NYFW S/S 2011: Kicks off at Lincoln Centre with Mayor Bloomberg and Diane von Furstenberg

It seems like all the fashion weeks of the world have merged into one this year – everything seems to be running back to back! But get ready for 8 days of consecutives shows all over the centre of fashion (in America at least) at Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week. It was kicked off in style by New York City’s Mayor Bloomberg who unveiled the new subway station, dubbing it the “fashion line” and joining him for the press launch was fashion legend and CFDA President Diane von Furstenberg.

Watch what they had to say below: