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New York Fashion Week Proves Style Never Gets Old

Carolina Herrera, Michael Kors and other 50-plus designers show they're not slowing down

Carolina Herrera

There's whimsy in this Carolina Herrera dress, seen on a model backstage at Fashion Week. Herrera, 72, dresses some of the world's most stylish women.

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Diane Von Furstenberg

Grownup fashionista Sarah Jessica Parker (right) meets up with designer Diane Von Furstenberg, 65, at Von Furstenberg's show.

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Michael Kors

Michael Douglas, 67, and wife, Catherine Zeta-Jones, 42, are engrossed in the collection of 53-year-old designer Michael Kors, who is celebrating his 30th year in business.

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Bobbi Brown

Makeup artist Brown, 55, puts finishing touches on a model backstage before the Holmes & Yang presentation at Lincoln Center. She is the founder and CEO of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics.

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Marc Jacobs

Jacobs  49, made news at the show with his strong bold graphic prints.

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Donna Karan

Karan, 63, models one of her spring coats during the final moments on her runway.

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Carmen Dell'Orifice

Dell'Orefice, 81, known as the world’s oldest working model, presents a dress from the Norisol Ferrari collection. She was on the cover of Vogue at the age of 15.

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Tommy Hilfiger

Hilfiger, 61, works with two models wearing designs from his collection at his studio in New York City.

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Vanessa Williams, Daisy Fuentes

Williams, 49 (middle), and Fuentes, 45 (right), have a good time at the Carlos Miele show. Williams has a new network television show this fall. Fuentes recently signed a contract to be the first Latina representative for Revlon cosmetics.

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Joan Rivers

Longtime red carpet fashion critics, Joan Rivers, 77,  and her daughter, Melissa Rivers, attend a runway show.

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Carol Alt

1980s supermodel Carol Alt worked the runway for designer Norisol Ferrari.

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Bill Cunningham

A fixture on the fashion scene for almost 60 years, New York Times photographer Bill Cunningham, 83, shoots the Naeem Khan collection. Cunningham is the subject of a documentary Bill Cunningham New York.

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Anna Wintour

Photographed more often than the models during Fashion Week, Vogue editor Anna Wintour departs the Ralph Lauren show. Wintour, 62, has led the staff of Vogue for 24 years.

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Bianca Jagger

Perennial celebrity Bianca Jagger, 67 (center), attends the Carolina Herrera show.

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Betsey Johnson

As colorful and playful as her designs — she often lands a cartwheel at the end of her shows — Johnson did a split on the runway after her Spring 2013 show to celebrate her 70th birthday.


Pat Cleveland

Supermodel Cleveland, 60, modeled designs from the Marimekko collection. Cleveland started modeling when she was 14, after she was discovered by fashion reporter Carrie Donovan on the streets of New York City.

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Furry Friends

Not to be outdone by their owners, some New York dog-izens walked their own runway during The Furry Friends on the Runway doggie fashion event showcasing designers and homemade fashion for dogs. This Yorkie loved the spotlight so much, he would not leave the stage.

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