I've never been a fan of 'quoting myself' but as I replied to the Adeline Andre HC thread, my post ended being more about fashion shows, or other mediums that are used to showcase fashion collections and I just thought it would be interesting to discuss the topic "in depth" as this new forum encourages us to do. What follows is the post I wrote in the previous thread, so you can see where the idea started. The topic has also been widely discussed lately with articles (i will try to look it up and post them) by Cathy Horyn, Suzy Menkes, and the series by style.com on The Future of Fashion, so I would love to know what's your opinion on this topic!! If the discussion gets lively, I would love to jump in with mines too! Let's talk about: - fashion shows, does the industry still need them and why? for all their collections (rtw, resort, prefall, couture...)? - what ways of showcasing fashion do you prefer? some (ysl, gareth pugh...) have tried video, do you think it works? - what effect does it have in this the live streaming of shows on the internet? Cathy Horyn skipped London fashion week last season, and instead she reviewed the collections watching shows online (cost reducing, less time consuming...) - ... ?