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Diane von Furstenberg celebrates 40 years of her iconic wrap dress

A model walks the runway in the Diane

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Inspiration: “A glamorous vagabond … she’s on the run with her dreams and colors,” says Diane von Furstenberg in program notes. She went on to explain that this woman – “a painter, a poet, a dancer, a free spirit” – is the muse for her  which her famous wrap dress. And on Sunday night, she celebrated the 40th anniversary of the iconic dress, with a fashion show aptly called “Bohemian Wrapsody.”

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Tommy Hilfiger brings the boardwalk to New York Fashion Week

A model walks the runway at the Tommy

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Tommy Hilfiger went “Westcoasting” at Pier 94 on the Westside Highway on Monday afternoon. And some fashion-types (we’re talking to you, impossibly high stiletto wearers) had a tough time navigating his show. Hilfiger’s runway was a slatted boardwalk topping what must have been a ton of sand including actual dunes with sea grass sprouting out of them.

If you didn’t get the gist of the show...

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Tommy Hilfiger mixes menswear and mod

The riff on menswear? lots of glen plaid,

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Tommy Hilfiger’s show at the Park Avenue Armory on Sunday must have achieved a new record -- for longest runway. Ever. It was like an airstrip, stretching out for what seemed like miles. 

But then, Hilfiger is an old hand at injecting some theatrical flair into what is, at heart, very traditional clothing. For fall, he borrowed heavily from menswear (not so surprising) and some mod elements...

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Tommy Hilfiger's boardwalk empire

A model walks the runway during the Tommy

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The man sure can pick ‘em — any other night for an alfresco fashion show would’ve been hot and sticky, but the humidity finally broke on Sunday, just hours before Tommy Hilfiger transformed a section of the historic High Line into his own beachy boardwalk, complete with cabana and scores of lanterns hanging from above, swaying in the breeze.

With a nautical journey in mind, Hilfiger stuck...

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