Last Season: Stars at Fall 2009 Fashion Week
Last Season: Stars at Fall 2009 Fashion Week
Eva Mendes and Kate Beckinsale
Hollywood beauties Eva Mendes and Kate Beckinsale made their Fashion Week debut at the Calvin Klein show inside the Fashion District showroom. Thirty-five models walked the windy runway showing off designer Francisco Costa's latest collection which included pops of silver and gold in a sea of black ensembles.
-With reporting by Bronwyn Barnes, Liz Carmona and Grace Lee
Michael Kors and Heidi Klum
"I plan on placing a lot of orders," said Heidi Klum even before the catwalking got underway at her Project Runway co-host Michael Kors's show. "I saw the collection and it's beautiful."
NY FASHION WEEK VIDEO: Michael Kors
Mary-Kate Olsen and Nicole Richie
Elizabeth and James designer Mary-Kate Olsen and pal Nicole Richie graciously posed for the cameras at the Proenza Schouler Fall 2009 runway show.
Sarah Jessica Parker and Alexander Wang
Sarah Jessica Parker
hit the Roseland Ballroom to take in Alexander Wang's latest rocker chick designs. Spotlights roamed the music venue as the opening riffs of "Welcome to the Jungle" kicked off a collection that included Axl Rose-inspired biker shorts and fur-fringed leather jackets.
January Jones and Jessica Stroup
"This is my first show of my first New York Fashion Week!" said an excited Jessica Stroup, who showed off her flawless figure in a boldly hued Herve Leger by Max Azria bandage dress at the Fall 2009 runway show. "If you'd told me a year ago that I'd be here, I would have called you crazy." After greeting Azria backstage, the 90210 star joined Mad Men's January Jones in the front row.
Rachel Zoe and Marc Jacobs
Star stylist Rachel Zoe put the squeeze on designer Marc Jacobs after his fashion show at the NY Armory. Jacobs showed an outrageous, Crayola-hued fall 2009 collection inspired by New York's East Village in the eighties.
NY FASHION WEEK VIDEO: Marc Jacobs
"Brian is a good friend, so I'm happy I could come to support him," said Rachel Bilson, who gave a standing ovation after admiring the subtle black-and-white graphic-print dresses at Brian Reyes. Bilson also pointed out a pair of trousers and a metallic green dress to her stylist, Nicole Chavez, during the show.
Bar Refaeli and Justin Timberlake
Israeli supermodel-and Sports Illustrated's 2009 Swimsuit issue cover-girl-Bar Refaeli left the catwalking to the other models and joined Justin Timberlake backstage at his fall 2009 William Rast fashion show.
Joshua Jackson and Diane Kruger
Recent New York transplants Diane Kruger and Joshua Jackson were a well matched pair at Tommy Hilfiger, sporting similar scarves, dark jackets and shades. The duo kissed as they waited for the catwalking to begin and exchanged thoughts about the classic American styles throughout the show. "I liked that [the clothes were] very simple, very real, but with a bit of a twist," said Kruger. "There was a gold lame cocktail dress that was classic in terms of style, but the lame really made it stand out."
Molly Sims and Milla Jovovich
and Milla Jovovich (both in Donna Karan) were front and center when Donna Karan went back to basics for her Fall 2009 show, held south of Bryant Park at the Stephen Weiss studio. Karan's latest collection showed off her legendary talent for feminine draping and her love of soft jersey fabric and bodysuits.
NY FASHION WEEK VIDEO: Donna Karan
Kanye West, Jared Leto, Chace Crawford and Patrick Wilson
Don't count the men out when it comes to Fashion Week- Kanye West, Jared Leto,Chace Crawford and Patrick Wilson made for one handsome front row at the Calvin Klein Collection Fall 2009 menswear show. This was a momentous occasion for the brand, designed by Italo Zucchelli, as it hit the runway for the first time in ten years.
spent her Valentine's Day professing her love for Barbie at a fashion show held in honor of iconic doll's the 50th anniversary. Fifty designers contributed signature ensembles for the special occasion. While many of the Barbie models-most sporting the classic super-long blond ponytail-wore more traditional attire from the collections of Diane von Furstenberg, Monique Lhuillier and Tuleh, designers like Alexander Wang and ThreeAsFour sent out edgier looks-all set to a soundtrack that included Hole's "Doll Parts" and, of course, "I'm a Barbie Girl."
See the looks from the Barbie Fashion Show
Joy Bryant and Claire Danes
"He's always been a talented designer, but he's just getting better and better," said Joy Bryant of longtime friend Zac Posen at his Fall 2009 runway show. Bryant shared the front row with fellow Posen loyalist Claire Danes-both looking polished in his designs. What does Danes admire most about the designer? "His imagination, his daring and constant relentless desire to push himself throughout."
Hilary Duff and Donna Karan
"I'm such a huge fan," declared Hilary Duff of Donna Karan at the designer's DKNY show, held downtown at the Stephen Weiss Studio. Duff, who designed a line for the brand called Femme for DKNY, wore her second red dress of the week to check out the ladylike coats, pencil skirts and draped jersey dresses from Karan's collection.
Scarlett Johansson and Freida Pinto
and Freida Pinto paid a visit to the VIP room following the Dolce & Gabbana Fall 2009 runway show.
Decked out in a Dolce & Gabbana tuxedo, Kate Hudson toasted the Milan designers at their after-party.
Eva Mendes, Milla Jovovich and Jessica Alba
Hollywood beauties Eva Mendes, Milla Jovovich and Jessica Alba attended the final show of Paris Fashion Week: Miuccia Prada's Miu Miu. Mendes wore a velvet-topped ensemble from Prada, while both Jovovich and Alba modeled Miu Miu outfits.
Karl Lagerfeld, Kate Moss and Lily Allen
After presenting a triumphant fall 2009 collection, Karl Lagerfeld opened up Coco Chanel's original studio to fete the release of Another Fashion Book, a compilation of images from Another magazine. Kate Moss and Lily Allen were at the designer's side, Moss in a straight-from-the runway creation she scored backstage at the show. "I've always loved what Karl does," she said.
Charlize Theron and John Galliano
The stars were out at the Espace Ephemere Tuileries when Christian Dior designer John Galliano unveiled his Autumn/Winter 2009 collection. Charlize Theron (in Dior) shared the front row with fellow Dior muse Eva Green and Milla Jovovich.
Savannah and Sienna Miller
joined her sister (and fellow Twenty8Twelve by s. miller designer) Savannah on the catwalk after the debut of their Autumn/Winter 2009 collection at London Fashion Week. The show included a range of denim, knitwear, dresses and casual basics, all with an eclectic vintage vibe-like the actress often wears herself.