Fashion's Power Players Descend On New York

By P. Joseph

Hundreds of thousands of fashion industry professionals, insiders and VIP’s are descending upon New York City for eight days of shows and presentations by some of the world’s leading fashion designers.

Taking place at Lincoln Center’s Damrosch Park from September 8 – 15, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week features an array of established designers as well as several emerging talents.

Amongst the renowned brands displaying their collections are Project Runway, Luca Luca, ADAM, Derek Lam, DKNY, Tommy Hilfiger, Jenny Packham, Carolina Herrera, Rebecca Minkoff, Donna Karan, Michael Kors and Ralph Lauren.

Fresh faces striving to enter the elite include Candela, EMERSON, Falguni Peacock, Pink Tartan, Honor, Rafael Cennamo, Katya Leonovich, VLOV and J.Crew.

Twice yearly, over 100,000 guests attend Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Three runway venues, the ‘Theatre’, ‘Stage’, and ‘Studio’ offer designers an optimal space to show their latest collections.

Speaking ahead of the event, Lisa Holladay, Manager of Brand Experience Marketing for Mercedes-Benz USA, said: “This season’s diverse lineup of designers is a testament to Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week and Lincoln Center’s ability to create a world stage for the fashion industry to showcase everyone from the well established brands to the future stars,” said Lisa Holladay, Manager of Brand Experience Marketing for Mercedes-Benz USA.

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is taking place at Lincoln Center’s Damrosch Park, between West 62nd and 65th Streets & Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues.

By P. Joseph