New York Fashion Week kicks off today (06.02.13).

The biannual event - which traditionally signals the beginning of show season and will be followed by London, Milan and Paris - will span nine days and will feature presentations from some of the world's most sought-after designers.

Organic, Veronica Beard and Rachel Comey will show today while Richard Chai, Creatures of the Wind, Duckie Brown and Band Of Outsiders will all present tomorrow (07.02.13).

Jason Wu is the first major heavyweight to show and will present on Friday (08.02.13) and will be followed by Rag & Bone and Helmut Lang.

Alexander Wang is Saturday's (09.02.13) big name and will show his first collection since being named Balenciaga creative director, while Victoria Beckham will present Sunday morning (10.02.13).

The former Spice Girls star - who arrived in New York with 19-month-old daughter Harper earlier this week - will also show her Victoria, Victoria Beckham collection on Tuesday (12.02.13).

Other designers to show over the next nine days include Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Jenny Packham, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Zac Posen and Diane von Furstenberg.