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Happy Fashion Week New York!

"There is something in the New York air that makes sleep useless." - Simone De Beauvoir

September 12, 2013Column: FeaturedColumn: Travel Makes Life Sweet

✈ Simone De Beauvoir quote from Jet Set Candy's Blog, the Charming Jetsetter ✈


The Musts: NYC for Fashion Week

September 1, 2013Column: FeaturedColumn: The Musts

✈ NCY Fashion Week Musts from Jet Set Candy's Blog, the Charming Jetsetter ✈

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MORE: “Shopping is my Cardio” …said Carrie Bradshaw. Nolita, Soho, 5th Avenue, Lower East Side, Chinatown, Canal Street, Greenwich Village. No wonder it’s the city that never sleeps!

MORE: Broadway Week Big Fish, Chicago, Annie, Jersey Boys, Kinky Boots, Wicked and so much more. Step out in the latest Prabal Gurung 1950s-inspired pastel creation and absorb some song and dance. September 2-15.

MORE: Bon appétit Go fashion, go French. These are a must – DBGB: Savor pink duck breast with boozy cherries and marcona almonds. 299 Bowery. Balthazar: Be seen. Enjoy frisée aux lardons and skate with brown butter and capers. 80 Spring Street. Buvette: Exceptional fluffy brandade, rustic hand-cut steak tartare and a delicious cocotte of falling-off-the-bone coq au vin. 42 Grove Street.

MORE: Sip A recommended hot-spot for a drink during Fashion Week, The Library Bar at the NoMad is a mahogany shade of sophistication that boasts a 24-foot-long bar and an elegant lounge.  Give your candy-hued clutch a rest and savor a cocktail and a light bite while cherishing your daily purchases.

MORE: Timeless Style Stealers Central Park, Times Square, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building. Haven’t seen them? You must. New York’s fashion-forward, design-led city is fortified with historic monuments and natural environments that entice.

MORE: Opening Ceremony By the Water Follow the fashion crowd to Pier 57—a weeklong pop-up market that showcases fashion and food. Pier 57, Hudson River Park at 15th Street, September 5-12.

MORE: A Queer History of Fashion The Museum at FIT explores LGBT contributions to sartorial history. Pieces on display include a 1950 cocktail dress by Christian Dior and a neo-Edwardian three-piece suit originally worn by Bunny Roger. FIT, Seventh Avenue and West 27th Street, September 13 -January 4, 2014

MORE: Fashion Center Neighborhood Walking Tours Explore New York City’s Garment District. You may find yourself in a private showroom or a sample sale, all while learning about the neighborhood’s historic background and importance. Seventh Avenue and West 39th Street, September 4 and 15.

MORE: Art and Sole A spectacular selection of more than 150 fantasy art shoes from the Stuart Weitzman Collection. Weitzman’s wife, Jane, showcases some of the most imaginative creations the shoe maestro has unveiled over the years. Barnes & Noble, 2289 Broadway, September 30.

MORE: Marc Jacobs Beauty Marc Jacobs’ new beauty line has opened its first brick-and-mortar store in the US. Discover beauty essentials including foundation, concealer, gel crayons, lip gloss, blush and makeup brushes. 385 Bleecker Street.