Ready, Set, Flash: Great Scenes From Fashion Week

Designers, models, editors, retailers and stylists have descended on Lincoln Center and MILK Studios for New York Fashion Week, which runs Sept. 6-13. Here are some great photos from the scene.

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The Thom Browne Spring 2013 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Monday, Sept. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
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Jeanne Yang and Katie Holmes backstage before their Holmes & Yang Spring 2013 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at The Box at Lincoln Center.
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It's Fashion Week in New York, and what's not to love? Beautiful clothes, lovely models, drama and celebrities. Here, a model presents new fashion designs at the Veda spring 2013 presentation.
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The Thom Browne Spring 2013 collection brings color and drama with this plaid look.
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Google co-founder Sergey Brin, left, helps to prepare the runway while Diane Von Furstenberg watches before her Spring 2013 show. Click to see more fresh faces, looks and scenery from New York Fashion Week.
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The Angel Sanchez Spring 2013 collection is modeled.
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Women sit inside the Fashion Week tents at Lincoln Center in New York. Fashion insiders, ever ahead of their time, began looking to spring as they previewed the outfits that will land in stores and in magazines for the season at New York Fashion Week.
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The Chado Ralph Rucci displays a dramatic look for his Spring 2013 collection.
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Designer Derek Lam is seen backstage before the showing of his Spring 2013 collection during Fashion Week.
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And as her collection comes to a close, designer Victoria Beckham poses on the runway.
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Models pose backstage at the Olcay Gulsen Spring 2013 fashion show at Academy Mansion.
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Designer Prabal Gurung is interviewed backstage prior to his Spring 2013 collection being modeled.
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Models line up backstage at the alice + olivia by Stacey Bendet Spring 2013 show.
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The Zac Posen Spring 2013 collection is modeled during Fashion Week.
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Models pose at the Erin by Erin Fetherston presentation during Spring 2013 Fashion Week.
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The Tommy Hilfiger Spring 2013 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York.
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So many colorful heels are seen at the Anna Francesca Spring 2013 show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
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Models showcase the latest Dennis Basso collection during his spring 2013 presentation.
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Models read a last piece of advice from Zang Toi before hitting the runway.
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The Jason Wu Spring 2013 collection is modeled during Fashion Week.
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She's still got it! Cyndi Lauper performs on the runway at the Betsey Johnson spring 2013 fashion show.
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A model is preped backstage before the showing of the Phillip Lim Spring, 2013 collection.
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A model walks the runway during the presentation of the Rodarte Spring 2013 collection.
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A model is readied backstage before the Reem Acra Spring 2013 collection is modeled.
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Paris Hilton and Adam Lambert pose for pictures following the The Blonds show.
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Models are seen backstage the Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti spring 2013 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at The Oak Room.
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The Diane Von Furstenberg Spring 2013 collection is readied backstage during Fashion Week.
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A model walks the runway during the presentation of the Rodarte Spring 2013 collection.
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Lauren Conrad attends Alice + Olivia By Stacey Bendet Spring 2013 Presentation.
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Designer Marc Jacobs and Ricky Martin speak backstage at the Marc Jacobs Spring 2013 fashion show.
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Models display the Angel Sanchez Spring 2013 collection.
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Actress Debra Messing attends the Jennifer Fisher Spring 2013 Presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at the Drive-In Studios.
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Avril Lavigne walks the runway during the Abbey Dawn By Avril Lavigne 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Show at Style 360 at Met Pavilion.
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The Zac Posen Spring 2013 collection is modeled during Fashion Week.
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Christian Siriano directs three of his models during the rehearsal for his Spring 2013 show during Fashion Week.
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The Zac Posen Spring 2013 collection is modeled during Fashion Week.
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Zac Posen clearly wins the award for most star power on the runway with supermodel Naomi Campbell opening the show.
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Gold medalist Hailee Steinfeld and Sanya Richards Ross are spotted backstage at the Tommy Hilfiger Women's Spring 2013 fashion show.
