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FASHION WEEK: Behind the Scenes

For the past few days I’ve been snapping street-style pics up at Bryant Park for Stylesight.com and I’ve come to one conclusion: Fashion Week is totally bizarre. It’s like this alternate universe, where $700 heels are the norm and everyone’s air-kissing everyone else. People have been surprisingly nice about letting me take their pictures, which is awesome/ kind of surprising. I guess everyone just has on their very best outfits and doesn’t mind showing them off on the internets, which makes my job easier! And speaking of making my job easier, I finally got my press credentials! So on Friday, after hanging out in the lobby of the tents BECAUSE I COULD, I snagged tickets to the Buckler show. I wasn’t able to get any decent shots of the clothes, but overall they were fine: Thom Browne-esque with a rock’n’roll flavor. I snagged some shots of the lobby and crowd, the behind-the-scenes action that will hopefully make you feel like you’re at Fashion Week with me!

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When I took this, all I could think was “class -picture.” It’s amazing how much a fashion show can feel and look like a high school assembly, except here the cool kids sit in the front row.

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I love the incredible mix of people Fashion Week brings out of the woodwork.

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These are the folks you can thank for those thousands of images. And now I’m totally suffering from camera- envy.

from the stairs

When the show let out, I snapped a pic from the stairs. Prime people watching.

catorsparks

My favorite look of the night was this fine Southern gentleman, Mr. Cator Sparks. Cator is guest-blogging for Hint Magazine right now, so show him some love!

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  • catherine

    i like the guy in pic #2 with the ‘stache, hat and rolled up sleeves. i’m from texas, looks like he might be too.

  • cLmn

    hehe thats great!
    thanx for the message
    im doing tomorrow my exposition on french fashion its not big deal but it was fun making it hehe
    mwah

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