Tomorrow Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week kicks off in New York. Will the mood reflect the dismal economic crisis? I'm not sure designers have really wrapped their minds around the new economic reality: that no one is buying much of anything. How out of touch are some designers? In a WWD.com article about how to stretch your wardrobe budget, one designer suggested wearing shocking pink next to your face. So....if I'm broke, unemployed and facing financial ruin, all I need is a little pink to make it through. Good to know.