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Fashion Week, Recession-Style: Forget Balthazar, We've Got Pizza on Paper Plates

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New Yorkers can keep their fancy McDonalds espresso drinks. For us Angelenos, the official food of Fashion Week has turned out to be a greasy $2 slice from Kiss Pizza, just next door to the Los Angeles Theatre. OK, so this probably has more to do with convenience than economics, but still, nothing says 'hard times' like an impeccably-clad fashionista crouching in a corner to devour something from a styrofoam container. Perhaps unsurprisingly, none of said fashionistas would agree to be photographed stuffing their faces for this story, but we think this exterior shot perfectly sums up the situation.
· LA Fashion Week AW09 [Racked Archives]