The former NYC Fashion Week, known since two years ago as the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week officially commenced on February 10. But as usual, a celebrity runway for a new collection of Heart Truth took place on the evening before.

Featuring dozens of beautiful red dresses from different designers, the Heart Truth collection was founded by the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute. The campaign aims to bring attention to the problem of heart disease in American women and counted on the presence of Dita Von Tese, who appeared with a Zac Posen number on the runway.

Nicholas K, the label managed by designer Nicholas Kunz and her brother and business partner Christopher Kunz, was again chosen to open the grand event. The pair went for a tender touch of country style and nature to the stage. As Nicholas put it herself, inspiration came from “the perfect cabin, surrounded by protected land with reservoirs, trails for hiking, forests for hunting, and streams for fishing,” according to an official press release. Nomadic and aboriginal elements made the rest of her collection, bringing into the spotlight Navajo people beads and fringes and Mongolian fur to create the feel of ancient life.

But it was Victoria Beckham the one who stole every look at the New York Sunday session. Being the latter her 5th season as a designer, and using a palette she described as “desert brights,” Beckham offered a teal matte gazar V-neck cocoon that she said was “young red carpet,” but the finale gown in the same colour and fabric was the one to talk about: It had chiffon-covered resin bits arranged in a mosaic pattern that looked like shards of shattered glass around the neckline.

For the first time, Beckham offered coats, including a red raglan-sleeve coat with a buckle at the collar and a super-chic black coat with knife pleats from hip to hem. Pleated dresses crowned the whole collection, being led by a saffron-yellow crepe number with a halter neck and the honeycomb gown, also with a halter-neck, that had restrained pleats at the top and fuller ones on the skirt. That look, she said, was her favourite.

Finally, we won´t miss the proposals from Alexander Wang…enjoy it!

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