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The Best Luxury Fashion, Art and Design Events in January 2020

Fashion Art Show January

The Dandelion Chandelier January 2020 Calendar for Luxury Fashion, Art and Design is our curated list of the major art auctions, antique shows, art fairs, design shows, and fashion and beauty events this month. For the full January 2020 Luxury Calendar, click here.

what are the best luxury fashion, art and design events in january 2020?

Kicking off the month is the tech event of the year, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Also taking place this month is one of the most significant design shows of the year, the winter edition of Maison et Objet in Paris.

The City of Lights also hosts the semi-annual Haute Couture shows and Men’s Fashion Week this month. The January fashion calendar holds a total of four men’s shows, and four women’s Fashion Weeks. Including the fashion girl fav, Copenhagen Fashion Week.

If that’s not enough, you’ll find a packed art auction and antiques show schedule to boot. The forecast for January? Dazzling.

the best in luxury fashion, art and design this january 2020

1. luxury fashion and beauty events in january 2020

London Fashion Week Men’s opens in showrooms and galleries across the city – Jan 4 – 6

Held in Florence, Pitti Uomo is considered the most important international event for menswear and accessories collections – Jan 7 – 10

Fashion Art Design events January 2020

The best fashion events and shows in January 2020. Pitti Uomo. Courtesy Photo.

Milan Men’s Fashion Week takes place – Jan 10 – 14

IMATS established the world’s first-ever make-up artist show in Los Angeles in 1997. The annual event draws make-up artists from film, TV and fashion. Plus hundreds of exhibitors – Jan 11 – 12

Berlin Fashion Week shows its innovative side, presenting the latest trends and discussing current topics around fashion tech and eco-design – Jan 13 – 15

Last year, Messe Frankfurt merged the two sustainable fashion fairs Ethical Fashion Show Berlin and Greenshowroom into Neonyt. Focusing on innovation, sustainability and technology in fashion – Jan 14 – 16

Paris Men’s Fashion Week takes place in the City of Lights – Jan 14 – 19

the best fashion shows and events January 2020

The best fashion shows and events in January 2020: Paris Couture Week. Courtesy Photo.

The Paris Haute Couture shows return for another season, filling the city with opportunities for excellent people-watching, and glamorous after-parties galore – Jan 14 – 19

The Nordic region’s largest fashion event is the biannual Copenhagen Fashion Week. Featuring Danish and international designers and several trade fairs with over 1,100 exhibitors – Jan 28 – 31

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Madrid will feature 42 Spanish designers, including Custo, Marcos Luengo and Menchén Tomás – Jan 28 – Feb 2

2. art fairs and shows in january 2020

The 4th edition of the Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary (PBM+C) art show features blue chip, contemporary and Post-War works – Jan 9 – 12

Singapore Art Week takes place – Jan 11 – 19

The FOG Design+Art Fair in San Francisco is a showcase for contemporary art; it’s known for its hybrid approach to presenting art and design in tandem. The fair also holds a preview gala, whose proceeds support SFMOMA’s exhibitions and educational programming – Jan 16 – 19

The Outsider Art Fair in New York is the leading art fair for outsider, self-taught and folk art – Jan 16 – 19

 Art Design January

The best art fairs and shows in January 2020: San Francisco Untitled Art. Courtesy Photo.

San Francisco’s Untitled is a satellite of the FOG fair – its emphasis is on curating a mix of contemporary galleries, art-run exhibition spaces, and nonprofit organizations and institutions – Jan 17 – 19

The winter edition of Maison & Objet in Paris will showcase inspiring finds and creations from design luminaries. It’s open only to the trade and to design school students – Jan 17 – 21

the best art fairs and shows in January 2020

The best art fairs and shows in January 2020: Maison Et Objet. Courtesy Photo.

London Art Fair showcases modern and contemporary art to discover and to buy, from prints and editions to major works by internationally renowned artists – Jan 22 – 26

3. major art auctions and antique shows in january 2020

Sotheby’s will present furniture, fine art and decorative objects from the personal collection of legendary interior designer Mario Buatta as part of their annual Americana Week sales series in New York – Jan 16 – 27

Man on White, Woman on Red/Man with Black Dog (double-sided) by Bill Traylor, which was once gifted to novelist Alice Walker by Steven Spielberg, is up for auction this month as part of the Outsider Art sale at Christie’s New York – Jan 17

Luxury Fashion Art Design January

The best antique shows and art auctions in January 2020: The Winter Antiques Show. Courtesy Photo.

Held at the historic Park Avenue Armory in New York City, The Winter Antiques Show highlights a dynamic mix of works dating from ancient times through the present day. It’s the leading art, antiques, and design fair in America, featuring 70 of the world’s top experts in the fine and decorative arts – Jan 24 – Feb 2

4. design shows and conferences in january 2020

Wanna know what’s next in tech? The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is in Las Vegas, showcasing new technologies and products from the world’s biggest tech brands – Jan 7 – 10

The best design shows in January 2020: the Consumer Electronics Show. Courtesy Photo.

Imm Cologne is the first interiors trade fair of the year, featuring products by more than 1,100 suppliers from 50 countries – Jan 13 – 19

Returning for its 10th year is Design TO Festival in Toronto, bringing a host of designers and artists to the Canadian city – Jan 17 – 26

The DLD (Design Life Digital) conference in Munich is by invitation only and  is organized by the German media company Herbert Burda. (although you can apply to attend). Over 150 speakers from the world of design, art, science, politics, and start-ups deliver brief presentations – Jan 18 – 20

The two-day Architect@Work trade fair in London is aimed at architects, designers and specifiers – Jan 29 – 30

the best in luxury fashion, art and design this january 2020

That’s it. Our top picks for the best luxury fashion, art and design events this January 2020. Have a brilliant month.

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Jillian Tangen is the Head of Research at Dandelion Chandelier and a former Senior Research Analyst at McKinsey & Co and Analyst at Shearman & Sterling. She is an avid fan of Nordic design, having owned an independent lifestyle store and sales agency focused on emerging Scandinavian design. Jillian lives in New York and is married with three young children. She loves cross-country skiing, the New York Rangers, reading, travel and discovering new brand.

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