Fashion Week: The Best Of BackstageS

This fashion week, we sent photographer Nilina Mason-Campbell to document the goings-on behind-the-scenes. Herewith, models reading, designers preening, dressers dressing, and, um, Alan Cumming.

Fashion Week: The Best Of BackstageS

A makeup artist works backstage at The Blonds show.

Fashion Week: The Best Of BackstageS

Model Siri Tollerød and makeup artist, Diesel Black Gold.

Fashion Week: The Best Of BackstageS

Inspecting the provisions at Hervé Leger by Max Azria.

Fashion Week: The Best Of BackstageS

Model eating at Custo Barcelona.

Fashion Week: The Best Of BackstageS

Makeup artists affix false nails at The Blonds.

Fashion Week: The Best Of BackstageS

Schedule at Diesel.

Fashion Week: The Best Of BackstageS

Polish model Monika "Jac" Jagaciak, at Hervé Leger.

Fashion Week: The Best Of BackstageS

A makeup artist applies dark eye makeup to a young model at The Blonds.

Fashion Week: The Best Of BackstageS

Tissue paper wadded into curls for the Custo show.

Fashion Week: The Best Of BackstageS

A model reads Lord of the Flies backstage at Diesel.

Fashion Week: The Best Of BackstageS

Barbie dolls dressed in The Blonds.

Fashion Week: The Best Of BackstageS

Russian model Aram Gevorgyan at Custo.

Fashion Week: The Best Of BackstageS

Diesel's cast list.

Fashion Week: The Best Of BackstageS

Blonds designers Philippe and David Blond.

Fashion Week: The Best Of BackstageS

Backstage at Custo Barcelona.

Fashion Week: The Best Of BackstageS

Model dressing, Custo.

Fashion Week: The Best Of BackstageS

Backstage at The Blonds.

Fashion Week: The Best Of BackstageS

Diesel model dressed and ready for the lineup.

Fashion Week: The Best Of BackstageS

Makeup artists apply body makeup to the models at Max Azria.

Fashion Week: The Best Of BackstageS

Models holding hands at Hervé Leger.

Fashion Week: The Best Of BackstageS

Lindsey Wixson at Diesel.

Fashion Week: The Best Of BackstageS

Dressers waiting for models at Hervé Leger.

Fashion Week: The Best Of BackstageS

A reporter interviews the stylist Pat Field at The Blonds.

Fashion Week: The Best Of BackstageS

Max Azria models line up in their runway looks.

Fashion Week: The Best Of BackstageS

Gossip Girl's Jessica Szohr at Hervé Leger.

Fashion Week: The Best Of BackstageS

Fashion Week: The Best Of BackstageS

A camera crew interviews a model at Max Azria.

Fashion Week: The Best Of BackstageS

Reporters descend upon Custo Barcelona designer Custo Dalmau.

Fashion Week: The Best Of BackstageS

Alan Cumming and friends after The Blonds.

Fashion Week: The Best Of BackstageS

Ready for the next show at Lincoln Center.