New York Fashion Week was another epic moment that took a huge bite out of The Big Apple. There were so many hot happenings around it was hard to keep up.
Belvedere Vodka started the week off right with a gorgeous soiree and runway presentation decked out in blue and black to celebrate visual artist Laolu Senbanjo. The party paid homage to his styles, as well as the new Belvedere limited edition bottle featuring his artwork. Proceeds benefit RED and the fight to end HIV/AIDS in Africa.
On hand at the colorful party were fashionistas, style icons and the lovely Jackie Cruz (Orange is the New Black).
Wilde Vertigga had a beautiful display on the runway at Pier 59 that featured a stunning line full of fun lines and pops of fruitful design.
BELLA Magazine celebrated fall fashion cover star Dee Hilfiger at the grand setting of the penthouse at One Vandam. The lovely fashion icon graced the party that was full of gorgeous flowers and epic rooftop views of the city.
The Daily Front Row hosted its sixth annual Fashion Media Awards at the Park Hyatt New York, sponsored by Kim Crawford Wines, celebrating the biggest, most influential names in fashion media today.
Darren Criss hosted the evening as notables such as Nicki Minaj, Gigi Hadid, Amy Schumer, Tommy Hilfiger, Priyanka Chopra and Martha Stewart presented awards to winners such as Hailey Baldwin (Fashion Media Personality), Irina Shayk (Fashion Icon), Nina Garcia of ELLE (ELLE Magazine of the Year), Winnie Harlow (Breakthrough Model), and Ashley Graham (Fashion Force).
Other presenters throughout the evening included Carine Roitfeld, Paris Jackson (and her dog!), Brandon Maxwell and Taylor Hill; and winners included Jon Kortajarena (Male Model of the Year), Stefano Tonchi of W (Lifetime Achievement), Stephen Gan of V and Mario Sorrenti (Cover of the Year), Nicola Formichetti (Fashion Visionary), Law Roach (Style Curator), and Cecilia Bonstoom of Zadig & Voltaire (Fashion Innovator).
Strands – the collaborative fashion, art and music exhibition that took place on Thursday, September 6th for New York Fashion Week. Designer Lauren Dreier presented 8 one-of-a-kind garments and 5 paintings all set to original score for string quartet.
On September 12, Italian fashion brand House of MuaMua took the streets of SoHo, where guests and bystanders witnessed the fashion brand’s Spring/Summer 2019 presentation, promoting House of MuaMua’s new collection and mission to end the production and pollution of single-use plastic. The fashion presentation took to the streets with a live fashion protest with models showcasing new collection items, while at the same time building awareness for ocean conservation.
The presentation made its way into high-end concept store, 3NY, where social platform ONDA was onsite sponsoring the festivities. ONDA’s Director Caroline Cameron was onsite sharing ONDA’s mission to connect a global community of purpose driven and wellness minded individuals. ONDA is a lifestyle platform that allows like-minded individuals access to a variety of private members clubs, co-working and health clubs across the world, where meaningful experiences can be shared among the community.
And coming up one last moment where the preview for the Spring/Summer 2019 Collection by Helen Yarmak will take place tonight. This exclusive preview of her signature jewelry and fur collection will takes place in her penthouse studio in the iconic Crown Building with a stunning view of the New York City skyline.
Here is to a fabulous New York Fashion Week.
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