Big City Style in NYC


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by Lynsey Hemstreet
Fashion School Review Columnist

June 12, 2006


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Where else in America can you find tastes from all cultures, than in New York City? NYC is home to some of the most original and thriving art and design communities, which can have a great influence on future designers. Keep reading to learn about the possibilities that spring from going to a fashion design school in NYC.

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NYC hosts a long list of events in the fashion design industry, something a fashion design school student in NYC is sure to want to check out. This February New York Fashion Week debuted new spring collections featuring a few questionable trends for 2006: throwbacks to the 70s and 80s with tapered legs and high waists. Year-round fashion events abound, with the emphasis constantly changing. Bridal shows, shoe expos, accessories shows and runway shows from each fashion design school in NYC ensure that there is always an event you will find inspiring.

New York magazine keeps any fashionista or student attending a fashion design school in NYC posted on events, designers and gossip in the industry. The magazine's web site links to upcoming events and shows, offers detailed biographies on designers large and small, and even organizes information by city. If you plan to check out the fashion scenes in London, Milan or Paris, this is a good place to look.

Fashion by Neighborhood

The Garment District, a neighborhood of less than one square mile in midtown Manhattan, is home to big names like Calvin Klein and Donna Karan, along with fabric and textile outlets. For a taste of greatness, follow the Fashion Walk of Fame. Point your feet in the right direction, and after fashion design school in NYC, you could be on your way to a great career.

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Lynsey Hemstreet has two passions in life: writing and makeup. A journalism grad from San Francisco State University, she is a cosmetics consultant by day, freelance writer and editor by night. Lynsey's written work ranges from independent music reviews t

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