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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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Diane von Furstenberg: Wild things

Naomi Campbell strutted down the runway at the

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“Be your own oasis … an unexpected source of renewal, serenity and beauty,” read the intro to Diane von Furstenberg’s notes at her Sunday afternoon show at Lincoln Center. Suffice it to say, “serenity” was not in the mix (not that this was a bad thing).

Von Furstenberg’s show was a happy, rollicking affair -- celebs lining the front row bopping in their seats to this summer’s biggest pop hits....

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Diane von Furstenberg: She’s her own muse

At Diane von Furstenberg's Fall 2013 presentation at

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Let’s start with the finish. After a decade of making her finale walk with a creative director by her side, Diane von Furstenberg took to the runway alone. She wasn’t a bit shy, mouthing the words; “I’m everywoman, oh, oh, oh,” to the blasting disco anthem.

It said a lot about the collection called “Glam Rock,” which more than referenced the '70s high life (and we mean high) intertwining a...

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Diane von Furstenberg: She’s such a princess!

The Diane von Furstenberg Spring 2013 collection is

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Show notes at Diane von Furstenberg’s afternoon show at the tents on Sunday opened this way, “Some fairy tales end with the girl marrying the prince…some start there.” What happens next? The princess (who has the heart of a Gypsy, by the way) travels from Rome to Marrakech and in fairy tale fashion, ends up, “far from the palace now…she is the woman she wants to be.”

First off, anyone who...

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