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What you need to know about New York Fashion Week

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What you need to know about New York Fashion Week nssmag is excited

Ready. Steady. Go. The New York Fashion Week starts. This year the event will be full of new things, beginnings and changes.

Here are 10 curiosity about the highlight event of the big apple.

1. Kanye West vs Adidas

photo credit Hypebeast

"No one transcends music and fashion like Kanye West. - says Arthur Hoeld, General Manager of adidas Originals -  "He is a cultural icon like no other and brings a completely new expression to designing shoes.The Yeezy Boost is the first sneaker that brings Kanyeís unique creativity and individuality to the forefront of its design."

What in store for this highly anticipated event? Rumors speak of a performance of  the artist Vanessa Beecroft.

2. 11 or 12?

The official start of the show is scheduled for Thursday, February 12, but, actually one of the most interesting events will be held on Wednesday, 11.

It's '"VFiles Made Fashion", show organized by the site, crowdsourced platform for emerging designers.

This year the chosen names are: Ximon Lee, Andrea Jiapei Li, Di $ count Univer $ ee Julia Seemann.

3. No men's land.

Few days ago  the confirmed new: New York will have its Fashion Week entirely dedicated to men's fashion.

Will be held from July 13 to July 16 at Skylight Clarkson Square and will participate Michael Kors, Calvin Klein, Rag & Bones and Public School.

However do not panic.

The streets of NY will also be full of handsome and cool men.

4. Money, money, money.

The New York Fashion Week is a real business.

American Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney has calculated the revenue related to the event by far exceed the $ 900 million.

Not bad, right?

5. Bye bye Lincoln Center

After 4 years the New York shows will have to abandon this location and look for a substitute place for September, due to a series of protests from environmentalists who accuse the show of having damaged the park.

6. Welcome to ...

Every season you add some new name.

In the calendar year between thirteen rookies there are Banana Republic, who will present his collection Saturday, February 14 in an interactive event in Tribeca, and two of the most interesting names of the London Fashion Week: Bobby Abley and Astrid Andersen.

7. Cara yes, Cara no, Cara maybe

Cara Delevingne will march during these days of fashionable New Yorkers?


The girl is an involved person: acting, singing, working with various brands and troublemaker with friends.

In 2013 she participated only for the show of Marc Jacobs, there are rumors that this time will be granted only to him.

8. What?

The New York Fashion Week is a colossal business that involves many people.

In this edition there will be about 200 shows and presentations, 80 designers from 15 countries and thousands of fashionistas, journalists and onlookers.

9. De la Renta new era.

Last year the maison had to say goodbye to its founder, who died after a long battle with cancer.

This week will debut the new designer Peter Cropping, former Nina Ricci, and curiosity are many.

Instagram profile of De la Renta has posted a video countdown showing some sketches of the new collection (

10. No more "Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week."

2015 is a year of change for the fashion of the big apple.

Mercedes-Benz will not sponsor the event, and more will have to change the name.

What will? Still no news.


photo credit: Dazed and Confused