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Erin Fetherston doesn't have any trouble navigating the tides of Fashion Week now, but back when she was an 18-year-old intern, things were naturally a little tougher. She recently told Fashionologie that while interning at a "major" fashion mag, she successfully snuck into a Calvin Klein show with a little help from Photoshop.
A couple people from the magazine were invited to the Calvin Klein show at Milk Studios. The art department got a copy of someone else's invitation and they basically made a bootleg copy for me—but totally using their amazing art production equipment! I was so nervous. I was completely sneaking in, and I feel like that didn't happen that much back then. Before the digital era and before Fashion GPS I feel like it was harder, because you really needed to have that physical invite.
Since she's familiar with that "will I or won't I?" feeling, today she takes it easy on student crashers who try to wiggle their way into her shows at Milk. "I always let them come in because I was totally the same." Hear that, you guys? You can finally take a break from impersonating Japanese girl groups and just ask nicely for this one.
· Erin Fetherston on Sneaking Into Her First Fashion Show [Fashionologie]
· The Five Most Shameless Show Crashers of Fashion Weeks Past [Racked NY]