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Whether you're experiencing Fashion Week from the front row or through a screen, it's easy to think that those few minutes on the runway are what it's all about. However, for designers, models, photographers, and all the other artisans involved in delivering all that perfection, Fashion Week happens on the streets, by the makeup booths, beyond the ropes, and — luckily for us — in front of our cameras. Our fleet of photographers were able to capture some of the behind-the-scenes moments, from models breaking character to snap selfies to gorgeous street-style close-ups that would look as good in a gallery as pounding the pavement. All the New York Fashion Week you might have missed, ahead.
Photographed by Nina Westervelt.