From September 5 to 12 the annual Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week will showcase the Spring designer collections for 2014. Some essential apps for following the shows and enjoying the coolest places in the city.


Instagram (free): iOS, Android

Download the massively popular photo sharing and editing app Instagram to get access to all the latest images from the catwalk at the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week New York via the official account at: @mbfashionweek. (free): iOS for iPhone/iPad gives users access to the latest images and videos of hot-off-the-runway looks from fashion shows around the world including New York.

Vogue Daily News (free): iOS, Android

The style bible that is Vogue brings users all the latest news, insider interviews and backstage party pictures from the world's top fashion events.

Vine  / Twitter (free): iOS (Vine), iOS (Twitter), Android (Vine), Android (Twitter) 

Six-second-video sharing app Vine proved popular at the  previous edition of New York Fashion Week with esteemed fashion journalists such as Stella Bugbee (The Cut) and Elizabeth Holmes (Wall Street Journal) using the application to broadcast snippets of the catwalk. As such the app is likely to be a big hit again this time -- keep an eye out for Vine users posting under the #NYFW hash tag on Twitter. 

YouTube (free): iOS, Android


Get up-to-date with some of the latest looks on display via the official YouTube account of the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week at

Eat out and Explore:

Zagat (free): iOS

Find the hottest bars, restaurants and cafés in New York City with this official application from the respected foodie guide that is Zagat. Read menus before visiting the restaurant, have access to trusted reviews at your fingertips and much more for all those looking to discover the latest and coolest dining experiences.

Time Out New York (free): iOS, Android

Well known and respected for picking out the latest and coolest bars, Time Out New York offers this free application ideal for discovering the city. Among the many events and places highlighted in the app are the top ten restaurants, top ten bars and pubs.  

New York: Condé Nast Traveller City Guide ($0.99): iOS

The Condé Nast Traveller City Guide to New York gives users the lowdown on all the best cafés, bars, hotels and nightlife. Compete with directions, offline maps, and a detailed search function.