Fashion Week FAQ Part 2

More of your nagging questions answered.

In our first fashion week FAQ, Josh Patner—fashion journalist, former assistant designer for Donna Karan, and co-founder of the popular label Tuleh—explained for the Slate staff the meaning of fashion week. In this installment, Patner answers more of our burning questions: Do the models diet or do they just have “fast metabolisms”? Can you boo at a fashion show? Are refreshments served? And how do you apply to get a show of your own?