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February 2009 Fashion Week

Fall/Winter 2009 Fashion Week
February 13 – 19, 2009

It’s time to strap on the stilettos and step up the game, Fashion Week is roaring into town. The tents are rising at Bryan Park and all over town, fashionistas are planning their looks, costume-designing their personal “Movie in My Mind.”...(more)

This Day /Arise Magazine: African Fashion Collective 2009
Mercedes Benz Fall 2009
Fashion Week

One of the most anticipated fashion shows at the Mercedes Benz Fall 2009 Show, was the THIS DAY / ARISE MAGAZINE Magazine African Fashion Collective. This Day, a Nigerian newspaper, hosted the show...(more)

Anna Sui
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
Fall 2009

Anna Sui has done it again; for Fall of 2009, she sent a gorgeous line clothing down the Bryant Park runway...(more)
Barbie 50th Anniversary
Fashion Show
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
Fall 2009
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 14, 2009

Barbie celebrated her love for fashion, just in time for Valentine’s Day during Mercedes-Benz Fall 2009 Fashion Week....(more)

BCBG Max Azria
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
Fall 2009
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 13, 2009

BCBG stands for the French phrase, "bon chic, bon genre," meaning, "good style, good attitude"...(more)

Brian Reyes
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
Fall 2009
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 19, 2009

Brian Reyes showed a line of well bred clothes for the ladies who lunch. The line was created from a palette of neutrals with lots of gray and brown...(more)

Carlos Campos Fashion Show
The Altman Building
135 West 18th
February 15, 2009

Mens wear designer Carlos Campos has crossed the runway to design for women for fall of 2009. The "feminine" part of the line is tough...(more)

Carolina Herrera
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
Fall 2009
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 16, 2009

The Carolina Herrera collection for Fall of 2009 is lushly luxurious, well bred and impeccably tailored...(more)

Charlotte Ronson
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
Fall 2009

The Charlotte Ronson Show always has a cool downtown vibe. Adding to the festivities is the presence of her twin sister Sam Ronson, of Lindsay and Sam fame...(more)

Christian Siriano
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
Fall 2009
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 19, 2009

Project Runway winner Christian Siriano created his first solo Mercedes Benz Fashion Week show after what must have been a séance with Dali in the world of Dada...(more)

Custo Barcelona
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
Fall 2009
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 19, 2009

The Custo show never disappoints and for Fall 2009, Custo Dalmau of Custo Barcelona has created yet another fantastic collection from his trademark kaleidoscope colors...(more)

 

Custo Barcelona Backstage
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
Fall 2009
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 19, 2009

Barcelona based Custo Dalmau of Custo Barcelona always presents one of the most fantastic shows during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week...(more)

Cynthia Rowley Fall 2009
Jane Hotel
February 16, 2009

The Cynthia Rowley Fall 2009 show was held at the Jane Hotel on February 16th, 2009. The fall collection includes metallic fabrics, leather, velvet, silk, gold, neon...(more)

Diane Von Furstenberg
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
Fall 2009
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 15, 2009

Diane Von Furstenberg presented a scrumptiously rich line for Fall 2009. The collection was based on a palette of taupe and blacks with large splashes of orange and metallic blue...(more)

Diane Von Furstenberg
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
Fall 2009
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 15, 2009

Backstage before a fashion show, is an exciting nail-biting prelude to magic. The models are present, the dressers are present, the make up artists are present and then there are the clothes....(more)

Diane Von Furstenberg for American Express
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
Fall 2009
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 18, 2009

Diane Von Furstenberg has long been a spokesperson for American Express and for February 2009 Fashion Week, Ms. Von Furstenberg and American Express treated select card members...(more)

Dennis Basso
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
Fall 2009
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 17, 2009

It was a fur lovers paradise at the Dennis Basso Fall '09 show. The collection was filled with sophisticated classics with a modern edge. The coats were spectacular and were surprisingly wearable...(more)

Diesel Black Gold
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
Fall 2009

For Fall of 2009 the designers behind Diesel Black have created the funky, hot rags their fans have come to expect...(more)

LaCoste
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
Fall 2009
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 14, 2009

Lacoste Fall '09 was all about a casual winter vibe with a downtown edge. The extremely layered monotone looks consisted of cozy wearable seperates mostly in cool grey and blue tones...(more)

Mara Hoffman
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
Fall 2009
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 15, 2009

Mara Hoffman for Fall of 2009 is a toned-down, extremely wearable version of Mara Hoffman...(more)

Michael Kors
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
Fall 2009
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 18, 2009

The Michael Kors line for fall of 2009 is pure fun - fun with color and fun with fur...(more)

Milly
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
Fall 2009
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 18, 2009

