase the many leading luxury and lifestyle fashion brands housed at Sands Shoppes Macao, the event will offer fashion parades and other special events for both the industry and the public to enjoy.

Walking on Water

The latest collections from a wide range of stores will be on show in a series of runway events at Shoppes at Venetian on a catwalk over the Grand Canal itself from October 19 to  21. The first Walk on Water show will feature the debut 2019 Spring/Summer collection from Macao designer Nuno Lopes, the first Macao fashion designer to be featured in Vogue magazine and participate in London Fashion Week. He was also recognised at Fashion Asia Awards 2016 as one of ‘Asia Top Young Fashion Designers’ and his designs are worn by socialite Paris Hilton as well as prominent Asian and international artists.

Participating brands in the Shoppes at Venetian group shows will include: Calvin Klein Jeans, Evisu, Hardy Hardy, Max & Co, David Mayer Naman, Gieves & Hawkes, Jorya, Miss Sixty, D’urban, G-star, Landi, Mlb, Ecko, Guess Jeans, Marella and Verri.

Boutique shows

A series of runway shows at Shoppes at Parisian’s Avenue Champs-Elysees from October 19 to 21, set against the backdrop of the replica Eiffel Tower, will showcase latest trends. The closing show will pay homage to more local designers and will be hosted by the Macau Productivity and Technology Transfer Center. Ten Macao fashion brands will showcase their new collections. Eight local designers will also showcase outfits as part of an exhibition taking place at The Parisian Macao’s Rotunda, from October 18 to 24.

Participating brands in the Shoppes at Parisian group shows include: Andrew Mackenzie, Iblues, MSGM, Sonia Rykiel, Antonia, Iro, Pennyblack, Um, Bora Aksu, J.lindeberg, Phase Eight, Wolford, Guess By Marciano, Maryling, Sinequanone and Zadig & Voltaire.

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