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New York City's Winter Wonderland

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Kristen McMenamy, Photographed by Arthur Elgort, Vogue US November 1995

A Winter Wonderland in New York City

Even with a chill in the air and snow on the ground, New York City during the winter is one of my most magical places to be. From the gorgeous holiday decorations in the windows of some of the most famous stores in the world to taking walks through the snow in Central Park, the city transforms into a winter wonderland experience that you can’t get anywhere else.

So if you’re ready to put on your warmest clothes, and explore the city, here are 5 must-see places to go to in New York City that are only open during the wintertime.

Ice Skating in Rockefeller Center

There are only a couple of months in the year when Rockefeller center turns into a skating rink that’s open to the public. No matter what your skating ability is, spend an afternoon or evening on the ice, looking at some of New York City’s most historic buildings.

City Bakery’s Annual Hot Chocolate Festival

During the month of February, stop by one of New York City’s most beloved bakeries to try out their lineup of specialty hot chocolates – there’s a new flavor every single day of the month.

See the Rockettes

Get yourself in the winter and holiday spirit by watching a performance of The Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall. Enjoy their “New York  Spectacular” show that will top off your winter this season.

Vist a Museum

New York City's art collections are an embarrassment of riches, so warm up while viewing the work of Picasso, Monet, or Pollack this winter. Start at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, one of the city's largest and most-visited attractions, where a full day spent wandering its grand halls begins to scratch the surface of the museum’s world-class collection. Then move on to other world famous museums, such as The Whitney and Museum of Modern Art.

Restaurant Week

New York City's restaurants raise the bar every winter by lowering the prices, welcoming gourmands to witness what delicacies lie within price-prohibitive menus during NYC Restaurant Week (January 18–February 5, 2016). Prix-fixe menus all start at $25 for lunch and $38 for dinner, featuring signature dishes of each outpost.

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Hottest Places to Travel This Winter: Model Edition

As the temperature keeps on dropping outside and you find yourself searching for some place warm to vacation, you may need a little inspiration to help you book a vacation some place trendy, unique, and most importantly, hot.

To help you ditch your winter coat faster and pack a bag with your summer’s finest, check out these 6 spots our Lions Models have traveled to this winter.

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The Top Winter Fashion Trends

If you’re looking to stay warm and stylish this season, check out the top winter fashion trends The Lions models are wearing in photo shoots and even just on a typical day out in New York City.

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With New York Fashion week coming to an end last month, hot new styles were announced for the Fall 2016 season.

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