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07.16.15 Liam Mathews

The first annual men’s fashion week has been happening in New York and today it comes to a close (its official title is New York Fashion Week: Men’s, but that’s a silly name that no one should actually say). For the past week, the world’s most fashionable dudes have descended upon Manhattan’s Hudson Square neighborhood […]

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02.20.15 Bucky Turco

The weeklong parade of mostly useless clothes known as Fashion Week has come to a conclusion in New York. Like previous years, it began and then it ended. In between those two points of time, there was runway shows, corporate events, and snooty parties. It now moves on to other cities and in a few […]

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01.21.15 Rhett Jones

Following the vicious terrorist attacks on Charlie Hebdo and the recent vandalism of Paul McCarthy’s big butt plug art installation in Paris, fashion designer Walter Van Beirendonck made his feelings about censorship clear on Wednesday. For the debut of his latest collection at Paris Fashion Week, Beirendonck sent his models down the runway wearing giant bald eagles with […]

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09.04.14 Amy K. Nelson

It was just before dusk in Central Park on Wednesday night when a woman supporting the horse carriage industry began filming animal rights protestors with her video camera. “You’re vile. You’re vile. She’s vile. She’s vile,” the redheaded woman yelled at specific protestors while she filmed them. “Oh, and it’s a PETA hostess!” The barbs […]

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09.12.13 Courtney Kornegay

Who cares what you’re wearing. You’re about to fight somebody. What are you taking off? Presuming the people sashaying outside Lincoln Center would actually punch out the line-stepper who stole their precious Rachel Zoe fashion show seat, ANIMAL enlisted fashion expert Courtney Kornegay ask, “If you were in a brawl, what’s coming off first?” (Video: Aymann […]

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06.11.12 David Lumb

“It was a community resource that was enjoyed year-round. There were benches where people could read, children used to come here and ride their bikes and skateboard. There were beautiful trees,” said resident Susan Koeppel. All of that changed, according to Koeppel, two years ago, when the city entered into a 10-year license agreement with […]

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02.15.12 Bucky Turco

New Yorkers living in a certain part of the Upper West Side aren’t happy about all the tents, generators, and continuous flurry of activity taking place at a city-owned park and are demanding action. “It’s an assault on the neighborhood,” said one resident.” Remarkably, this person isn’t talking about Occupy Wall Street, but Fashion Week. […]

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02.14.12 Bucky Turco

Say what you will about Fashion Week and the obnoxious people and parties that come along with it, apparently the semiannual event that makes the city lots of money. According to Mayor Bloomberg, the extravagant exhibition is expected to generate about $865 million for the local economy in 2012. Take that number, add in underground […]

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09.16.11 Tabatha McGurr

To celebrate the end of Fashion Week, filmmaker Casey Neistat—of bike lane and prison tattoo fame—made a short starring trainer Kym Perfetto, which takes a jab at the ridiculousness of the bi-annual happening. […]

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09.13.11 Spencer Lund

Fashion Week in New York, sponsored by Mercedes Benz, has been good for brands catering to the rich. “Business this season has been strong at Bergdorf Goodman…statistics indicate that this is true throughout the entire luxury-goods sector.” […]

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