Giants Player Launches Fashion Week

February 8, 2012 Updated: October 1, 2015
Super Bowl champion, Victor Cruz, from the Giants cuts the ribbon to kick off the Fall 2012 season of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion week on Wednesday. From left to right: Naeem Khan, Stephanie Winston-Wolkoff, Victor Cruz, Kate Upton, Lisa Holladay, Peter Levy. (Amal Chen/The Epoch Times)

NEW YORK—The city’s biggest fashion event, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, launched on Wednesday at Lincoln Center and New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz was there to cut the ribbon.

After his team won the Super Bowl Sunday night, Cruz signed a contract with IMG Worldwide. Other notable guests at the event included Stephanie Winston-Wolkoff, director of Fashion at Lincoln Center; Peter Levy, senior vice president and managing director of IMG Fashion, and swimsuit supermodel Kate Upton.

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week will begin with shows from BCBGMAXAZRIA, Richard Chai, and Tadashi Shoji.