It's the most exclusive party on the East Coast. People walk the streets in hope to be invited and it is so momentous that it lasts two weeks.
It's called New York Fashion Week. This semi-annual celebration, hosted by prestigious car company Mercedes Benz, is a week long celebration of new fashions, trends and the art of style. New designers and veterans alike throw lavish shows and afterparties that are even more lavish. These events are notoriously difficult to attend without connections (searching for how-to's on Google only warrents success to American Express cardholders, media and those with the right connections. For those who like are interested, there are inexpensive opportunities to attend DIY showcases and afterparties.
February's events take place from February 9-February 16. The events in the autumn take place September 6-13 2012.
Click here for more information on how to get in to the festivities and here to view some ticket websites for certain parties. Keep the promotional t-shirt at home and bring out your best custom imprinted apparel.