February Means Fashion in New York City

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A massive number of runway shows are going to be flooding New York City throughout February, including the highly-anticipated New York Fashion Week. If you're on the east coast and ready to immerse yourself in the fashion industry, there's no better place to be than New York. Maybe you can convince your significant other that you should go to NYC for a Valentine's Day treat?


The biannual round of international ready-to-wear shows kicks off on Wednesday with a charity gala to launch New York fashion week. The crème de la crème of Manhattan society will gather at this high-profile fundraiser for Aids research, dressed in gowns by the likes of Badgeley Mischka, Vera Wang, Tory Burch and Ralph Lauren – all of whom will be sending their autumn/winter 2013 collections down the runway.

This is just the beginning of a month-long flurry of shows and opportunities to show off. With the world's media watching, it is a chance to bag lucrative column inches in newspapers, magazines and, of course, the proliferation of blogs and style websites that have an increasingly powerful reach. Read More

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