What to expect from New York Fashion Week
September 4 to 11
As New York Fashion Week draws closer, Buro 24/7 has chosen a few things that you can be sure to see at one of the world's most iconic fashion weeks, from new collaborations to the show that will close off the seven days of stylish fun in Manhattan.
Bill de Blasio's opening designer party
Kickstarting NYFW, the mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio will welcome the Council of Fashion Designers of America to Gracie Mansion for a special soiree, with a guest list that includes Zac Posen, Diane von Furstenberg and many more.
The female military to walk the runway
On September 4, fifteen servicewomen will model different variations of the iconic little black dress in a new project called 'Salute the Runway'. The military servicewomen will sport designs from DKNY, Calvin Klein, Carmen Marc Valvo and Mara Hoffman.
A Marc Jacobs closing
The Marc Jacobs show will be the last show in the New York Fashion Week schedule. Saving the best till last - Marc Jacobs requested to be the finishing act for NYFW. However, the venue and timing of the show will be different from last season.
Opening Ceremony's collaborative presentation with Spike Jonze
This season, Humberto Leon and Carol Lim of Opening Ceremony have decided to present their new collection with a fashionable play on September 7. The brand is teaming up once again with director Spike Jonze (Her) and comedic actor Jonah Hill (21 Jump Street) to co-write a one-act play to be staged during NYFW instead of a traditional fashion show.
Gareth Pugh's runway debut in New York
After six years of showing his collection in Paris during fashion week, Gareth Pugh is now set to conquer New York. Guests can expect an artsy installation, professional dancers, and avant-garde clothing.
Miley Cyrus and Jeremy Scott collaboration
Ahead of MTV's 2014 Video Music Awards last week, Jeremy Scott announced that he and Miley Cyrus are preparing for his New York show as "something very exciting," is going to debut.
Band of Outsiders no show
After unveiling its brand new campaign for Autumn/Winter 14, Band of Outsiders creative director Scott Sternberg cancelled the SS15 show in order to focus on the label's first Manhattan flagship, set to open on September 7, which was also the date of the show.
A sprinkling of men’s fashion shows
While New York still doesn't have its own men's fashion week, Esquire magazine has arranged a unique presentation for menswear that will run from September 3 to 5. Guests will see the collections of young designers selected by the magazine, mingle with celebrities and models, and enjoy film showings at the Tribeca Film Institute.
Clear videos on Instagram
Thanks to the recent launch of the Hyperlapse app, a new video application on Instagram, the social media site is set to be a buzz with more professional videos from runway shows than ever before.
As the athletic look becomes more prominent in the fashion industry, stylish trainers have become a new staple of fashion week, from Dior’s beaded Fusion’s and Jeremy Scotts heeled Adidas trainers to simple Nike Air Max’s, comfort and couture is sure to merge this week at NYFW.