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If you’re not in New York City this week, or didn’t manage to snag an invite to all your favorite shows, it’s ok. We’ve got the second best thing.
New York Fashion Week might be at risk of losing its home once again thanks to a lawsuit being filed against New York City and Lincoln Center. According to The New York Times, residents of the surrounding area, in alliance with environmental groups, claim that Lincoln Center’s commercial purposes limit the public’s access to the adjacent Damrosch Park.
It’s not every day that you can get one world-famous billionaire to sit down and chat with another world-famous billionaire in front of a live audience, but last night Oprah Winfrey and Ralph Lauren did just that. Winfrey interviewed the designer in front of a star-studded audience in New York’s Lincoln Center — and the talk ended with a redux of the designer’s spring show.
We felt like vagabonds in the presence of kings (yes, that is an Elton John joke) on Sunday night, when we were invite to celebrate legendary singer Tony Bennett‘s birthday and new album with an evening at Lincoln Center. So Styleite joined Alec Baldwin, Aretha Franklin, Sir Elton and their ilk for an evening of singing, toasting and Mama Benedetto’s lasagna.
What happens when you put two fascinating, influential billionaires on stage at the most fashion-y performing venue in the world? We don’t know, but when Oprah interviews designer Ralph Lauren at New York’s Lincoln Center this fall, we’re going to find out.
In news that at this point should not be at all surprising, New York City’s Lincoln Center has bedbugs. Yes, that Lincoln Center.
The tents at Lincoln Center are a visual smorgasbord of delicious, expensive-looking merchandise — displayed both on and off the models and editors who go to the shows. You’d think that if someone was going to try to steal something, they’d go after the big ticket items that almost everyone in the tents is carrying. As it turns out, whatever criminals there are at Fashion Week haven’t hit the big time yet.
Sophie Theallet started her last spring runway presentation off with a bang — and a full-length gown. So we were expecting something spectacular at the start of her spring 2011 show, held in The Box at Lincoln Center. What we got was two little white dresses.
The top designers at New York Fashion Week have been fighting with IMG, which organizes Fashion Week presentations, over its policy for celebrity arrivals. Above, Bradley Cooper with Dee and Tommy Hilfiger before the designer’s 25th Anniversary show.
Read on to find out why our Fashion Week Survival Kit includes satirist literature, mass quantities of 1,200-denier polyester and enough calories to make a glossy magazine editor faint.
The labor dispute that threatened to mar Fashion Week’s first events at Lincoln Center with protesters and picket lines has come to a resolution.
With tweets, posts, and news of fashion week already pouring in, we here at Styleite are drowning in anticipation of the upcoming shows. And this season is sure to impress – and surprise, no doubt – with many firsts in store for New York Fashion Week. Not only is this the first time fashion week’s new home will host the shows, but this September will mark the very first time plus-size fashion will enjoy a spotlight – and runway – all its own.
Six weeks of limited parking, blocked streets, and countless trucks — not to mention the photographers, the paparazzi, and the ever-idling town cars. Welcome to New York’s Fashion Week. Manhattan’s Upper West Siders are in for a ride. But short of offering them front row tickets to a Diane von Furstenberg show, it’s difficult to imagine what they could possibly do to assuage the fears of neighborhood residents.
Fashion Week‘s move from Bryant Park to Lincoln Center was supposed to mark a fresh start for the event, but a labor union dispute might make the move a little more challenging than had been anticipated.
New York’s upcoming Spring ’11 shows will be held in a new location this year: Lincoln Center. And while the tents are certainly iconic, the new plans for the shows sound pretty amazing.
The CFDA, IMG Fashion, Mercedes-Benz, and the City of New York revealed their plans for the new venue Thursday morning.
No one ever accused Anna Wintour of thinking small. So it comes as no surprise that as the creator of Fashion’s Night Out, she would want to go bigger and better in 2010. In an effort to do just that, the event’s planning committee has announced that they will be staging the biggest runway show ever in Manhattan.