9 Fashion Week Secrets Revealed

After a week in the trenches -- er, tents -- we've got the insider scoop on what you never knew about Fashion Week

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Being tall is a huge advantage

Unless you’re a celebrity, big shot magazine editor or buyer, you’ll likely be standing at any fashion week shows you go to — or maybe getting a seat in the back if you’re lucky. There are even some shows where it’s all standing room only. In these situations, it helps to be tall — the proof is in this photo that little 5-foot-short me took by raising my arm as high as it could go. I’m starting to realize why so many women wear platform stilettos.