The shows at the Atrium represent something else: it is a place in the heart of Manhattan where rain or shine, you can always see quality artists who have been selected thoughtfully, in a welcoming, elegant space.
Day 2. Tim comes in to spring a surprise on them; they will be required to create a second Seventies-inspired look with a budget of $50. "I guess it's not so little," says Anya, who created her first look with a budget of $11.50.
The opening concert Wednesday night made clear that the bond between the orchestra and its "new" musical director, Alan Gilbert, is as close as any this difficult orchestra and a "boss" have had in a long time.
For me, Fashion Week started with The Row on Friday. It is amazing to see how much Mary Kate and Ashley have evolved. The collection stayed true to the silhouettes they normally use, and color-wise, the collection included lots of whites.
They had their own ceremony among what survivors called "family" at Engine 40 and Ladder 35 on 66th Street and Amsterdam Avenue. Twelve out of 13 firefighters died 10 years ago trying to rescue those hopelessly trapped at the World Trade Center.
There is no easy or "right" way to navigate the 10th anniversary of 9/11. There isn't a proper way for the country to do it. As recent debate has indicated, there isn't a perfect way for the City to do it.
For most of the Western world, January 1st marks the official onset of a new year. But for we who work, toil and triumph in the fashion industry, nothing spells fresh start quite the way September does.