Today is the first official day of New York Fashion Week! Every day we’ll be bringing you a quick overall rundown of the shows you can expect to see. As always Nicholas K and BCBG Max Azria will kick things off. Amongst the over 28 other shows will be Stuart Vevers’ second collection for Coach, collections form Richard Chai Love, Creatures of the Wind, Duckie Brown, Honor, Desigual, Rihanna favorite Adam Selman (he designed the CFDA Award gown), Marissa Webb, Perry Ellis (they are returning to the runway this year) as well as Zana Bayne. Things will end with the “immersive live experience” of the Parisian-based Gareth Pugh.
With Fashion Week comes promotions! Today and tomorrow, Uber users in New York City will be able to request their very own blowout and makeup application by a team of experts on-demand. From 3pm – 8pm, you can use the code UBERGLAM and have the team arrive at your location for a quick make-over for $40 a pop that should take about 40 minutes. If you have friends, make it a group thing for up to 4 people back-to-back! (Uber)
Looking for another “only for fashion week” deal? Yves Saint Laurent is one upping the typical “free makeover” at their cosmetic counter today and tomorrow from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Bloomingdale’s 59th Street location in New York City. The salespeople will record themselves doing your makeup using Google Glass and send the video to you in an email afterwards. Make sure to schedule your appointment by calling (212) 705-2184. (Style)
Though they’ve been writing for the publication for a while now, the New York Times took last night to celebrate the additions of Alexandra Jacobs(left) and Vanessa Friedman(right) to their Style desk. Friedman will serve as the paper’s Fashion Director — her work spilling into the International Herald Tribune territory as well — while Jacobs will serve as Deputy Fashion editor. Anna Wintour, Diane von Furstenberg, Vera Wang and more all turned out for the event.(Inbox)
The new Yahoo Style “digital magazine” has launched just in time for Fashion Week, with Jessica Biel as its first “cover star.” Amongst other things, editor-in-chief Joe Zee has said that he will not chase news like many sites do, though there may be timely postings, and the site will also churn out editorials, interviews and even “six hours of live video commentary and interviews” from New York Fashion Week. Tall order! (Yahoo Style)
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