NEW YORK – He might have been born within the Bronx, however designer Ralph Lauren took over a special NY city borough — Brooklyn — with a luxurious occasion that marked his return to NY Trend Week after 4 years and introduced out stars like Jennifer Lopez, Julianne Moore, Diane Keaton, Mindy Kaling, Gabrielle Union, James Marsden and lots of others.

After crossing the nation final 12 months to stage a lavish present on the grand Huntington Library in San Marino, California, Lauren returned to his house base of New York with Friday’s present in a cavernous warehouse house on the Brooklyn Navy Yard, remodeled right into a reimagined artist’s loft. He adorned the house with rustic wooden and draped canvases, and added glittering chandeliers above.

None apart from Christy Turlington closed out the runway present of Lauren’s Spring 2024 girls’s assortment, the 53-year-old supermodel trying regal in a one-shouldered robe in shiny gold. As is Lauren’s manner, he mixed luxurious and informal all through, exhibiting modern metallic seems to be and lacy night clothes alongside along with his beloved denim, for instance a protracted floral embellished denim skirt, or a jean jacket adorned with rhinestones, feathers and embroidery.

Lauren addressed that selection in remarks emailed to The Related Press, saying the lady he designs for “dresses for who she is on a particular day.” This assortment, he mentioned, was “inspired by her individuality — all the ways she can express herself through color, texture, contradictions.” It was his Lauren’s first NY Fashion Week show since 2019.

Lopez, Moore, Keaton and Amanda Seyfried sat together in one row, Keaton grooving to the music. Nearby sat actors Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys, near Kaling. Other guests included Ariana DeBose, Rachel Brosnahan, Robin Wright and singer Sheryl Crow. Fellow designer Thom Browne was seated near Vogue editor Anna Wintour.

After the fashion show, big wooden barn-like doors opened from the runway “artist’s loft” to an enormous barnlike room — impressed by Lauren’s ranch in Colorado — with lengthy tables laden with pink roses and candles, the place friends dined on lobster salad, filet mignon and grilled branzino.

Kaling said in an interview that she’d become a fan of the designer through her immigrant parents. “For them, if you wore Ralph Lauren, you had made it, you know, and so that became popularized in my house with Polo Ralph Lauren. So I love being here. It makes me feel really connected to my roots.”

Brosnahan said she admired Lauren’s clothes because they lasted for many years and contributed to sustainability. “Some of my favorite Ralph sweaters are 15, 20 years old,” the actor said, “beautiful cashmere sweaters. We’re having a conversation about sustainable fashion right now, and .you can have less things if they’re beautiful and they last a long time.”

Mannequin Sofia Richie mentioned she admired the designer’s consistency. “By means of the years and years … he’s stayed true to his designs and the type of lady that he clothes,” she mentioned.

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