The time has come, yet again, for one of the best and biggest fashion events of the year. As the tents go up at the Lincoln Center in New York City, designers are preparing to showcase their Fall 2012 collections to thousands of industry insiders from around the world. On February 9th-16th, 2012 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week will bring together some of the best in fashion, from buyers, retailers, celebrities, VIPs and members of the regional, national and international press.
These exclusive and invitation only events take place twice annually in New York & Berlin and once a year in Miami. Known as the premier event worldwide – style, beauty, supermodels and celebrities come together at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week to present the best in fashion! This season, designers will be showcasing their collections for the Fall 2012. The preliminary lineup of designers this season includes:
Nicholas K, BCBGMAXAZRIA, Kaelen, Richard Chai, Honor, Tadashi Shoji, Candela, Chadwick Bell, PARKCHOONMOO, Concept Korea, General Idea, Rebecca Taylor, Brandon Sun, Rebecca Minkoff, Nicole Miller, Katya Leonovich, Charlotte Ronson, Academy of Art University, Ruffian, Lacoste, Porter Grey, Jill Stuart, Son Jung Wan, Mara Hoffman, Hervé Léger by Max Azria, Vantan Tokyo, Vivienne Tam, Monique Lhuillier, L.A.M.B., Venexiana, Lorena Sarbu, Lela Rose, DKNY, Tracy Reese, Joy Cioci, Custo Barcelona, Diane von Furstenberg, Y-3, Carmen Marc Valvo, Mathieu Mirano, Timo Weiland, Jenny Packham, Carolina Herrera, Carlos Miele, Zang Toi, Emilio Cavallini, Donna Karan New York, Reem Acra, Norman Ambrose, Betsey Johnson, Leather Japan 2012, J.Crew, Badgley Mischka, Vera Wang, Bibhu Mohapatra, Fotini, Naeem Khan, Dennis Basso, Pamella Roland, Tibi, Haus Alkire, Narciso Rodriguez, EMERSON, Whitney Eve, Michael Kors, Rochambeau, Nanette Lepore, Joanna Mastroianni, J. Mendel, Suzanne Rae, Milly by Michelle Smith, Farah Angsana, Anna Sui, Ralph Lauren, and Calvin Klein Collection.
In addition to the excitement taking place on the runways, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week also continues to engage local businesses and support educational initiatives. Mercedes Benz Fashion Week is able to continue to offer employment opportunities to public housing residents through the course of the week.
Title sponsor Mercedes-Benz is joined by DHL, American Express®, Maybelline New York, TRESemmé, W Hotels Worldwide, Diet Pepsi, Fiber One® Bars and ideeli as well as the following media outlets: The New York Times, Women's Wear Daily and Getty Images.
Official schedule is available at http://www.mbfashionweek.com/schedule
For more information please visit : newyork.mbfashionweek.com
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