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Fab Life: Backstage at Chris Benz

At the Chris Benz show yesterday at 37 Arts, fashion correspondent Fabiola Beracasa talked to the designer about the challenges of staging a show on, well, a stage.

By Fabiola Beracasa

The Fab Life: Backstage at Erin Fetherston

Erin Fetherston showed at Bryant Park last night, and our Fabiola Beracasa was backstage to see the calamity before the designer's fantasy collection debuted.

By Fabiola Beracasa

The Fab Life: Erin Wasson Launches Line, Dance Party

Model Erin Wasson launched her own line last night (a collaboration with skate and surfwear company RVCA) in an apartment on the Lower East Side, and our Fabiola Beracasa was there.

By Fabiola Beracasa

Video: Glamour and Gowns at Marchesa

New York fashion correspondent Fabiola Beracasa went to the Marchesa presentation yesterday, and our cameras tagged along to see beautiful people and red-carpet-worthy gowns.

Jennifer Missoni, Sophia Bush Backstage at Catherine Malandrino

New York fashion correspondent Fabiola Beracasa took our cameras backstage at Catherine Malandrino today. At just one show, Fabiola gets her hair done, spies someone wearing her dress (scandalous!), talks politics with Jennifer Missoni, chats with Sophia Bush from One Tree Hill, and learns about the designer's love for the color green. Watch the video to see the mayhem. Backstage: Fabiola Beracasa at Catherine Malandrino [NYM Video]

Fabiola Beracasa Talks Preen and Patent Leather With Cathy Horyn, Leigh Lezark, and Arden Wohl

London label Preen is showing at the New York tents for only the second time this season, but designers Thea Bregazzi and Justin Thornton have already attracted a savvy fan base that includes New York Times critic Cathy Horyn and downtown personality Leigh Lezark, who both talked to Fabiola Beracasa before the show. "They went from being very funky in the beginning, and now they're much more put together," Horyn explained, while Arden Wohl talked about her obsession with patent leather. Watch the video for more.

Fabiola Finds the Flaws at Alexander Wang With Chanel Iman and Jaime King

As the music blasted backstage at Alexander Wang, Fabiola Beracasa caught up with model Jaime King, fashion editor Meredith Fisher, a very soft-spoken Chanel Iman, and the designer himself ("Did I mention he's cute?" said Paper's Mr. Mickey). Wang talked about his edgy aesthetic as "something that's a little bit loose and baggy. Own it. It doesn't have to fit in every little place. It's all about the flaws and imperfections."

Video: Yigal Azrouël

It's that time of year again — well, yes, Fashion Week, we've established that. But it's also the time when our roving video reporter Fabiola Beracasa takes to the streets! Er, runways. Today Fab braved the torrential downpour for the Yigal Azrouël's show.

Fabiola, Tinsley, and Cuba Gooding Jr. Scream for ‘Nookie!’

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Wednesday's installment of the Fab Life is an epic. Riding the Fashion Week whirlwind, Fabiola hits five shows, arranges to host the Radar relaunch, chats up Zinedine Zidane, and has an unfortunate encounter with a can of Coke Zero. 9 a.m. Woke up to Vera Wang and Calvin Klein garment bags for the shows tomorrow. But I had to try on the looks later, as I had Michael Kors at 10 a.m. and an interview with the Palm Beach Post (for CIRCA) to do before that!

Nobody Ties a Bow Like Gilles Mendel

In the Tuesday installment of her Fashion Week diary — coming soon: Wednesday! — socialite and CIRCA creative director Fabiola Beracasa hobnobs with Japanese magazines, Trip Gabriel, Carlos Mota, and the ever-present Derek Blasberg. 9:30 a.m. Met with my makeup artist Alexa at my home. She does her thing, and then at 11 a.m. I ran to the J.Mendel showroom to pick out a look for the show on Thursday. The Japanese magazine Glamorous came along to shoot me for their fashion story.

Fabiola Feels ALT's Drama, Looks For Horse Tranquilizers

Socialite and CIRCA creative director Fabiola Beracasa is filing regular reports on her Fashion Week experiences. We present her diary of Monday's Fab life. 9 a.m. I was on an important phone call at work and watching the clock tick-tocking towards 10 a.m. I realized I was going to miss the Carolina Herrera show! Boo-hoo for Fab.