In July, about twenty design students and recent fashion-school graduates from all over the world received e-mails inviting them to show at "Iceland Fashion Week." They thought it was a thrilling opportunity (plus, there was the allure of Iceland's natural wonders). Many that we spoke to worked around the clock preparing for the September 6 show, and others maxed out their credit cards to purchase flights from as far away as South Korea, Poland, Brazil, and Spain. But shortly after they arrived on September 2, they realized that Iceland Fashion Week was far from glamorous.
Arrests, Catfights, And Water Bottle Runways: Iceland Fashion Week Basically A Big, Fat Mess