09/08/2010 07:26 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

VIDEO: Historic Threads of NY Fashion Week

Bryant Park was sadly sedate this morning, but Lincoln Center, the new home of New York Fashion Week is winding up for its big debut. As last week's webisode showed, fashion does not rest for the weary -- and historically, that's been the case. Here's a little lesson featuring some NYC industry veterans, including Ms. Fern Mallis, who founded the event as we know it.

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