Valentino's Menswear Comeback

Lighting up Paris Men's Fashion Week in January.


Paris is set to kick off the year in style with the release of provisional calendars by the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode, the organizing body behind Paris Fashion Week. January promises to be an exhilarating month for the fashion industry starting with Men’s Fashion Week and moving on with Couture.

Established in 1973, Paris Men's Fashion Week stands as a pivotal event on the global fashion calendar, showcasing the latest in men's collections for upcoming seasons. Held biannually in January and June, it features an array of runway shows, presentations, and events where designers and fashion houses unveil their creations for industry insiders and the public.

The calendar reveals exciting additions, with shows from Auralee, and Winnie. Notably absent are Saint Laurent and Celine.

Known for their innovation, the runway shows during Paris Men's Fashion Week go beyond traditional catwalks. Designers incorporate theatrical elements, select unique venues, and curate immersive experiences to elevate the presentation of their collections.

Starting on January 16 with LMVH Prize finalist Burç Akyol and ending on January 21 with GmbH, a total of 74 houses will unveil their fall 2024 collections.

On January 16th Pharrell will show his collection for Louis Vuitton. Pharrell Williams has taken on the role of Creative Director at the fashion house, sparking widespread anticipation for a distinctive and innovative vision under his leadership. With continuing high expectations for a departure from Virgil Abloh's style, Pharrell's unique perspective aims to bring a boundary-pushing chapter to the iconic house, bringing fashion enthusiasts into a new era.



Reclaiming the Parisian runway for the first time since 2020 are Valentino and Balmain, both scheduled for the 20th of January. Valentino, renowned for their impeccable tailoring has showcased a commitment to craftsmanship and a rich palette of colors, including the iconic Valentino pink reflecting Valentino's versatile design language.

The frows of Paris Men's Fashion Week are a spectacle in themselves, often hosting celebrities, influencers, and industry insiders, intensifying media attention on the event.

Newcomer Meta Campania Collective will be making its first official presentation, while Givenchy is set to showcase the fall 2024 collection designed by its studio on the runway on January 17th.

Beyond the runway, Paris Men's Fashion Week brings together key figures in the fashion world. The haute couture shows, continuing from January 22 to 25, promise another highlight with the return of Maison Margiela’s Artisanal line by John Galliano.