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Coco Rocha walks the runway in a mind-blowing classic satin gown at the Zac Posen Spring 2013 fashion show.
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Talk about a futuristic look. A model prepares backstage at the Marlon Gobel Spring 2013 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
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Miss Piggy is quite the fashionista. Along with TV personality Robbie Laughlin, Kermit's better half has been spotted at the Spring 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
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Fanny packs are making a comeback? A model displays this outfit from DKNY by designer Donna Karan during the Spring/Summer 2013 New York Fashion Week.
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Talk about receiving the model treatment. Backstage at the Band of Outsiders Spring 2013 fashion show for Butter London, this model receives a pedicure while having her makeup down.
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Models pose at the Imitation by Tara Subkoff Spring 2013 fashion show sponsored by Batiste dry shampoo.
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A model walks the runway at the Christian Siriano Spring 2013 fashion show for Payless ShoeSource at Eyebeam Gallery during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
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Our hats go off to the designer as models walk the runway at the Victoria Beckham Spring 2013 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
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A model walks the runway during the Christian Siriano at Eyebeam Atelier show during Spring 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
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A model at the Catherine Malandrino Black Label presentation shows off these spiky new pumps.
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It's an explosion of zany fabrics, as a model walks the runway at the Concept Korea Spring 2013 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
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The world's oldest working model, Carmen Dell'Orefice, and Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte posed for pics after attending the Evening Sherri Hill spring 2013 fashion show.
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A model poses backstage showcasing a design by Akira Backstage at the Fashion Palette Group show during Spring 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at the Canoe Studios in New York City.
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The youngest sisters from "Keeping Up With the Kardashians," Kendall and Kylie Jenner, work the runway at the Evening Sherri Hill spring 2013 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Trump Tower Grand Corridor.
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The crowds packed in to see the Charlotte Ronson show.
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Is this Tommy Hilfiger model walking the runway or heading off to prison? The designer's Spring 2013 collection debuted on September 7.
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For Spring '13, Douglas Hannant keeps it simple yet chic.
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Singer Jennifer Hudson and the usual "Project Runway" judges—Heidi Klum, Michael Kors and Nina Garcia—strike a pose at the spring 2013 fashion show.
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She's known for her splits, but it looks like Betsey Johnson goes for a cartwheel at her 70th birthday bash during Spring 2013 Fashion Week.
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Wondering what they're whispering about? Paris Hilton and Kimora Lee Simmons are seen at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.
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Forget the sky-high heels. This model walks the runway in flippers at the Betsey Johnson spring 2013 fashion show.
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Now that's a pop of color! Models pose at the Abigail Stewart spring 2013 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
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Kimora Lee Simmons, Kelly Osbourne, Jenny Packham, Joan Rivers, George Kotsiopoulos, and producer Melissa Rivers are seen on the set of Fashion Police at Spring 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
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A model walks the runway at the Elle Fashion | Next Spring 2013 fashion show.
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A model walks the runway at the Concept Korea Spring 2013 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
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Ice-T attends the fashion show for Licious Apparel by Coco during Spring 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at the XL Nightclub.
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A model walks the runway in this floaty, pastel number from Oscar de la Renta.
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Designer Coco takes a bow after Licious Apparel by Coco - Runway - Spring 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at XL Nightclub.
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A model poses for a photo at the Sheena Trivedi presentation during NY Fashion Week at the Glass Houses in New York City.
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A model presents new fashion designs at the Veda spring 2013 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at the Bowery Hotel.
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Rebecca Romijn blows a kiss during the Heart Truth Red Dress show during Fall 2012 Fashion Week in February.
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Easily one of the most exciting moments so far, Gisele Bundchen walks the runway in the Alexander Wang show. Not only is Wang one of the style world's reigning darlings, but Gisele almost never walks in New York shows these days.
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Here Gisele is getting her make-up done before the show -- beautiful even halfway ready.
