New York Fashion Week will kick-start on Sept. 5, and there are various ways to can catch all the action online.
The coverage of this instalment of fashion week will available online -- featuring the live stream of shows, behind-the-scenes footage, and live reporting of the event. This year's event will cater to a growing demand for play-by-play coverage of shows and events online. (See below for the full list of places to watch New York Fashion Week coverage online.)
Like last year, over eighty designers plan on unveiling their Spring/Summer 2014 collection online, while doing so within the physical realm of the event. They will simultaneously showcase their collections on-site and via live-streaming video. Brands will also stepping it up online by making backstage footage available via social networks such as Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, Google+, and Vine.
As the shows happen, the fashion press will be on its toes updating websites and various online platforms with live reports from the front row. For live coverage and analysis tune into Style.com, The Cut (New York Magazine), Women's Wear Daily, Heard on the Runway (Wall Street Journal), and On the Runway (New York Times).
Live-on-demand video will be streaming for fifty-nine shows at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week (in the Lincoln Center), and the other 15 from Made Fashion Week (in downtown Manhattan).
All the live action from the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week can be caught here. For the other shows from Made Fashion Week, the website will be updates with live uploads and live streams will be made available via Motorola for select shows like the collections of Titania Inglis, Peter Som, and Louise Goldin. The live stream can also be accessed via Made Fashion Week's YouTube Channel.
A bunch of high profile designers will also be streaming their shows live on their official websites. Keep an eye out for the following shows:
DKNY (Sept. 8 at 1 p.m.)
Diane von Furstenberg (Sept. 8 at 4 p.m.)
Donna Karan (Sept. 9 at 4 p.m.)
Marc by Marc Jacobs (Sept. 10 at 3:45 p.m.)
Oscar de la Renta (Sept. 10 at 6:30 p.m.)
Michael Kors (Sept. 11 at 10 a.m.)
Marc Jacobs (Sept. 12 at 7:30 p.m.)
And now onto the social media buzz that will keep you clued into every little detail:
There is a reliable list of journalists, fashionistas, brand, blogs, and pages one can follow on Twitter, Vine, Instagram, Tumblr, and Pinterest to get all the important updates and insights. Mashabale has some great recommendations: Lucky editor editor-in-chief Eva Chen, The Cut's Stella Bugbee, WSJ's Elizabeth Holmes and the Financial Times' Vanessa Friedman, for Twitter; Net-a-Porter, Bergdorf Goodman, the WSJ's Elizabeth Holmes and Robin Kawakami, Lucky's Eva Chen, Style.com, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week and T Magazine, for Instagram; Tumblr.com/NYFW, WGSN, WWD, Ann Street Studio and Christian Siriano for Tumblr; boards from Oscar de la Renta (who will be "live-pinning" the show again this season) and WWD, for Pinterest.