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Welcome to Fashion Week Online

Fashion month’s top influencer. #1 of all media outlets for New York Fashion Week views and engagement, since 2012.

Founded in 2012 (2011 as Fashion Week Dates), FashionWeekOnline.com was the first website wholly dedicated to organizing the international fashion week calendar, hosting live streams from the “Big 4,” and helping promote and demystify fashion week for the press and general public.

Our goal has always been the same: to promote fashion, popularize and promote fashion week in the form of news, calendars, and live streams, champion diversity, and give emerging designers the ability to be seen and discovered.

(Photo: Horst P. Horst, 1979)
(Photo: Horst P. Horst, 1979)

“There’s only one very good life, and that’s the life you know you want, and you make it yourself.” – Diana Vreeland

About Us

Pablo Starr

Owner of FWO and RNWY, and author of RNWY: A Novel. (more)

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Development Director

Travis Hamilton, the designer of Negris LeBrum, has been on the New York Fashion Week schedule since 2012, and has appeared in Teen Vogue, Essence, Cosmopolitan, Elle Hong Kong, Glamour Paris, Marie Claire Spain, and Glamour Brazil, among others.

Clara Meyer, Fashion Director / Beauty Director

Clara resides on the Upper East Side in Manhattan, coming a long way from growing up in the Midwest and Italian roots. You can find Clara at @savento_. (more)

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Chris Lavish, RNWY USA / FWO Global Digital Director

Never Under The Influence. Always Influencing.© Monsier Lavish resides in downtown Manhattan, blogging vegan food, street style, and designing clothes for personal use. (more)

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Virtual Reality Development Director

VR Development Director Naomi Alabi is a veteran fashion week producer and owner of Street Fashion Week. You can follow her @iamqueennaomi

Nanae Matsuoka, Editor-in-Chief of FWO Japan and RNWY Japan

Nanae has helmed the digital divisions of various top luxury fashion brands as one of the youngest in the field. She is obsessed with high streetwear and contemporary style. She now helms FashionWeekOnline.JP and RNWY.JP. @nanae_matsuoka.

Alan King, FWO Hong Kong

Alan King is co-owner and Chief Everything Officer of FashionWeekOnline.HK. @alanking. (more)

Lisa Panke, European Director

New York, London, Paris, Milan … Lisa calls the Big 4 her home. After 4 years writing and leading the international office for Fashiola, the Netherlands’ biggest fashion search engine, she now covers the shows and latest must-haves from fashion weeks worldwide. (more)

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Claire Stemen, Beauty Editor

Claire Stemen likes to think and write about fashion as a vital form of communication. She loves clothing and the way we style ourselves, despite always buying the same black turtleneck over and over again. You can find her on Instagram @claire_stemen, or or at clairestemen.com. (more)

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Julia Roberts, Communications Manager

A journalism student at The King’s College in NYC, Julia enjoys watching fashion shows, writing, and adventuring. You can find her on Instagram at @julialroberts14.

Melanie Sutrathada, Brand Manager

Melanie Sutrathada believes in eating dessert first, always looking for the silver lining, and that you can never be overdressed or overeducated. Say hello at @melaniesutra. (more)

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Carolyn Hakansson, Associate Editor / New York

Carolyn Hakansson is a graphic designer and freelance lifestyle writer. Her work focuses on the intersection of fashion, trends, and communication, largely informed by her experiences in the visual departments of new wave media (The New Potato), traditional publications (GQ), and local NY startups (W&P). She holds a BA in graphic design from The Fashion Institute of Technology. (more)

Eila Mell, Associate Editor / New York

Eila is one of the book industry’s “go-to” fashion authors. She recently worked with Heidi Klum and Harvey Weinstein on the official book of the hit TV series Project Runway. She also wrote the book New York Fashion Week: The Designers, the Models, the Fashions of the Bryant Park Era. (more)

Gabriela Billini, Paris Editor

Gabriela Billini is a non-native New Yorker who travels the world to understand why people wear what they wear and how. She is an independent fashion reporter, trend chaser, and self-proclaimed beatnik. (more)

Laura De Rochas, Milan Editor

Laura De Rochas, FWO Senior Editorial Director and Menswear Editor, is obsessed with Italian style and has interviewed designers and icons such as Dean and Dan Caten of DSquared2, Daizy Shely, Rosella Jardini, Gianni Fontana, and many more. (more)

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Ilina Luthra, India Editor

Born and brought up in Delhi, Ilina Luthra has her eyes on runways across the world and prefers spending her spare time buried in fashion books. She spent a large part of her young life working in the Indian fashion industry and promises to present critiques as honest as the day is long. (more)

World's Best Interns

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Kasey Buchsbaum

Kasey Buchsbaum is currently a student at the Fashion Institute of Technology studying Advertising and Marketing Communications. Born and raised in Clearwater, Florida, she is loving the city life and exploring all it has to offer. You can find Kasey at @kasey_claire.

Katelyn Conroy

Katelyn Conroy is a Fashion Business Management student currently at the Fashion Institute of Technology. Originally from Chicago, Illinois, she is enjoying her adjustment to becoming an honorary New Yorker. Katelyn has an obsession with coffee, reality TV, and all things fashion. You can find Katelyn @katelyn.conroy.

Samantha-Bergeson

Samantha Bergeson

Samantha Bergeson is currently a student at New York University studying Journalism and Cinema Studies. A San Francisco native, Samantha is embracing the New York life. Find Samantha at @samberglou.

Consultation

Beauty, Editor of Special Projects

In addition to supervising live-streaming runway shows, Beauty is known for her uncanny ability to entertain both happy and angry emotions simultaneously, resulting in the original version of “hangry.” She’s allergic to chicken and drools when happy.

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