Last Night: Ocean Drive Fall Fashion Week Fashion Is Rock at Ocean Drive Photo Studios
Ocean Drive unveiled its new Midtown photo studios Tuesday night during its Fall Fashion Week. Click here to view the full slideshow.
We aren't exactly ones partake in fashion events, but Riptide is anywhere free drinks are being served. So when Ocean Drive held its Tuesday night Fall Fashion Week event at its new Midtown photo studios, we were relieved when we were immediately greeted by cocktails of Orzel vodka and Vitamin Water. But we had to act like we were here for the fashion -- er, we mean we were here for the fashion.
The runway took up an awkward section of the back portion of the studio, in which the crowd, standing-room only, was on one side and the band and DJ Mark Leventhal were on the other. It made for some uncomfortable viewing since really only for first three rows of people could really see what was happening. But since this was a ready-to-wear fashion show with items already found in stores, those in the back weren't missing anything earth shattering.
In fact, Riptide was a little bored that we took to commenting about the models. Vinci, of 8th & Ocean and ¡Viva Hollywood!, strutted across the catwalk and all we could think isn't this guy's 15 minutes up already. When another model came out looking apathetic and like she didn't want to be there, we blurted out "God, why doesn't she kill herself already?" much to amusement of others who were standing nearby who laughed at our comment. So much for being discreet.
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