We learned all kinds of interesting things at Phillip Lim's show Wednesday afternoon at the tent: (1) Kayne West owns, and wears, what appears to be parts of a marching-band uniform. (2) He's getting pretty cozy with Amber Rose, the model he's been squiring around this week. Clearly, their shared love of wacky eyewear means forever. (3) Rachel Bilson is engaged! (This final news thanks to an US Weekly reporter we bonded with while we were all waiting for Kanye to make his grand entrance.)
And grand it was. The runway was cleared. The lights were down. The music was silenced. The smoke machine was turned on (seriously). And we all sat quietly for a good five minutes before Kanye swanned out from backstage to take his seat, front and center, along with what seemed like 60 or 70 dudes, but what was probably only 3. Say what you will about Kanye. Dude seems to LOVE Fashion Week. It's so refreshing to see someone who is clearly enjoying himself rather than complaining about what a slog it is to be ferried from front row to front row with only free Champagne and designer gifts to sustain him.
Also in the front row — and not complaining whatsoever — was Ugly Betty's Becki Newton, who looked very smart in a beaded dress and a slim leather jacket. She was smack in the middle of Anne "Stylista" Slowey and Elle EIC Robbie Myers. Do we smell a cover? Down the row from Becki was Tim Burton's former flame Lisa Marie, who looked pretty if a bit overdressed in a black strapless cocktail dress and an updo, and across the runway were Fashion Week regulars Leigh Lezark — looking as wan as ever and engrossed in a magazine — and Joy Bryant, who has become so ubiquitous that we are starting to suspect she might actually be living at Bryant Park. Joy, you can bunk with us if things are really that bad. Seriously. We'll brush each other's hair and lip-synch into hairbrushes. It'll be fun.
Watch a slideshow of looks from the Phillip Lim collection.
See backstage photos of Kanye West, Lisa Marie and more at Phillip Lim.
See a slideshow of close-up details from the Phillip Lim collection.
Watch a video of the Phillip Lim runway show.
Most Viewed Stories
How Angelina Jolie Won the First Big Battle in Her Divorce
25 Famous Women on Being Alone
It’s Time to Get Over Your White Feelings and Start Taking Action for Black Lives
22 Intimate Lost Photos of Marilyn Monroe
Everything We Know About Brad Pitt’s Plane Incident
Jaden Smith on the Many Subtle Flavors of Water
Taylor Swift’s Squad Begged Kim Kardashian for Mercy
The National Nightmare Is Over: Kim Kardashian Will Vote for Hillary
Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo Unveiled Their Baby on Instagram
The 6 Best Denim Shops on Etsy
From Our Partners
powered by PubExchange
The Cut’s Latest Fashion FeaturesCiara's Wedding Dress Was Too Big for the Chapel
To be fair, it was a 13 foot-long dress.You and Rihanna Will Both Want to Invest in Dior’s New Bag
It's got something for everyone.Polo Shirts Have Turned Their Back on Ryan Lochte
Along with his other major sponsors.Ryan Lochte Will No Longer Be Paid to Wear Tiny Bathing Suits
Speedo remains committed to transparency.Laura Brown Is the New Editor-in-Chief of InStyle
After 11 years at Harper’s Bazaar.Tyra Banks Is Going to Teach a Class on Smizing at Stanford
"If I see somebody not paying attention, I’m gonna call on them."This Floating Pier Is the Most Zen Installation Ever
Walking on water in Italy.Nation Is Appalled by Matt Lauer’s Nude Ankles During Ryan Lochte Interview
What’s the opposite of “Jeah”?8 People at the Life of Pablo Pop-up Explain Why Kanye West Is a God
"I mean, Kanye West is just Kanye West. There's not more or less you can say about Kanye West. He's just Mr. West!"A T-shirt Is Enough
Simplicity, versatility, and cool. What more could you want?
She took a perfect pencil dive off a 30-foot yacht.American Apparel Is Being Sued by Former Workers
As the company considers putting itself up for sale.A Gendered History of the Tailored Suit
From Marlon Brando to Coco Chanel.How Zendaya Developed Such Great Style at the Young Age of 19
The star's best looks from Disney to now.Proof That If You’re Chic Enough, a Little Federal Investigation Doesn’t Matter
Is this the best they could do?5,300-Year-Old Mummified Iceman Probably Would’ve Been a Street-Style Star
He had several different looks and was “pretty picky.”J.Crew Has Identified 226 Shades of Pink
Even more than there are shades of gray.Gigi and Bella Hadid Merch Is Now Somehow a Thing That Is Happening
Today in Hadidiana.Gird Your Loins for the Return of Yeezy to New York Fashion Week
The season approaches.This Indie Brand Had a Great Response to Ivanka Trump
When she bought one of their cuffs, they donated the proceeds to the Clinton campaign.