Twitter Is In Fashion During New York Fashion Week

By David Cohen 

Twitter is strutting its stuff for New York Fashion Week through Sept. 15, followed by London Fashion Week Sept. 16-21, with tweets from designers, models, and stylists.

New York Fashion Week kicked off Monday with Ford Models (@FordModels) photographer Damien Neva tweeting his experiences. Designer Prabal Gurung (@PrabalGurung) tests his tweeting chops Wednesday, and the rest of the schedule for New York Fashion Week is:

  • Thursday, Sept. 8, Lucky Magazine (@LuckyMagazine) editor John Jannuzzi (@JohnJannuzzi) covers Fashion’s Night Out (#FNO);
  • Friday, Sept. 9, Designer Chris Benz (@cmbenz);
  • Saturday, Sept. 10, Council of Fashion Designers of America CEO Steven Kolb (@stevenkolb);
  • Sunday, Sept. 11, Paper Magazine editorial director Mickey Boardman (@AskMrMickey);
  • Monday, Sept. 12, Gilt Groupe co-founder Alexandra Wilkis Wilson (@GiltAlexandra);
  • Tuesday, Sept. 13, model Coco Rocha (@cocorocha);
  • Wednesday, Sept. 14, Bergdorf Goodman women’s fashion director Linda Fargo and her team from @Bergdorfs; and
  • Thursday, Sept. 15, Marie Claire fashion director and Project Runway judge Nina Garcia (@ninagarcia).

Gurung and Marc Jacobs (@MarcJacobsIntl) will live-tweet their shows, and other designers who will tweet during New York Fashion Week include Donna Karan New York (@dkny), Zac Posen (@Zac_Posen), Narciso Rodriguez (@narciostudio), Norma Kamali (@normakamali), Erin Fetherston (@ErinFetherston), Thakoon New York (@ThakoonNY), Tommy Hilfiger (@TommyHilfiger), Rebecca Minkoff (@RebeccaMinkoff), Michelle Smith (@MillyByMichelle), Proenza Schouler (@ProenzaSchouler), Rag & Bone (@rag_bone), and @OscarPRGirl for Oscar de la Renta.