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Every September 2022 New York Fashion Week Event Open to the Public

It's the most wonderful (and eventful) time of the year!
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New York Fashion Week is here once again. If you've always wanted to experience all the excitement, look no further than these fashion and beauty-led events that are open to the public. From discussion panels with industry experts to experiences in the metaverse, there's something for everyone to enjoy this season. Keep reading to learn how you can take part.

Afterpay x New York Fashion Week 

Monday, Sept. 12 to Wednesday, Sept. 14
Across New York City

Afterpay, the official presenting partner of New York Fashion Week: The Shows, is opening up key shows to the broader public in a few different ways this season. The company worked with Kim Shui to hire models, stylists, photographers, hairdressers and makeup artists from social media; the brand also created a print using pixel submissions that will appear on the runway and will be minted into an NFT that'll be distributed to anyone who sent a pixel for the project. (The show will also take place at "an iconic New York City landmark," where passersby will be able to see the looks as they come out.) Then, Area, in partnership with Afterpay, will project videos of its Spring 2023 collection across New York City from Sept. 12 through 14. 

Athleisure Styling and Panel Discussion with Daughter Lessons

Tuesday, Sept. 13
Moxy East Village, 112 E 11th Street

Join activewear brand Daughter Lessons for a class in styling athleisure from 4 pm to 8 pm on Tuesday. You'll also be able to shop the brand's wide range of styles, as well as enjoy refreshments and a panel hosted by Christine Bibbo Herr with Caroline and Lizzy (co-founders of the brand), jewelry designer Jackie Burk, dancer Katy Schuele and celebrity stylist Kate March. RSVP to the event here.

Bad Binch Ciderland Exhibition

Friday, Sept. 9 to Wednesday, Sept. 14
Richard Taittinger Gallery, 154 Ludlow Street

Gen-Z fashion brand Cider is making its New York Fashion Week debut with Bad Binch Tong Tong, creating an installation inspired by Alice in Wonderland that celebrates the two companies' new digital fashion collaboration. Guests can interact with the digital garments and revisit the pop-up in the metaverse, too. 

Bergdorf Spirit

Throughout New York Fashion Week
Bergdorf Goodman Restaurant and Bar, 754 5th Ave

Enjoy themed cocktails at BG Restaurant and Goodman's Bar, inspired by your favorite designers' go-to beverages and created with downtown's Temple Bar. You can sip on a Kors Krush (Ketel One peach and orange blossom vodka, lemon juice, basil), Herrera Marigold (tequila blanco, suze gentian, honey, lime), the CJR (mezcal, dry vermouth, lemongrass, lime) and more during New York Fashion Week.

Bergdorf Goodman x Jacquemus

Throughout New York Fashion Week
Bergdorf Goodman, 754 5th Ave

Bergdorf Goodman is bringing Jacquemus' convenience store-style pop-up to the U.S. at the department store's installation space on the fifth floor. An exclusive eight-piece, all-black collection will be available to shop in store, along with an array of thirty handbags available in four exclusive colorways. The installation will remain open for three weeks.

Cara Loves Karl Pop-Up

Throughout Fashion Week
105 Wooster Street

The Karl Lagerfeld brand will host a pop-up shop in SoHo spotlighting its collaboration with Cara Delevingne. The store will also have interactive installations and a branded coffee cart. 

Cool Cat Makeovers & Spritzers

Saturday, Sept. 10 to Wednesday, Sept. 14
Second Floor Salon, 116 Elizabeth Street, Floor 2

Grab a wine spritzer from Cool Cat while enjoying a complimentary makeover — a consultation, blow-dry and/or color valued at over $300 each. Call the salon at (212) 901-0439 between 11 am and 12 pm to secure your spot before appointments run out. 

Dover Street Market New York Events

Throughout New York Fashion Week
Dover Street Market New York, 160 Lexington Avenue

DSMNY will host multiple in-store events throughout New York Fashion Week beginning Thursday, Sept. 8. There are installations featuring Airei, Stephen Jones, Heaven by Marc Jacobs and NikeLab. The store's also hosting Black Market Comme des Garçons in its Basement level from Sept. 8 through Oct. 14. Other events include a cocktail party and performance celebrating the Airei Fall 2022 collection on Sept. 8 from 5-7 pm and a book signing with Vikki Tobak on Sept. 9 from 6-8 pm.

Fairchild Archive at The Fairchild Museum

Friday, Sept. 9 to Saturday, Sept. 10
AG Studios, 52 Walker Street

The Fairchild Museum will open a two-day exhibition at AG Studios at 52 Walker Street on Sept. 9 and Sept. 10 that explores historical fashion, footwear and beauty moments through three immersive rooms, with audio experiences voiced by FMG editors and a virtual component in the WWD Metaverse, hosted with Digital Village. To RSVP, visit https://fairchildfashion.swoogo.com/museum.

