Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Announces Preliminary Lineup For Spring 2012 Collections
New York, NY (August 2, 2011)- The Spring 2012 Collections are upon us and IMG Fashion announced today its impressive lineup of designers showing their collections at Lincoln Center’s Damrosch Park from September 8th-15th 2011. Hundreds of thousands of fashion industry professionals, insiders and VIP’s will descend upon New York City for eight days of shows and presentations by some of the world’s leading fashion designers.
“New York City is the fashion capital of the world, and from September 8th-15th Lincoln Center will become the heartbeat of the city,” says Peter Levy, Senior Vice President and Managing Director of IMG Fashion. “Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, the city’s single largest media event, is proud to offer some of the biggest names in fashion, as well as young and emerging talent, an unsurpassed platform to debut their Spring 2012 Collections.”
“This season’s diverse lineup of designers is a testament to Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week and Lincoln Center’s ability to create a world stage for the fashion industry to showcase everyone from the well established brands to the future stars,” said Lisa Holladay, Manager of Brand Experience Marketing for Mercedes-Benz USA. “The scope and support of the event continues to evolve and with it comes new opportunities and benefits for those involved.”
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week will present the following designers: Nicholas K, Porter Grey, BCBGMAXAZRIA, Richard Chai, Supima, Candela, Tadashi Shoji, EMERSON, Project Runway, Luca Luca, General Idea, Rebecca Taylor, Mara Hoffman, Tommy Hilfiger Men’s, Nicole Miller, Joy Cioci, Concept Korea, Cynthia Rowley, Academy of Art University, Falguni Peacock, Ruffian, Lacoste, Pink Tartan, Jill Stuart, Son Jung Wan, ADAM, Vivienne Tam, Farah Angsana, Honor, Charlotte Ronson, Monique Lhuillier, Rafael Cennamo, Venexiana, Katya Leonovich, Lela Rose, Derek Lam, DKNY, Tracy Reese, L.A.M.B., Diane von Furstenberg, Jen Kao, Y-3, Odd Molly, Custo Barcelona, Tommy Hilfiger, Timo Weiland, Jenny Packham, Callula Lillibelle, Carolina Herrera, Carlos Miele, Rebecca Minkoff, Donna Karan New York, VLOV, Yeohlee, Norman Ambrose, Betsey Johnson, GUiSHEM, Perry Ellis, J.Crew, Badgley Mischka, Vera Wang, Diesel Black Gold, Bibhu Mohapatra, Hervé Léger by Max Azria, Argentine Designers, Zang Toi, Pamella Roland, Tibi, Narciso Rodriguez, Malan Breton, Michael Kors, Nanette Lepore, J. Mendel, Chado Ralph Rucci, Milly by Michelle Smith, Anna Sui, Elie Tahari, Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein Collection, MADE IN AFRICA: by ARISE MAGAZINE, Elene Cassis and Naeem Khan.
This season, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is especially proud to host an impressive number of new and emerging designers showing for their first time at Lincoln Center. They include Candela, EMERSON, Falguni Peacock, Pink Tartan, Honor, Rafael Cennamo, Katya Leonovich, VLOV and J.Crew.
Each season over 100,000 guests attend Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Three runway venues, the Theatre, Stage, and Studio offer designers an optimal space to show their latest collections. The Box offers designers the versatility of a presentation space in a more intimate atmosphere, allowing them the ability to custom build a set in line with their artistic vision. Additionally the Courtyard hosts a variety of presentations and events throughout the week.