Get Your Stilettos Ready: Upcoming Fashion Events

You will not want to miss out on these upcoming, Joonbug approved fashion events in the city taking place through October. Exhibitions, shopping parties, and beauty consultations all remind us why we love loving fashion in New York! So much to do, things to learn, and people to meet - we'll sleep next month!

September 29

Mister Right at Sephora
What: Sample new Givenchy products like Phenomen’eyes Mascara and get a makeover from a pro at the Mister Right event.
Where: Sephora, 150 Broadway, near Liberty St.
When: 11–7. 212-566-8600 for an appointment; walk-ins welcome if space permits

The Gospel According to Fashion

In the middle of your busy weekend schedule take in some style with inspiration and go see Philly local Cameron Washington's "The Gospel According to Fashion", a live music and fashion event set to take place at the celebrated Painted Bride Arts Center in downtown Center City THIS Saturday, Aug 21st!

A unique show that will feature fashion from various up-and-coming designers such as JB Lin, Ayo Lee Couture and Niki Nikole as well as gospel recording artists and appearances from celebrities like Dezzie and Anthony Henderson, TGAF should not dissapoint those seeking to discover amazing Philly fashion design talent and gospel-soul musical performers. Last year's event was sold out and this year's might not be any different.

Fashion Calendar

Spurr and Stylesight afterparty; presented by Capsule. Roof of Center, 548 W. 22nd Street; (7pm)

Target will host a block party for its grand opening East Harlem store. Guest will enjoy special performances from a Harlem musician; delicious dishes from New York top chefs and shop the store prior to its opening. RSVP Required. Target, 517 E. 117th Street; (6-10pm)

Enjoy an exclusive preview of Samantha Thavasa by Tinsley Mortimer; a handbag collection debuting this fall. RSVP Required. (6-8pm)

Join New York Times’ fashion reporter Eric Wilson, as he chats with Prabal Gurung, Diane Von Furstenberg, Fern Mallis and Norma Kamali during a discussion on summer style. Ticketed Event ($30). The Times Center, 242 W. 41st Street; (6:30-8pm); For more information, please visit here.

Fashion Calendar

Diane Von Furstenberg shows her Fall 2010 collection during a trunk show – not to be missed. 872 Washington Street; (11am-7pm)

Think PR host their Holiday 2010 Press Preview. Appointments only. 598 Broadway, 6th fl.

Join Tokion Magazine during their Heatwave Party, with performances from the Pretty Girls and Lasers and refreshing cocktails in tow. RSVP Required. The Eldridge; (9pm-11pm)

Through Thursday (7/15): Citizens of Humanity & Goldsign preview their Holiday 2010 bevy. RSVP Required. 95 Fifth Avenue, 4th fl; (Noon-4pm)

Fashion Calender

Come and enjoy the Oscar Mimosa Trunk Show. Equinox Fitness Club, NYC; (8am-Noon)

Through Thursday (7/8) - Curve Appeal Fall 2010 Preview. RSVP Required. 141 W. 36th Street, 12th Floor; (10am)

Through Friday (7/9) - Gianfranco Ferre pre-fall and fall collection preview at Bergdorf Goodman. Bergdorf Goodman, 754 Fifth Avenue; (10am-8pm)

Victoria Secrets Beauty Holiday Preview. RSVP Required. 1740 Broadway, 12th Floor, Suites B & C; (9am-4pm)

Through Sunday (7/11) - Enjoy handbags from the Nyla Noor Fall 2010 Trunk Show. Henri Bendel, 712 Fifth Avenue, 2nd Floor; (F, Sa 10am-8pm, Su Noon-7pm)

Today in Fashion History: January 7th

On January 7, 2002 French designer Yves Saint Laurent announced his retirement stating it was time to bid "farewell to the world of fashion I have so loved." YSL is famously known for popularized the beatnik look, safari jackets for both men and women, tight pants and tall, thigh-high boots during the 1960s and 1970s. Yves described the decision as "an important event in both my personal life and my métier." The beloved designer died of brain cancer in 2008.