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New York Fashion Week 2019

Stay on top of fashion trends at one of the "Big 4" fashion weeks

New York Fashion Week in New York 2019 - Best Time
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Dilia Oviedo

Along with London, Paris, and Milan, New York Fashion Week rounds out the "Big 4"—four major fashion weeks in the world.

Eleanor Lambert, then-press director of the New York Dress Institute, created New York Fashion Week in 1943. Initially, it was known as "Press Week," which, during World War II, aimed to draw the attention away from French fashion. The idea was to introduce American designers to fashion journalists, as they often neglected U.S. fashion innovations. This was a success, as magazines like Vogue began to feature American fashion.

NYFW Street Style 2019
NYFW Street Style
Behind the Scenes with Aveda 2019
Behind the Scenes with Aveda

The Council of Fashion Designers of America gave the event its current name in 1993. Nowadays the event is held annually in February and September, offering a series of events. During this week-long show, buyers, press, and the general public can look through international fashion collections.

New York Fashion Week in New York - Best Season 2019

Admission to NYFW is usually in the form of accreditation, and specific events can be visited by invitation only. Well, it is one of fashion's most desired invites.