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New York Fashion Week: A first-timer gives his take from backstage to runway

A New York Fashion Week first-timer gives his

A New York Fashion Week first-timer gives his take on experiencing the hustle of the backstage rooms and the vibrancy of the runway at the Marcel Ostertag show on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Thos Robinson

I don't know much about fashion.

I'm a news journalist who primarily covers politics -- and a dad whose 6-month-old baby dresses more fashionably.

So, sending me to a New York Fashion Week show was appealing, in a cast-against-type sort of way.

Here are the highlights from my trip to German designer Marcel Ostertag's runway show on Wednesday, held at Skylight Clarkson Square in West SoHo.

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