Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead: September 2013

 

Electric Zoo Music Festival at Randall’s Island - August 30th, August 31st and September 1st Known as one of the biggest music festivals in the NYC area, Electric Zoo is back at Randall’s Island with top headlining techno artists and fun in the sun. Be prepared to dance to the beats of Avicii, Tiesto, David Guetta and more all weekend long. Visit here for more details and to purchase tickets.

Labor Day – September 2nd Just because it’s the unofficial end of summer doesn’t mean that the fun has to end! Take advantage of this last chance to sport your summer wardrobe and wear white all weekend long. Don’t forget to start surfacing those transitional pieces like scarves and lightweight sweaters from the back of your closet, too.

NFL Football Season Begins - September 5th Whether watching at the local bar or just on the couch with some friends, Sunday and Monday nights just got a lot more exciting with the return of football season. For a full schedule of opening night games visit the NFL Kickoff site.

Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week – September 5th – September 12th One of the most exciting weeks of the year for style gurus, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week brings the best names in fashion to New York City for an entire week of runway shows and parties. This year, Marie Claire creative director Nina Garcia will be wearing a pair of Google Glass and broadcasting her Fashion Week to fashion enthusiasts near and far. The excitement doesn’t stop at Lincoln Center as the trends and shows follow to London, Milan, and Paris. For more information on New York Fashion Week and others around the world, check out NewYorkFashionWeekLive.com.

Emmy Awards - September 22nd Catch up on your favorite television shows now because the Emmys are right around the corner. With nominees including some of the best names in television, tune in to CBS on September 22nd at 8ET/5PT to see who wins (and to see what all the celebs are wearing on the red carpet!)

From Club to Catwalk: London Fashion in the 1980s Exhibit at the V&A Museum in London, England – through February 2014 From Club to Catwalk: London Fashion in the 1980s is an exhibition that is sure to impress fashion enthusiasts and historians alike. With eclectic embellishments and Japanese influence, “catwalk” and “club” fashion of the ‘80s are represented in 85 different outfits from the archives of then-up and coming, experimental designers John Galliano and Paul Smith. Read more about this exhibit by visiting the official website.

DUMBO Arts Festival, Brooklyn, NY - September 27th – September 29th Back for its 10th year, DUMBO Arts Festival attracts thousands of visitors for its local, national and international art. Enjoy the installations, projections, performers and so much more over three days around the DUMBO neighborhood. The waterfront views of the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges don’t hurt either! Get all of the info here.