Fashion Week in New York By: Tyler Schmidt Period 4
Brief History Hosting fashion week in New York dates back to 1943. During World War 2, American fashion buyer and press weren’t able to travel to Paris to see the latest fashion shows, so a fashion insider in the U.S. organized a similar event for American designers to show their lines.
When it takes Place. Twice a year. The Fashion Week fall shows are held the preceding winter (February). The spring shows are held the preceding late summer (September).
Examples of designers who participated Marc Jacobs Diane von Furstenberg Donna Karan
Here is a preview video http://www.elle.com/fashion-videos/#v1873667885001
Current Sponsor Currently, the shows are sponsored by Mercedes-Benz
Who attends Fashion Week shows They are usually attended by journalists, editors, buyers, celebrities and social types.
If you wanted to attend Fashion Week, how would you get tickets? Here are some ways to get a ticket – Book A Hotel Package Get A Press Pass Purchase Special American Express Tickets Attend A Specialty Show
Trends you notice A trend that I notice was – Marc Jacobs has a certain “look.” It is:Nostalgic layered looks with wit. The runway looks are more fancier than what my friends are wearing now.