Day 8: NY Fashion Week
Day 8: NY Fashion Week
Eva Mendes and Kerry Washington
"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
Thandie Newton, Francisco Costa, Kerry Washington and Rose Byrne
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.
Naomi Watts and Tommy Hilfiger
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.
Janet Jackson and Dylan Lauren
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.
Emily Blunt and Rosario Dawson
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."
Penn Badgley and Taylor Swift
'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.
Kelly Rutherford and Vanessa Williams
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."
Christine Beauchamp, Katharine McPhee and Joy Bryant
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.