Wednesday, September 9

hello fashion week

ONLY 3.5 MORE HOURS UNTIL THE OFFICIAL FIRST DAY OF (SPRING 2010) FASHION WEEK! GET EXCITED FASHIONISTAS!


Fashion Week Facts:
1848: Charles Frederick Worth asked Marie Vernet, a shopgirl in Paris, to model how shawls should be worn. she became the first live model
1914: Edna Woolman, Vogue editor, asked american designers to stage fashion shows when WWI kept the fashion press away from Paris
1999: the Alexander McQueen show's guest were required to have their bags checked because of the wolf housed behind plexiglass
2003: Lambert, fashion publicist, attended her last show (at age 100!)
50,000: rose petals used on the 2004 Gucci runway
12: Maddison Gabriel's age when she was deemed the official face of Australia fashion week in 2007
104: cans of hair spray used by Guidp Palau in a season
822: avg fake eyelash sets Pat McGrath uses a season
10 inches: height of Naomi Campbell's platforms at the 1993 Vivienne Westwood show when she tripped on her boa
600: feathers in the wings of Adriana Lama at the 2008 VS show
30: minutes late the avg NY show starts
$1.5 million: cost of 1993's first NY fashion week held in Bryant Park
11: minutes the avg show lasts
$1 million: to host in the largest tent in Bryant Park in 2006
(allure magazine)
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xx
(always)alanna

2 comments:

cody said...

great blog.
xx cody

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Gerri Ward said...

OMG! What a FAB POST OF FASHIONABLY FAB INFO - THANK YOU!!!:)