Swarovski Collective Ones To Watch Spring/Summer 2017
NEW YORK, September 6, 2016
The eleven members of the Swarovski Collective who currently represent some of the most exciting design talents in fashion will be unveiling their Spring/Summer 2017 designs across the upcoming fashion weeks in New York, London, Milan and Paris.
With the support of Swarovski, the designers are challenged to push the creative boundaries of crystal use and craftsmanship and will be unveiling their crystal looks within their collections for Spring/Summer 2017. The season will open at New York Fashion Week (Sep 8 – 15) with members Rosie Assoulin, Creatures of the Wind and Tome. The remaining members will then be showing in their respective cities at London Fashion Week (Sep 16 – 20), Milan Fashion Week (Sep 21 – 26) and Paris Fashion Week (Sep 27 – Oct 5).
Swarovski will be sharing exclusive catwalk and behind-the-scenes images following the designers’ shows and presentations in each city.
Swarovski delivers a diverse portfolio of unmatched quality, craftsmanship, and creativity. Founded in 1895 in Austria, the company designs, manufactures and markets high-quality crystals, genuine gemstones and created stones as well as finished products such as jewelry, accessories and lighting. Having celebrated its 120th anniversary last year, and now run by the fifth generation of family members, Swarovski Crystal Business has a global reach with approximately 2,680 stores in around 170 countries, more than 26,000 employees, and revenue of about 2.6 billion euros in 2015. Together with its sister companies Swarovski Optik (optical devices) and Tyrolit (abrasives), Swarovski Crystal Business forms the Swarovski Group. In 2015, the Group generated revenue of about 3.37 billion euros and employed more than 30,000 people. A responsible relationship with people and the planet is an integral part of Swarovski’s heritage. The global Swarovski Waterschool education program has reached 257,000 children on the world’s greatest rivers, and the Swarovski Foundation, set up in 2013, works to support culture and creativity, promote wellbeing, and conserve natural resources to achieve positive social impact.