New Launch Pads for a Career in Fashion Photography: Fashion Week

October 22, 2013

By Meghan Ahearn

© Shawn Brackbill

Shawn Brackbill began photographing New York Fashion Week for Dazed & Confused. This image was made backstage at Mandy Coon for the magazine's website. Click on the Photo Gallery link below to see more images.

New York Fashion Week started over 70 years ago, and in the early days was mostly attended by fashion editors and writers. Its current iteration, in which a majority of the shows take place in one Manhattan location, began in the early 1990s and has grown into a multi-million dollar event attracting over 100,000 attendees. The shows are still invitation-only,...

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