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Inclement weather and designers who had the nerve to show in Brooklyn made getting around during New York Fashion Week a bit of a challenge. The Times reports that Uber saved the day on more than one occasion; Vogue fashion news editor Emily Holt told the paper:
[Uber] drove us to Wang, sat and waited for us because we were concerned that if we let it go and tried to Uber another car, we wouldn't know where to find it. None of us were capable of walking to the subway since we were in our heels.
The cost of the two-and-a-half hour roundtrip with Uber's surge pricing was $372. Luckily, Alexander Wang's show invitation came with an Uber discount, so that knocked it down to $272. (The Times notes that most of the trip was spent in "excruciating traffic caused by other cars trying to get to and from Mr. Wang's show.") Luckily, they were all given branded flasks for the ride home.
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