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FDLA, New York Fashion Week 2021

FDLA announces digital shows and lineup for NY Fashion Week 2021

Fashion Designers of Latin America Announces Participating Designers for the FDLA Digital Shows at New York Fashion Week February 2021. 

FDLA, New York Fashion Week 2021

fashiondesignersoflatinamerica FDLA DIGITAL SEGUNDA VERSIÓN DIGITAL 2021. Febrero 15-17, 2021. NYFW FW/2021.

FDLA goes digital once more for NY FW2021

Fashion Designers of Latin America will be going digital for the second time at New York Fashion Week as lock-down endures. This past September, FDLA launched their first all digital show, turning to new innovative forms of media to bring their fashion shows to audiences across the world. Despite the pandemic, the show went on! The FDLA Shows during Fashion Week will continue its runway showcase once again through the FDLA Digital Platform.

Content that will appear on FDLA Digital site and all the platforms associated with the event will range from digital storytelling documentaries to a stream of new collections and digital look-books. The diversity of the initiative will be related to what designers are able to produce during the world crisis of COVID-19, and will also continue to reflect the new strain of branding, marketing, and communication that has taken hold during the pandemic. 

FDLA, New York Fashion Week 2021

fashiondesignersoflatinamerica FDLA DIGITAL SEGUNDA VERSIÓN DIGITAL 2021 Febrero 15-17, 2021. NYFW FW/2021.

Instagram lives, social media posts, zoom conferences, and direct-to-consumer e-tail have only become more integral to fashion brands during this lockdown period, showing that direct engagement with customers and fans is more essential than ever.

The FDLA digital platform will also promote virtual showrooms, that will help connect brands with retailers, adding a business component to the week. 

“It is essential to look at the future and the opportunity to change, collaborate and innovate. Many of our businesses have always embraced FDLA as a platform for not just fashion but for its influence on society, identity, and culture,” said FDLA CEO and founder, Albania Rosario. “The current pandemic is leading us all to reflect more poignantly on the society we live in and how we want to live our lives and build businesses when we get through this. The other side of this crisis, we hope, will be about sustainability, creativity, and products that you value, respect, cherish.”

FDLA FW2021 Lineup

The 2021 New York Fashion Week lineup for FDLA Digital Shows Designers will feature special guests:

Agatha Ruiz de La Prada and Custo Barcelona from Spain, & international guest designer Dorin Negrau from Romania.

Designer Agatha Ruiz de La Prada on runway at past FDLA show. (Photo courtesy Albania Rosario)

FDLA Digital FW2021 Participating Designers: 

Gianina Azar from Dominican Republic, Benito Fernandez from Argentina, Keyther Estevez from Dominican Republic, Yirko Sivirich from Peru, Leti Faviani from Chile, Indira & Isidro (Jewelry Collection) from Mexico, Prince Julio Cesar, Idol Jose, Dayana Leon, Carlos Sierra from Venezuela.

WATCH FDLA DIGITAL SHOWS IN TIME SQUARE! 

 Are you in NYC? If you are, stop by & watch some of our best FDLA Digital moments in one of the largest screens of Time Square during NYFW | This Monday and Tuesday February 15 & 16 | Staring at 12 noon.

Giant Time Square Billboard Located at 44 Street & Broadway Avenue. Time Square New York City.

For more information and to watch live, visit www.fdla.co

New York Fashion Week goes digital: FDLA announces virtual fashion shows

New York Fashion Week is going to look a bit different this year. As Covid-19 continues to keep us at home, the iconic fashion event is finding new, innovative ways to bring its runway shows to audiences.

Fashion Designers of Latin America (FDLA) president, Albania Rosario, announced that this fall, FDLA’s shows “are going to be held entirely digitally,” opening a new door to the world of runway shows.

NYFW: FDLA September 11-16, 2020 (Photo courtesy Albania Rosario)

NY Fashion Week goes digital

So what can we expect from a digital fashion week? Instagram lives, social media posts, zoom conferences, livestreams, and so much more.

It might seem daunting to convert a traditional fashion show into a digital experience. Many may even say it simply is not possible.

FDLA runway show (Photo courtesy Albania Rosario

“The idea of organizing fashion shows during global Covid-19 may seem impossible, but instead of giving up hope, the fashion industry is envisioning new ways to communicate in times of crisis.”

Especially in the age of technology and social media, fashion designers and show producers are now more equipped than ever to put on amazing and engaging digital shows.

NYFW: FDLA September 11-16, 2020 (Photo courtesy Albania Rosario)

The types of content that will appear on FDLA’s site and all platforms associated with the event will range from digital storytelling documentaries to a stream of new collections and digital look-books. The FDLA digital platform will also contain virtual showrooms that will help connect brands with retailers.

FDLA’s Fashion Week lineup

The online shows will take place during the previously scheduled dates for New York Fashion Week: from September 11 to 16, 2020. The lineup for FDLA digital shows will include special guests Agatha Ruiz de La Prada and Custo Barcelona from Spain. Also, joining the virtual movement for the first time, a FDLA international guest, Dorin Negrau from Romania.

Special guests Agatha Ruiz de La Prada (Photo courtesy Albania Rosario)

Other participating FDLA designers include: Gianina Azar from Dominican Republic, Benito Fernandez & Marianela Balbi from Argentina, Toribio & Donato from Costa Rica, Rosita Hurtado & Reyna Quispe from Bolivia, Leti Faviani from Chile, Astrid Carolina from Colombia, Idol Jose, Dayana Leon, Carlos Sierra & Prince Julio Cesar from Venezuela.

FDLA Digital will also launch the ‘FDLA Rising Star of Fashion Series’ featuring Yirko Sivirich from Peru.

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Innovation for the future of fashion

Moving online will not stop the fashion world from spinning. New York Fashion Week is known around the globe as THE fashion event, and nothing will stop the show from going on.

(Photo courtesy Albania Rosario)

FDLA is wholeheartedly embracing the changes and taking this opportunity to innovate and evolve their platform to keep the show going.

“It is essential to look at the future and the opportunity to change, collaborate and innovate,” says Albania. “Many of our businesses have always embraced FDLA as a platform for not just fashion but for its influence on society, identity, and culture. The current pandemic is leading us all to reflect more poignantly on the society we live in and how we want to live our lives and build businesses when we get through this. The other side of this crisis, we hope will be about sustainability, creativity, and products that you value, respect, cherish.”

NYFW: FDLA September 11-16, 2020 (Photo courtesy Albania Rosario)

This is only the beginning of a new era for fashion and runway shows. We’re so ready to experience digital fashion shows! Are you?