Filed under: The Fashion Statement
How many countless man hours of work goes into New York fashion week? It's particularly impressive that publicists can check in hundreds of people in less than 30 minutes and all the while weed out gate crashers, deal with seat stealers and accommodate divas.
There are certainly more difficult tasks then sitting in the audience. Still, being shuttled through show after show-and trying to retain what you've seen-is exhausting. Today, it all comes to an end.
So what's the best thing about fashion week?
"For me? When it's over!" quipped Fern Mallis, Senior VP IMG Fashion, who organizes Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. "It's such an exciting week. It's like school reunion twice a year."
"Renewal," answered Linda Fargo, Bergdorf Goodman's Senior VP of Fashion.
"People watching for me," said Genlux magazine's creative director Stephen Kamifuji.
And my favorite answer came from André Leon Talley, Editor at Large, at Vogue. "My bed!"