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I Went To Fashion Week Dressed As Waldo And A Bunch Of People Found Me

It's an iconic look.

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On Tuesday I went to Lincoln Center to check out the scene outside New York Fashion Week. I wanted to be inconspicuous and just observe, so I dressed up as Waldo, a character known for his hiding ability.

Some people spied me from far away.

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Others got up close and personal.

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My outfit cost about $30 bucks from an online Halloween costume store. I was surrounded by people wearing clothes that cost hundreds and hundreds of dollars.

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I was interviewed a couple times.

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"What are your fashion inspirations?"

"Uh, candy canes and barbershop poles, mostly."

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But mostly I just walked around.

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Looking for my buddy The Wizard Whitebeard.

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And trying to avoid that dickwad Odlaw.

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I opened up Google Maps to try to figure out where I was.

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I heard "I found you!" a lot.

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I guess Waldo was getting rusty.

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But other times I accidentally contributed to some pretty artsy photos.

Later, I found out that my horizontal stripes were apparently a big hit on the runway, too.

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And round glasses will be the new hipster glasses. I'M CALLING IT YOU HEARD IT HERE FIRST!

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After a couple hours it was time to leave.

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Eagle-eyed New Yorkers even spotted me on my way back to the BuzzFeed office.

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People may have found me, but in the end, I like to think I found... myself.

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