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Byline: Luisa Zargani
Milan Fashion Week Trimmed Slightly
Milan Fashion Week is cutting back.
While still tentative, the week's calendar is beginning to take shape and is shedding its last day. From an eight-day run ending March 4, the shows are now scheduled to take place from Feb. 25 to March 3. The last day will be dedicated to less international brands, with Versace wrapping up the week on March 2 with two evening shows.
"This is a one-off change," said Mario Boselli, head of the Italian Chamber of Fashion, who attributed the contraction to the economy and, as a consequence, some fashion houses dropping out this season. "We …