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Marcus Wainwright and David Neville, the pretty boys behind pretty-tough label Rag & Bone always draw a good crowd. The front row last night at their fall ’09 show was no exception. Spotted among the crush of fans jostling to get into Cedar Lake was Jimmy Fallon (at what would be, he told us, his "only show of the season"), Julia Restoin-Roitfeld, Becki Newton, Rose Byrne, and Rachel Zoe, to name just a few. The collection of chain-mail slips and tuxedo dresses for women and "ninja pants" for men were both quirky-cool and utterly recession-proof, to boot.


Afterwards, amid all the madness, Ms. Zoe found some time to dole out sage style and diet advice for us, like dressing in layers and getting through Fashion Week on water and tea. And because we don’t think that’s a diet we’ll be following any time soon, we also asked Vogue‘s Hamish Bowles for his advice on how to navigate the hectic Fashion Week schedule. "I have none!" said the always composed editor. "But if anyone has any tips, please pass them my way." You heard him, folks.