Day 8: NY Fashion Week

Christine Beauchamp - Katharine McPhee - Joy Bryant - Ann Taylor - New York Fashion Week
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Day 8: NY Fashion Week

01 of 08

Eva Mendes and Kerry Washington

Eva Mendes - Kerry Washington - Calvin Klein - New York Fashion Week
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"I think Francisco is a genius," said Kerry Washington of Calvin Klein creative director Francisco Costa at his Spring 2010 runway show. "The way he combines geometric strength with soft femininity is amazing." The actress came straight from the Toronto Film Festival, joining Eva Mendes (both wearing dresses by the designer) in the front row.

-with reporting by Joyann King and Nakisha Williams

02 of 08

Thandie Newton, Francisco Costa, Kerry Washington and Rose Byrne

Thandie Newton - Francisco Costa - Kerry Washington - Rose Byrne - Calvin Klein - Fashion Week
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After attending the fashion show earlier in the day, Calvin Klein fans Thandie Newton, Kerry Washington and Rose Byrne headed to The Garden at The Standard Hotel to fete designer Francisco Costa and his latest collection. Newton's favorites from the catwalk: "I loved the babydoll shapes-the fabrics and the colors were completely sublime," she said.

03 of 08

Naomi Watts and Tommy Hilfiger

Naomi Watts - Tommy Hilfiger- New York Fashion Week
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After supporting her latest film, Mother and Child, at the Toronto Film Festival, Naomi Watts returned to the states for the Tommy Hilfiger fashion show. "I'm wearing Tommy indeed, and its a bit risque for me!" Watts said of her sexy, open-back dress.

04 of 08

Janet Jackson and Dylan Lauren

Janet Jackson - Dylan Lauren - Ralph Lauren
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Janet Jackson

made her second New York Fashion Week appearance at the Ralph Lauren Spring 2010 runway show. The studious-looking singer took a front-row seat next to Ralph's daughter Dylan at Skylight Studios.

05 of 08

Emily Blunt and Rosario Dawson

Emily Blunt - Rosario Dawson - Tommy Hilfiger - New York Fashion Week
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Tommy Hilfiger hosted a packed house at the opening of his Fifth Avenue Global Flagship store before his Spring 2010 runway show. Although it was the last day of Fashion Week, it was the first event for Emily Blunt, here with Rosario Dawson. "I love the buzz and that everyone makes an effort to get glammed up," she said. "I'm certainly in need of being taken away from my pajamas every once in awhile."

06 of 08

Penn Badgley and Taylor Swift

Penn Badgley - Taylor Swift - Tommy Hilfiger - New York Fashion Week Spring 2010
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Gossip Girl

's Penn Badgley and MTV VMA winner Taylor Swift saw what they may be wearing this spring at Tommy Hilfiger's show, which featured both his men's and women's collections, at Bryant Park.

07 of 08

Kelly Rutherford and Vanessa Williams

Kelly Rutherford - Vanessa Williams - Ann Taylor - New York Fashion Week
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Small screen stars Kelly Rutherford and Vanessa Williams were front and center to take in the Ann Taylor "See Now, Wear Now" runway show, held at the New York Public Library. "I was curious to see the new line and where it was going," Williams told Women's Wear Daily. "When I saw the actual pieces they sent over, this dress fit. No alterations. And I saw the price tag. It's affordable."

08 of 08

Christine Beauchamp, Katharine McPhee and Joy Bryant

Christine Beauchamp - Katharine McPhee - Joy Bryant - Ann Taylor - New York Fashion Week
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Katharine McPhee

and Joy Bryant joined Ann Taylor president Christine Beauchamp to view the label's current collection-which, unlike most of the fashion seen on the runway this week, is already in stores.

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