Behind the Scenes at New York Fashion Week

Our photographer Kathryn Wirsing gives us an exclusive glimpse of what goes on before the completed collections come down the runways.
Head, Nose, Hairstyle, Plastic bottle, Drinkware, Transparent material, Water bottle, Bottle, Plastic, Refrigerator,
"Kathryn Wirsing"
Our photographer Kathryn Wirsing gives us an exclusive glimpse of what goes on before the completed collections come down the runways.
Head, Nose, Hairstyle, Plastic bottle, Drinkware, Transparent material, Water bottle, Bottle, Plastic, Refrigerator,
"Kathryn Wirsing"
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Through the Looking Glass
Hanne Gaby Odiele backstage at J. Mendel.
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Face, Ear, Nose, Lip, Hairstyle, Chin, Eyelash, Style, Earrings, Makeover,
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Lip Service
Makeup artists study their handiwork backstage at Reem Acra.
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Lens, Photographer, Digital camera, Film camera, Camera, Camera accessory, Cameras & optics, Lens hood, Camera lens, Reflex camera,
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Camera Unready
A photographer snaps away as Mirte Maas gets ready at J. Mendel.
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Hairstyle, Eyebrow, Eyelash, Beauty, Jewellery, Long hair, Makeover, Cosmetics, Eye shadow, Eye liner,
"Kathryn Wirsing"
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Before the Storm
Maud Welzen takes a brief moment of calm before the show begins at J. Mendel.
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Hairstyle, Mobile phone, Portable communications device, Communication Device, Long hair, Mobile device, Street fashion, Telephone, Telephony, Gadget,
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Fringe Benefits
Hairstylists work with yards upon yards of extensions while one model clicks away on her iPhone.
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Textile, Jacket, Style, Fashion, Leather jacket, Leather, Eyelash, Liver, Street fashion, Makeover,
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Options
Sara Blomqvist with her clothing rack of looks backstage at J. Mendel.
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Hair, Head, Ear, Hairstyle, Style, Fashion, Eyelash, Blond, Hair coloring, Long hair,
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Full Coverage
By the time the stylists finished, this model's hair was perfectly sideswept in time for the Charlotte Ronson presentation.
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Ear, Hairstyle, Forehead, Eyebrow, Style, Eyelash, Fashion, Hair accessory, Blond, Leather jacket,
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Glare
The spotlight is set.
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Leg, Human leg, Joint, Style, Foot, Fashion, Black, Calf, Close-up, Dancing shoe,
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To the Point
Fishnets and classic pumps take a stand at Reem Acra.
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Clothing, Eyewear, Ear, Vision care, Sunglasses, Coat, Outerwear, Collar, Style, Dress,
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Full Coverage
Retro sunnies and houndstooth at Reem Acra.
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Textile, Clothes hanger, Fashion, Retail, Boutique, Outlet store, Fashion design, Collection, Mannequin, Home accessories,
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Racked
Lady-like frocks, along with images of the look, separated for each model.
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Hair, Lip, Mouth, Eye, Eyelash, Fashion, Jacket, Youth, Leather jacket, Fur clothing,
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Love
Models blow air kisses from red pouts backstage.
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Dress, Fashion, Gown, Fashion model, Carpet, Haute couture, Runway, Fashion show, Model, Fashion design,
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Embellish
A sneak peek at just one of the gorgeous black-and-white gowns before it makes its way down the runway at Reem Acra.
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Clothing, Hairstyle, Dress, Textile, Gown, Formal wear, Style, Fashion model, Fashion, Youth,
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Peep Show
One of the finale gowns at Reem Acra before it hits the runway.
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Display device, Television set, Flat panel display, Led-backlit lcd display, Television accessory, Television, Multimedia, Lcd tv, Media, Electrical supply,
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Finale
The backstage crew watched it all unfold on screen.
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Textile, Outerwear, Style, Bag, Street fashion, Jacket, Knee, Fashion, Pattern, Luggage and bags,
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Room For Seconds
A model's casual exit before she's about to change into a second look backstage at ICB Prabal Gurung.
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Darkness, Long hair, Flash photography, Brown hair,
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Ladies in Waiting
Silhouettes at the Katie Gallagher show.
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Dress, Ceiling, Style, Street fashion, Fashion, One-piece garment, Day dress, Fashion model, Model, Waist,
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Show Stopper
One of an army, Hanne Gaby Odiele works the runway at Prabal Gurung.
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