Four Seasons x Christian Siriano: Letters of Love Postcard Experience

Friday, Sept. 9 to Wednesday, Sept. 14
Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown, 27 Barclay Street

At the Four Seasons Hotel New York, visit the Letters of Love postcard experience in collaboration with Christian Siriano. The designer created custom postcards featuring exclusive sketches that guests can write letters to their loved ones on. A calligrapher will hand-address your envelope, and an on-site concierge will assist in postmarking. There are also gelato and flower carts, plus a floral installation in the lobby by artistic director Jeff Leatham.

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Guest in Residence by Gigi Hadid Pop-Up

Sept. 11 through Sept. 17
12 Mercer Street

Gigi Hadid has opened the first retail experience for her new luxury cashmere brand, Guest in Residence. Free embroidery customization will be offered with purchase, as well as sunflowers by florist Popup Florist while supplies last. The store is open from 11 am to 7 pm daily.

IMG x The Black in Fashion Council Discovery Showroom

Saturday, Sept. 10 to Wednesday, Sept. 14
Online

IMG and the Black in Fashion Council are bringing back their Discovery Showroom for emerging Black designers, and they're working with Mailchimp to create a shoppable pop-up that'll also be available online. This year's showroom lineup includes Ajovang, Atelier NDigo, Harbison, Izayla, Jessica Rich, Kwame Adusei, Madame Adassa, Muehleder, Sammy B and Vavvoune. 

Infinite x Abbode: Shop Small at NYFW

Friday, Sept. 9 to Sunday, Sept. 11
252 Elizabeth Street

Infinite, a platform for limited-edition collaborations with emerging brands, is hosting a pop-up featuring some of these independent labels across fashion, jewelry, home decor and lifestyle. Brands participating include LoulouDia, Annemade, DOOZ and more. 

La Bodega Baque

Saturday, Sept. 10 to Tuesday, Sept. 13
63 Spring Street

AwakeNY's Angelo Baque is working with UPS on an apparel collection and experience in celebration of Latinx creators and the small business community this New York Fashion Week. The pop-up will be titled "La Bodega Baque. You can make a reservation here

Late Night Haircuts at Blind Barber

Monday, Sept. 12 
Moxy Times Square

Receive a complimentary touch-up from the Blind Barber on Monday from from 7 pm to 10 pm. Fresh trims will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. You can also do some late-night vintage shopping courtesy of Future Past, and finish of the night with a professional photo of your new cut by Pompée. RSVP here.

NFT Keys to New York Fashion Week

Throughout New York Fashion Week
Online

Afterpay is also working with Altu by Joseph Altuzarra, AnOnlyChild, Jonathan Simkhai, Kim Shui and The Blonds to release limited-edition NFTs, each sold for $100. Depending on which designer key you purchase, you can redeem it for special edition merchandise and experience. The proceeds from the keys will be donated to Free Arts NYC, a program that brings art and mentoring programs to children in underserved communities in NYC. You can buy them at Keys.NYFW.com.

New York Fashion Week: The Talks

Monday, Sept. 12
Spring Studios

As part of New York Fashion Week programming, Afterpay and IMG will host a panel titled "Navigating The New Phygital Age of Fashion and Art" on Sept. 12, led by Melanie McClain, Head of Community at P00LS. It'll be made available online after it wraps. 

Friday, Sept. 9 to Sunday, Sept. 11
375 10th Avenue

Revolve will hold the second installment of its immersive, multi-brand installation, "Revolve Gallery," featuring brands such as Aya Muse, Kim Shui, Lita by Ciara, Remi x Revolve and more. 

Telfar x Rainbow

Sunday, Sept. 11
493 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY

Telfar is taking over the Rainbow store in downtown Brooklyn with its classic Shopping Bags in a wide (a.k.a. rainbow) variety of colors. While on line, you can pay the price of your preferred size bag so that once the store doors open, you just grab the color you want. The event will be filmed for Telfar TV, so only attend if you're willing to be on camera. 

Vogue World

Monday, Sept. 12

Vogue is holding a live fashion show inspired by its global September issue, showcasing looks from the Fall 2022 collections of brands like Balenciaga, Dior, Gucci, Christopher John Rogers, Ralph Lauren and more. In-person ticket holders will have access to a street fair experience with newsstands and limited-edition items created in collaboration with some of the biggest names in fashion. There will also be a cinematic livestream available to Vogue Club members. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit Vogue.com.

Walker Fashion Experience

Friday, Sept. 9 to Sunday, Sept. 12
Walker Hotel Tribeca

The Walker Hotel in Tribeca partnered with The Place to build an experiential, physical-meets-digital NYFW hub with virtual galleries and a live marketplace. There will also be daily keynote discussions by industry leaders, musical performances and farm-to-table chef tastings. Walker Hotel guests can receive VIP all-access tickets as part of their reservation during New York Fashion Week or purchase tickets for individual programming at www.theplacenow.com.

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