Though this mess looks like the usual queue-up for the semi-annual Barney's New York sample sale, it's actually the line to view Catherine Holstein's Fall 2009 line! The designer had better thank her fashion fairy godmother that the expected rain never fell. Editors, stylists, and buyers bundled up tight during the wait for the elevator--with no VIP cutting allowed. Plenty of people broke rank (myself included) and busted a move up the stairs to see the third-floor presentation. Just imagine getting on a stair climber in four-inch heels.
Does that mean I don't have to go to the gym this week?