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Video: Semi Precious Weapons' Justin Tranter Rocks Fashion Week

September 18, 2009 5:56 PM ET

Semi Precious Weapons' outrageous frontman Justin Tranter served as Rolling Stone's correspondent during Fashion Week in New York City, and our cameras followed Tranter as he navigated from the biggest runway shows like Betsey Johnson to the after-hour party hangouts with Perez Hilton and Lady Gaga. The whole week culminates with the Semi Precious Weapons serving up their neo-glam rock with a performance at New York's Irving Plaza. To experience all of Tranter's adventures and misadventures during Fashion Week, check out our exclusive video above.

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