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Planning for New York Fashion Week


So, remember how I wrote about my desire to go to New York City in 2015? Well, I'm thrilled to say that I am going to New York City for New York Fashion Week!

In years past, I've been told by many friends and colleagues that I simply belong in NYC. Being from Chicago, I believe that the neighborhoods, culture and transportation systems of the windy city are good crash courses for learning the ropes of traveling around and understanding New York City. 

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I will stay in Manhattan for a grand total of eight days, so I have a laundry list of things that I'd like to do on the island. I can't wait to write about my New York Fashion Week adventures here on Renaissance Girl! I know there are places to explore other than Manhattan, but this is my short list of things to see in the capital of food and fashion.


  • Garment District
  • Dylan's Candy Bar
  • Chelsea Market
  • Saks Fifth Avenue
  • Sephora Flagship


  • Beauty and Essex
  • Rosemary's
  • ABC Kitchen
  • Luke's Lobster
  • Katz's Delicatessen


  • NYFW Runway Shows
  • Central Park
  • Empire State Building

What are your favorite things to in New York City?