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Of course, at fashion week the celebrities are more likely to be in the audience than on the runway. Here is actress Renée Zellweger in the front row at Carolina Herrera's Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week show.
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Supermodel Petra Nemcova has also earned a spot relaxing during the busy week; here she is at Zang Toi.
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Actress Taylor Schilling, Kaylee DeFer and Dita Von Teese attend the Jenny Packham Fall 2012 fashion show. It is very fashion week to wear your sunglasses inside.
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You know it's a big deal when royalty shows up: Actress Kyra Sedgwick sits next to German Princess Elisabeth von Thurn und Taxis at the Thakoon show.
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Model/trendsetter Alexa Chung went to the Honor show at Lincoln Center.
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Celebs Adriana Lima, Rose McGowan, Emmy Rossum and Ashley Greene watch from the front row at the Donna Karan show.
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Designer Donna Karan greets her fans at her show. The designer's walk at the end of a show is a tradition.
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Lots of worlds collide at fashion week. Here CNN star Anderson Cooper gets a hug from fashion stalwart Diane von Furstenberg at her show. Cooper's mom is 1970s designer Gloria Vanderbilt, a friend of DVF's, so we're guessing von Furstenberg has known him since he was this-high.
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Actress Kristen Chenoweth, right, shares an Ice Cream bar with co-star Jennifer Aspen at the Alice + Olivia by Stacey Bendet Fall 2012 Presentation.
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Tennis star Maria Sharapova arrives for the the showing of the Marc Jacobs Fall 2012 collection.
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Designer Betsey Johnson does a split on the runway after the presentation of The Betsey Johnson Fall 2012 collection.
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The Betsey Johnson Fall 2012 collection is modeled during Fashion Week.
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Hey, who is that handsome guy? Designer Tommy Hilfiger of course. He's come a long way since selling jeans he customized himself in Elmira, N.Y., in the 1970s.
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But remember, it's ostensibly all about the new collections. Here is a stunning gown coming down the runway at Zac Posen.
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The Marc Jacobs Fall 2012 collection is modeled during Fashion Week.
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More from Zac Posen Fall 2012.
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Besides the clothes, the overall looks matter. Stylized hair along a theme is a big part of every fashion week show, like this front-knot pouf at Jenny Packham.
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A requirement for all models is that they be able to walk in front of a huge audience in shoes that would scare the heck out of most of us. Check out these sexy 5-inch heels Jenny Packham.
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Spectators are expected to wear awesome shoes, too. Here are some folks at the Tommy Hilfiger show.
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Everyone wants to remember the moments: Cameras take in the show as the L.A.M.B. Fall 2012 collection.
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Designers often appreciate the models who make their clothes look so good. Designer Olivier Theyskens walks alongside one of his models to greet the audience after showing his Theory collection.
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More of that stylized hair: Frankenstein-chic models walk under flickering lights to ominous music at the Chadwick Bell show.
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A model has her make-up applied backstage before the Theyskens' Theory show. Red eyeshadow!
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More red eyeshadow and hair poufs at A Detacher.
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Dramatic brows at Zac Posen.
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Here's designer Geoffrey Mac wearing one of the winter's hot trends, colored denim.
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Red lips at Thakoon.
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A lot of fashion week's best action takes place outside Lincoln Center, where the stylish and the stylishly inspired hope one of the dozens of street style photographers gathered will take a few shots.
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A lot of labor goes into every look on the runway. Here, hair and makeup specialists prepare a model for Cynthia Rowley's show, a collection inspired by mechanics and cobblers.
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Kate Spade's cheery presentation was filled with bright colors, graphic black-and-white prints and polka dots of all sizes.
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Fashion consultant and style icon Patrick McDonald looked the dandy part at the Costello Tagliapietra show at Milk Studios.
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Models presented the Candela Fall 2012 collection, inspired by the California gold rush era and old photos of designer Gabriela Perezutti's family in Uruguay.
