Fashion Week will not return to Lincoln Center after February

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Fashion Week will not return to Lincoln Center after February

During the Naomi Campbell Fashion for Relief Haiti NYC 2010 fashion show, model Agyness Deyn looses her footing and in seconds...

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falls to her knees and attempts to make the most out of an embarrassing situation.

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Even in her most embarrassing moment, at least she's got a smile (and the dress is pretty cute too).

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A model falls out of her shoes and proceeds to leave them on the runway at the Lena Hoschek fashion show during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin Autumn/Winter 2010.

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Actress Pamela Anderson and designer Richie Rich walk the catwalk at the end of day four of Air New Zealand Fashion Week 2009. Rich skated down the runway and at the end took quite a tumble. If you thought walking in heels were tough, try roller-skates!

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A model goes to pick up her heel that she lost while walking the runway at the Alex Perry show on the final day of Rosemount Sydney Fashion Festival 2009.

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Attempting to catch her footing, a model is about to take a tumble on the runway during the Sonia Rykiel Ready to Wear show as a part of the Paris Womenswear Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2011.

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Talk about teamwork! These models attempt to help a fellow friend (down for the count) during the finale of a fashion show in China.

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Apparently the runways were a little slippery at the Fashion for Relief show, another model takes a spill while walking down the runway.

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Model Barbora Dvorakova takes a serious fall on the catwalk during the Vivienne Westwood 2009 Retrospective Collection Show in Bratislava, Slovak Republic.

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A model falls backwards on the runway at the Herve Leger Fall 2009 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York City.

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This has the potential to be not only a fall but a wardrobe malfunction at the same time! A model slips on the runway during the Dennis Basso show February 14, 2012 at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York.

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A model loses her right shoe while walking down the catwalk during the Eley Kishimoto show as a part of London Fashion Week A/W 2009.

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Those are some high heels! A model slips as she walks to runway during the Dior 2008 Cruise Collection fashion show in New York City.

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Even walking in sneakers is hard! A model gets up after falling over during the Glory, Autumn/Winter 2004 collection during the L'Oreal New Zealand Fashion Week.  

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What a good model-friend! After a model falls during the Zac Posen Fall 2008 fashion show, another model offers a hand.

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A model falls while walking the runway at the Herve Leger Fall 2009 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York City.

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OUCH! A model falls on the catwalk during a show for Italian fashion house Prada as part of the women's Spring/Summer 2009 ready-to-wear collections of the fashion week in Milan.

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A model falls on the runway not only breaking her fall with her hands but dropping a VAIO computer in the process.

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Model Elise Crombez accidentally slips and falls on the runway at Proenza Schouler's Spring 2007 fashion show at Milk Studios in New York City.

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A model is about to fall as she showcases a creation by French designer Julien Fournie in Singapore during the French Couture 2012 Singapore fashion show...

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...and the aftermath.

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She wore an itsy-bitsy-teeny bikini and took quite the spill! A model falls on the runway while displaying a creation by Portuguese designer Fatima Lopes during the Portugal Fashion Spring Summer 2010 fashion week.

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Taking a tumble and losing her shoe, this model slips while displaying an Autumn/Winter design by Miguel Palacia.

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Looks like this model decided it was best to take a moment and recover before getting back up, after her embarrassing fall.

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There is nothing graceful about this fall! Modeling the Marc by Marc Jacobs fall 2010 collection, this model starts slipping and is caught in this photograph mid-tumble.

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Model Alec Wek laughs after taking a spill on the runway at the "Pret a PSP"  fashion show to celebrate the launch of the PlayStation Portable handheld entertainment system, in West Hollywood.

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A model stumbles walking the runway in the Amaya Arzuaga fashion show during the Cibeles Madrid Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2012.

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All you have to look at is this model's feet to know what will happen next.

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At least she looks graceful falling!

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Nope, it's not the model in the front you want to be looking at: it's the model about to walk offstage! 

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Ouch... A model falls on the catwalk at the Betty Jackson fashion show.

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This model is either fixing the back of her shoe or bracing for a serious tumble!

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Another fall at the Fashion For Relief runway show! This model has a lot of fabric behind her and likely started to fall after she stepped on that large train.

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A model  is assisted by other models after tripping on the runway during the Anthony Vaccarello Ready-To-Wear Fall/Winter 2012.

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It's official: The next Mercedez-Benz Fashion Week in February will be Lincoln Center's last. The Supreme Court of the State of New York County has ruled that Lincoln Center will not renew the sublicense agreement with IMG Fashion, which expires in February. The location -- Lincoln Center's Damrosch Park -- has been in dispute since May 2013, when the New York City Park Advocates and the Committee for Environmentally Sound Development filed a complaint about its use.

The ruling was first posted by the blog A Walk in the Park.

The Supreme Court's decision clarifies Lincoln's Center's relationship with Damrosch Park, which belongs to the city but is maintained and operated by the LCPA. The court rules that any future changes to or use of the park (such as planting trees or hosting events) must be approved by the Parks Department as well as local community organizations. Basically, the court disagrees with the way Lincoln Center has been using the public park and is taking away any autonomy it enjoyed with the space in the past.

But what about the future of New York Fashion Week? Last July, former mayor Michael Bloomberg, CFDA President Diane von Furstenberg and CFDA CEO Steven Kolb outlined a plan to move the shows to a future space called the Culture Shed at Hudson Yards (from 30th to 31st Streets between 10th and 11th Avenues). But the Culture Shed will not be finished until 2018.

In November, the New York Times reported that Alex Poots, who has worked for the Manchester Festival and the Park Avenue Armory, had been named artistic director of Culture Shed, a center that will consist of "three galleries and a roof cafe, as well as a retractable shell that can expand the indoor capacity of the site by gliding out over a plaza to create a large performance space." The Times also reported that so far, $266 million of the $360 million budget had been raised, and the Culture Shed has a proposed operating budget of $28 million per year.

In September, 69 shows took place at the Theatre, Salon and Pavilion in Damrosch Park but each season, more and more high-profile names have moved their presentations elsewhere all over the city. Many have moved to Spring Studios (Michael Kors, Calvin Klein, DVF, Altuzarra and Jason Wu), Milk Studios (Jeremy Scott and Peter Som) and other large event spaces (Alexander Wang at Pier 94) or the designer's own showroom (Oscar De La Renta). The days of a centralized fashion week like it was at Bryant Park were already long gone, but Lincoln Center did provided at least a significant hub of activity each season. So the question now is: Where will Fashion Week go in the interim?

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