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I'm Caitlin Israel, a twenty-something midwesterner with a penchant for neutrals, donuts, and makeup.
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Meet Alex from Delayed Missives (and Sneak a Peek at NYFW)

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I’m Alex from Delayed Missives! Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week: New York is a mad, mad whirlwind. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. Between the shows, celebrities, editors, designers and events, it’s incredible that anyone even has time to breathe. 

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It’s a lot of fun and a thrill every time you see models walk down the runway, but it’s also an incredible amount of work, planning and careful timing.

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Running around Milk, Lincoln Center and Chelsea Piers is difficult and exhausting unless you have a car service.

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But it’s all worth it, especially for those magical moments — a collective gasp at the first sight of a look, sitting front row at a show you’ve only dreamed of waiting for standing at, discovering an amazing new designer or a flash of eye contact with Grace Coddington.

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It may be exhausting, expensive, inconvenient and ridiculous, but come September and February I couldn’t imagine being anywhere else except flying around Manhattan for shows.

imageBe sure to visit Alex’s blog, Delayed Missives

Living the apartment life

Meet Christen (my co-worker)