NYFW {#SS16 collections}

NYFW {#SS16 collections}

New York's Fashion Week began as "Press Week" in 1943 during WWII when American journalists weren't able to travel to Paris for its showcase. For decades after that, shows were hosted in loft spaces around the city until a faulty ceiling at a Michael Kors show in the 90s caused them to organize more formally in Bryant Park and then most recently at Lincoln Center. (I'm sure other factors played into this, but my research shows the ceiling collapse as the biggest.)

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introducin' the #newwhitney

No, there's not a new Whitney in the music industry. In my mind, there can only be one. This time, there's a new Whitney in the art world—well, at least a new building. After being closed for about seven months during a transition from the Upper East Side to the Meatpacking District, the museum of American art reopened with a bang earlier this summer. It anchors the beginning of the High Line and is certainly a cite to behold. 

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