This New York Fashion Week is shaping up to be a hard one for newcomers, as casting directors and designers stick with their tried-and-true favorites. Runway veteran Kasia Struss opened and closed the Michelle Lee–casted Victoria Beckham show yesterday; meanwhile, fellow Pole Zuzanna Bijoch scored the first and last looks at Diane Von Furstenberg, and the always-charming Aymeline Valade opened for Edun. But we’re awarding yesterday’s win to one the strongest catwalkers in recent history: Coco Rocha. Aside from reporting backstage for The Cut and attending shows, Rocha made a special appearance for her close friend Zac Posen’s fall 2012 show, opening and closing for the label. See all these looks, and more, in the slideshow ahead.
OPENER: Kasia Struss CLOSER: Kasia Struss
OPENER: Daiane Conterato CLOSER: Alyona Subbotina
OPENER: Aymeline Valade CLOSER: Katryn Kruger
OPENER: Janice Alida CLOSER: Janice Alida
OPENER: Vanusa Savaris CLOSER: Miles McMillan
OPENER: Kinga Rajzak CLOSER: Emily Baker
OPENER: Mila Krasnoiarova CLOSER: Mila Krasnoiarova
OPENER: RJ King CLOSER: Jonathan Marquez
OPENER: Kendra Spears CLOSER: Juju Ivanyuk
OPENER: Coco Rocha CLOSER: Coco Rocha
OPENER: Charlotte Free CLOSER: Codie Young
OPENER: Magda Laguinge CLOSER: Cara Delevingne
Diane von Fursteinberg
OPENER: Zuzanna Bijoch CLOSER: Zuzanna Bijoch
OPENER: Daria Strokous CLOSER: Carolina Thaler
OPENER: Toni Garrn CLOSER: Bette Franke
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