Kirstie Alley, 60, is the surprising star of the catwalk at New York Fashion Week 2011


Cheers to Kirstie: 60-year-old Alley is the surprising star of the catwalk at Fashion Week

Show stopper: Kirstie Alley wowed the crowd as she took to the catwalk at the Zang Toi Spring 2012 show at New York Fashion Week yesterday

Show stopper: Kirstie Alley wowed the crowd as she took to the catwalk at the Zang Toi Spring 2012 show at New York Fashion Week yesterday

Feeling blue: The actress kept a stern face while the crowd cheered and clapped

Feeling blue: The actress kept a stern face while the crowd cheered and clapped

Gorgeous: Wearing a stunning cobalt blue embellished gown and matching dress coat, the actress garnered cheers and loud ovation Gorgeous: Wearing a stunning cobalt blue embellished gown and matching dress coat, the actress garnered cheers and loud ovation

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Man behind the clothes: Kirstie walked with designer Zang Toi at the end of the show as he beamed and waved to the crowd

Man behind the clothes: Kirstie walked with designer Zang Toi at the end of the show as he beamed and waved to the crowd

Biggest fan: Kirstie said she has known Zang since 1993 and said Biggest fan: Kirstie said she has known Zang since 1993 and said

Biggest fan: Kirstie said she has known Zang since 1993 and said “he has the most beautiful clothes, period”

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Farewell: Kirstie and Zang walk backstage to a standing ovation

Farewell: Kirstie and Zang walk backstage to a standing ovation

Barefoot beauty: Kirstie showed off her slimmed down figure in a range of outfits

Barefoot beauty: Kirstie showed off her slimmed down figure in a range of outfits

Looking cosy: Kirstie with a mystery man, thought to be her new boyfriend, after the show

Looking cosy: Kirstie with a mystery man, thought to be her new boyfriend, after the show

Who is he The pair laughed and joke outside the Lincoln Centre

Who is he The pair laughed and joke outside the Lincoln Centre

On a high: She was seen after the show looking happy and relaxed On a high: She was seen after the show looking happy and relaxed

On a high: She was seen after the show looking happy and relaxed and still in one of her catwalk ensembles

Fashionable: Kirstie sporting smokey eye make-up while standing with Zang backstage

Fashionable: Kirstie sporting smokey eye make-up while standing with Zang backstage

Ladies day out: Michelle Trachtenberg, Kelly Osbourne, Georgina Chapman, and Keren Craig pose backstage at the Marchesa Spring 2012 fashion show

Ladies day out: Michelle Trachtenberg, Kelly Osbourne, Georgina Chapman, and Keren Craig pose backstage at the Marchesa Spring 2012 fashion show

Show time: Olivia Palermo, Jessica Szohr and Michelle Monaghan all came out to enjoy the show Show time: Olivia Palermo, Jessica Szohr and Michelle Monaghan all came out to enjoy the show Show time: Olivia Palermo, Jessica Szohr and Michelle Monaghan all came out to enjoy the show

Show time: Olivia Palermo, Jessica Szohr and Michelle Monaghan all came out to enjoy the show

Black swan: Camilla Belle and Bar Refaeli both vamped it up in black sheer creations Black swan: Camilla Belle and Bar Refaeli both vamped it up in black sheer creations

Black swan: Camilla Belle and Bar Refaeli both vamped it up in black sheer creations

Day off: Models Bar Refaeli and petra Nemcova relaxed at the Marchesa show

Day off: Models Bar Refaeli and petra Nemcova relaxed at the Marchesa show

Living the life: Nicky Hilton and Nicki Minaj both sat in the front row for Diane Von Furstenberg

Living the life: Nicky Hilton and Nicki Minaj both sat in the front row for Diane Von Furstenberg”s Spring show

Costume change: Petra Nemcova then changed into a black leather mini as she posed with Gerard Butler at the Diesel Black Gold event

Costume change: Petra Nemcova then changed into a black leather mini as she posed with Gerard Butler at the Diesel Black Gold event