“Please return to your seats!”
The typical orders were barked from the front row at Michael Kors on Wednesday, September 12 at 10 a.m. Too much too early. Due to some recent Team Kors PR shifts and rifts, we couldn’t locate the familiar faces that would help The Observer with its conquest. Where were Savannah Read More
The first thing we noticed about the den of Angels was the smell.
Hours before the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, the creaky freight elevator in the Lexington Avenue Armory rattled up to the fifth floor. As the doors opened, a sharp tang of beauty-product acid smacked up against us, a collision of perfumes cut with a sweet whiff of lotions, the clouds of hairspray gushing from big bottles and wafting throughout the space. Past two aisles of models in pink gowns, beyond the couch where the most beautiful women in the world sat tonging mounds of salad with silver implements, was Karlie Kloss, a St. Louis native who, at 19 years of age, may be the most important model in the world.
There have been approximately a billion lip-dubs and parody videos for Jay-Z‘s “Empire State of Mind” since the track dropped in 2009, but leave it to Jay himself to make the best use of his own song. Jay-Z’s website Life + Times kicked off Fashion Week by getting some of the world’s most famous models to lip-dub the song in various outdoor New York locations.