Fashion Event Design: What We Learned from New York Fashion Week 2016

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When it comes Fashion Event Design creativity is everything. Just look at New York Fashion Week (#NYFW) which just wrapped up their fall shows this week. We wanted to dive into this gargantuan fashion event from an event planner’s perspective. Watch the video below to see what we learned from this year’s city-wide fashion takeover, and keep reading for more ideas and event design inspiration. . . . . Most fashion events last for only 15 – 20 minutes.

The Pandemic’s Effect on Fashion Industry Is Bigger Than a Switch to Sweatpants

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The rise in virtual runway shows during the pandemic has changed the dynamic between fashion designers and their constituents, Vincent Quan writes. Namely, buzz and excitement of the fashion brand must be maximized along with audience and consumer engagement.

Watch: How a Fashion Brand Turned its Holiday Catalog Into a Tech-Fueled Live Event

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Rather than passing along a traditional holiday gift guide to press and influencers, this year Canadian fashion brand Roots staged

High Fashion Discovered Brooklyn at the C.F.D.A. Awards

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More meaning, less waste, and a trip across the East River paved the way for the 56th annual Council of

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Why a Clothing Brand and Travel Site Joined Forces for Fashion Week

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For Alice & Olivia’s Spring 2019 presentation, designer Stacey Bendet took attendees on a trip around the world—without leaving New

Eric Fretz, Ph.D, Makes a case for old-fashioned pen and paper note-taking

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We peeked into the lesson plans of four popular college instructors who have found creative ways to keep their students focused on their lessons—and their classmates. Dr. Eric Fretz uses a variety of presentation techniques to keep students engaged and off their cell phones. He’s a big fan of props (once having a drone fly through his lecture hall) and he’s been known to deliver his lectures in head-to-toe costume.

Memorable Social Media Moments From New York Fashion Week

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April 2, 2018: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Choose Fashion Industry Florist for Royal Wedding, Live Nation Accused of Threatening Its Competition, White House Adds Lawn Bowling to Easter Festivities

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PRINCE HARRY AND MEGHAN MARKLE CHOOSE FASHION INDUSTRY FLORIST FOR ROYAL WEDDING: For their upcoming royal nuptials, Prince Harry

Miami Swim Week Mixes Lifestyle and Wellness With Fashion

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A Fashion Week Producer Shares Her 5 Rules for Creating Buzzy Events

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Why Did an Automaker Partner With a Fashion Event?

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See a Decorative Toilet-Paper Wall Created for New York Fashion Week

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Why a Luxury Fashion Brand Planned a Playful Dinosaur-Theme Party

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The Trick to Aging Legendary Kentucky Bourbon, Plus Recipes

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Learning Unplugged: Eric Fretz, Ph.D, Makes a case for old-fashioned pen and paper note-taking

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We peeked into the lesson plans of four popular college instructors who have found creative ways to keep their students focused on their lessons—and their classmates. Dr. Eric Fretz uses a variety of presentation techniques to keep students engaged and off their cell phones. He’s a big fan of props (once having a drone fly through his lecture hall) and he’s been known to deliver his lectures in head-to-toe costume.

October 2018 Power Player: Scott Hermes, President of Irvine Company

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Hermes has hiring power at Coastal Collection, which encompasses The Resort at Pelican Hill , Fashion Island Hotel and Hotel Irvine. From the Forbes Five Star The Resort at Pelican Hill to the coastal luxury Fashion Island Hotel, to Hotel Irvine, our lifestyle hotel, each has something different to offer, along with fantastic outdoor event spaces.”. Scott Hermes; photo credit: Irvine Company.

MPU Renamed AIMP, Vows to Lobby for Independent Planners

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Retailers: Hoteliers of the Future

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Plenty of other brands in the food and fashion industry are making moves into the hospitality sector. The hospitality industry is booming, and retailers are taking notice. Brands known for being luxury watchmakers, specialists in home decor and pushers of simple apparel are all trying their hand in the hospitality industry. As consumer’s expectations for quality products and service continue to heighten, so is their demand for an engaging experience.

Social Media Changes the Lifecycle of Trends

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Try New Event Ideas For 2018: Create a Roadshow, Book Underrated Venues, Create a Unique Event Experience

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As we kick off 2018, we’re excited to discover a lot of new event ideas for 2018 to energize our event planning. More than the technology itself, it’s really great to finally see innovations in personalization and customization gearing up to be the central theme in this year’s events. On top of that, we encourage event professionals to really use data to make their events better this year. This goes beyond collecting and charting stats.

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Met Gala 2017: Inside the Yearlong Process of Designing Fashion’s Biggest Night

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By now, anyone worth their Manolos or Zegna cummerbund knows that the first Monday in May has nothing to do

California’s Most Insta-Worthy Locations

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See How Gucci, Chanel, and Louis Vuitton Do Pop-Ups

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The luxury fashion brands spoke to shoppers' decreased attention spans with limited-time retail experiences

September 7, 2017: N.F.L. Postpones Game Due to Hurricane Irma, Is New York Fashion Week Losing Its Identity?, Way Home Festival Won’t Return in 2018

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N.F.L. POSTPONES GAME DUE TO HURRICANE IRMA: Sunday’s game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Miami Dolphins has

August 9, 2017: Oscar Board Elects New President, 2018 Met Gala to Take on Controversial Fashion and Religion Theme, This ‘Game of Thrones’ Marathon Involved Actual Running

