February 10-16 - M.A.C. Cosmetics & Milk Studios once again mastered the art of mixing high style with downtown cool, expanding their joint New York Fashion Week partnership, M.A.C. & Milk, with more parties, shows, and presentations than ever before. The venture has transformed Milk Studios' eight-floor Meatpacking District headquarters into a one-stop fashion week destination for designers, industry press, celebs, and musicians, with artists like Kanye West and John Legend being spotted along the runways.
The National (above) helped to usher in the week-long affair, performing for nearly 300 guests at M.A.C. & Milk's official kick-off party on February 9.
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