Fashion Hubs around the World
Around the world there are some specific cities, hubs and capitals which are known internationally for specific products, events, awards, trade fairs and shows. Just like other industries there are fashion capitals/hubs/cities as well, these are the places where fashion news are born, ultimate destination for all models and people who love to be in fashion. Around the world there are 10 such Fashion Hubs places which are as follows,
New York (U.S.A): One of the most preferred fashion destination around the world. New York celebrates many fashion events throughout the year but one of the most awaited fashion events is “New York’s Fashion Week”. This city is the center of attraction for all designers and models, with some highly acclaimed fashion institutes. New York is also most preferred destination for fashion students.
Los Angeles (U.S.A): Another city from USA which known as fashion capital. Earlier Los Angeles was only known for jeans and t-shirts, but now with brands like Band of Outside and Rodarte brings Los Angeles on map for fashion. It’s one of the most preferred holiday destinations in North America, thus Los Angeles also important from tourist and shopping point of view.
Milan (ITALY): Milan is recognized as the world’s most important fashion hub. It is not only a fashion destination in the present era but since middle age Milan is known as a fashion city. Milan is home for many well known fashion designers like “Dolce and Gabbana”, “Miuccia Prada”, “Etro”, “Missoni”, “Gianni Versace” and “Giorgio Armani”. The word milliner is derived from Milan, which means hat maker. Milan is a city with world’s most expensive and sophisticated brands and fashion houses. Street of Via Montenapoleone is the most important street in fashion world. This street is not just famous for clothing only it also has some exclusive shoe maker.
Rome (ITALY): Another fashion capital of Italy. Rome is among the top 10 because of many reasons like, being home to brands like Fendi, Laura Biagiotti, Valentino and Bulgari. Apart from this various major brands have their boutiques in Rome, luxury brands like Chanel, Prada, D&G, Armani, and Versace.
Paris (FRANCE): Fashion starts and ends with Paris, it was the reality at a time. But after World War II With world’s two most powerful luxury brands like Chanel and Louis Vuitton, Paris is by no doubt a well known fashion capital.
London (U.K): London organizes several fashion events every year. All these events are center of attraction with London fashion week which is considered as one of the most important even of fashion industry. London is known as a city where you will find all fashion updates as it starts from here with various fashion streets London is world’s no. 1 fashion capital. In a survey global fashion mentors ranked London on top.
Berlin (GERMANY): Fashion in Berlin reached to a level next after fall of the Berlin wall in 1989. With more than 250000+ fashion week visitors, 1000+ fashion students and yearly turnover of 2+billions per year fashion industry is growing very well since last 5years. With more than 50 exclusive designers wear shops, Berlin is also one of the hot designer shopping destinations.
Sydney (AUSTRALIA): This city has so many luxury labels, big malls and buzzing markets. Pitt Street Mall which features flagship brands like Tag Heuer, Miu Miu, Zara, David Jones and lots of other well known brands.
Barcelona (SPAIN): This city has everything which could be loved by a Fashion lover. Barcelona brings Spain on world map with some globally known brands like Zara.
Ginza Tokyo (Japan): Ginza is located in upscale areas of Tokyo; Ginza is Japan’s retail hub for international brands like Louis Vuitton, Dior, Chanel, Carolina Herrera and many more. A unique feature of fashion streets of Ginza is vehicles are not allowed to make shopping experience better.
Amsterdam (Netherlands): Amsterdam is a rising fashion hub with more than 150 fashion designers. Fashion event like Amsterdam International Fashion Week provides designers a platform to show their talent. As this is the only city which is working in Fashion, Netherlands fashion industry is limited to Amsterdam only.
Above are those cities which are known as fashion capitals, but there are lots of other cities which are going to be the upcoming fashion capitals in future. Countries which are not known well for fashion like India, China, Dubai and Korea are also working on their fashion industry and showing potential on world platform. Especially Indian fashion designers like Manish Arora, Rohit Bal, Ritu Kumar and Bibhu Mahapatra.
Fashion is something which no one can bind and everyone can get inspired by anything. There was a time when fashion industry was limited to some specific cities and countries. With time many countries worked very well to bring their name on world map for fashion.