The 28 best celebrity looks you may have missed at New York Fashion Week 2019

Andy Kropa/Invision/APBella and Gigi Hadid arrived at the Tommy Hilfiger runway show in coordinating grey ensembles.

Each year in September, stars from around the world flock to New York City for one of fashion’s biggest annual events.

During New York Fashion Week (NYFW), designers showcase their styles for the upcoming spring and summer season. But the many celebrities and A-listers lining the seats at their runway shows make fashion statements of their own.

Many of this year’s celebrity NYFW looks offered a preview of what trends to expect during the current fall and winter season. Kendall Jenner, Ashley Graham, and model Chanel Iman all wore black ensembles featuring a pop of neon chartreuse, while stars like Zendaya, Emily Blunt, Bella Hadid, and Kate Hudson leaned into structured blazers and pantsuits.

Keep reading to get inspired by some of the best celebrity looks from NYFW 2019.


Kendall Jenner, who wasn’t walking the runway at this year’s fashion week, wore a colour-blocked ensemble as she sat in the front row at Longchamp’s fashion show.

Brent N. Clarke/Invision/APKendall Jenner at the Longchamp runway show.

Kendall Jenner told Vogue in an interview that she decided to sit out modelling in this year’s NYFW, saying: “It’s a lot more mellow to just [attend], but I won’t lie, today I was missing it.”

Jenner, the highest-paid model in the world and a member of the famed Kardashian-Jenner family, has been vocal about her personal struggles with anxiety and the pressures of living a high-profile life.


Zendaya looked sleek with a structured vest and black trousers at the Vera Wang runway show.

Charles Sykes/Invision/APZendaya attends the Vera Wang show on September 10.

The “Euphoria” actress looked elegant in her minimalist ensemble, proving that well-fitting, structured pieces can go a long way.

When Zendaya wasn’t attending NYFW events as a guest, she was on the runway at the Tommy x Zendaya show, presenting her collaboration with Tommy Hilfiger.


Singer H.E.R. exuded confidence in pinstripes and platform sneakers.

Charles Sykes/Invision/APH.E.R. at the Vera Wang fashion show.

The musician completed the ’90s-inspired look with a pair of hoop earrings and sunglasses.


The Hadid sisters made a statement in monochromatic metallics at the Tommy Hilfiger x Zendaya runway show.

Andy Kropa/Invision/APBella and Gigi Hadid at the Tommy Hilfiger runway show.

When model sensations and sisters Bella and Gigi Hadid weren’t strutting the runways during NYFW, they made fashion statements as fashion show attendees. At the Tommy x Zendaya runway show, the sisters turned heads in coordinating silver and grey ensembles.


While attending Oscar de la Renta’s runway show, Lucy Hale dressed up a plain black blouse with pointed-toe shoes and mustard-coloured trousers.

Brent N. Clarke/Invision/APLucy Hale at the Oscar de la Renta Runway show.

Hale’s white shoes pick up on the stripe that runs down the side of her trousers.


Rapper Big Sean arrived to Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty runway show wearing a sharp white and green jacket.

Splash NewsBig Sean arriving at Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty runway show.

The rapper made a classy statement with the unique jacket and kept the rest of the outfit casual with minimalist sneakers and pants.


Chanel Iman glowed in a silky neon suit at the Savage X Fenty show.

Evan Agostini/Invision/APModel Chanel Iman at the Savage X Fenty fashion show.

The hoop earrings and layered necklaces add a simple but sophisticated touch to the colourful ensemble.


Iskra Lawrence rocked neutrals at the Savage X Fenty runway show.

Evan Agostini/Invision/APModel Iskra Lawrence at the Savage X Fenty fashion show.

The model’s wide-legged culottes and crocodile-printed handbag are very on-trend right now.


Ashley Graham was also at the Savage X Fenty show, and she showcased her baby bump in a sheer black look with a touch of neon — which seems to be a popular colour combination this season.

Evan Agostini/Invision/APAshley Graham at the Savage X Fenty fashion show.

Model Ashley Graham announced her pregnancy in August and has since been rocking her baby bump in public and on Instagram. Throughout NYFW, Graham wore no shortage of stylish looks.


Ansel Elgort rocked an all-black look with shades to match at the Tom Ford show.

Charles Sykes/Invision/APAnsel Elgort arrives to the Tom Ford runway show.

The “The Goldfinch” actor’s look proved that a black-on-black outfit truly never goes out of style.


Kate Hudson wore a bedazzled blazer and trousers with tons of glitzy jewellery to Michael Kors’ runway show.

Brent N. Clarke/Invision/APKate Hudson at the Michael Kors runway show.

Actress and Fabletics entrepreneur Kate Hudson wore a tailored suit with a fun touch – sleeves covered in gems.


Victoria Justice rocked a sequined, animal-printed blazer and spiky heels for an edgy look at the Alice + Olivia show.

Splash NewsVictoria Justice at the Alice + Olivia by Stacey Bendet Fashion Presentation.

The actress and former Nickelodeon star finished off her playful look with a belt and minimal accessories.


