Updated: May 17
A parade of défilés, conferences, exhibitions and events will animate the Principality within the 10th edition of the Monte-Carlo Fashion Week - MCFW from the 17th until the 21st May 2023. This initiative, under the High Patronage of Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco, is organised by the Monegasque Fashion Chamber (CMM) in partnership with the Monegasque Government and the Mairie de Monaco (Municipality of Monaco).
Renowned brands and celebrities will join this year's edition involving some of the most iconic places in Monaco, notably The Car Collection Museum of H.S.H. the Prince of Monaco, the Yacht Club de Monaco and the Grimaldi Forum. Benoît-
Louis Vuitton, Corporate Director of Louis Vuitton; Matteo Ward, CEO and co-
founder de WRÅD; Carlo D’Amario, CEO of Vivienne Westwood, will take part to a series of meetings besides some 'Made in Monaco' companies. Beach & Cashmere Monaco by
Federica Nardoni Spinetta, President of the Chambre Monegasque de la Mode, will unveil an ethically-responsible collection supporting the women cause. Marlea Monte-Carlo will present a collection inspired by freedom and lightness of the French Riviera; Crisoni will enhance the feminine mood while FITME Monte-Carlo will reaffirm its best eco-sustainable luxury soul. Inés Bensalah, conceiver of Inessa creations Monegasque fashion brand, interviewed by MONACŒCOART®, will attend the conference session.
“We are proud to support international creators allowing them to consider the Principality Monaco as a prestigious international showcase”, pointed out Federica Nardoni Spinetta, Chair of the CMM.
Simone Guidarelli, celebrity stylist, will disclose his exclusive collection, inspired by his fondness and connection with Nature, opening the fashion show that will include Velvet Pink Banana, Anglo-Saxon eco-sustainable brand Velvet Pink Banana, Uprising, Thalie Paris, French eco-sustainable brand, Mami Okano, Japanese brand, as well as the optical art by the Brazilian artist Marcos Marin for Diana Mara, the art couture by Flavia Fleming and many others.
Collini Milano 1937, glamorous and luxury brand will showcase an exclusive collection inspired by the Principality of Monaco, while Genny, Made in Italy fashion house directed by Sara Cavazza Facchini will close the week under the Grimaldi Forum Glass Roof.
The 2023 MCFW Fashion Award Ceremony, the most engaged designers and fashion figures will be acknowledged for their ethical and innovative vision. Fausto Puglisi, operating for the Roberto Cavalli, will be given the Legacy Award.
The Financial Times Luxury Summit will conclude the weekly celebration of the Monte-Carlo Fashion Week.***
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By Maurice Abbati
Springer International Publishing