It was all about showing a little leg at the Milly Fall 2009 show. There was no shortage of options as the mini skrts came in an array of fabrics from wool to tweed to satin. Versatile seperates seemed to be the major focus but there were however several fabulous cocktail dresses...(more)

 

Narcisco Rodriguez
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
Fall 2009
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 17, 2009

Narcisco Rodriguez has environed a tough, sexy, androgynous fall for 2009. The styles are futuristically constructed with strategically placed cut outs and form-fitting wrapped straps of stretchy material in shades of lime, orange and black...(more)

3.1 Phillip Lim
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
Fall 2009
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 18, 2009

Phillip Lim is known for beautifully, edgy designs created from elegant fabrics. For fall of 2009, Lim created used a palate of warm browns and hot pinks mixed with standard fall neutrals of gray and black...(more)

Ports 1961
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
Fall 2009
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 19, 2009

The Ports 1961 show is always a delight. Designer Tia Cibani has a romantic vision that she interprets in luxurious natural fabrics...(more)

Rebecca Taylor
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
Fall 2009
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 19, 2009

Rebecca Taylor Fall 2009 had a small town girl meets downtown rock star vibe. Cozy sweaters were layered over sweet dresses while structured pants were paired with charming ruffled tops...(more)

Rebecca Taylor Backstage
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
Fall 2009
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 19, 2009

Some of the best fashion week photographs are taken backstage. The grogeous gazelles who run around Manhattan during Fashion Week are being made up by New York's hippest makeup artists...(more)

 

Tadashi Shoji
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
Fall 2009
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 20, 2009

The Tadashi Shoji collection for Fall 2009 is an eminently wearable collection of ladylike evening wear...(more)
Terexov
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
Fall 2009
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 16, 2009

Terexov designer Alexander Terekhov sent an exquisitely beautiful line of gowns down the runway for Fall 2009...(more)

Thuy
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
Fall 2009
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 15, 2009

Designer Thuy Diep truly outdid herself with her second showing at Bryant Park. The line evoked Beyonce's "Sophisticated Ladies"...(more)

Tommy Hilfiger
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
Fall 2009
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 19, 2009

As we muddle through our "recession," clothing that evokes our mythological belief in a simpler past becomes more and more attractive....(more)
Victorya Hong's Na•be
Fashion Show
Arena Event Space
135 West 41st Street
February 5, 2009

Project Runway alum Victorya Hong introduced her Fall 2009 Collection at ArenaEvent Space. The line included dresses in black, gold and emerald green, and a memorable cobalt blue dress topped with a leopard coat...(more)

Williams Rast
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
Fall 2009
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 16, 2009

Denim, denim, some more denim and yeah some leather too was the message at Justin Timberlake's William Rast Fall 2009 collection...(more)

Zac Posen
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
Fall 2009
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 19, 2009

Zac Posen Collection for Fall of 2009 is the direct antithesis to fashion's recession-driven drive to Brooks Brothers. The collection was a rich, opulent, decadent, wildly romantic Edwardian fantasy...(more)

Zang Toi Fall 2009 Presentation The Showroom
30 West 57Tth Street, 7th Floor
February 13, 2009

Fashion Designer Zang Toi held his Fashion Week Presentation in his on personal White Palace, his atelier on 57th Street. The showroom looks like a movie set, a place where Audrey Hepburn would have felt right at home...(more)

The Show Before The Show:
Tent People
February 2009 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week

Some of the most fashionable aspects of Fashion Week are the clothes and looks sported by the people in the tents and other fashion venues...(more)

 

March 2009 Fashion Stories

Fashion News

New York Cool is always receiving press releases about store openings and sample sales so we are going to post them on this page so our readers can be "in on the inside" too...(more)

Japan Fashion Week
Comes to New York

Japanese Fashion has always been a journey into the world of innovative architectural construction, Tokyo street fashion and cutting-edge realism...(more)

 

Supima Cotton Fashion Show
Gotham Hall
January 14, 2009

Supima sponsored their very own Project Runway style design contest last fall. According to the press release, it began at the, "...Thompson Hotel. The panel of judges [met] with and reviewed sketch books...(more)

 

September 2008 Fashion Week

September 2008 Fashion Week

Click here for our 55 (and counting) articles about Spring/Summer 2009 Fashion Week...(more)

 

July 2008 Mercedes Benz Miami Swim Fashion Week

Mercedes Benz Miami Fashion Week Swim Week
The Raleigh Hotel
July 17-21, 2008

Click here for the index to our nine articles about Miami Swim Week and other August 2008 fashion stories...(more)

 

February 2008 Fashion Week

February 2008 Fashion Week

Click here for the index to our sixty-two articles about February 2008 Fashion Week ...(more)
 

September 2007 Fashion Week

September 2007 Fashion Week

Click here for the index for our sixty-five September 2007 Fashion stories....(more)

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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