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Behind the Scenes at the Fall 2011 Shows

Things may seem cool, calm, and composed as the models walk out on the runway, but behind the scenes there’s often chaos as last minute hem adjustments, makeup snafus, tardy models and other headache-inducing problems crop up to threaten a punctual beginning and smooth run of show. Here’s a peak at some of the Fall 2011 behind-the-scenes action…

Lots of hands are required for Alexander Wang's hair look.

Giving Betsey Johnson's looks a run for their money was this MAC makeup artist.

Funky shoes at Jeremy Scott.

Lush fur at J. Mendel; a playful rose pose at Marc Jacobs.

All smiles at Proenza Schouler.

Burberry handbags! Bell bottoms! Pumps!

Last minute touches at House of Holland; a fierce pose at Emilio Pucci (right).

Fur, fur, fur! Karl Lagerdeld and Fendi models; Gucci (right).

Tron-inspired hair look in the making at Alexander McQueen.

Makeup in progress at Balmain.

Accessories at Jean-Charles de Castelbajac; a model at Victor & Rolf not looking too excited about the show's makeup look (right).

Wigs at Jean Paul Gaultier.

A look on the racks at Stella McCartney; Naomi at Louis Vuitton (right).

Mixing and matching hues at Sonia Rykiel.

Photos: Vincenzo Grillo, IMAXtree.