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Just because you're not Nicki or Anna doesn't mean you can't partake in fashion fun this week!

New York Fashion Week officially starts tomorrow and even if you're not able to attend any shows, you can still feel like a fashion star at these after parties and fun events happening around the city.  Though many are invite only, we've assigned them odds based on how likely crashers the uninvited might be able to finagle a way in.  So don your Anna Wintour shades, your best frock and get ready for Fashion Week!



Screen shot 2012-02-08 at 4.09.41 PM.pngALREADY HAPPENED
WHAT: The Fashion 2.0 Awards
EXPECT: Created by Style Coalition, these techie awards, hosted by fashion personality and stylist Robert Verdi, are set to toast innovative fashion brands for achievements in online publishing. Burberry, DKNY and Oscar de la Renta lead the group in nominations, and designer Norma Kamali is set to give the Keynote address.
WHERE: SVA Theatre
WHEN: February 8th, 8pm
RSVP: Invite Only
ODDS YOU'LL BE ABLE TO SNEAK IN: 20/80



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WHAT: Andrew Buckler's Fall 2012 Pre-Fashion Week Party & The Elsinore's First Construction Party
EXPECT: The Elsinore, formerly Stanton Public, is still in the midst of construction but that's not going to stop owner Noel Ashman from throwing a party or two. Designer Andrew Buckler gets first dibs at the spanking new LES lounge.
WHERE: The Elsinore
WHEN: February 8th 8:30pm
RSVP: Invite Only
ODDS YOU'LL BE ABLE TO SNEAK IN: 40/60



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WHAT: Oster Media Presents Leila Shams
EXPECT: Leila Shams, previously a design exec for Bebe, Express and DKNY, showcases her fall collection to the musical stylings of Jus Ske. Don't miss the live performance from the Ruff Ryders' First Lady, Eve.
WHERE: Westway          
WHEN: February 8th, 9pm
RSVP: Invite Only
ODDS YOU'LL BE ABLE TO SNEAK IN: 30/70



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WHAT: VICE Fashion Issue Party and Doggy District Fashion Show
EXPECT: Celebrity canines in little leather outfits as the issue's 'Doggy District' fashion spread takes to the runway. In true VICE fashion this is sure to be wild and weird.
WHERE: Westway
WHEN: February 8th, 10pm
RSVP: Here
ODDS YOU'LL BE ABLE TO SNEAK IN: 40/60



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WHAT: Diet Pepsi Style Studio
EXPECT: Hosted by the always-colorful Simon Doonan, Barney's Creative Ambassador at Large, this cross-country fashion show showcases the collections of four up-and-coming female designers including Chicago-native Elise Bergman and Ohio-based Genoveva Christoff.
WHERE: The Box, Lincoln Center
WHEN: February 9th, 8pm
RSVP: Invite Only
ODDS YOU'LL BE ABLE TO SNEAK IN: 35/65


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WHAT: Q Management Fashion Week Event
EXPECT: Agents mingling with celebs mingling with models mingling with the people who want to sleep with them. Count on a hefty flow of champagne and a whole lot of good-looking people.
WHERE: SL          
WHEN: February 9th, 9pm
RSVP: Invite Only
ODDS YOU'LL BE ABLE TO SNEAK IN: 60/40


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WHAT: Douglas Hannant's PINK Collection After-Party
EXPECT: Renowned bridal and ready-to-wear designer's diffusion line celebrates what's new with cocktails and beats by Danny Rockz.
WHERE: STASH
WHEN: February 9th, 9pm
RSVP: Invite Only
ODDS YOU'LL BE ABLE TO SNEAK IN: 30/70


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WHAT: Richard Chai Love and Richard Chai Men's F/W '12 Collection Party
EXPECT: Effen Vodka throws designer Richard Chai a bash with signature cocktails and lots of LOVE.
WHERE: Red Egg
WHEN: February 9th, 10pm
RSVP: Invite Only
ODDS YOU'LL BE ABLE TO SNEAK IN: 50/50


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WHAT: MADE and Lexus launch party
EXPECT: The MAC and Milk partnership is kicking off its sophomore season, under the moniker MADE, with a stellar kick-off party featuring performances by Lissy Trullie and Wu Tang Clan followed by DJ sets from Cleo Le Tan and Venus XX.
WHERE: Milk Studios
WHEN: February 9th, 10 pm
RSVP: Invite only
ODDS YOU'LL BE ABLE TO SNEAK IN: 20/80



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WHAT: Gigi Burris Millinery After Party
EXPECT: Don your finest chapeaux for milliner Gigi Burris' after party at the white-hot Electric Room in the Dream Downtown Hotel.  Bring a camera--there'll be plenty of whimsical headpieces on display by fashionable guests.
WHERE: The Electric Room at The Dream Downtown
WHEN: February 9th, 10pm
RSVP: Invite Only
ODDS YOU'LL BE ABLE TO SNEAK IN: 15/85



Screen shot 2012-02-08 at 4.34.32 PM.pngWHAT: Jeremy Scott Pop-up
EXPECT: Adidas is setting up shop in Hell's Kitchen with their crazy-cool designer collaborator Jeremy Scott. Swing by to pick up pieces from his past and present 2.0 collections.
WHERE: 715 Ninth Avenue (at 49th Street)
WHEN: February 9th - 26th
RSVP: None.  Just show up
ODDS YOU'LL BE ABLE TO SNEAK IN: 100/1--You don't have to sneak in! Just show up!



