For all you fashion people out there, get excited, because today officially marks the first day of New York Fashion Week 2018! From fashion shows to after parties, there will be a number of different extravagant events held at a ton of different New York venues. This is the perfect opportunity for fashion lovers seeking to step into the industry, to meet new people and form great connections. If you want to make a lasting impression on someone in the industry, don’t be shy! With a lot of people stepping in out and of these New York venues, you’re going to want to make sure you stand out from the rest of the crowd. Take the initiative to introduce yourself and to show them that you are passionate about the fashion world. Going prepared with extra knowledge about the industry and why you wish to be a part of it is a great way to show off your professionalism and love for fashion. On top of all this, make sure you got the basics covered: mind your manners, be friendly and be attentive in your conversations with other people. You never know who you’re going to run into at these events so make sure you’ve got your charm on and look dressed for success! For more tips on how to network in the fashion industry, check out this article by Fashionista!