New York City’s Fashion Week: eight exciting days full of couture and ready-to-wear fashions from some of the world’s hottest and most talented designers. During Mercedez-Benz Fashion Week, February 7-14, 2013, over 80 designers will feature their 2013 Fall Collections to more than 100,000 guests at Lincoln Center in New York City. Millions of online viewers will also be able to see the fashions.
A brief description of several new designers' previous collections:
ICB by Prabal Gurung – Gurung’s first online runway launch of ICB’s 2013 spring line included a contemporary, colorful collection of orange minis, leopard and geometric print layered dresses, two-piece garments in hues of cobalt blue, mustard capes and sweaters and fur-trimmed blazers and jackets.
Many will remember Jennifer Lawrence’s striking black Prabal Garung gown at the 2013 Critics’ Choice Awards (see slideshow for view of dress).
Monika Chiang – Chic sportswear separates including skinny jeans, leather shorts, pants and skirts, tuxedo style and backless dresses, leather and suede leggings.
Ruffian’s spring 2013 collection included an eclectic mix of chic separates with stripes and floral prints, short sleeve and cuffed blazers, ruffled minis, fitted bodices, and minis with box pleats.
Although press and industry registration is now closed for the event, video access may be obtained by registering online at: http://mbfashionweek.com/press. Registration must first be authorized before video access is granted.
It may not be too late for avid fashionistas willing to volunteer and see behind-the-scenes actions firsthand. For more information, contact: mbfw@firstname.lastname@example.org.
A short list of designer's presentations:
Project Runway, Nicole Miller, Carmen Marc Valvo, Rebecca Minkoff
Monique Lhuillier, Jill Stuart, Lacoste, Son Jung Wan
DKNY, Tracy Reese, Zac Posen, Diane von Furstenberg
ICB by Prabal Garung, Carolina Herrera, Donna Karan, Pamella Roland
Elie Tahari, Badgley Mischka, Vera Wang, Dennis Basso
Michael Kors, Nanette Lapore, Anna Sui, B Michael America
Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein