Over the past few years, and especially after Covid, cities around the world have been nurturing their identities to become fashion destinations everyone would keep an eye on, destinations where imagination knows no bound, where emerging designers celebrate their creativity away from the conventional runways. Off-schedule fashion weeks break free from the shackles of tradition and dare to explore new territories while embracing the unconventional, experimental and the avant-garde to defy categorization.
As the spotlight shines more and more on emerging talents, not only the industry but we, at BURO take notice, we nurture a space where the voices of new talents resound with a fashionable resonance. Step into a world where designers are rewriting the rules and pushing the boundaries and read on to discover the coolest fashion weeks BURO for on the radar for the upcoming months.
VISA FASHION WEEK, TASHKENT – UZBEKISTAN, MAY 26 AND 27.
A two-day event unveiling the autumn-winter 2024 collections while paying homage to the rich culture of Eurasia woven with the threads of local ingenuity and global artistry, as visionary designers from near and far converge to showcase their awe-inspiring creations. At the helm of this extraordinary fashion odyssey stands the illustrious Bauyrzhan Shadibekov, the visionary General Director and CEO of VISA Fashion Week Almaty. Prepare to be captivated, as the fusion of fashion and culture casts its spell upon the world.
TUNIS FASHION WEEK, JUNE 7 TILL 11.
Tunis Fashion Week emerged in 2009, conceived by the visionary Anis Montacer. A grand annual spectacle held in the historic embrace of Carthage, this year marks the extraordinary 14th edition of this sartorial extravaganza. Enveloped in the thematic tapestry of “Fashion, Culture, Film,” Tunis Fashion Week embarks on a noble mission—to safeguard, uplift, and illuminate the enchanting essence and perceptual brilliance of independent voices in the realms of fashion, culture, and film.
YEREVAN FASHION WEEK, ARMENIA, JULY 1 TILL 3.
Nestled in the heart of Yerevan, this national fashion event, founded in the year 2000 by the visionary Arman Antonyan, weaves together an enchanting showcase of sartorial mastery and cultural brilliance. Witness the collision of visionary forces as the Fashion and Design Chamber of Armenia (FDC Armenia) and Fashion Scout, a London-based beacon of sartorial brilliance, intertwine their destinies in an extraordinary partnership. This harmonious collaboration, forged through years of mutual admiration, culminates in a groundbreaking initiative that will set ablaze the upcoming YEREVAN FASHION WEEK on the 1st of July, 2023.
AFRICA FASHION WEEK LONDON, OCTOBER 27 TILL 29.
This annual fashion extravaganza, conceived in 2011 by the visionary Ronke Ademiluyi, aims to unravel the true essence of African fashion to a UK audience while dispelling the misconceptions and stereotypes that have long influenced the Western perception of fashion from the continent. AFWL stands as a beacon of empowerment, nurturing African designers on a global scale and fostering a thriving trade network within the international community. With a resolute focus on propelling emerging talents into the spotlight, this remarkable event has provided a platform for over 800 visionary designers hailing from Africa, Europe, and America.