In the middle of a scorching heat wave, more than 3,000 New Yorkers came together in Central Park to break a world record.
Billed as the city’s largest LGBTQ+ Fashion Week bash, Dreamland broke the Guinness World Record for fashion show attendees on Saturday at the ticketed extravaganza at the park’s SummerStage.
Dreamland’s attendance broke the previous record – set in 2018 by COFFEECELL with 1,012 people in attendance — by more than double.
The record-breaking event featured a catwalk from Marco Morante, the brains behind his namesake label Marco Marco, marking his first runway presentation in five years.
“The queer people are breaking the record,” attendee Petals Sancastle, the CEO and founder of non-profit organization Express Your Yes, told The Post as the bass boomed during Blond:ish’s set.
“How f—king neat,” they added while flaunting a sheer, sequined frock.
Inclusivity was the theme of the evening, and amid the exclusive of Fashion Week, New Yorkers were able to witness at least one runway this year, despite the high temperatures and muggy humidity in Central Park.
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Attendees were decked out in their New York best, some in attire fir for Coachella and others in chic streetwear, to watch performances from DJs LB Giobbi, Blond:ish and Diplo.
Electronic music and fashion lovers alike fanned out across the SummerStage lawn as the sets played against the backdrop of the setting sun.
While LB Giobbi — who came from an ill-fated stint at Burning Man where she was forced to hike through calf-deep mud to leave the campsite — played to a half-empty crowd as rain drizzled, Blond:ish entertained a looser crowd who danced to the beat while holding boozy canned concoctions.
Before Diplo took the stage and the Marco Marco catwalk began, there appeared to be well over 1,000 attendees — record broken.
Just before 8 p.m., Diplo emerged behind the booth to a jam-packed sea of fans who jumped to the beat of his tracks as they awaited the Marco Marco presentation.
Jake Resnicow, Dreamland’s big shot producer and prominent LBGTQ+ community member, previously told The Post that his mission was to make Fashion Week accessible to all with his ticketed event, which Sandcastle called “God’s work.”
“It’s funny, because fashion has always been very queer,” Lance Bass told The Post backstage on Saturday.
“This is now more important than ever to do things like this, to really show the world that no, we’re here and we’re going nowhere.”