As fashion week moved from New York to London, then to Milan, and finally to Paris, the frantic talk of see-now-buy-now and the future of the fashion calendar got noticeably quieter.
“It’s very much a cultural difference,” said Rony Zeidan, founder of the agency RO NY. “In America, it’s inherent for people to buy. Europeans are a bit more classic in their approaches. There’s a stronghold in Europe when it comes to remaining loyal to heritage and culture, and history.”