Come fashion week, the models may look serene as they glide down the runway, but backstage, the scene is anything but. Countless camera crews and hangers-on, teams of hair and makeup artists, editors hanging onto their every word. It takes a special talent to maintain not just control, but creative control, in such a chaotic environment. The six people here, though, manage to do just that, season after season. To get an insider’s perspective on how they survive—and thrive—during fashion week, we armed our A Team with cameras and asked them to record their standout moments. Here, backstage with beauty’s top style makers.
"I think that all anyone really wants in life is to have people understand us for who we actually are, despite everything," says Ruth Negga. The actress talks "Preachers" season 2 and more on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Dan Doperalski)
"That's something that resonates with me too because I'm so locked into a number. If I go over that number it completely ruins my day so it's nice to get detached from the number on the scale." - Chelsea Handler on Kelly LeVeque's book "Body Love." #wwdeye (📷: John Salangsang)