Reuters: Armani to cancel January men’s, haute couture shows due to COVID-19 surge

Reuters: Armani to cancel January men’s, haute couture shows due to COVID-19 surge. ” Italian fashion house Giorgio Armani said on Tuesday it would cancel its men’s and haute couture shows scheduled in January due to the surge in COVID-19 infections in Europe. The men’s fall/winter 2022-23 show was due to take place during Milan’s Fashion week while the haute couture runway was expected in Paris.”

Google Blog: When fashion and choreography meet artificial intelligence

Google Blog: When fashion and choreography meet artificial intelligence. “For our first experiment, Runway Palette, we came together with The Business of Fashion, whose collection includes 140,000 photos of runway looks from almost 4,000 fashion shows. If you could attend one fashion show per day, it would take you more than ten years to see them all. By extracting the main colors of each look, we used machine learning to organize the images by color palette, resulting in an interactive visualization of four years of fashion by almost 1,000 designers.”

WWD: Yoox Net-a-porter, Bloomsbury Team on Fashion Video Archive Project

WWD: Yoox Net-a-porter, Bloomsbury Team on Fashion Video Archive Project. “YNAP has worked with Bloomsbury to digitize its runway archive collection between 1979 and 2003, before shows were automatically digitized. The result is more than 3,000 videos and hundreds of hours of footage that offer a window into fashion history and a new way for students to examine the evolution of the catwalk over the years, key collections and individual designers’ work.” The resource will be available next year.