Fashion Week has inundated New York City. Everywhere you turn there are models, champagne-flowing after-parties, and musicians enjoying it all.
This year, rock'n'roll is playing a larger role than ever. The Strokes, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Crystal Castles, Sleigh Bells, Hole, and others have all performed for the brand-name-wearing elite. And SPIN has been there, shooting their gigs.
Here, browse our pics from the first half of Fashion Week, including the above shot of the Strokes rocking Tommy Hilfiger's 25th Anniversary Party, Sunday, September 12.
Artists dependent on tradition as muse and subject gamble on fate. Eventually the marketplace will deal — so they think. Well, Dwight Yoakam has won twice. After a hell of an '80s run, he spent the '90s in Hollywood and released distracted albums before 2003’s superb Population Me marked his return. The revelation was 2012’… More »