Style in the City: Fashion Happenings in NYC
Get your fashion fix at one of these upcoming style events!


FIT’s “The Future of Fashion”: BFA Graduates Fashion Show

What: The best work from FIT’s graduating bachelor of arts fashion design students will be debuted at a runway show. Apparel will include: sportswear, special occasion, knitwear, intimate apparel, and children’s wear. See the talented students who could be the next up-and-coming designers show their duds on the catwalk!

When: Wednesday, May 2nd at 4:30 PM

Where: FIT (see map)

For more details, visit here


Franca Sozzani at the Museum at FIT

What: Come listen in as the infamous editorial director of Condé Nast Italy and Vogue Italia editor-in-chief, speaks about her success in the industry and her career. As one of the most influential people in the fashion industry, this lecture will be once in a lifetime so hurry and reserve your spot!

When: Friday, May 4th at 6 PM

Where: Katie Murphy Amphitheatre, The Museum at FIT, 7th Ave & W. 27th St (see map)

Reserve tickets by calling 212-217-4585, by e-mailing museuminfo@fitnyc.edu, or online

Fashion Icons with Fern Mallis: Tom Ford

What: Join the rest of NYC fashion enthusiasts to view the NYFW creator, Fern Mallis, discuss the inner workings of fashion and its relation to society with the hottest designer of the moment, Tom Ford.

When: Tuesday, May 8th at 8 PM

Where: Kaufmann Concert Hall 1395 Lexington Ave (see map)

For more details and to purchase tickets, visit here


Bloomingdale’s Men’s Fall 2012 Preview

What: Take a peek at the men’s clothing and accessories for this coming fall and stay on trend! Make sure to book your appointment, as spots will fill up quickly!

When: Tuesday, May 8th – Wednesday, May 9th  9 AM- 5:30 PM

Where: Bloomingdale’s 59th St at Lexington Ave- 6th Floor, Men’s Fashion Office (see map)


Rebecca Minkoff Sample Sale

Shop amazing handbags and totes from 30-70% off original prices including this Rose Cross-Body Bag (was $295, now $160!). Also included in the sample sale will be her footwear, apparel and accessories.

When: Wednesday, May 9th- Sunday, May 13th

Wed-Sat open 10 AM- 8 PM

Sun open 10 AM- 4 PM

Where: 260 5th Ave (see map)



NYWIFT’s Designing Women Awards

What: celebrate the talented people behind the scenes for this event as the costume designers, makeup artists, and hairstylists will be honored including: Jenn Jorge Nelson, Julie Teel, Amanda Miller, and Kasia Walicka Maimone.

When: Thursday, May 10th at 7 PM

Where: Macy’s 16th Floor Auditorium, 151 34th St. (see map)

 Purchase tickets here 

Slovak Fashion Night

What: Celebrate the 7th annual signature Slovak Fashion Night event with this year’s motto being ‘Fashion Unites Us.' At the event, Slovakian designers and stylists like Anna Maria Kiss Kossa, Libor Komosny, Ema Klein, Lenka Chmelova and Ivana Marmare. Guests will be able to view collections by Eva Poleschinski. The night will be filled with cocktails, art, fashion and fun with DJ Eitan Noyze providing the tunes for the after party!

When: Friday, May 11th at 7:30 PM

Where: Capitale, 130 Bowery St. (see map)

To purchase tickets, visit here


Stuart Weitzman Fall 2012 Trunk Show

What: Join the rest of the stylish women of NY to view the notorious shoe-master’s latest boot designs for fall ’12. Reserve your pair and stay ahead of the fashion game! You will have the opportunity to have the first look at the latest designs and pre-order styles.

When: Saturday, May 12th 10 AM-9 PM

Where: Stuart Weitzman- 10 Columbus Circle (see map)

Gant Sample Sale

What: This spring/summer sample sale will be featuring a wide variety of men’s attire as well as a selection of women’s wear and accessories by Gant, Gant Rugger and Gant by Michael Bastian. Receive up to 80% off duds for this summer!

When: Tuesday, May 15th-Saturday, May 19th

Tues-Fri open 10 AM-8 PM

Sat open 10 AM-5 PM

Where: 260 5th Ave (see map)

 For more information, visit here


Brooklyn’s Pink and Black Gala Hosted by Stacey London

What: Join the American Cancer Society for their fourth annual Pink & Black Tie Gala. The event will be hosted by Stacy London of TLC’s ‘What Not to Wear’ and will be celebrating the entrepreneurs and businesses “Made in Brooklyn.”

When: Thursday, May 17th at 6:30 PM

Where: Stage 6 at Steiner Studios, 15 Washington Ave, Brooklyn (see map)

To purchase tickets or make a donation, visit here or call Tamara Ehlin 718.622.2492 ext.5115