Reporting from the front lines of Fashion Week isn’t always pretty

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NEW YORK – Those high-heel-wearing, gazelle-like women darting about Manhattan during New York Fashion Week certainly look like they’re an important editor or buyer. The fabulous photos are endless. With shoes so funky and trousers so shiny, how could they not be a style czar of some sort? Well, some of them are. But quite a few are not.

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