New York Fashion Week is here and again I'm just as clueless as ever about all the hoopla. What did get my attention this week was the news that Magnolia Bakery will be selling two special treats in honor of Fashion Week: their annual Fashion's Night Out chocolate and red velvet cupcake as well as a new Swarovski cupcake complete with an edible jewel. The latter will be available exclusively at Bloomingdale's on 59th Street from Monday, Sept. 10th to 16th. (Macaron lovers will be treated to a bubble gum flavor later this month when Lanvin and Ladurée team up during Paris Fashion Week!)
I've had better cupcakes than Magnolia's offerings, but the FNO Cupcake, which will be available today, benefits the New York City AIDS Fund in New York and ones sold in their L.A. and Chicago locations benefit Dress for Success so maybe something deep can come out of fashion after all. (Kidding.)
So are you guys partaking in Fashion's Night Out fun today? There's so much going on in the city's shops - free cocktails, makeup tutorials, fortune telling, even a slumber party - that it all sounds a bit overwhelming. But I'm sure it'd be fun to run around town all dressed up and possibly rubbing elbows with a runway pretty face. Though I've heard it's fun to just let the adventures happen serendipitously, here's a listing of all the night's happenings (and a mini hit list) in case you'd rather be a bit more organized than that.
Up next: my own attempt at modeling for a makeshift photo shoot!