NY Fashion Week: Day 5

Diane Von Furstenberg, Ellen Barkin, Fashion Week Day Five
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NY Fashion Week: Day 5

01 of 08

Michael Kors and Jessica Simpson

Michael Kors, Jessica Simpson, Fashion Week Day Five
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"Every single piece made me smile, especially the bright colors," said Jessica Simpson, backstage after the Michael Kors Spring 2008 show. While Jessica caused a frenzy among waiting photographers, Bette Midler, enjoyed a little chill time in the W hotel lounge. Midler will wear Kors designs when she takes over for Celine Dion at the Colosseum in Las Vegas.

-Bronwyn Barnes, with reporting by Polly Blitzer

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02 of 08

Nicky Hilton

Nicky Hilton, Fashion Week Day Five
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While her sister hit the red carpet at the MTV VMA Awards in Las Vegas, Nicky Hilton, was busy making last minute adjustments before the beginning of her Nicholai by Nicky Hilton show. Bijou Phillips, Jenna Jameson and Nicky's parents Kathy and Rick Hilton were on hand to see the debutante's new designs.

03 of 08

Becki Newton

Becki Newton
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"Those last four looks, I was like, 'I'll take that one and that one and that one and that one!'" said Ugly Betty's Becki Newton, who shared the front row at the Reem Acra show with fellow small screen stars Carla Gugino and Lisa Edelstein. Marly Shelton and Alicia Witt also sat at attention to watch the parade of bold colors, peek-a-boo tops and subtle gowns on display.

04 of 08

Diane Kruger

Diane Kruger, Fashion Week Day Five
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Diane Kruger

didn't have to step foot in the tents to get her fashion fix at Sunday's 3.1 Phillip Lim show. Kruger watched intently as Lim sent his models-dressed in his classic simply chic designs-walking underneath the saucer dome of the Celeste Bartos forum at the historic New York City Public Library.

05 of 08

Narciso Rodriguez and Rachel Weisz

Narciso Rodriguez, Rachel Weisz, Fashion Week Day Five
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After taking notes on the spring designs from celebrity favorite Narciso Rodriguez in New York's Chelsea neighborhood, Rachel Weisz headed east to the designer's after-party, held the Gramercy Park Hotel. Ivanka Trump and Julianna Margulies also watched the parade of divine designs, which included short frocks in gunmetal, lavender and nude hues.

06 of 08

Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova, Fashion Week Day Five
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She didn't take the women's singles title at the US Open, but tennis player Maria Sharapova did score big points-in a simple black frock accessorized with a python clutch-backstage at Michael Kors.

07 of 08

Milla Jovovich

Milla Jovovich, Fashion Week Day Five
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Working mom-to-be Milla Jovovich showed off her burgeoning belly as she posed for a photo during the Jovovich-Hawk Spring 2008 presentation. Jovovich and her design partner, Carmen Hawk, showed off their latest creations inside the legendary Hotel Chelsea.

08 of 08

Diane von Furstenberg and Ellen Barkin

Diane Von Furstenberg, Ellen Barkin, Fashion Week Day Five
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Diane von Furstenberg

showed off bold patterns and bright colors at her runway show, attended by Ellen Barkin, Becki Newton and celebrity stylist Robert Verdi. After the finale, Barkin helped von Furstenberg celebrate her spring line at a private dinner party at the designer's studio.

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