Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Announces New Event Happenings
New York, NY (January 25, 2013) In just a couple of weeks the fashion industry will return to Lincoln Center for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. The Fall 2013 Collections will see over 90 of the world’s top designers debut their newest work on the runway and in unique presentations and special events. Today, IMG Fashion announced some exciting plans for the upcoming season.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week will kick off on Wednesday, February 6th with a special ribbon cutting ceremony at the amfAR New York Gala at Cipriani Wall Street. Celebrities and VIPs will join fashion’s biggest names at the annual gala to raise funds for the fight against HIV/AIDS. The ribbon cutting will mark the official beginning of the week’s activities and usher in another celebration of the best in fashion from around the world.
The Event Lobby will be transformed with numerous upgrades to facilitate a more gracious and productive experience for guests throughout the week. This season, a VIP media space will be created exclusively for editors, writers and photographers, to file stories, conduct interviews and operate their daily business needs. To take a break from the hectic day of shows, guests are invited to enjoy a drink and vibe to the tunes of the all new bar and DJ booth at the event.
The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2013 Collections will include shows from designers including: NICHOLAS K, TODD SNYDER, BCBGMAXAZRIA, RICHARD CHAI LOVE and RICHARD CHAI MEN’S, TIMO WEILAND WOMEN’S, TADASHI SHOJI, CANDELA, DAVID HART, SERGIO DAVILA, EDUN, CONCEPT KOREA, TIMO WEILAND MEN’S, KENNETH COLE, CZAR BY CESAR GALINDO, PROJECT RUNWAY, CARMEN MARC VALVO, NOON BY NOOR, NAUTICA, MONIKA CHIANG, REBECCA MINKOFF, IAN VALERDI, TOMMY HILFIGER, NICOLE MILLER, CHARLOTTE RONSON, ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY, PARKCHOONMOO, RUFFIAN, MARISSA WEBB, LACOSTE, JILL STUART, SECOND/LAYER, SON JUNG WAN, MARA HOFFMAN, RAFAEL CENNAMO, HERVÉ LÉGER BY MAX AZRIA, KATYA LEONOVICH, RAIF ADELBERG, MONIQUE LHUILLIER, VENEXIANA, NINA SKARRA, LELA ROSE, DKNY, TRACY REESE, TRINA TURK, CUSTO BARCELONA, DIANE VON FURSTENBERG, JOANNA MASTROIANNI, Y-3, VIVIENNE TAM, ZAC POSEN, DAVID TLALE, RALPH RUCCI, EMERSON, ICB BY PRABAL GURUNG, MATHIEU MIRANO, CAROLINA HERRERA, PAMELLA ROLAND, DONNA KARAN NEW YORK, HERNAN LANDER, KAUFMANFRANCO, MM6 MAISON MARTIN MARGIELA, DL1961, BETSEY JOHNSON, REEM ACRA, TORY BURCH, J.CREW, STEVEN ALAN, BADGLEY MISCHKA, VERA WANG, JENNY PACKHAM, DIESEL BLACK GOLD, ADEAM, NAEEM KHAN, DENNIS BASSO, ELIE TAHARI, VANTAN TOKYO, BIBHU MOHAPATRA, BRANDON SUN, MICHAEL KORS, NANETTE LEPORE, RACHEL ZOE, J. MENDEL, LEATHER JAPAN, MILLY BY MICHELLE SMITH, FALGUNI AND SHANE PEACOCK, ANNA SUI, CLOVER CANYON, ZANG TOI, B MICHAEL AMERICA, RALPH LAUREN and CALVIN KLEIN COLLECTION.
Title sponsor Mercedes-Benz is joined by DHL, American Express®, Maybelline New York, TRESemmé, Style Network, WGSN, Fiber One® Bars, Samsung Mobile, Beck’s Sapphire, The New York Times, Women’s Wear Daily and Getty Images.