Backstage at Paris Fashion Week

When I was studying in Paris several years ago, a lucky circumstance allowed me and my friends to work backstage at Elie Saab’s fashion show at the Louvre. I was given the job of “dresser” and assigned to a model. I got a quick lesson in putting on shoes and zipping zippers, and then I was directed to a clothes rack with two gorgeous dresses and Polaroids of my model wearing them. There was a lot of waiting around before … Continue reading