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Watch the Rag & Bone Fall 2014 Show Come to Life

Beer and donuts are involved, guys!

It’s nearly impossible to comprehend the manpower that is required to put on a six-minute runway show during Fashion Week unless you’ve taken part in the preparations yourself. (Trust me: I once spent the three nights before a major show fetching coffee at 3 a.m. for a designer and his team — these folks do not sleep.) 

While getting this type of hands-on experience is rare, Marcus Wainwright and David Neville of Rag & Bone decided to give their fans a taste of the action behind-the-scenes with this short documentary, directed by Vern Moen. The timing is fitting, considering we are just about a month away from the label's spring 2015 show.

In the 14-minute clip, we see designers hand-staining denim for the runway, a peek into the fitting and styling process (led by Vanessa Reid), the conceptualization of the hair and beauty looks by Paul Hanlon and Gucci Westman, lots of last-minute alterations and — my personal favorite part — a backstage dance party with some of our favorite models, including Georgia May Jagger, Jessica Hart and Hanne Gaby Odiele. Rag & Bone had beer and freshly fried donuts available pre-show for the audience, and it's refreshing to see the models get in on the snacking action as well.

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If you've ever wondered the scale of the production that goes into a Rag & Bone show (or a Fashion Week show in general), take the time to watch the documentary above — it's eye-opening.