Screen shot 2012-02-09 at 10.42.45 AM.pngWHAT: Rebecca Minkoff Fall 2012 After-Party
EXPECT: Indie rapper Theophilus London takes over the 1's and 2's for a special DJ set in honor of the New York designers latest collection.
WHERE: Darby Downstairs
WHEN: February 10th, 9pm
RSVP: Invite Only
ODDS YOU'LL BE ABLE TO SNEAK IN: 30/70


Screen shot 2012-02-09 at 10.37.45 AM.pngWHAT: New York Fashion Week After Dark
EXPECT: Designer Yigal Azrouël celebrating his fall 2012 collection to the tunes of DJ Chrissie Miller (designer behind the line Sophomore and all around downtown cool girl).
WHERE: Gramercy Park Hotel
WHEN: February 10th, 10pm
RSVP: Invite Only
ODDS YOU'LL BE ABLE TO SNEAK IN: 25/75



Screen shot 2012-02-09 at 4.42.37 PM.pngWHAT: Glamour March Issue Party
EXPECT:
The fashion glossy celebrates their March issue with tunes provided by special guest DJ Santigold and a performance by pop rockers The Ting Tings.
WHERE:
The Box
WHEN:
February 10, 9pm
RSVP:
Invite Only
ODDS YOU'LL BE ABLE TO SNEAK IN:
15/85


Screen shot 2012-02-08 at 4.39.48 PM.pngWHAT: Martin Greenfield Pop-up
EXPECT: Hey boys! Get your bespoke on with a fashion week fitting of your own. The Brooklyn-based tailors of Martin Greenfield are coming to Manhattan for the weekend to offer their master services in hand-tailored attire. Have a drink of whiskey, get a nice jacket, enjoy.
WHERE: Ace Hotel
WHEN: February 10th -12th, 10am - 6pm
RSVP: Here
ODDS YOU'LL BE ABLE TO SNEAK IN: 100/1--You don't have to sneak in, just RSVP


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WHAT: Pamela Love After Party
EXPECT: The New York jewelry designer and girl about town throws down at Mister H.
WHERE: Mister H at Mondrian Soho
WHEN: February 10, 10pm
RSVP: Invite Only
ODDS YOU'LL BE ABLE TO SNEAK IN: 35/65


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WHAT: Florence Broadhurst Tour:  A Pop-Up Shop by Kate Spade
EXPECT:
Kate Spade kicks off their 2012 campaign with a cross-country road trip in a groovy, floral-print bus-cum-pop-up shop.  On the 10th, you can catch a 7:45pm live performance by indie group the Vivian Girls.
WHERE:
Gansevoort Plaza, Gansevoort St. & Hudson St. (2/10); Flatiron Plaza, Fifth Ave. & 23rd St. (2/11); Soho, Broadway St. between Prince and Spring Sts. (2/12)
WHEN:
February 10-12; 3pm-9pm (2/10); 10am-6pm (2/11 & 2/12)
RSVP:
No RSVP necessary!  For more info, click here.
ODDS YOU'LL BE ABLE TO SNEAK IN:
100/1--Just show up!


Screen shot 2012-02-08 at 4.41.51 PM.pngWHAT: GOODNESS
EXPECT: Model Elettra Wiedemann is back with her pop-up restaurant to sate all your Fashion Week cravings. A rotating cast of chefs including Mario Batali and Leo Forneas will be whipping up dishes, and the Goodness Lounge makes for an ideal place to flop with a drink between runway shows at Lincoln Center.
WHERE: Museum of Art and Design, 9th Floor
WHEN: February 11th-14th
RSVP: Make reservations at www.goodnesspopup.com
ODDS YOU'LL BE ABLE TO SNEAK IN: 100/1--You don't have to sneak in, just RSVP!


