Take a peek backstage at NYFW

A model strikes a pre-show pose before a show at New York Fashion Week.</p>

A model strikes a pre-show pose before a show at New York Fashion Week.

Backstage at a New York Fashion Week show consists of flying extensions, glittery garments strewn about, stylists tripping over shoes, and other elements that create a truly chaotic scene. Models are pieced together to perfection with fashion tape and body glue before being released on the runway and shown to an unsuspecting audience.

Here are a few of our favorite behind-the-scenes shots at NYFW, showcasing what really goes on behind the curtain.