Naomi Campbell, Helena Christensen, Shalom Harlow, Carolyn Murphy and extra walked in Kors’s 40th anniversary style present.
There was actually solely approach to mark the event of Michael Kors’s 40th anniversary: By getting collectively among the unique supermodels of the 1990s, after all.
The beloved American designer recruited Naomi Campbell, Helena Christensen, Shalom Harlow and Carolyn Murphy to stroll the runway — in eye-catching shimmery robes — for his Fall/Winter 2021 collection The present, which celebrated the model’s milestone, was recorded on location in New York Metropolis’s theatre district and streamed on April 20.
The supers had been staples on ’90s catwalks — together with Michael Kors reveals, naturally. Collectively, they had been behind among the most iconic style moments. Christensen mainly began a pattern when she walked the Marc Jacobs-helmed Perry Ellis Spring/Summer 1993 runway carrying a plaid costume, cropped cardigan and Dr. Martens. Canadian Harlow introduced many game-changing finales to life, like being coated in spray paint by robots on the Spring/Summer time 1999 Alexander McQueen present. Campbell turned the primary Black mannequin to cowl French Vogue, and has walked in reveals for almost each main style home, from Chanel and Versace to Vivienne Westwood. (Early in her profession, she truly infamously fell on the runway of Westwood’s fall 1993 present whereas carrying extremely excessive platforms, ensuing within the lasting image of her laughing it off earlier than getting again up on her ft.)
Earlier at this time, the OGs joined a star-studded solid of fashions for the anniversary celebration, together with legends like Alek Wek, Liya Kebede and Karen Elson, and a few of at this time’s most well-known faces, like Bella Hadid, Soo Joo Park, Paloma Elsesser, Ashley Graham and Irina Shayk.
The Michael Kors 40th anniversary present was held within the coronary heart of Broadway to honour the designer’s love of the stage, and was influenced by the enjoyment of dressing up for an evening out — one thing that hopefully extra individuals will be capable of do quickly. To assist theatre, Kors made a donation to the Actors Fund (which helps performers and behind-the-scenes leisure and performing arts employees), and kicked off the present with veteran actors like Kristin Chenoweth, Marisa Tomei, Debra Messing, Bette Midler and extra to assist increase consciousness across the non-profit.
You may watch the runway present here, and take a look at among the greatest appears to be like under.