The "Pepto pink" lip at Prabal was one of three vivid shades seen at the show. Photo by Imaxtree.

The mood backstage at Prabal Gurung’s Spring/Summer 2014 was warm (read: filled with pit stains) and energized (translation: more eye rolls than the first half of
Mean Girls). Through an open portion of the tent, you could spy the frosty gleam of the gowns and pops of pastels. Fan favourite model Karlie Kloss commanded a cartel of photographers playing hopscotch to catch of shot of her as she went from makeup to a lengthy rehearsal where the overheards ranged from a stressy "Where are the girls?" to "This is the longest rehearsal in the history of rehearsals" to "We still have 50 girls to do and the show starts in 20 minutes." Dramatic much, NYC? Also on the drama front, there was Gurung’s directive for the show: the notion of the hyper-perfect woman (muse alert! Should I be flattered?)
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