Saturday, September 12, 2009

The Wintour-Woman Cometh


Another world exists backstage at Bryant Park during fashion week. Emotions seemingly run higher than the towering Louboutins. The players are caught in a frenzy with aggressive photographers rampant on voyeuristic pursuits, while sleep-deprived designers stress over the details on a finished garment. A parade of frocks, tights, tulle and jumpers are in line to go marching down the aisle and McGrath-ist artists paint faces on the quiet match-stick-thin girls from global countries of Belarus and Brazil. A nervous voice perks up in a sea of murmurs, "has Anna arrived yet?" The chaos slows down, and the question is repeated with the greatest sense of urgency while a shot of the iconic bobbed woman flashes on the screen.

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