There are certain things during New York Fashion Week — the death-defying schedule, Alexander Wang’s parties, Marc Jacobs’ punctuality, Michael Kors’ glitzy front row — that are a given. This season, anticipation is high for Riccardo Tisci’s invasion from Paris with a big-scale Givenchy show. Then there’s the debut of the Public School guys for DKNY, a star turn-movie premiere from Jeremy Scott and a first collection from Lady Gaga stylist Brandon Maxwell. Here, a few of the new, noteworthy or otherwise quirky happenings. One important caveat for party crashers: The listed events are private and invitation-only, unless otherwise noted.
Latin STYLE: Curated by Peruvian designer Sergio Davila, the weeklong Latin Show pop-up shop, open to the public, will highlight apparel, accessories and home goods from Latin American designers at Chelsea Market.
The Jessica Simpson Decade: The singer, actress, reality TV star and fashion designer will host a cocktail event to mark 10 years of her billion-dollar clothing and accessories lines; location undisclosed.
Gen Art’s 20th: Under new management, the organization will revitalize its Fresh Faces in Fashion competition at Chelsea Piers.
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