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Emma Grady

Emma Grady
Living / Culture
August 5, 2011

Pretty People on Bikes

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The Fashion Center is outfitting New York City with "Tour de Fashion," a fleet of thirty bicycles customized by the city's top designers just in time for Fashion Week, September 8 - 15, Thread NY reports; special thanks to participating designer Gretchen Jones for posting this on Facebook.

While access to New York Fashion Week requires a key the bikes, made in New York by Bowery Lane Bicycles, will be available for passerby's and fashionistas alike to borrow for free -- with a security deposit -- to take for a spin around town or to a fashion show.

Read the full story: Free "Tour de Fashion" Designer Bikes Coming to New York Fashion Week

Photo: Bowery Lane Bicycles