Catwalk Cut: Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Spring 2013 Begins Sunday 09 September, 2012

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You may have noticed my lack of blogging and this is not because I’m being lazy; it’s because I am running in heels around Manhattan covering backstage like a mad woman. So, please do excuse the hiatus; I will resume regularly posting when New York Fashion Week commences. Though I did want to share with […]

You may have noticed my lack of blogging and this is not because I’m being lazy; it’s because I am running in heels around Manhattan covering backstage like a mad woman. So, please do excuse the hiatus; I will resume regularly posting when New York Fashion Week commences. Though I did want to share with you what I’ve done already…

Day 1: Left my wallet at home; had to walk 15 blocks and two avenues to the next show and borrow money. Awful. Shows covered:

+ Erin Fetherson, Fashion Palette

Day 2: Left my phone at home; had to run back and get it because what would Fashion Week be without Instagramming? Seriously! Shows covered:

+ Kaelen, Richard Chai Love, Creatures of the Wind

Day 3: Became increasingly crabby…so much so, that my backstage friends called me out. I think I was just tired. (And still am!) Shows covered:

+ Peter Som, Behnaz Sarafpour, Jason Wu, Rebecca Minkoff, Rag & Bone

Day 4: Hit up the backstage of my favorite designer, Prabal Gurung, and sweated incessently. Then watched a girl be shot by a street fashion photographer for 20 minutes, which seemed incessently long. Like, uncomfortably long. Shows covered:

+ Marissa Webb, Prabal Gurung, Rachel Antonoff, Rebecca Taylor

Day 5: Rolled into Victoria Beckham’s backstage just in time to lay eyes on David Beckham toting their baby girl, Harper. Minutes before this wonderfulness occurred I was wiping the sleep from my eyes. Seeing him perked me right up. Shows covered:

+ Victoria Beckham, Lela Rose

Wow…16 shows already! Whew! Tomorrow is my most jam-packed day; we’ll see how I fare. In the meantime, I encourage you to follow me on Twitter at @fearnobeauty or on Instagram at @fearnobeauty, where I am updating from backstage all day and some of the night!

The photo collage above features (clockwise from top left): Sally Hansen lead tech TracyLee painting bleeding tips at Prabal Gurung; a balmy beauty at Rag & Bone; downtown-chic metallic pastel haircolor hues—courtesy of Wella Professionals’ Aura Friedman—peeking out backstage at Peter Som; Kerastase lead Odile Gilbert rolling a sweet yet edgy bang at Erin Fetherston; two gold-bedecked ponytails at Fashion Palette courtesy of Evo and Salon Ruggeri; a “floating” graphic eye design by MAC lead James Kaliardos at Richard Chai Love; Instagram is the photo snapper of choice backstage at Jason Wu (and everywhere else!).

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