New York Fashion Week: The Best Of Backstage

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New York fashion week ended last night. But before London fashion week overtakes us, here's a look at some of our favorite shots from behind the scenes. These are just some of the false nails used at the Blonds show. Note the googly eyes.

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A model in hair and makeup backstage at the Blonds.

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Every girl in the show deposited a little trail of wig-glitter as she walked the runway.

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A model in hair and makeup before Halston. (Sarah Jessica Parker was a no-show.)

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Jeremy Scott's collection included furry platforms.

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And all the models had candy-colored extensions woven through their hair, which was styled in bunches. Except this model, Charlotte Free, whose hair is pink already.

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Kanye West sat front-row at Jeremy Scott, next to Vanessa Hudgens.

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At the party West hosted with VMan, what was said to be $5,000 in $1 and $2 notes was blown through the air by giant industrial fans. Mixed in were these paper Kanye fun dollars, which most guests ignored.

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Kerry Washington, Zoe Saldana, and Kate Bosworth sat front-row at Calvin Klein.

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Lara Stone closed the show, making her sole runway appearance of the season.

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A model in hair and makeup at Isaac Mizrahi.

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Mizrahi's runway show included these poodles.

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Gwen Stefani gave 16 out of her L.A.M.B. show's 48 looks to black models. Another eight Asian models were cast. I didn't see a single other show this fashion week with that kind of diversity.

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When Kingston ran out onto the runway to take his mother's hand, I actually said, out loud, reflexively, "Awwww!"

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Johnny Weir and one of his many Balenciaga motorcycle bags.

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A model eating backstage at Lincoln Center.

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The Naeem Khan show was really beautiful.

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The media riser at Isaac Mizrahi.

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DISCUSSION

SunburnedCounsel
SunburnedCounsel

Three thoughts:

-Picture number four is like my living hell. All those people touching my face and neck? Hell.

-Kerry Washington and Zoe Saldana are two of the most beautiful women imaginable. And Kerry looks fantastic in that blue.

-The poodles remind me of Lindsey Funke's bad business ideas.