Lily Collins wore a long dress with a stunning bedazzled skirt at the Harper’s Bazaar celebration of ‘ICONS By Carine Roitfeld during New York Fashion Week.

Caitlin Ochs/ReutersLily Collins at the Harper’s Bazaar celebration of ‘ICONS By Carine Roitfeld.’

The actress had her long hair pulled back in an elegant ponytail, which kept all the attention on her gorgeous sheer gown.


Kehlani looked flawless in a voluminous, feathery dress at the Harper’s Bazaar event.

Caitlin Ochs/ReutersKehlani at the Harper’s Bazaar celebration of ‘ICONS By Carine Roitfeld.’

Kehlani let the voluminous Michael Cinco dress do the talking, forgoing loud accessories or jewellery.


Model Barbara Palvin wore an elegant black gown with intricate lace detailing.

Caitlin Ochs/ReutersBarbara Palvin at the Harper’s Bazaar celebration of ‘ICONS By Carine Roitfeld.’

Her simple but elegant ensemble was complimented by her high ponytail and red lipstick.


Model and actor Shaun Ross was a show-stopper at the Harper’s Bazaar event with a classy all-yellow look.

Caitlin Ochs/ReutersShaun Ross at the Harper’s Bazaar celebration of ‘ICONS By Carine Roitfeld.’

Shaun Ross went all out with this unconventional look, complete with matching boots and sheer, glove-like sleeves.


Heidi Klum made an entrance at the Harper’s Bazaar event in an elegant red dress, complete with matching shoes and a dramatic train.

Caitlin Ochs/ReutersHeidi Klum at the Harper’s Bazaar celebration of ‘ICONS By Carine Roitfeld.’

Attending New York Fashion Week events is nothing new for Heidi Klum, who hosted “Project Runway,” the fashion competition reality TV series, for 16 seasons. On the show, designers competed to show their designs at a runway show during NYFW, and the winner would launch their own line.

At the Harper’s Bazaar event during NYFW 2019, Klum dazzled in an elegant red gown.


Janelle Monae turned heads with her memorable fringe dress and glitzy shoes.

Caitlin Ochs/ReutersJanelle Monae at the Harper’s Bazaar celebration of ‘ICONS By Carine Roitfeld.’

“Hidden Figures” actress and musician Janelle Monae looked glamorous in her black and silver look.


Adrianna Lima caught the light in a mermaid-like gown at the Harper’s Bazaar event.

Caitlin Ochs/ReutersAdrianna Lima at the Harper’s Bazaar celebration of ‘ICONS By Carine Roitfeld.’

A fabric cutout added a fun element to the supermodel’s head-to-toe glittery getup.


Shailene Woodley’s outfit was a nod to a bygone era but was made modern with a sleek black and white palette.

John Nacion/STAR MAX/IPx/APShailene Woodley at the Harper’s Bazaar celebration of ‘ICONS By Carine Roitfeld.’

The actress sported a structured dress with poofy sleeves and a wide-brimmed hat, an unconventional but memorable look from the evening.


Emily Blunt rocked a slick hairstyle, hoop earrings, and a gorgeously tailored suit while attending the Tory Burch runway show.

Splash NewsEmily Blunt at the Tory Burch runway show.

The “Mary Poppins” and “A Quiet Place” actress looked ready for fall in a rust-coloured pantsuit. She also carried a tiny handbag, an example of one of the current season’s most viral trends.


Singer Cody Simpson sported a futuristic athletic ensemble for the Baja East fashion show.

Splash NewsCody Simpson arrives at the Baja East runway show.

The Australian musician looked sleek in a shiny, sporty jacket that elevated his whole ensemble.


Nesta Cooper looked modern in mixed patterns at Prabal Gurung’s fashion show.

Charles Sykes/Invision/APActress Nesta Cooper at the Prabal Gurung runway show.

The actress’ cool-girl look was made even more chic with the fanny pack slung over her shoulder and pointed-toe shoes.


Emma Roberts matched the whimsical tone of the Kate Spade brand with a black and white patterned dress and coordinating handbag.

Splash NewsActress Emma Roberts at the Kate Spade runway show.

The stockings are a perfect addition to Roberts’ playful outfit.


Vanessa Hudgens made shorts and a bra-top look fashion-week approved with a statement jacket and tiny handbag.

Splash NewsVanessa Hudgens arriving at the Carolina Herrera runway show.

The former “High School Musical” star added a splash of colour with her pink metallic purse, but otherwise kept her look fairly monochromatic.


Karlie Kloss turned heads in a one-shoulder red dress at the Carolina Herrera fashion show.

KGC-146-S2/STAR MAX/IPx via APKarlie Kloss at New York Fashion Week.

The supermodel and creator of Kode With Klossy looked breezy in her belted gown.


Model Lily Aldridge’s white-on-white look caught the light as she entered the Ralph Lauren runway show.

Charles Sykes/Invision/APLily Aldridge at the Ralph Lauren runway show.

From the square-toed heels to her glossy dress and blazer, Aldridge’s glowing ensemble put the “no white after Labour Day” rule in the dust.

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