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Afterpay Elevates the Next Generation of Designers at NYFW: The Shows This February


The leader in “Buy Now Pay Later” (BNPL) payments, Afterpay (NYSE: SQ), unveils all-access experiences for its consumers as the title sponsor of New York Fashion Week: The Shows. As in previous seasons, Afterpay continues to break down barriers by opening access to the front row of what’s next in fashion, while supporting the next generation of creators and celebrating the industry’s power to create positive change.

This spring, Afterpay will spotlight and elevate the next generation of innovators at RunwayX by Afterpay, a new space at Spring Studios and the central hub for NYFW: The Shows, built exclusively to showcase emerging designers who represent the future of fashion. Over the course of four days, beginning February 11th, Afterpay will give consumers a front row seat to eight designer shows including AknvasBruceGlenColin LoCascioKGLMelkePrivate PolicySukeina and Tia Adeola. These designers are flipping the script on traditional fashion – innovating everything from sustainable fabrics and inclusive designs, to new platforms for participation – and changing the industry and the planet for the better. Exclusive experiences from select designers include several innovative expressions celebrating Fashion Week.

  • Calling all New Yorkers!
    Designer Colin LoCascio will host an open casting for his first fashion show this season. Individuals can take part in a once in a lifetime opportunity to walk the runway, with all entrants welcomed! Interested participants can find more information and how to enter on Colin LoCascio’s Instagram page.
  • This OR That:
    Consumers will be invited to crowdsource a BruceGlen garment by voting for their favorite item on Instagram – with the winning look unveiled during their runway show.