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Welcome August

Thursday, August 1, 2013
Well, August is finally here and if you are a NY-er like me you are hoping for nicer weather with bright sunny skies and a but of breeze. August always holds a lot of fun events (including my birthday) and my calendar is already booked! Need some fashionable things to do around the city? Check my guide below!



Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's August 6 and 18
Get a glimpse behind the scenes of Bergdorf Goodman with this documentary. The epic department store has been a venerable Fifth Avenue institution for more than 100 years, and a slew of celebrities, fashion designers and clientele in the documentary will tell you why. The Bergdorf narrative is told through interviews with the Goodman family, fashion icons like Karl Lagerfeld and Christian Louboutin and celebrity clientele from around the world. The documentary is playing at Angelika Film Center, The Film Society of Lincoln Center and City Cinemas 1, 2 & 3 in limited release. Check facebook.com for theater information.
 
PUNK: Chaos to Couture Through August 14
The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave.
Following last year's more traditional Prada-Schiaparelli show, the Met's Costume Institute show this year takes punk as its subject matter. Original pieces from the mid-1970s will be shown alongside recent couture inspired by the movement's aesthetic. Iconic faces and places will be highlighted, from New York's CBGB to Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne Westwood's boutique in London. Designers featured include Westwood, along with Ann Demeulemeester, Alexander McQueen, Gareth Pugh and more.

Event Brite: Couture Fashion Week August 10th
Couture Fashion Week presents a series of couture and luxury fashion shows multiple times each year in New York City featuring: Fine designers from around the world presenting exquisite garments and accessories, World class entertainment, Exhibits of art and luxury products and services , this event is free!

Event Brite: Fashion Bloggers Stylish Mixer August 19th
 Presented by the Fashion Media Project, this evening will bring together members of the fashion community, writers, photographers, performers, artists and experts in the technology arena. Bring your tablet!

What's on your calendar? Hope you have a fashionable month! XO- SJ