The worlds of fashion and music collided last night at the Ryan Seacrest-hosted global charity fundraiser event, Fashion Rocks, held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. With live musical performances by Usher, Rita Ora, Jennifer Lopez and Nicki Minaj, spectacular runway shows and surprise celebrity appearances, the New York Fashion Week event turned out to be one of the biggest star-studded events of the season. And like any fashion week event, it wasn’t without a bevy of runway-ready supermodels.
Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Rookie of the Year, Sara Sampaio, was one of the first to arrive on the red carpet outside the Barclays center alongside model/blogger Emma Jane Menteath. The Portuguese stunner, who walked in Jeremy Scott show this afternoon, impressed in what she described as a “last minute look” considting of some vintage pieces chosen by her stylist Sasha Benz and an Alexander McQueen clutch. Further along the carpet, Victoria’s Secret Angel Lily Aldridge stunned in a zebra print crop top and a sharp skirt-pant hybrid by Sally LaPointe, a Bliss Lau body chain and jewelry by Jennifer Fisher and Maiyet. Anne also opted for well-tailored pants on the red carpet, stepping out in wide-leg style paired with a dramatic tuxedo shirt featuring a long train by RK Designs and jewelry by Rona Pfeiffer. Meanwhile, Joan Smalls showed off her ruwnay-ready legs in a printed Fausto Puglisi dress and Giuseppe Zanotti shoes, while Naomi Campbell brought the glamour in a white floor-length Versace gown.
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