Fashion Week Mania – No Big Girls

Though the thrill of attending Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York still jolted me occasionally – especially when I stepped off the elevator backstage at Levi’s – as waiflike model after paper-thin model walked down the staircase at the Rubin Museum of Art during the Josie Natori presentation, I began to realize – I was the sole large woman in the room.… Read More Fashion Week Mania – No Big Girls

Lessons Learned from Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

As a loud gong sounded, colorful smoke emitted from a small machine on the catwalk floor, and the room darkened, I had a revelation. I was standing in the back row of the Diesel Black/Gold show at an event I had waited an entire life (well, 22 years) to be present at. I was standing shoulder-to-shoulder with some of the fashion industry’s elite at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York.… Read More Lessons Learned from Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week