Check Out the Best Pre-Fall 2023 Collections

These are some of the best Pre-Fall 2023 collections.

Courtesy of Carolina Herrera

Pre-Fall collections are an opportunity for designers to show small capsule collections just before the autumn shows scheduled for February. The brands aim to shorten the lead time for the next season.

These collections are more commercial. Designers start thinking about clients’ needs and rethink their everyday garments, well-made and wearable for everyday wear.

Besides, shows are held on a less formal catwalk, and on a smaller scale than the main shows of the Autumn and Spring Fashion Weeks. Major brands such as Ferragamo, Nº21, Dior, Givenchy, Carolina Herrera, and Proenza Schouler unveiled their incredible collections portrayed on lookbooks.

Ferragamo’s creative director, Maximilian Davis, presented his first pre-fall collection. Western design codes and Salvatore Ferragamo’s 1923 silent film, “The Covered Wagon” were central elements the brand took inspiration.

Nº21’s Pre-Fall 2023 collection explored and reimagined the brand’s archives, showcasing a lookbook where lace, boudoir sensuality and the duality between masculine and feminine took centre stage.

Here is a summary of the best Pre-Fall 2023 collections.


The brand’s creative director Wes Gordon presented his latest Carolina Herrera Pre-Fall 2023 collection at the Academy Mansion in New York. On this occasion, for this Pre-Fall 2023 collection, he wanted to showcase the beauty of classic silhouettes, explosive florals and bold colours. “It’s the bold colours, the big trains and kind of a continued evolution of the silhouettes that I’ve been working on for the last few seasons.” He added. “Here’s to coming to terms with the things I really love – the beauty of classic silhouettes, explosive florals and bold colours – and embracing them unabashedly and unabashedly with enthusiasm.”

Carolina Herrera


The big brand’s creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri unveiled her latest Dior Pre-Fall 2023 collection to explore the connection between Dior and India. She wants to explore the feelings and emotions that connect the brand. The collection fuses different fashion heritages and cultures, while paying tribute to Marc Bohan, who was creative director of the Maison from 1960 to 1989.

“Maria Grazia Chiuri has chosen colour palettes and materials that exalt the influences shared with Karishma Swali. Working on timeless garment shapes that have remained intact over time allows Chiuri to (re)design her favourite models. A black sequence dedicated to silks – in shades of green, yellow, pink and purple – in homage to Marc Bohan, comes in the form of sophisticated evening coats, straight sari-inspired skirts and traditional Indian cuts, as well as trousers, small boleros, jackets and bras.” From Dior.



Creative director Maximilian Davis presented his first and final Ferragamo Pre-Fall 2023 collection, reflecting Salvatore Ferragamo’s influence in Los Angeles, where the founder opened a shop in 1923 and built the foundations of his brand on a global scale. The brand aimed to mix hot and cold with the design codes of the American West inspired by Salvatore Ferragamo’s 1923 silent film, The Covered Wagon.

In this collection, we can find very varied designs, fine knitwear, utility trousers, golden bustier dresses, denim coats, shirt dresses and much more. The colour palette and geometric motifs pay homage to Nancy Holt’s Sun Tunnels installations. “There’s an image of Los Angeles and Hollywood where, as you move away from the city, you see the mountains and the contrast of the mountains and the palm trees,” explains Davis. So we came up with the idea of mixing hot and cold”. 



Alessandro Dell’Acqua, the creative director, presented his latest Nº21 Pre-Fall 2023 collection, exploring and reimagining the brand’s archives. Through his lookbook, the designer played with lace, boudoir sensuality, the duality between masculine and feminine, leopard spots and fresh colour.

“I always like the same things: lace, boudoir sensuality, the play between masculine and feminine, a dash of leopard spots, the colour of fresco, transparencies,” said Alessandro. “I’ve been recovering a lot of things from the past, from my old eponymous brand and from my personal archive…. For years, I’ve been too angry to look back, but now I do,” he also declared.

Nº 21


Creative director Matthew M. Williams presented his latest Givenchy Pre-Fall 2023 collection, blending the Parisian elegance of the legendary French Maison with Matthew M. Williams’ California roots.

In this collection the designer wanted to play with contrasting colours and focused on the casualness of the Left Bank. The collection included dinner jacket jackets, cargo jeans, pencil skirts, cargo pockets and looks that fused an urban-chic energy.  For the men’s collection, he also mixed classic tailoring with utilitarian charm. Accessories took centre stage, showcasing Parisian hobo bags, Voyou tote bags, and more.