Frequently Asked Questions

What is Couture Fashion Week?
Couture Fashion Week is a multiday event presenting a series of couture and luxury fashion shows during Fashion Week in New York.

How can I attend Couture Fashion Week?
By purchasing tickets.

Will I receive printed tickets?
You will receive two email confirmations: One from Eventbrite (the ticket service) and one from PayPal (the payment processor). The Eventbrite email will have your ticket attached which you should print and bring with you.

Where is Couture Fashion Week held?
The *NEW* venue for September 2014 is The Crowne Plaza Times Square Mantattan, 1605 Broadway (between 48th and 49th Streets).

What if I lose my tickets or forget to bring them?
Your name  (or the name on the ticket) will be on the guest list at the door.

How does the purchase appear on my credit card statement?
The purchase will appear as "PayPal" on your credit card statement.

I am buying this for a friend, what if the guest is different from the ticket buyer?
You can enter the primary guest's name on the ticket order and then your own name when you proceed to make payment. The name entered as the primary guest will also be on the list at the door.

What are discount codes?
Discount codes for ticket purchases are given to certain special guests and pre-arranged parties.

I would prefer not to pay online. Can I order tickets by mail?
Yes, you can mail a check or money order to*:
Administrative Offices
P.O. Box 727
Woodstock, VT 05091

Please be sure to include:
Your name
Email address
Show date, time and ticket quantity and type you are ordering

Be guided by the ticket prices.

We will email you a printable ticket to bring with you.

*Check payments by mail must be received no later than 10 days before event. Check payments received after that will be returned.

Are fashion shows repeated?
No. Each show time presents different designers.

Can I get a refund?
Sorry, tickets are non-refundable. If you cannot attend, email us with the details, and we may be able to switch your tickets to another show time, or credit all or part of your purchase to next season's event.

Is there a dress code for guests?
Dress code is elegant chic (no sneakers, jeans, ballcaps, etc). Jackets are recommended for gentlemen. Formal attire (tuxedo, evening gown, etc.) is not necessary. Dress for the Saturday evening Gala is evening or cocktail attire.

How are seats assigned?
Seats are assigned at the door. All seats provide a good view of the runway, so there is no need to arrive more than 30 minutes before show time. Front row and Platinum VIP ticket buyers are guaranteed a front row seat.

My friends and I bought tickets separately, can we be seated together?
You will have the best chance to sit together if you arrive together at the venue. We cannot guarantee a particular seating arrangement.

How long do the fashion shows last?
Approximately 30 to 50 minutes, including performances. We advise guests to make an allowance for a 15-20 minute delay.

How early should I arrive to check in?
Exhibits open at 3:00 PM each day. Seating for fashion shows starts 20 minutes before show time.

Can I take photos during the fashion shows?
Discreet photo taking from your seat is allowed. No long lenses, flashes, standing up during the show, or blocking other guests' views.

When is the designer schedule posted?
The schedule will be posted 10 to 14 days before the event, perhaps sooner. You can also check our news and press releases for the latest announcements of designers scheduled to show.

Can I bring children?
Fashion shows are appropriate for all ages. No children under age 10 please. Guests under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

What about after parties?
For September 2014 there will be afterparties on Friday and Sunday night and a Gala on Saturday night. Tickets to all parties this season must be purchased on the main ticket sale webpage.

What else can I expect at Couture Fashion Week?
Displays of luxury products, services and fine art as well as world class entertainment.

Is there a special hotel rate?
The special room rate offer for September has now ended. Click to make reservations on the main hotel website (subject to availability) .

Does Couture Fashion Week offer group rates or discounts?

Discounts are available for parties of ten or more. Please click here for more information .

Can I join Couture Fashion Week's mailing list?
Yes, sign up here.

Where can I see photos and videos of past shows?
See videos on YouTube,  and selected photos here.

More questions?
Please do NOT contact the show venue.





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