Thursday, May 19, 2016

The Origins of New York Fashion Week

From Mashable:
Paris, London, Milan, Berlin — Fashion Week is a central fixture in any major city of style, but the original was and is New York.
New York Fashion Week was born out of something like necessity during World War II, when journeying to Nazi-occupied Paris was an impossibility for the fashion world. These pictures show New York Fashion Week — then called "Press Week" — during the '50s, '60s and early '70s, several decades before the arrival of the iconographic white tents of Bryant Park and now Lincoln Center. (Read more.)

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