Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is right around the corner and the industry’s top designers are preparing to debut their Spring/Summer 2012 collections to thousands of eager spectators. Lincoln Center’s Damrosch Park will be buzzing with activity and excitement from September 8 through 15 as fashion industry professionals, insiders and VIPs come together for presentations from more than 90 premiere designers. Luxury Attaché is excited to share the events and parties we can’t wait to experience.
Intermix NYC & Rachel Zoe
812 Washington Street, at Gansevoort Street
Thursday, September 8 6:30 to 9:30pm
Celebrate the opening of Intermix’s latest NYC boutique, located in the Meatpacking District, with a night of fashion and cocktails. Celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe will make a guest appearance and Intermix will debut a limited-edition collection exclusively for Fashion’s Night Out! Grab some new threads and toast to style with signature cocktails created by Bols Genever and neighborhood hot spots including STK, Griffin and The Darby.
Henri Bendel, Swarovski Elements and Hester Street Fair
712 Fifth Avenue, at 56th Street
Thursday, September 8 | 3 to 11pm
Iconic department store Henri Bendel has partnered with Swarovski Elements and the Hester Street Fair for a Fashion’s Night Out event for the hippest crowd in New York. The Hester Street Fair will curate seven installations that will host more than 50 artists, chefs and designers. The interactive booths will provide a space for designers to create custom pieces on-site. Guests will be treated to a range of activities including crystallized makeovers by Frédéric Fekkai, a dazzling tattoo parlor and an appearance by Jade Jagger.
Van Cleef & Arpels and Mr. Newton
744 Fifth Avenue, near 58th Street
Thursday, September 8 I 6 to 9pm
Join the highly prestigious street-style photographer Mr. Newton for a photo booth session in the Van Cleef & Arpels flagship boutique. Vistors to the boutique will be able to star in their own photo shoot styled with the store’s luxurious watches and jewelry. Photos from the event will be made available on Mr. Newton’s blog and Facebook.
Gen Art’s Faces in Fashion
Manhattan Center Grand Ballroom, 311 West 34th Street, between Eighth and Ninth Avenues
Friday, September 9 | 7pm to midnight
For the 16th year, Gen Art presents “Faces of Fashion,” which will feature 11 rising stars in the ready-to-wear and accessory categories. A pre-show cocktail reception will precede a showing of the designers’ Spring 2012 collections. The night will wrap with an after-party at nightspot 404. In previous years, Gen Art/Faces to Fashion has catapulted designers such as Zac Posen and Phillip Lim to fame.
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