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No matter how many models you scope out at fashion week, with their impossibly long limbs and striking features, sometimes they still seem like ethereal creatures from another planet. To demystify this mysterious profession and get the low-down on what a a day in the life of a model is actually like, we got our resident shutterbug Dan McMahon to shadow the beautiful Monika Sawicka from Marilyn. Walking in massive shows including Proenza Schouler and Phillip Lim, the Polish-born Monika certainly got around the runways at fashion week, and had a super frenzied schedule to match! Click through to peep the stunning snaps and read the interview for an insight into just what happens behind the scenes!
Photos by Dan McCahon
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