Screen shot 2012-02-09 at 5.11.40 PM.pngWHAT: agnès b. Party at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers
EXPECT:
Legendary French designer, agnès b., throws a soirée at Chelsea Piers.
WHERE:
The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers
WHEN:
February 11, 9pm
RSVP:
Invite Only
ODDS YOU'LL BE ABLE TO SNEAK IN:
35/65


Screen shot 2012-02-09 at 5.04.31 PM.pngWHAT: "Raid the Liquor Cabinet": A Party Celebrating Eighteenth by Alexa Galler
EXPECT:
Her parents are out and liquor will be pilfered.  The Ecco Domani Award winner and designer behind Eighteenth, Alexa Galler, celebrates her Fall collection with a fête at Above Allen featuring performances by MNDR and DJ Nelleke.
WHERE:
Above Allen at The Thompson LES
WHEN:
February 12, 9pm
RSVP:
Invite Only
ODDS YOU'LL BE ABLE TO SNEAK IN:
30/70


Screen shot 2012-02-09 at 5.18.52 PM.pngWHAT: Tracy Reese Rall 2012 After Party
EXPECT:
The always chic Tracy Reese celebrates her Fall 2012 collection at Stone Rose Lounge with music by DJ Jus-Ske.
WHERE:
Stone Rose Lounge at Time Warner Center
WHEN:
February 12, 9pm
RSVP:
Invite Only
ODDS YOU'LL BE ABLE TO SNEAK IN:
25/75


Screen shot 2012-02-10 at 1.02.29 PM.pngWHAT: Colette & The Cobrasnake Burger Dinner
EXPECT: The French label teams up with hipster photog The Cobrasnake in celebration of their Vans collection by getting greasy at Shake Shack.
WHERE: Shake Shack UWS at 366 Columbus Ave.
WHEN: February 12, 8:30pm
RSVP: Invite Only
ODDS YOU'LL BE ABLE TO SNEAK IN: 50/50


Screen shot 2012-02-10 at 11.37.27 AM.pngWHAT: BETSEYMANIA Fall 2012 After Party for Betsey Johnson
EXPECT: The always-kooky, always-glam designer celebrates her fall collection with a party at Stone Rose Lounge featuring music by DJ Magnum and an open bar from 8pm-10pm.
WHERE: Stone Rose Lounge
WHEN: February 13, 8pm
RSVP: Invite Only
ODDS YOU'LL BE ABLE TO SNEAK IN: 40/60


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WHAT: Miu Miu Party
EXPECT:
Celebrate with your Valentine at Miu Miu's fashion week shindig.
WHERE:
2 Cleveland Place
WHEN:
February 14, 9:30pm
RSVP:
Invite Only
ODDS YOU'LL BE ABLE TO SNEAK IN:
20/80


Screen shot 2012-02-10 at 12.55.59 PM.pngWHAT: Colette Sex Party with Ace Hotel x Araks and Richardson Magazine
EXPECT: We're predicting plenty of naughtiness will go down in Le Baron's dark corners at the French brand's Valentine's Day party.
WHERE: Le Baron, 32 Mulberry St.
WHEN: February 14, 10pm
RSVP: Invite Only
ODDS YOU'LL BE ABLE TO SNEAK IN: 30/70



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WHAT: Junk Food Art House x MONOPOLY™ "Money Can't Buy Happiness"
EXPECT: Don't roll the dice; don't pass go, head straight to the show. The artist collective and famed game brand team up to create a catwalk show inspired by choice, chance and good fortune. Looks inspired by elements of the game - think The Boardwalk, Community Chest and Pennsylvania Railroad - set to a musical score performed by DJ Josh Madden and many other theatrical moments.
WHERE: Metropolitan Pavilion
WHEN: February 15th, 7pm
RSVP: Invite Only
ODDS YOU'LL BE ABLE TO SNEAK IN: 20/80


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WHAT: Richie Rich's After-Party
EXPECT: Former club kid and Heatherette designer's struck out on his own and is partying it up with co-host Norman Reedus at Noel Ashman's new lounge.
WHERE: The Elsinore
WHEN: February 15th
RSVP: Invite Only
ODDS YOU'LL BE ABLE TO SNEAK IN: 40/60



Screen shot 2012-02-10 at 11.48.43 AM.pngWHAT: Linda Farrow Dance Party
EXPECT: The sunglasses designer invites you to dance, dance, dance at her end-of-Fashion Week fête.
WHERE: The Westway
WHEN: February 15, 10pm
RSVP: Invite Only
ODDS YOU'LL BE ABLE TO SNEAK IN: 50/50



Screen shot 2012-02-10 at 12.47.29 PM.pngWHAT: Jeremy Scott After Party
EXPECT: The outrageous designer is really painting the town this fashion week with his fall show, a Hell's Kitchen pop-up shop and what we predict will be a massive party at Le Bain (maybe they'll even open up the pool?). 
WHERE: Le Bain
WHEN: February 15, 10:30pm
RSVP: Invite Only
ODDS YOU'LL BE ABLE TO SNEAK IN: 35/65




 





 

 


 

































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