New York, NY (August 2, 2012) As summer nears its end, the start of the international fashion week season is just around the corner. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, the first major stop in the circuit of fashion’s most influential events, is gearing up for a week full of top international designers and the next generation of emerging talent, to take center stage at Lincoln Center. IMG Fashion, producer of the Event, announced today the preliminary line up for New York City’s most renowned week.
“The Spring 2013 Collections are shaping up to be a much talked about season, with a large amount of our most celebrated designers returning, and many up and coming designers making their runway debut,” says Christina Neault, Executive Producer, IMG Fashion. “One of the best things about the shows in September is the picturesque weather that makes the whole city come to life. The energy of the week is truly palpable as you walk throughout New York City.
The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2013 Collections will include the following designers: NICHOLAS K, BCBGMAXAZRIA, KAELEN, RICHARD CHAI, CHADWICK BELL, TADASHI SHOJI, MONIKA CHIANG, SUPIMA, THE ART INSTITUTE OF NEW YORK CITY, FASHION LAW INSTITUTE, PROJECT RUNWAY, CONCEPT KOREA, NOON BY NOOR, WALTER, REBECCA MINKOFF, PAMELLA ROLAND, TOMMY HILFIGER MEN’S, NICOLE MILLER, CHARLOTTE RONSON, ELLE FASHION | NEXT, TODD SNYDER, ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY, PARKCHOONMOO, RUFFIAN, MARISSA WEBB, LACOSTE, JILL STUART, SON JUNG WAN, NINA SKARRA, MM6 MAISON MARTIN MARGIELA, MARA HOFFMAN, MARLON GOBEL, RAFAEL CENNAMO, HÉRVE LÉGER BY MAZ AZRIA, KATYA LEONOVICH, VLOV QING QING WU, MONIQUE LHUILLIER, VENEXIANA, LELA ROSE, DKNY, TRACY REESE, ERIKSON BEAMON, CUSTO BARCELONA, DIANE VON FURSTENBURG, CARMEN MARC VALVO, Y-3, TIMO WEILAND, ZANG TOI, ZAC POSEN, CHADO RALPH RUCCI, EMERSON, NORISOL FERRARI, JOY CIOCI, CAROLINA HERRERA, CARLOS MIELE, FARAH ANGSANA, DONNA KARAN NEW YORK, ANGEL SANCHEZ, REEM ACRA, CHRIS BENZ, JOANNA MASTROIANNI, MATHIEU MIRANO, TORY BURCH, J.CREW, BRANDON SUN, BADGLEY MISCHKA, VERA WANG, JENNY PACKHAM, DIESEL BLACK GOLD, NAEEM KHAN, CANDELA, OSKLEN, FALGUNI PEACOCK, BIBHU MOHAPATRA, MICHAEL KORS, NANETTE LEPORE, RACHEL ZOE, J. MENDEL, FOTINI, MILLY BY MICHELLE SMITH, WHITNEY EVE, ANNA SUI, CLOVER CANYON VIVIENNE TAM, RALPH LAUREN and CALVIN KLEIN COLLECTION. As well, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week will be home to the 9th Annual Style Awards, taking place on September 5th.