It would have been a pretty fine Marc Jacobs fashion show by virtue of the clothes alone, but the designer who closes out New York Fashion Week every season had something else up his very voluminous sleeves.
It was fitting in more than one way that Proenza Schouler managed to secure the venue of venues -- the newly reopened, downtown Whitney Museum of American Art -- for their fashion show Wednesday night.
The Associated Press is all over New York Fashion Week, from the runway designs to the celebrity-filled front rows. Here are some recent highlights:
Rihanna is certainly used to stopping the show, whether as a performer or as a fashion figure whose daring choices can make headlines.
Themed "Treasure from the East," designer Sebastian Gunawan, better known as Seba, presented 63 outfits to serve as an inspiration for the Chinese New Year.
Amid the rows of blue jeans lining the walls of apparel chain Uniqlo are headscarves, baju kurung and kebaya -- part of the Japanese retailer's new section in Singapore that caters mainly to Muslim shoppers.
Are we afraid of monsters, or afraid we ARE the monsters?
Brazilian canines allowed their people to dress them in masks and costumes Sunday for a four-legged Carnival just days before the humans will hold their own party.
Until a year ago, fashion was just a hobby for Muslim fashion designer Anniesa Hasibuan -- something she kept to herself and her family.
Poor Barbie. She had plastic surgery to become more socially acceptable. But a lot of her critics still don't like her.