Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to Vox.com, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.
THE Fashion Police via Getty
Fashion Week's blitzkrieg on New York might be a faint, exhausting memory by now, but it's still slashing and burning its way through Europe, leaving many flummoxed, befuddled, and wondering what just happened here. So props to Buzzfeed Shift for asking one of fashion's most quotable wranglers to make sense of it all. Joan Rivers of Fashion Police explains:
Trying to make sense of New York Fashion Week is like trying to make sense of a party at Charlie Sheen's house: tons of beautiful women, lasts for days, and it's a miracle that no one died.Also, for the record, Rivers prefers NYFW because she no longer "has a sense of smell AND because running for your life is great cardio." What with all the anaerobic partying, no wonder some designers get a little testy.
· Joan Rivers Makes Sense Of Fashion Week For Everyone [Buzzfeed]
· Victoria Beckham Wins the NYFW Twitter Race Hands Down [Racked]
· Oscar de la Renta Publishes an Open Letter to Cathy Horyn, Calls Her a "Three-Day Old Hamburger" [Racked]