Fun Facts From New York Fashion Week!

Let's see how it stacks up, shall we?

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How many models cut their hair for Alexander Wang's fashion show?

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Guido Palau, hairstylist and creative director at Redken, convinced 18 girls to get shag haircuts, bleach-blond color, or both before walking Alexander Wang's runway.

How many people attended New York Fashion Week?


Approximately. That's almost double the number of people who attend the Super Bowl!

How many press-on nails were worn at Jeremy Scott's fashion show?

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Nail artist Miss Pop and her team painted 90 sets of 10 graphic, dotted press-on nails for Jeremy Scott's spring 2017 runway show.

How old is New York Fashion Week?

Even before New York Fashion Week debuted, the first-ever fashion show in the U.S. was held in 1903 at Ehrich Brothers department store in New York City.


The first New York Fashion Week took place in 1943 and was organized by Eleanor Lambert, press director of the American fashion industry's original promotional organization, the New York Dress Institute.

What was the nightly cost of Kim Kardashian's New York Fashion Week Airbnb?

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Hey, it comes with its own glam room. Meanwhile, real estate company Douglas Elliman let Kendall and Kylie Jenner crash at a $27 million, nine-bedroom Tribeca penthouse for New York Fashion Week.

How many seats does the typical front row have?

Alexander Wang fall 2016. Photograph courtesy of Getty Images


Here's another number for you: celebrities are paid up to $100,000 just to sit in one of those front row seats.

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How many models participated in Kanye West's Yeezy Season 4 presentation

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Model Chanel Iman was one of them, as was "Fade" video star Teyana Taylor, and Sofia Richie.

How many Stranger Things reunions were there?

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But is was magical. Winona Ryder (Joyce Byers) and Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven) sat next to each other at Coach's spring 2017 presentation. And over at Monse, models walked the runway to the Stranger Things soundtrack.

How many bottles of hair oil were used at Altuzarra

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One for every model! Hairstylist Odile Gilbert doused each girl's strands with an entire bottle of Kérastase's Crème de la Crème to get that wet look.

Which model walked the most runways?

Victoria Beckham spring 2017. Photograph courtesy of Getty Images

Jay Wright, with 18

According to, Jay Wright earned the most runway miles this week, walking for top designers like Michael Kors, Proenza Schouler, Victoria Beckham, and Vera Wang.

Which model opened the most fashion shows

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Julie Hoomans, with 3

Dutch Model Julie Hoomans was the first out at Lacoste, Phelan, and Noon by Noor.

Which celebrity made the most New York Fashion Week appearances?

Apart of the Opening Ceremony spring 2017 show. Photograph courtesy of Getty Images

Whoopi Goldberg, we lost count at 5

OK, we're taking some liberties with this one—New York Fashion Week mainstays like Olivia Palermo probably went to more events this week. But Whoopi Goldberg did New York Fashion Week right, stopping by buzzy shows like Hood by Air and Gypsy Sport, chatting with friends at J.Crew and Tracy Reese, hanging out backstage at Marc Jacobs, and walking the runway at Opening Ceremony.

Wait, how long is fashion month?

Miu Miu fall/winter 2016. Photograph courtesy of Getty Images

28 Days

Miu Miu has the last slot, in Milan on October 5.

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