NYFW Spring 2016: Model Diary Sherica Maynard

APM model Sherica Myers kept a special backstage diary for ESSENCE.com for New York Fashion Week, chronicling her behind-the-scenes adventures at shows, casting calls and fancy fetes. Here are highlights from Myers' ultra-glamorous week. Follow her on instagram @@shericamaynard.

Sherica Maynard Sep, 04, 2014

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Day 1

Still running around meeting clients.

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It's only day 1 of fashion week and the castings have not ended.

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A model's gotta eat!

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Doing a few fittings!

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Day 2

Taxi, it's the only way to make it to everything today: 4fittings, 1show, 2castings.

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Day 2

Starting day 2 with a breakfast of champions -- bagels!

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Day 2

Supima Show Prep

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Day 2

Getting jazzy nails just for the runway.

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Day 2

Had to snap a pic of the makeup table.

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Day 2

A behind-the-scenes looks at the show prep.

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Day 2

A quick walk thru rehearsal before guests come.

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Day 2

Lining up the girls, one by one.

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Day 2

It's almost showtime

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Day 2

It's showtime!

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Day 2

Just finished fitting at Carmen Marc Valvo, this is going to be an amazing show! Venue and clothing are beautiful!

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Day 2

From this morning

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Day 2

Early Morning, calling it a night! xo

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Day 3

Good Morning!

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Day 3

Hair time for Project Runway.

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Day 3

Backstage sneaking photos

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Day 3

Off to show #2 of the day.

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Day 3

Gotta have my extra legroom 

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Day 3

Second show prep time

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Day 3

2 more fittings to go, and one of them sure know how to transport their models in style! Off to secret fitting location.

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Day 3

Sometimes life can be alittle blurry when life is moving fast.

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Day 3

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Day 3

Backseat selfie

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Day 3

My city is so pretty. Goodnight New York City!

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Day 3

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Day 4

Back at it again!

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Day 4

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Day 4

Behind-the-scenes for Mara Hoffman.

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Day 4

On the go pedi

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Day 4

This is all me

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Behind the scenes at the Mara Hoffman show.

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Done with Day 4! What a beautiful show.

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Day 5

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Day 5

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Day 5