This Day in Business History: New York Fashion Week (AKA Seventh on Sixth) launched in 1993

 October 31, 1993: After New York City had hosted a “Press Week” for fifty years where different designers showed in diverse venues throughout the city, in October 1993 for the first time all the shows took place in a single location under tents in Bryant Park and was called Seventh on Sixth. Now called, New York Fashion Week, the event remained there for 17 years before moving to other venues.

Sources: Fashion Etc., New York Times, Elle, Cosmopolitan

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