Is it easier for a guy or girl to crash Fashion Week? We found out!

10:55 AM, Monday, Feb. 14, 2011. Lincoln Center, NYC-
Dan and I decided to try to sneak into to the 11 AM Carlos Miele show because it was not the 9 AM show. We had no idea what to expect, so we relied... more 
10:55 AM, Monday, Feb. 14, 2011. Lincoln Center, NYC-
Dan and I decided to try to sneak into to the 11 AM Carlos Miele show because it was not the 9 AM show. We had no idea what to expect, so we relied on the advice of one top-secret fashion week veteran: "Dress like a maniac," she had said. "I mean literally, dress like you're losing your mind." less 
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Tue, Nov 8, 2011 6:21 PM EST
(Photo by Getty Images)(Photo by Getty Images)New York Fashion Week has its share of crashers. Sneaking into invitation-only runway shows is such a phenomenon that The Wall Street Journal even offered advice on breaching security last year. "Crash with purpose. Walk with purpose. Above all, dress with purpose," are the words of wisdom. If 'purpose' is the key to crashing the shows, who's got more of it: men or women? I had a hunch guys would have more luck than women. If fashion is all about standing out, it's logical a man would be more coveted as a guest (invite or no) in a world where their sex is an endangered species. To put my hypothesis to the test, I challenged Best Week Ever's Dan Hopper to a battle of the sexes, Fashion Week style. Who was more likely to pass security and even gain access to a show? Check out the play-by-play slideshow to find out.