10 Emerging Designers to Know Ahead of New York Fashion Week

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New York Fashion Week is officially back, and there are several major American brands like Thom Browne, Altuzarra, and Gabriela Hearst returning from Paris to take part in the IRL festivities. Starry names aside, one of the distinct joys of NYFW is always uncovering all the new and emerging talent also on the docket—and for spring 2022, there’s a lot to take in.

Thankfully, in the age of social media, brand discovery is easier than ever, which means that if you keep up with the style set on Instagram, there’s a good chance you’re already familiar with the

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Fashion Week returning to New York with in-person energy

The Michael Kors runway show in February 2019 during New York Fashion Week – Copyright AFP/File Angela Weiss


After a long hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, New York is opening its Spring/Summer 2022 Fashion Week with the return of in-person runway shows featuring big names like Tom Ford and Altuzarra. 

But Covid-related curbs will deprive the series of some of its usual international flavor as it rolls out this week.

The pandemic overshadowed the last two fashion weeks, in September 2020 and February 2021, as both were dominated by virtual runway shows.

Steven Kolb, chief executive of

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What to Expect at New York Fashion Week Spring 2022

New York Fashion Week is making its return next month with a slew of fashion shows, presentations and events.

The upcoming spring 2022 season will be the first in-person fashion week since February 2020, as the pandemic has forced the biannual event to go digital with livestreams and look books taking the place of the traditional live fashion show.

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This fashion week has a slate of 91 shows and presentations from designers, including Jeremy Scott for Moschino and Thom Browne, who are showing in New York instead of Europe to lend their support to American fashion.


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Michael Kors and Irina Shayk In Conversation On the Magic of New York

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Michael Kors’s love affair with New York City runs deep. He grew up in Merrick, Long Island, and would make regular treks into Manhattan as a teen. He later moved into the city to attend both the Fashion Institute of Technology and Studio 54. Kors became a regular at the latter after dropping out of the former to work at Lothar’s, a high-end boutique on 57th Street in Midtown. There, he waited on the shop’s glittery clientele, which included people like Rudolf Nureyev and Cher, and soon began designing the in-house line. One day, the late Dawn Mello, the legendary

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Informa Markets Fashion Partners with Council of Fashion Designers of America and NYMD to Showcase New York Fashion Week Designer Collections

NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Informa Markets Fashion, host to a comprehensive portfolio of fashion trade events, including MAGIC, COTERIE, PROJECT and MICAM Americas, has joined forces with CFDA, New York Men’s Day (NYMD) and e-commerce wholesale platform partner, NuORDER for the launch of CFDA and NYMD at COTERIE and PROJECT DIGITAL. The program, featuring a collection of designers showing on CFDA’s RUNWAY360 digital platform, including NYMD menswear and gender-fluid fashion brands, will give designers the opportunity to showcase their latest collections to Informa’s global audience of fashion buyers and retailers. Powered by

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Paul Wilmot Communications Is Hiring A Senior Freelance Publicist, Fashion and Accessories In New York, NY

Paul Wilmot Communications is looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic Senior Freelance Publicist to join its thriving Fashion team, which works with both men’s and women’s fashion and accessories brands.

Paul Wilmot Communications is looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic Senior Freelance Publicist to join its thriving Fashion team, which works with both men’s and women’s fashion and accessories brands. The ideal candidate will support the senior staff on brand launches, on-going product placement, executive profiles, press previews, large scale events and managing junior staff.

Paul Wilmot Communications was established in 1997 in New York City. Over the course of

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