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Red Dress Collection: All heart

Celebrities model fashions from the Heart Truth Red

Celebrities model fashions from the Heart Truth Red Dress Collection during the fall 2010 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York on February 11, 2010. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images) Photo Credit: Getty/TIMOTHY A. CLARY

You've gotta love this show, with its unpredictable mix of models (where else would Jordin Sparks share the stage with Joan Collins?) and it's very predictable, and important message--heart health for women.

Tonight's production was indeed a crowd pleaser from the get-go, with Broadway's Kristen Chenoweth  leading out in a crystal bedecked gown by Daniel Swarovski, followed by a beaming Jordin Sparks in Badgley Mischka.

PHOTOS: Heart Truth Red Dress: Fall 2010

PHOTOS: Celebrities at Fashion Week 2010

There were housewives aplenty: Felicity Huffman looked lovely in a flowing Oscar de la Renta (and endeared herself to the crowd when she stopped mid-runway to kiss hubby William H. Macy); Bethenny Frankel showed off the beginnings of a baby bump in a short number by Isabella Oliver.

Some of the gals had little love for their towering heels. Southland's Regina King (in Tracy Reese)  tossed hers before she left the stage and Olympic swimmerr Dara Torres (in Rachel Roy) never bothered to put them on, simply carrying the silver slippers somewhat apologetically.

You don't really go to this show for the clothes, but if anything strikes your fancy, a selection of these dresses will be auctioned at clothesoffourback.com through March 5; proceeds of course, will go to Heart Truth to support awareness of heart health for women.

PHOTOS: Heart Truth Red Dress: Fall 2010

PHOTOS: Celebrities at Fashion Week 2010

Photo credit: Getty

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