Latest New York Fashion Week News

Models walk the runway during the Jason Wu Spring/Summer 2021 fashion show at Spring Studios during New York Fashion Week, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Jason Wu puts on a fashion week show before a tiny audience

Sep. 13, 2020 9:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jason Wu did what few designers dare during New York Fashion Week: He put on a live show Sunday with a tiny audience present in the middle of a pandemic. Why? “I think the world needs beauty and optimism,” the designer told The Associated Press after his beach-themed show....

FILE - The Christian Siriano collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York on Feb. 6, 2020. With no celebs in the front row, no paparazzi chasing models down the streets, no stiletto-heeled crowds and no live shows at all, is there even a point to doing Fashion Week in 2020? Well, yes, say organizers: It’s about business. And jobs. And survival. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

NY Fashion Week 2020: Pared down, and virtually all virtual

Sep. 11, 2020 3:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — No celebs packing the front rows. No paparazzi chasing models down the streets. No stiletto-heeled crowds. No crowds at all, actually. Is there even a point to doing New York Fashion Week in 2020? Well, yes, say organizers: It’s about economic survival. “Ultimately fashion is...