Kristen Hammond, Senior Director of Digital Content and Strategy at IMG, breaks it down.
"I'm not even attending any events or any shows that are not inclusive."
"Everybody changes in hotel bathrooms."
"When I'm in a cab going between shows, I'm either writing a story or I'm editing a number of stories. No time can be wasted."
"We had a Trump situation last year," says Tracey Manner, Partner & Vice President of Think PR.
Any fashion week pro knows there's a million-and-one things going on behind-the-scenes, often all at once. Alyssa Greenberg (@smallgirlbiglens) captures it all.
"I've injected a 19-year-old [model's] lips and I like felt almost guilty doing it."
LDJ Productions CEO Laurie DeJong breaks it all down for us, from model castings to planning for that Instagram moment.
A closer look at what goes on backstage.
She's also a bona fide street style star, and has some advice for dressing in terrible weather.
We chatted with Welteroth about those early backstage call times, scouting models of color and how she covers NYFW.
We chatted with Quay about putting together a runway show, going straight to market with finalists and the possibility of a sophomore designer show down the road.
Talk about a high-pressure gig.
Getty Images photographer Frazer Harrison tells us what it's really like in the pit.
Find out how a big-time buyer gets through her busiest time of the year.
In addition to scouting looks for clients like Lupita Nyong'o, it's her team's time to gear up for the season ahead.