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Wait, Did Something Fashionable Happen in New York This Week?

NY Times photog Bill Cunningham photographed by photog Anna Fischer
NY Times photog Bill Cunningham photographed by photog Anna Fischer

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Whirlwind week: the first Mercedes Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center and now we feel like crawling under the covers and staying there for heck of a long time. Or just until Monday. Here are some of our favorite highlights from the last five days: the fashion bears of Costello Tagliapietra, even fashion people take the subway, Lady Gaga's headline-dominating meat dress, behind the scenes at Buckler: how men's shows happen, Jason Schwartzman's Cheeto pin, backstage with male models, Whitney Port and her crazyface, backstage at Edun with Bono's wife, even little girls know who Kendra Wilkinson is, Karl Lagerfeld will only eat food from Nobu, turns out lots of people wear meat, Luca Luca creative director Raul Melgoza in his studio, how to lose weight eating free stuff at fashion week, what models wear off-duty, which Jimmy Choos are the worst, Lady Gaga wasn't a teenage freak, not by a long stretch, Johnny Weir loves butt bras, Tim Gunn throws stones, won't mind his own business, shopping is sex, we don't think Anna Wintour plunges her own toilet, Ellen gives the Olsens some cool accessories, and Kingston Rossdale steals his mom's fashion show.