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Mercedes Benz New York Fashion week takes place from September 4-11 and is undoubtedly the most prominent stage in the world when it comes to fashion presentations of the Spring/Summer 2014 lines of major designers. Duane Street Hotel always embraces Fashion Week, and this year we are working with prominent bloggers Lacey Faeh (A Lacey Perspective) and Editor-in-Chief of What Do I Wear Joel Cas. Stay tuned for guest posts from our fashion friends who will be live tweeting/blogging/instagramming their New York Fashion Week experience from the front row.

Hoping to experience New York Fashion week firsthand? Have we got a contest for you! ‘Like’ Duane Street Hotel on Facebook and enter to win an overnight stay at Duane Street Hotel during New York Fashion Week, tickets to a fashion presentation and dinner with Lacey Faeh, founder of A Lacey Perspective and seasoned style consultant. It’s an exciting opportunity! Be the envy of your friends! To enter simply visit us at facebook.com/duanestreethotel.

Tribeca has long been a fashion hub and there isn’t a shortage of boutiques in the area- stop by one of the many boutiques to put together your many fashion week looks. For on trend and fashion forward looks we love Steven Alan (103 Franklin St.). They carry labels coveted by the downtown fashion set including Sessun, APC and Isabel Marant. They even have an optical section so you can make sure you have sharp vision as you view the latest looks on the runway. Otte (37 N. Moore Street) offers an impressing array of emerging designers… perfect for when you want to stand out from the crowd at the evenings Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week after-party. A Uno Tribeca (123 W. Broadway) is perfect for unique pieces that read arty not mainstream. The fantastic customer service also guarantees you’ll receive personalized attention as well.