New York Fashion Week

The New York Fashion Week ( also Mercedes -Benz Fashion Week ) is the annually held twice in New York City Fashion Week for women's and men's fashion. It is one of the most important and most respected events of its kind in the world.

Background and History

The New York Fashion Week takes place every year in February ( Herbst-/Wintermode the following season ) and September ( Frühling-/Sommermode the following season ). New York opens up the first of the four major fashion cities the season - before the other international fashion presentations during Fashion Week in London, the fashion week in Milan and the shows in Paris. While the centrally organized fashion week in New York fashion designers set new trends for the appropriate season. Many designers present their collections in time in close succession the international press as well as an invited audience, such as key buyers or celebrities and famous people. At the New York Fashion Week is both Ladies and mens fashion, sometimes in the same fashion show, presented.

The first New York Fashion Week took place in 1943 under the name Press Week held; it is considered so as the world's first event of its kind. After 17 years in Bryant Park, the event will take place at Lincoln Center since 2010. In addition to the 60 main shows of the most important designers (including Ralph Lauren, Donna Karan, Tommy Hilfiger, Michael Kors, Diane von Furstenberg, Carolina Herrera, Narciso Rodriguez, Betsey Johnson, Max Azria ) is also a variety of other, smaller events in galleries and event locations in Manhattan instead of the approximately 100,000 visitors.