Recently branded the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, this New York event is being held September 10-17, 2009. New York Fashion week features designers’ spring 2010 collections.
During this week Bryant Park (42nd and Sixth) will temporarily be converted into a fashion arena. For anyone who has a love for fashion, head down to New York City and bask in the extraordinary talent of American Designers.
There is always an energetic buzz in the city of New York during Fashion Week. Although shows are attended by invitation only for journalists, editors, buyers, celebrities and social types, there are still many reasons to come to the city for the event and be a part of it all. For full details of the shows, scroll down to the bottom of the article.
While in New York make sure to book your stay at one of these fabulous luxury NYC hotels.
Jumeirah Essex House:
As one of New York City’s leading hotels, if you want luxury this is the place to stay. Located on Central Park south, the Manhattan landmark is only a quick 2 minute drive to Bryant Park, the heart of Fashion Week.
These chic accommodations at the hotel, many which feature incredible views, have lured dignitaries, celebrities and world leaders to this exclusive hotel for years. And with a recent $90 million refurbishment program that pays homage to its classic Art Deco heritage Jumeirah Essex House is sure to give every guest a quintessential New York experience
The Standard New York:
Located in the trendy Meat-Packing district area of New York and only a 10 min drive from the Fashion Week festivities, this hip hotel is one of the tallest in the neighborhood near the Hudson River. Paying homage to Scandinavian mid-century modernism this place is for lovers, not necessarily room sharing business friends (due to the glass showers).
Perfect for the New York’s Fashion Week The Standard New York is a place where guests should be prepared to look their best as the walkway from the curb to reception is a runway, complete with flattering lighting and a dramatic polished black ceiling.
Situated in midtown Manhattan, the Royalton is chic and unforgettable. With fashion week only minutes away this impeccably designed hotel is perfect for those who love sophistication.
With 168 over-sized rooms and suites, designed by Charlotte Macaux, each offers bold and distinct statements featuring luxurious entertainment amenities to meet guests every need.
The Royalton is also home to Brasserie44, an exceptional culinary destination. With a world class wine list and creative American cuisine using only be best ingredients this spot makes it a perfect end to your day or a great way to start your evening.
Located on the bustling Columbus Circle across from Central Park, 6 Columbus is one of the most anticipated urban retreats in Manhattan. With interiors designed by Steven Sclaroff, rooms and suites have been given a 60’s modernist-inspired feeling. This ultra swank hotel is only five minutes away from the heart of Fashion Week and with each room decorated with artwork form the world’s greatest photographers it’s sure to never go out of style.
Spring’s 2010 Collections for the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week 2009 Schedule: