Missing in Action: Spring 2013 NYFW No Shows

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Although New York Fashion Week is one of the marquee events of the fashion world, not every year goes without a hitch. The calendar changes every day year, with new designer's (like this year's most notable addition, Katie Holmes' Holmes + Yang line) fighting their way into the most coveted time slots. 

But in order for new designers to join the lineup, more established designers sometimes have to sit one out. Some designers opt out at the last minute, choosing intimate trunk shows over big splashy runway events, while other decide not to partake because of financial and/or staffing issues. 

You may know who is on the NYFW calendar this year, but here are a few of the brands who won't be showing their new lines at Lincoln Center (and all those other hot runway venues).