As New York Fashion Week steadfastly approaches, designers are finalizing all the last minute preparations for their presentations and shows. Model castings, fittings, and finishing touches are being worked out to ensure everything is perfect when its their turn in the spotlight. Most designers keep everything a big secret, but not Michael Bastian. Bastian has launched a blog -- SunshineDays -- to give fans a behind-the-scenes look at all the madness that takes place in the days leading up to the big reveal as he works to complete his collection for Gant. From his inspirations (The Brady Bunch, anyone?) to candid snaps (like the one above) will help die hard fans feel part of the action.