Two of the biggest events in NYC every February are New York Fashion Week and NYC Restaurant Week.
Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week, the world’s biggest event in fashion began last week. And even though NYC is seeing the coldest weather we’ve seen in 20 years, New Yorkers, celebrities and visitors are braved it all to Alexander Wang’s show at the pier by the East River where celebs Zoë Kravitz, Natasha Lyonne and swarms of others sat front row to view Wang’s dark, sludgy collection with studs and thick-soled boots.
And Sarah Jessica Parker best known for a role that celebrated fashion, style, New York, and very expensive shoes premiered her own shoes under the label SJP.
Carmen Marc Valvo whose classic artistry and refinement has the unique ability to highlight a woman’s best features through the flawless execution of color and fabric has made him a favorite of celebrities seeking an unforgettable special event look.
Celebs such as Charlize Theron, Naomi Campbell, Jennifer lopez, Eva Longoria, Rhianna, Beyonce, Jay Z, Drake, Heidi Klum, Uma Thurman, Renée Zellweger, Kelley Osbourne, Brooke Shields, Iman, Victor Cruz and many more were in attendance to see the sheer number of amazing designers such as Michael Kors, Christian Siriano, Ralph Lauren, Zac Posen, Donna Karan, Badgley Mischka, Monique Lhuillier, Reem Acra, Jason Wu, and dozens more will mesmerize anyone who loves fashion. Most can be seen by live stream for those who stayed home in their warm NYC apartments in this cold freeze! Click here for the week’s schedule.
NYC Restaurant Week begins February 16th and runs through March 6th.
If you live in Manhattan you already know about NY Restaurant Week. If you're new to Manhattan or thinking about relocating to this great city, New York Restaurant Week is definitely something you want to know about!
Every year, twice a year, New Yorkers and those visiting Manhattan get the opportunity to dine in some of the "best of the best" restaurants featuring some of the top chefs in the city, for a three course prix-fixe lunch at the amazing price of $25.00. Some restaurants even offer a three course prix-fixe dinner for $38.00.
NYC Restaurant Week Tips:
Research - Get recommendations from friends and search the Internet for ratings. Most of the participating restaurants are the best that New York has to offer.
Reservations should be made in advance. DO Reserve Early - Normally, getting a reservation at these restaurants is difficult. Plan ahead. Reservations early in the week are usually easier than Thursdays or Fridays. Call to see if there were any cancellations as well.
Dress Code - When dining in New York's best restaurants, dress your best.