The fashion world is celebrating. The great event of designer fashion in Spain is about to begin. In fact, the MBFWMadrid runway already has the official calendar of its 74th edition with a program rich in content, where the resurgence of Spanish fashion is evident. The event, organized by IFEMA MADRID with the support of the Madrid City Council, thus begins the countdown to hold a new edition from September 16 to 19, 2021 in Pavilion 14.1 of the fairgrounds and other venues in the city.
The great platform of Spanish fashion is at the gates of a new edition in which the recognized names of the national scene, like Duarte, Duyos, Malne, Marcos Luengo, Pertegaz, Roberto Torretta and Teresa Helbig, are coming back together. In this edition, in addition to presenting the new fashion boom in Spain, there will still be the momentum for digitalization that has been ongoing for several editions, visible once again in this edition in the MBFWMADRID digital platform, with quality content that complements the runway show program, as well as presentations of collections in video format, or with the use of technological resources to accompany the face-to-face presentation. Moreover, this edition includes initiatives aimed at strengthening the Sustainability and Internationalization of MBFWMadrid.
Regarding novelties, the capacity of the attendees has been increased with respect to the last two editions. For this event, while following safety and health criteria, a capacity of 42 percent of the parade hall has been established. Another novelty is the return of the public to Cibelespacio. Visitors will be able to learn about the activities carried out by the different brands that sponsor MBFWMadrid and visit the Allianz EGO Showroom with direct sales to the general public in the area surrounding the fashion show hall.
In total, this edition of MBFWMadrid counts on the participation of 37 designers. Of these, 17 are established artists, 8 are part of the Allianz EGO Young Creators Platform and 12 are participating in the OFF format.
All the designers presenting their collections at MBFWMadrid, both ON and OFF, have been evaluated by the Fashion Committee, which acts as the event’s advisory body and is comprised of fourteen leading professionals with extensive experience in the fashion industry.
Once again, MBFWMadrid will have an attractive OFF program that will take place in the days before and during the runway show. Twelve designers from the national scene will participate and their fashion shows and presentations will be held in different venues in the city of Madrid.
Jorge Vázquez, Roberto Verino, Maison Mesa, Garcia Madrid, Ailanto, ABRA, Pilar Dalbat, Paloma Suárez, Felix Ramiro, Maria Lafuente and Odette Álvarez will present their collections as part of the OFF program of MBFWMADRID. The BLUR fashion show of the ESNE school and the video of the Centro Superior de Diseño de Moda Madrid (CSDMM) will complete this program. García Madrid, Roberto Verino, Ailanto and Jorge Vázquez will present their collections a few days before the start of the runway show in a live format, and the other creators participating in the OFF program will do so, complementing each daily event of the Pavilion 14.1 of IFEMA MADRID.
Andres Sardá will open the program of this edition
Andrés Sardá will open the program of this edition followed by Agatha Ruiz de la Prada, Fernando Claro, Duarte, Duyos and Malne, who will close the day. The OFF program on this first day will include the presentation of the ESNE school, with its BLUR fashion show, as well as that of the Odette Álvarez firm.
The second day of MBFWMADRID will open with the Dolores Cortés swimwear show, followed by Hannibal Laguna, Roberto Torretta, Lola Casademunt by Maite and Pertegaz. Teresa Helbig will conclude the day on Friday in Pavilion 14.1. The OFF Program on Friday the 17th will feature collections by Maison Mesa and María Lafuente.
On Saturday, the last day of fashion shows by established designers, will begin with the presentation of the Isabel Sanchís collection, followed by Maya Hansen with a conceptual presentation of her new collection in the performance format. After her, it will be the turn of Custo Barcelona and the firm Otrura. Before the end of the day, the L’Oréal Paris Best Collection and L’Oréal Paris Best Model awards will be presented. Marcos Luengo will close the fashion show calendar in Pavilion 14.1 with an impressive presentation. The OFF Program on this third day will include the presentations of the firms Pilar Dalbat, ABRA and Ernesto Naranjo, and the Centro Superior de Diseño de Moda de Madrid.
A new award for creative and entrepreneurial development of young designers
In its second edition as sponsor of the great emerging design platform Allianz EGO, the insurance company is launching the ALLIANZ EGO CONFIDENCE IN FASHION award with the aim of contributing to the creative and business development in the world of young creators. This recognition will allow a designer to develop his or her collection for the next edition of the Allianz EGO runway show as well as receive professional advice for six months to boost the business vision of his or her brand. The award ceremony will take place on Sunday, September 19, at the beginning of the day dedicated to young talents.
The award ceremony will give way to the presentations of the collections of the young creators in a program structured in four double runway shows. It will begin with Goodption and Morle, followed by the collections of Karont and Temporal, and will continue with the fashion shows of 404 Studio and Montenegro. The Allianz EGO Program will conclude with the fashion shows of Delanovoa and Puzzle, and the presentation of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Talent award that will put the finishing touch to the day focused on young creators. This award, as usual, will distinguish the best emerging creator whose collection stands out in terms of creation, innovation and sustainability.