Papierdoll Magazine and Second City Style Announce Launch of Meet the Designer Series of Events Beginning at Fall Fashion Week 2008 in New York

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Papierdoll Magazine, Second City Style, in conjunction with the acclaimed Style Salon and Projekt NYC will launch a series of events celebrating design in New York. The title of the events is Meet the Designer. The kickoff event is set to take place during New York Fashion Week.

Papierdoll Magazine, the flagship site of the Papierdoll group of fashion sites and blogs and Second City Style, fashion magazine and blog announce the launch of a series of events beginning at New York Fashion week and continuing throughout the year. The events, simply titled "Meet the Designer" is set to highlight top emerging fashion, art and design talents in and around the United States.

The first Meet the Designer series happens on Wednesday, February 6, 2008 during IMG / Mercedes-Benz fashion week at hotel QT near Times Square and minutes away from the epicenter of fashion week, Bryant Park.

The event will focus on emerging fashion design talent Jedda Kahn. Since showing his first Spring collection in 2005, Kahn has held various fashion shows around New York City and this season he looks to show his breakout Fall 2008 collection to an audience including celebrities, press and design peers.

The installation show is set to take place against the backdrop of Hotel QT's acclaimed swimming pool room which contains a large movie screen a spa, and a sauna.

"This event allows the press and public to get face-to-face with emerging design talent," said Michelle Bell, editor in chief of Papierdoll. "They will not only experience the clothes, but they will get the opportunity to talk to the designer and understand the thought process involved in putting a fall collection together."

Lauren Dimet Waters of Second City Style states, "Emerging designers, artists, photographers are the lifeblood of their respective field. Without their works, advancement in the arts ceases to exist. They create the definitive works that are studied examined and appreciated for years to come; this series of events is meant to shine the spotlight on their works and contributions."

The event is also being held in conjunction with Projekt NYC, a collective group that holds various networking events around New York including their award winning Love party.

The first event is being held at the posh Hotel QT near Times Square. The hotel is home to a multitude of major events throughout the year. Jedda Kahn's live model installation show will take place in the QT's luxurious pool room complete with sauna and spa.

About Papierdoll
Papierdoll LLC is an online publishing company focused on delivering fashion content via its Papierdoll Magazine website, Thriftychick shopping sites, iPapier international fashion blog and Look photography blog. Papierdoll's sites have been names a top 10 shopping pick by Forbes.com and a top holiday shopping pick by Thestreet.com. Papierdoll operates in the United States, UK, Hong Kong and Canada and can be found on the web at http://www.papierdoll.net.

About Second City Style
Second City Style is an award-winning guide to luxury, style and beauty. This weekly published online fashion magazine and daily updated blog has been heralded as a daily must-read for fashionistas everywhere. Millions of readers trust Second City Style's daily dose of fashion musings, international headlines and premiere shopping. Second City Style operates in Chicago, New York, Atlanta and L.A. and can be found on the web at http://www.secondcitystyle.com.

About projekt:nyc
projekt:nyc is a boutique consulting agency based in New York City. Director/Qr8tor Andrew Lockhart has been a staple in the fields of art, fashion, music and publishing for over 15 years and uses his knowledge and contacts within these fields to consult on and produce creative projects around the globe. As a partner in Prophecy Magazine, he helms one of the most forward thinking independent publications on newsstands today. Through projekt:nyc and as such, the producer of events such as Iceland Fashion Week, Pride of Janus, the seminal genre-defying POCKiT ROCKiT parties and the infamous monthly "Love" Pool Parties based in New York, he continues to push the envelope with his own brand of creativity. 2008 will find projekt events around the globe as the "Love" Pool Parties go on tour, as well as standalone events for Winter Music Conference, Coachella Music Festival, Iceland Airwaves and Art Basel. projekt:nyc - coming soon to a city near you.

For more information or designer interviews contact:
Joy Doss, EastWest PR
646-489-4432
http://www.eastwestpr.net

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