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Fashion Week NYC Preview

New York Giant's star Victor Cruz cut the red ribbon yesterday at the Lincoln Center to officially kick off the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week.

"I'm excited to see a lot of fashion and a lot of shows," Cruz said.

Fashionistas from all over the world come to New York City to see designers reveal their new 2012 Fall collection.

"We'll see Michael Kors, Vera Wang, and plenty others," Stephanie Winston, the director of fashion for the Lincoln Center. "There will also be 14 new designers."

This year fashion leaders say what you see inside these tents comes from outside inspiration. And it's easy to see a touch of fashion everywhere as we run around the city, and those we talked with say during fashion week they amp-up their style.

"Fashion is influenced by everything you see around. New York City is the best place to find it," one fashionista said.

"What happens on the runway is important, but what's even more important is what's on the street. What people are wearing," another said.

Nicholas K, Studio will be the first to hit the catwalk Thursday and looking at the schedule you can see how jam packed every day is until the Calvin Klein Collection wraps things up February 16th.

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