Applications for February 2019 will open in early 2019. Please check back for updates.
See important FAQs below.
FAQs for Members of the Press
Q. Who can apply for Press Accreditation to cover Couture Fashion Week?
A. People who either work or freelance for bona fide media outlets can apply. This includes photographers, videographers, editors and bloggers. Preference is given to members of the press who regularly cover similar events and can show tearsheets of their work. Portrait, wedding and portfolio photographers are not considered to be press unless they have been assigned to shoot for a bona fide media outlet. We especially look for press that have over 5,000 followers on social media.
Q. Is there an application fee?
Q.What are the dates for the next event?
A. February 15-16, 2019.
Q. What is the venue for the next event?
A. Crowne Plaza Times Square, 1605 Broadway, New York City.
Q. If I submit an application, will I be on the press list?
A. All applications are reviewed and if approved, we will email you a press pass. The application is NOT a press pass. Only people with press passes will be on the press list.
Q. Are press passes valid for all shows and parties?
A. Press passes are valid for access to cover all fashion shows only. They are NOT valid for free access to parties. Party / dinner tickets are sold online.
Q. How many people can be accredited from each press organization?
A. Maximum 4. Each person must submit an application.
Q. Do you cover travel expenses for members of the press?
Q. Is there a special room rate to stay at the venue this season?
A. To be announced.
Q. When can I expect to receive my press pass?
A. Press passes are emailed starting approximately 30 days before the event.
Q. Can I attend if my media credentials are not active?
A. Non-press are welcome to buy tickets.