Famous Faces from the Front Row: Fashion Week S/S 2012

Half of the fun of a Fashion Week show is checking out the folks seated in the front row.
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September 10, 2011 11:00 AM
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Dakota Fanning

The face of Marc Jacobs' new fragrance Oh, Lola! sat front row at his show in a daisy-print shift.
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Lara Stone

The exclusive face of Calvin Klein usually walks his show each season, but this time, she took a seat in the front row to watch the other girls work it.
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Mischa Barton

The actress attended the Naeem Khan show looking amazing — we're talking Marissa Cooper-era amazing — in a demure, beaded dress.
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Chloe Moretz

The young actress and budding style star looked incredibly chic at Calvin Klein.
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Naomi Watts

The Aussie actress looked beyond cool at Calvin Klein in a pair of black booties and a simple gray dress from the designer's collection.
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Uma Thurman

How stunning does the actress look in this navy blue number at Calvin Klein?
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Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen

It wouldn't be Fashion Week without a front row Olsen sighting, right? This season, the stylish sisters and designers behind The Row attended the J. Mendel show.
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Sofia Coppola

The newlywed Sofia Coppola sets the standard for sartorial perfection — can we please take a second to remember her incredible Alaa wedding dress? — and her look at the Anna Sui show was no exception.
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Bar Refaeli

The model showed off her bangin' bod in a black mini-dress at the Marchesa show.
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Alexa Chung

The beautiful Brit wore this amazing powder blue dress to the Proenza Schouler show — lucky girl even got to sit right next to Pharrell!
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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Zoe Saldana

With these two stunners in the front row at Michael Kors, it was probably tough for some people in the audience to concentrate on the clothes!
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Camilla Belle

The starlet got in touch with her goth side at the Marchesa show in an all-over black look with a blood-red lip.
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Olivia Wilde

Our August cover girl looked ultra glam in a simple black jumpsuit at the Ralph Lauren show.
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Emma Roberts

The young actress looked lovely and ladylike in a one-shouldered leopard dress at Marchesa.
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Beyoncé (and Babyoncé!) made a surprise appearance at the J. Crew presentation wearing this sequined dress from the brand's collection. We hear Jenna Lyons nearly passed out from excitement when Bey showed up, and we don't blame her!
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Elle Fanning

How adorable does little Elle Fanning look in this Rodarte Fall 2011 jumpsuit at the label's spring show? We just can't get enough of her.
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Kim Kardashian

Considering that Vera Wang designed her wedding dress, it's only fitting that the newlywed Kim Kardashian sat front row at her show. Isn't this navy gown gorgeous on her?
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Taylor Swift

The young songstress switched up her look from the usual pink, sparkly number (!) to a prairie-inspired crochet gown at the Rodarte show.
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Nicki Minaj

The rapper fit right in at the Betsey Johnson show with her blue hair and multi-colored tutu. She could certainly be the designer's muse in this look!
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Elle Fanning

The fashion industry darling and fall face of Marc by Marc Jacobs scored a front row seat at the label's spring show, and looked absolutely adorable in red.
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Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj in an insane neon and pom-pom ensemble front row at Carolina Herrera.
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Taylor Tomasi Hill

Our very own Style and Accessories Director Taylor Tomasi Hill at Preen. Love the hint of neon!
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Renee Zellweger

The actress looked super chic in this simple, body-con dress at the Carolina Herrera show.
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Rachel Zoe and Rodger Berman

One of our favorite fashion power-couples on the planet sat front row at the Diane von Furstenberg show. Maybe next year they'll bring baby Skyler Morrison along!
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Julia Restoin-Roitfeld

Model, art director, and all-around fashion royalty Julia Restoin-Roitfeld looked lovely at Preen in a white lace ensemble.
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Lea Michelle

Oh-em-Glee! We don't think we've ever seen the starlet look as sexy as she did at the Alexander Wang show.
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Lindsay Lohan

No, that's not Donatella Versace making the New York Fashion Week rounds. It's none other than Lindsay Lohan, shown here with designer Cynthia Rowley before her runway show.
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Harley Viera-Newton

DJ, Dior ambassador, and model Harley Viera-Newton (and her adorable mini Céline bag!) front row at Zac Posen.
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Christy Turlington and Naomi Campbell

These two supermodels are probably much more accustomed to the view from the runway than from the front row, but instead of walking the Edun show, they took a seat and watched instead.
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Alexa Chung

The always-adorable Alexa Chung wore a ladylike printed dress with the glittery Miu Miu booties of our dreams when she attended the Cynthia Rowley show. Bonus points for the perfect red lip!
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Lea Michelle

We had a feeling that the Glee star and our former cover girl Lea Michelle would be ubiquitous this Fashion Week. Her first stop? Front row at Jason Wu.
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Jessica Hart

The Aussie model sat front row at the BCBG Max Azria show. Be sure to check out her fashion spread in our October issue, styled by Zanna Roberts Rassi!
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Erin Wasson

The supermodel looked effortlessly cool (as per usual) in some lurex pants front row at Richard Chai LOVE.
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Heidi Klum

Miss Klum joined our very own Joanna Coles and Nina Garcia in the front row at the Project Runway runway show in a sparkling black jumpsuit.
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Coco Rocha and Rachel Zoe

The model and the stylist-turned-designer were front row buddies at the Supima show.
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Amanda Hearst

Marie Claire's Associate Market Editor front row at Peter Som. Can we take a moment to appreciate those amazing boots, please?
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Ally Hilfiger

The NAHM designer wore a sweet babydoll dress to attend the Peter Som show at Milk Studios.
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