Launched between the two ready-to-wear seasons, the Resort or Cruise collections usually take place before the summer of the Northern hemisphere. These shows are also a great opportunity to whisk the fashion crowd away from the traditional runway setting to a more picturesque venue across the globe.
So, where are the brands headed for the Cruise 2019 season this May?
Some brands will be returning to their roots — as is the case with Dior, which which will have its show at the Domaine de Chantilly — while others will venture into lands that have not been occupied since antiquity, such as the ancient French cemetery where Gucci is presenting its new collection.
Here are the confirmed dates and locations for the upcoming Cruise 2019 shows: