American menswear designer Joseph Abboud has announced that he is returning to the runway to present his fall/winter 2016 collection during New York Fashion Week: Men’s on February 2 at Skylight Clarkson North. This is Abboud’s first fashion show since he’s been reunited with his namesake brand and he will open the week as the first runway show presented.
“We are excited to launch the New York Fashion Week: Men’s shows in February with the return of Joseph Abboud,” said Steven Kolb, president and CEO of the CFDA. “Joseph is an iconic American menswear designer. His presence adds a specific point of view and sense of establishment as we continue to grow NYFW: Men’s.”
“With the continuous growth and focus in the U.S. of the men’s market, I feel that this is the ideal moment to return to the runway during New York Fashion Week: Men’s,” said Abboud. “The CFDA has created this herculean momentum around the American menswear industry and I am happy to be involved in this ever-growing and evolving week of men’s fashion.”