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OSCAR BOARD ELECTS NEW PRESIDENT: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has elected cinematographer John Bailey as

May 9, 2017: Amazon's New Live Events Feature to Offer Exclusive Concerts, Political Organization Launches L.A. 2024 Opposition Campaign, Dior to Host Fashion Show at Nature Preserve

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AMAZON'S NEW LIVE EVENTS FEATURE TO OFFER EXCLUSIVE CONCERTS: Amazon's latest foray into live events will be hosting its

April 19, 2017: Intel Kills Its Developer Forum Conference, Kevin Spacey to Host Tonys, Fashion Photos to Be Projected on Empire State Building

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INTEL KILLS ITS DEVELOPER FORUM CONFERENCE: Citing a lack of need due to Web-based resources, Intel has decided to

June 7, 2017: C.F.D.A. Awards Highlight Immigrants in American Fashion, Trump Tweets Will Continue to Hurt U.S. Tourism, Facebook Live Launches Third-Party Closed Captioning

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AWARDS HIGHLIGHT IMMIGRANTS IN AMERICAN FASHION: The annual Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards took place in C.F.D.A.

September 5, 2018: The Economist Keeps Steve Bannon at Festival Despite New Yorker Decision, Vegas Day Clubs Present a Nightlife Alternative, Chanel to Hold Fashion Show at the Met

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THE ECONOMIST KEEPS STEVE BANNON AT FESTIVAL DESPITE NEW YORKER DECISION: A day after the New Yorker disinvited Steve

August 24, 2018: Aretha Franklin Funeral Will Be a Star-Studded Event With 19 Performers, Rihanna Will Close Out New York Fashion Week, Asia Argento Withdraws as Music Festival Curator Following Sexual Assault Accusations

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ARETHA FRANKLIN FUNERAL WILL BE A STAR-STUDDED EVENT WITH 19 PERFORMERS: The funeral of Aretha Franklin will be a

July 5, 2018: Dating Apps Are Now a Part of Weddings, Cartoon Network to Sponsor New York Fashion Week: Men's, Safety Concerns Prompting One Major Convention to Leave San Francisco

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DATING APPS ARE NOW A PART OF WEDDINGS: One of the latest wedding trends involves couples including the dating

September 22, 2017: Univision and Telemundo to Host Telethons for Mexico and Puerto Rico Disaster Survivors, New York Fashion Week More Diverse Than Ever, GE's Droneweek to Air on Viceland

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UNIVISION AND TELEMUNDO TO HOST TELETHONS FOR MEXICO AND PUERTO RICO DISASTER SURVIVORS: Univision and Telemundo will host separate

August 3, 2017: ‘Meet the Press’ to Launch New Film Festival With A.F.I., 'Vogue' Announces New Fashion Industry Conference, How Tomorrowland Music Fest Is Attracting Younger Crowds With Luxury Experiences

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'MEET THE PRESS' TO LAUNCH NEW FILM FESTIVAL WITH A.F.I.: NBC’s Meet the Press has partnered with the American

July 27, 2017: Solar Eclipse Gives Hotels and Vendors a Boost, Ralph Lauren to Host New York Fashion Week Show in His Garage, Coveteur Debuts Branded Content Studio for Events

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SOLAR ECLIPSE GIVES HOTELS AND VENDORS A BOOST: With the Great Solar Eclipse happening in less than a month

July 11, 2017: Toronto International Film Festival Launches $3 Million Campaign to Support Female Filmmakers, Rihanna to Return to New York Fashion Week, Live Nation Launches Grassroots Music Venues Ticketing Website In Britain

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TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL LAUNCHES $3 MILLION CAMPAIGN TO SUPPORT FEMALE FILMMAKERS: In an effort to combat sexism in

July 14, 2017: Disney Reveals First Look at ‘Star Wars’ Lands at Fan Convention, Fox to Conduct Gene Testing at Comic-Con, Why American Designers Are Skipping New York Fashion Week

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DISNEY REVEALS FIRST LOOK AT €'STAR WARS€' LANDS AT FAN CONVENTION: Disney kicked off the D23 Expo in Anaheim

July 12, 2017: How Women at Warped Tour Are Fighting Back Against Sexual Assault, Why More Hotels Are Focusing on Human Hospitality Over Technology, Inside American Express’s Effort to Create More Fashion Events for Members

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HOW WOMEN AT WARPED TOUR ARE FIGHTING BACK AGAINST SEXUAL ASSAULT: As sexual harassment at music festivals and concerts

Inside Revolve's Experiential Marketing Vacation for Influencers

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Call it fashion summer camp. More than 75 influencers, models, and bloggers partied in a cave and on yachts on

#ThrowbackThursday: 10 Steal-Worthy Event Design Ideas from the Met Gala

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While fashion's biggest night of the year has been postponed due to COVID-19, we're still celebrating with a look back at 10 of the event's most steal-worthy event design moments over the years

Get Crafty: See These Colorful Activity Ideas Inspired by NBC's 'Making It'

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Whether the focus is fashion, cooking, singing, modeling, or drag, reality competition shows never seem to go out of style

See Inside the Casting Process for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit's Inclusive Runway Show

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Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cast a diverse group of rookie models for its runway show as part of the Paraiso Fashion

See What You Missed at Refinery29’s 29Rooms

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29Rooms, Refinery29’s most-buzzed-about event, returned to Brooklyn for the fourth straight year, bookending New York Fashion Week. Spanning two weekends, September