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Lights, Camera, Fashion
February 14, 2013
By , Celebrity Contributor

The celebrities. The fashion. The drama. And that's before you even hit the runway shows. We continue our coverage of Fashion Week, with our own up close and personal view of who is sitting shotgun at this week’s shows at Lincoln Center.  

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Nanette Lepore

The designer: Nanette Lepore

Front row: Patricia Clarkson, Steve Buscemi, John Forté, and June Ambrose.

The catwalk collection: Furs, sequins, lace, and silk dominated this flirty runway collection in dark hues of purple, army-green, and bright pops of red floral.

Claim to fashion fame: This FIT alum makes a splash with her frisky, contemporary designs that fill the famous closets of Eva Longoria, Scarlett Johansson, and Freida Pinto.

(New York Fashion Week photos by Jenny Karakaya)

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Rachel Zoe

The designer: Rachel Zoe

Front row: Miley Cyrus and mom Tish, Nigel Barker, Coco Rocha, and Joanna Coles.

The catwalk collection: An ode to the ‘70s, Zoe’s collection showcased bell-bottom suits, leather equestrian outfits, furs, sleek dresses, and rock ‘n’ roll ensembles in caramel, chocolate, and green with a splash of baroque, gold, mulberry, and cobalt.

Claim to fashion fame: The celebrity designer – who stars in her own reality TV show – is known for her “boho-chic” style, which is popular with stars of all stripes, from Cameron Diaz to Liv Tyler.

Rachel Zoe

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Michael Kors

The designer: Michael Kors

Front row: Hilary Swank, Michael Douglas, Anna Wintour, and Jada Pinkett Smith with daughter Willow.

The catwalk collection: Inspired by bright lights, big city, Kors unveiled his classic sporty chic, from stylish tailored suits to dresses in bright, electric colors mixed with black, white, charcoal, and olive-green.

Claim to fashion fame: Everyone from Michelle Obama to J. Lo have worn the luxe sportwsear designs of this former Project Runway judge.

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J. Mendel

The designer: J. Mendel

Front row: Jena Malone and Katherine Heigl.

The catwalk collection: Furs, leather, velvet-draped dresses, slinky gowns, and fitted coats in earthy copper, burgundy, moss, and royal blue.

Claim to fashion fame: This label has history: Established in 1800 in Paris by Joseph Breitman, the luxury brand moved to New York and is now run by the fifth-generation heir.

J. Mendel