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How Much Would You Pay to Attend NYFW?

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By Kaitlynn Smith New York Fashion Week is the ultimate place to see and be seen, and it appears some desperate fashion fans would do anything - and pay any amount to attend. The majority of fashion show invitees are celebrities, journalists, photographers, bloggers or in PR and get an invite for free.  A new black-market for fashion week tickets have seen ads on Craigslist for a jaw-dropping $1,600. One particular posts by an ‘industry’ professional advertised two tickets to the Vera Wang show for $1,600 per ticket, hoping to sell the pair together for a whopping $3,200 total. article-2416793-1BBCC22F000005DC-770_634x191 However, the ad fails to mention where the seats are located, which would be a prime indicator of their value or worth. The high price is unusual when seats in the American Express Skybox at Lincoln Center (fashion week headquarters) cost $150-$200 with a gold card. The Vera Wang tickets are the priciest to go on sale, as tickets to Carolina Herrera were listed at $500 each.enhanced-buzz-18965-1378761917-0 One Craigslist ad is even selling tickets to lesser-known designer shows for $500 each.article-2416793-1BBCC237000005DC-144_634x513 It seems that ticket brokers have finally reached the fashion world. Would you be willing to pay top dollar for a chance to see your favourite designs walk the runway?

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