Over the weekend we learned that authorities believe recently arrested terror suspect Najibullah Zazi planned to attack various fashion week events. Surely, this left many non-New Yorkers wondering, “Why would those meanie terrorists want to blow up the nice, fancy fashion people?” Well here’s a video that pretty much captures exactly why!

Here’s Guest of a Guest’s Rachelle Hruska, working on behalf of Cosmo, asking a motley crew of celebs and fashionistas for their opinions on why fashion week is important to all humankind. My personal favorite: “superficiality is vital to the human spirit.”