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Grabbing a Fashion Week Drink (or Lunch) Near the Lincoln CenterTents

Fashions inside.

Once again New York Fashion Week breezes in, and suddenly Manhattan’s Upper West Side is uncharacteristically chic – at least until September 13. Read more

Check out The Empire, the Hotel Across the Street from New York Fashion Week

The Empire lobby viewed from the mezzanine.

The Empire lobby viewed from the mezzanine.

Sometimes a hotel just gets lucky. For years Fashion Week unfurled in big white tents in Bryant Park across the street from the Bryant Park Hotel.  But in 2010, the big twice-yearly show moved to a sleek gray cube planted in Lincoln Center’s Damrosch Park. And just like that, luck winked at the Empire Hotel, so close you can scamper from hotel to cube in stilettos. Read more

W Hotels Strut Their Stuff During Fall 2011 Fashion Week

For New York’s most style-obsessed hotels, Fashion Week is a gift. What better way to fill rooms during the dead of winter?  W Hotels, a super-savvy marketer, goes a step further and embraces Fashion Week as an opportunity to fill rooms and strut its stuff. Read more

A First Look at Andrew Buckler’s Cool Uniforms for The James Hotel

The James' stylish uniform.

The James’ stylish uniform.

New York Fashion Week unspools through September 16 in the big, gray cube planted temporarily next to Lincoln Center’s Metropolitan Opera House.

With over 100 designers strutting their Spring/Summer 2011 collections – and with more than a dozen new style-conscious hotels opening in New York this year – you’d think the two realms might overlap. And you’d be right. Read more