September 4-11: New York Fashion Week
The focus is on Lincoln Center and Milk's Meatpacking District studios, but shows happen all over the city, depending on the designer.
September 12-16: London Fashion Week
Mostly takes place at Somerset House, on the south side of the Strand in central London
September 17-23: Milan Fashion Week
Happens all around the city, but studio spaces, landmarks and individual designer flagships see the most action
September 23-October 1: Paris Ready-to-Wear Fashion Week
Getting your heels chalky from strutting show to show on the paths in the Jardin des Tuileries is the mark of the fashion set.
September 24-27: Sydney Fashion Week
October 13-18: Istanbul Fashion Week
October 13-18: Tokyo Fashion Week
Still working on its international clout, but Tokyo's events are flashy and celeb-studded.
October 20-24: Toronto Fashion Week
October 23-27: Moscow Fashion Week
Increasingly important as home to many clients of haute couture
November 12-15: Zurich Fashion Week
January 19-22: Berlin Fashion Week