It was a star-studded evening in Manhattan as American mega-retailer QVC kicked off fashion week with a party to honor their top designers. QVC celebrity designers Camila Alves, Isaac Mizrahi, Marc Bouwer, Dennis Basso, Cristina Ehrlich and Fern Mallis mingled with new designers Cynthia Vincent, Geren Ford, and Karen Zambos, whose first-ever collections with QVC will debut Friday night, February 10 and Saturday, February 11 at 10 PM EST. Celebrities - and devout QVC fans - who graced the carpet to toast these fashionable tastemakers included Maria Menounos, Kelly Rutherford, Kelly Bensimon, Olivia Palermo, Cheryl Burke, Star Jones, and more.An impeccably clad Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, however, stole the spotlight when they entered a few minutes before the show started and caught up with front-row pal Isaac Mizrahi. Maria Menounos said her favorite collections from the show were those from Geren Ford, Karen Zambos, and Isaac Mizrahi. "I'm going to try to get a piece from each of their lines for my new spring wardrobe," she said. On Kelly Rutherford's wish list? " I'm looking for the perfect pair of jeans. I'm really loving flares right now," she said.Newly engaged Camila Alves looked ravishing in red ruffles and copped to relishing the moment: "I am really enjoying being engaged right now . no wedding plans as of yet," she said. And with Valentine's Day right around the corner, each starlet had a different way she planned on spending the day devoted to celebrating love. While Kelly Bensimon and Kelly Rutherford said that their favorite way to spend the holiday is with their kids and Menounos will be hard at work on the job, Cheryl Burke said she will be "spending Valentine's Day with my single friends. She added: "I am super excited for my 13th season of Dancing With The Stars!" Her ultimate dancing partner? Victor Cruz. "It's his salsa moves!" she said.The show was a full-on fashion extravaganza, with models of every shape and size taking to the runways to showcase the latest QVC styles. Celebrities, fashion insiders, media, and guests enjoyed getting a sneak peek at the latest designs from America's beloved QVC and mingling with its top designers. The glitz of New York fashion week shimmered throughout the evening at the QVC Runway Show at New York Fashion Show, and it will resonate in American homes from Friday night on. In celebration of QVC's brightest shining stars, their current collections that fit and flatter women of every size and shape will be available on qvc.com. Tune in to QVC on Friday, February 10 and Saturday night, February 11 at 10 PM EST and bring home a piece of fashion week's finest.
February 9, 2012 (1 year 10 months ago)
QVC Runway Fall 2012 Show at New York Fashion Week
Celebrities: Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Maria Menounos, Kelly Rutherford, Kelly Bensimon, Olivia Palermo, Cheryl Burke, Star Jones