Copenhagen Fashion Week
Copenhagen Fashion Week is held twice a year in Copenhagen
Copenhagen is the capital and largest city of Denmark, with an urban population of 1,199,224 and a metropolitan population of 1,930,260 . With the completion of the transnational Øresund Bridge in 2000, Copenhagen has become the centre of the increasingly integrating Øresund Region...

. Copenhagen Fashion Week consists of a market week with 3 big fairs at the locations Bella Center
Bella Center
Bella Center is Scandinavia's largest exhibition and conference center, located in Copenhagen, Denmark. Located in Ørestad between the city centre and Copenhagen Airport, it offers an indoor area of 121.800 m² and has a capacity of 20,000 peopleAmong the larger annual events are the Copenhagen...

, Oeksnehallen and Forum
Forum Copenhagen
Forum Copenhagen in Frederiksberg in Central Copenhagen, Denmark, is a large, rentable faire building, which hosts a large variety of concerts, markets and exhibitions, among other things. The venue can hold 10,000 people....

, and a diverse range of fashion shows at City Hall
Copenhagen City Hall
Copenhagen City Hall is the headquarters of the Municipal Council as well as the Lord mayor of the City of Copenhagen, Denmark. The building is situated on The City Hall Square in central Copenhagen....

 and a myriad of different locations, as well as showrooms and events all over town.

Copenhagen Fashion Week also offers a programme open to all, for consumer
Consumer is a broad label for any individuals or households that use goods generated within the economy. The concept of a consumer occurs in different contexts, so that the usage and significance of the term may vary.-Economics and marketing:...

s, citizens and tourists. This open part of the week, Copenhagen Fashion Festival, is developed in collaboration between Wonderful Copenhagen, Copenhagen City Centre and Copenhagen Fashion Week.

The first actual fashion week
Fashion Week
A fashion week is a fashion industry event, lasting approximately one week, which allows fashion designers, brands or "houses" to display their latest collections in runway shows and buyers and the media to take a look at the latest trends. Most importantly, these events let the industry know...

 was held in 2006, then organised by Danish Fashion Institute. Prior to that, fashion fairs have been held since 1981. Today, the event takes place in February and August, and is the Nordic region's largest fashion event with more than 1,600 exhibitors and 2,800 branded collections., in addition to 35-40 runway shows on the official show schedule.

Copenhagen Fashion Week is organised by the company Copenhagen Fashion Week and Danish Fashion Institute, which aims to promote Danish fashion in international markets. Among the fashion house
Fashion House
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s that stand out in Copenhagen Fashion Week are Ivan Grundahl, Bruuns Bazaar, By Malene Birger, Munthe plus Simonsen, Rützou, Baum und Pferdgarten
Baum und Pferdgarten
Baum und Pferdgarten is a Danish fashion house.When Rikke Baumgarten and Helle Hestehave began designing their collections as newly graduated designers they did so in the diverse and pulsating part of Copenhagen called Nørrebro.Today the office is situated on Vognmagergade, this is also the...

and Day Birger et Mikkelsen.

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