Global Fashion Events And Award Shows Across 2023

Life is short so make every outfit count! Each year, everyone searches for new fashion trends, and the best source to find them is, of course, fashion events. To help keep you updated and prepared for your trip or virtual viewing, we’ve gathered the best fashion events to attend in 2023.

Fashion Events in 2023


Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin

January 16–21

Berlin Fashion Week, also known as Berliner Modewoche, is a fashion week held biannually (in January and July) in Berlin, Germany. Since its establishment in July 2007, it has gained great international attention for its many creative young designers who are flourishing in the fashion capital of Berlin. Since July 2011, the event has taken place partly in front of the Brandenburg Gate.

Paris Men’s Fashion Week

January 17–22

The trendiest event in men’s fashion showcasing what’s to come for Fall/Winter 2023.

Paris Haute Couture Week

January 23–26

Haute Couture is the creation of exclusive custom-fit clothing. The artistic event happens biannually in Paris, France, with spring/summer and autumn/winter events.

BRIDE Abu Dhabi

January 27–30

BRIDE is the region’s leading lifestyle event where you can experience spectacular fashion displays, enjoy interactive lifestyle stations, and access all the latest must-haves in beauty, luxury, and bridal celebrations.

Arab Fashion Week

January 28–30

The Arab Fashion Week was formed in 2014 to represent the fashion industry in the 22 Arab Countries and is a trademark registered under UAE federal law. It is funded by industry patrons and commercial sponsors. It leads the industry through creative influence and is strategically taking the necessary steps to position Arab fashion industry in the global fashion economy.


January 29–31

Contemporary designer women’s wear show Scoop comes home to Saatchi Gallery, Chelsea, to showcase the most fashionable designs.


Copenhagen Fashion Week

January 31–February 3

Copenhagen Fashion Week is an international fashion event held twice a year in Copenhagen. It’s Scandinavia’s only fashion week, taking place biannually in January/February and August. Each season, Copenhagen welcomes esteemed press, buyers, and influencers to four days of shows, presentations, and events.


February 5–8

Moda is the tradeshow that brings fashion to life in the heart of the UK. Each season, MODA gathers an industry-leading line-up of womenswear, accessories, and footwear brands from the UK and around the world.

ASC Fashion Week

February Dates TBD

ASC Fashion Week is a unique fashion event that happens during New York Fashion Week. It has existed for the past six years and it is seen as one of the most important fashion shows as it focuses on business, fashion, and consequently, helps fashion brands grow within this highly competitive market.

New York Fashion Week

February 10–15

Held in February and September of each year, NYFW is a semi-annual series of events (generally lasting 7–9 days) where buyers, press, and the general public view international fashion collections. It is one of four major fashion weeks in the world, collectively known as the “Big 4”. Fingers crossed that this, and all other fashion events for 2022, can take place in a healthy world!

NYFW Bridal

February 10–15

London Fashion Week

February 17–21

LFW is a clothing trade show that takes place in London twice a year in February and September. Showcasing over 250 designers to a global audience of influential media and retailers, London Fashion Week is also a part of the “Big Four” fashion weeks. This year’s event will be a hybrid digital and physical event showcasing womenswear, menswear, and gender-neutral collections.

Milan Fashion Week

February 18–26

Milan Fashion Week, as you all know, is a semi-annual clothing show. The autumn/winter event takes place in February/March of each year, and the spring/summer event is in September/October of each year. It’s been a part of the “Big Four” fashion weeks since 1985.

Paris Fashion Week Womenswear

February 27–March 7

Paris is the last (but not the least!) city that is a part of the “Big Four” fashion weeks. PFW is a series of designer presentations held biannually with spring/summer and autumn/winter events held each year. The French Fashion Federation determines the show events.


Lisboa Fashion Week

March Dates TBD

Lisboa Fashion Week is Associação ModaLisboa’s main project and, more than a Fashion Week, it works as an aggregator and engine for discovering young talent, which it educates, encourages, and communicates through platforms such as Sangue Novo | Young Designers Competition, Workstation, and LAB. When it comes to fashion events in 2023, this is one we are for sure looking forward to seeing what creativity comes forth!

