How to Be the Perfect Runway Model in 8 Steps
If we could invent a new fashion-ism, it might just be this: "Behind every great model is a great backstage pep-talk board." The reason? Many designers provide their models with photo inspiration, notes of gratitude, and motivational runway directives on giant poster boards (you know, those ones we all used for school projects) for what can only be summed up as preshow, pep-talk fodder. From the highly contextual (we never knew you were such a storyteller, Michael Kors!) to the aspirational (Delpozo, we dare you to make us swoon a little more) to the purely visual, we've rounded up our favourite Spring 2015 backstage messages we've spotted thus far. And hopefully this will enlighten those "what are they thinking?" curiosities as we head to Paris Fashion Week. Keep scrolling.