New York Fashion Week is a semi-annual, Mercedes-Benz-branded runway series held in February and September of each year in New York City, and it is one of four major fashion weeks held around the world, but now everyone can experience the glitz and glam straight from home on their desktop or mobile device.
YouTube and Google+ are giving “front row access” to the tents at Lincoln Center, courtesy of a Maybelline sponsorship, with more than 30 fashion shows streaming live on the YouTube Live from the Runway channel. Additional YouTube and Google+ highlights, according to the Google and Your Business blog, include:
- Lucky Magazine’s Fashion Week Photowalk: +LuckyMagazine is hosting a Fashion Week photowalk. All week long, bloggers, designers and Lucky editors will be uploading exclusive, behind-the-scenes photos. You can add this public Google+ Event to your calendar.
- On September 7th, +TeenVogue Director +EvaChen212, and LYST are hosting an exclusive pre-show Hangout with designer Rebecca Minkoff on LYST’s page.
- Paris Vogue Fashion’s Night Out: +VogueParis will be posting “Live-GIFs” of the event on their +Page, where notable guests, models and VIPs will have their images turned into GIFs, ready to be shared across the web. This is in addition to their 3H YouTube live broadcast, available on the Vogue Paris YouTube Channel or on www.vogue.fr.
Google also noted more people are using its search engine to help keep up with the latest fashion trends. Go to the Google and Your Business blog for more details.
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