Rakuten Fashion Week Tokyo

March Dates TBD

Japan’s latest creations are showcased to the world at Shibuya Hikarie and Omotesando Hills, as well as other locations in Tokyo.

Seoul Fashion Week

March 15–19

Seoul Fashion Week, an event organized by the Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG), promotes Korean fashion (“K-fashion”) to the global community. With the advent of the untact (“contactless”) age, the SMG will roll out its “DDP Digital Runway” for the first time, and the event will break out of the conventional mold of fashion shows as it advertises K-fashion in an experimental way to lead the global design market in the fashion sector.

The 95th Academy Awards / Oscars 2023

March 12

Always a star-studded event filled with fabulous red-carpet fashion! Heald at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA.

Shanghai Fashion Week

March 21–23

As a reputed City Name Card, Shanghai Fashion Week, relying on the urban heritage and cultural confidence of Shanghai, a century-old fashion capital, adheres to the positioning philosophy of “integration of local and international visions” and “balance between creative design and commercial implementation”. In the past 18 years, it has evolved from a mere fashion showcase platform to a fashion eco landscape which runs through the entire fashion industry.


Professional Beauty London

April 5–6 In Person, April 5 Online

Professional Beauty London is the UK’s largest trade show for beauty and spa professionals.

Vancouver Fashion Week FW

April 12–16

Vancouver Fashion Week is dedicated to cultivating a connection between established and award-winning emerging designers with a highly multicultural approach, with diversity being one of their greatest strengths. Vancouver Fashion Week has grown to be the second-largest fashion week in North America–and continues to grow today as the fastest-growing fashion week in the world.


Met Gala 2023

May 1

The Met Gala, formally called the Costume Institute Gala, and also known as the Met Ball, is an annual fundraising gala for the benefit of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York City. The theme for this year’s event is set to be “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty’”. Read all about this year’s theme!

Cannes Film Festival

May 17–28

The red carpet at Cannes Film Festival is always a fashion show to watch!

CFDA Fashion Awards

May Date TBD

The CFDA Fashion Awards honors excellence in fashion design. It’s like “the Oscars of fashion”. Nominations are submitted by the Fashion Guild, a group of over 1,500 CFDA members, fashion editors, retailers, and stylists.

Fashion Events 2023

London Fashion Week Men’s

June 11–13

Paris Men’s Fashion Week

June 21–26


Paris Haute Couture

July 3–7

Miami Swim Week

July 14–21


New York Fashion Week

September 9–14

London Fashion Week

September 16–20

Milan Fashion Week

September 20–26

Paris Fashion Week Womenswear

September 26 – October 4


Beautyworld Middle East

October 31 – November 2

Beautyworld Middle East is the largest international trade fair for beauty products, hair, fragrances, and wellbeing in the Middle East. As one of the most influential and visited beauty trade shows in the world, the show offers trade visitors the convenience of meeting over 1,800 companies face to face over three days, for serious business.

Portugal Fashion

October Dates TBD

Portugal Fashion is one of the most important fashion events in Portugal. It was created with the aim of giving visibility to Portuguese fashion. Here you’ll have the opportunity to see collections by Fátima Lopes, Luis Onofre, Luís Buchinho, Katty Xiomara.

Shanghai Fashion Week

October Dates TBD


Fashion Events 2023

Monday 6th November 2023

The 2023 CFDA Fashion Awards for the 20th year.

November 25th

Black Friday is the name given to the shopping day after Thanksgiving. It was originally called Black Friday because the volume of shoppers created traffic accidents and sometimes even violence. COVID shifted the shopping day even more online.


Fashion Events 2023

4th December 2023,

The British Fashion Awards 2023 awards take place on Monday 4th December 2023, in the stunning setting of the Royal Albert Hall.awards take place on Monday 4th December 2023, in the stunning setting of the Royal Albert Hall.

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