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A model prepares backstage at the Nicholas K Fall 2012 show, which featured gritty, urban goth 'n' grunge looks with a cowboy twist.
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"Zombie Boy" Rick Genest attracted some attention sitting in the front row of the Nicholas K show. You may remember him from Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" video.
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Peter Som's fall collection melds masculine and feminine, hard and soft, as well as textured and smooth.
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Libertine's fall collection features studs, oversized sequins and other embellishments. "It started as Haight Street hippie but it morphed into Eastern European gypsy," designer Johnson Hartig told the San Francisco Chronicle.
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Tiara-like updos perched atop the models' heads at Buenos Aires-based designer Victor de Souza's show at the Bowery Hotel Terrace.
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Designer Choonmoo Park (center) stands backstage at the Parkchoonmoo Fall 2012 fashion show at The Studio at Lincoln Center. The collection features relaxed, flowy tailoring paired with wooly socks and sneakers.
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Attendees watch the wintry, old-school alpine-inspired runway collection at Lacoste.
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Leather and mullet hemlines were among the buzz words at Cynthia Rowley's show.
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Intriguing headwear, as seen on this model spotted around Lincoln Center, is naturally part of the fashion week mix.
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A model poses at the Karolina Zmarlak Fall 2012 presentation at Soho House -- with more interesting head adornments.
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Lubov Azria, chief creative officer BCBGMaxAzria, admires her company's handiwork at the BCBGMaxAzria show.
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Models prep backstage at Juan Carlos Obando's show, where jewel-toned makeup and strong textured hair completed the ultra-modern looks.
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Effortless buns and roaring '20s inspiration was all the rage at the Kaelen show.
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A model walks the urban-cowboy runway at the Nicholas K Fall 2012 fashion show at The Studio at Lincoln Center.
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Marlene Dietrich and the golden age of Shanghai were inspirations for Tadashi Shoji's fall 2012 collection.
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At Monika Chiang, a designer known most for her accessories, the preppy-chic presentation at the Stanley Kaplan Penthouse featured a combination of leather and fur.
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Blunt bangs and dramatic gothic makeup completed the looks at Nicholas K.
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Former Heatherette designer and club-kid icon Richie Rich(he's in the fedora) celebrates his colorful, clashing Fall 2012 collection for PopLuxe at the Studio at Lincoln Center.
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Yigal Azrouel fall 2012 collection — with lots of loose, knee-length dresses — takes inspiration from French singer/actress Françoise Hardy.
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A fur bear-trapper hat plays up a black, lambskin jacket at Yigal Azrouel.
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In addition to fur hats, sunglasses and fur boots were other accessories spotted on the Yigal Azrouel runway.
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The Rag & Bone fall 2012 collection is all about mixed prints and layers with a subtle touch of India.
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Musician Mick Jones attends the Charlotte Ronson show.
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The Cushnie Et Ochs fall/winter collection features sexy silhouettes with an edge inspired by the Pedro Almodovar flick "The Skin I Live In."
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Carly and Michele — the design duo behind Cushnie Et Ochs — walk the runway after their show.
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The setting for Tommy Hilfiger's "Cadet Academy" fall/winter 2012 collection was a military academy constructed inside the Park Avenue Armory.
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A model walks the runway in a floor-length, floral-print gown at the Victor De Souza show at the Bowery Hotel.
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Pamela Love models were dressed to look like smudge-faced metal workers and the showroom was decorated with steaming pipes and industrial lighting.
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Russian-born Alexandre Plokhov sent his menswear models down the runway sporting an androgynous look with slicked-back long hair and heavy eyeliner.
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The final look at the Lacoste show at Lincoln Center was this black leather minidress with detached sleeves.
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A model displays an outfit during the Ruffian runway show at Lincoln Center, a somber, aristocratic collection that took inspiration from Bach, Henry Moore and the English landscape.
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Models walk the runway at a rehearsal for the Rag & Bone show.
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