Jessica Alba outshines the catwalk models at Michael Kors' parade at New York Fashion Week
It's no easy task, but Jessica Alba managed to outshine the models at Michael Kors' show at New York Fashion Week today.
The mother-of-two looked elegant and stylish as she took her place in the front row alongside her husband Cash Warren.
The 31-year-old Fantastic Four star, who was joined by her husband Cash Warren, dazzled in teal Michael Kors frock with leather and cut-out detailing along with black tights and an elegant clutch.
Oh so stylish: Jessica Alba poses backstage at the Michael Kors Fall 2012 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week today
VIP seats: The actress sat front row alongside her husband Cash Warren and Rum Diaries actress Amber Heard
Her hair was scarped back and she finished the look with lashings of red lipstick.
She sat alongside Rum Diary star Amber Heard, 25, who wore a classic white shift with a black and white patterned belt.
The two actress chatted away before the show and at one point onlookers spotted Jessica proudly showing her pictures of her daughters Honor, three, and six-month-old Haven.
Ready for her close up: The actress chatted to press after the show
Bonding beauties: Onlookers spotted Jessica showing Amber pictures of her daughters
Jessica's stylist – Bravo star Brad Goreski – also accompanied her.
Goreski managed to avoid an awkward encounter with his former employee turned nemesis Rachel Zoe, who was spotted backstage.
A host of other famous faces also turned out to see the popular designer's latest efforts.
Blondes have more: Amber and George Clooney's girlfriend Stacy Keibler showed their support for the designer
Fashion lovers: Anjelica Houston, Debra Messing and model Patti Hansen
George Clooney's girlfriend Stacy Keibler joined the A-list set in a fitted olive green dress that featured leather detailing.
actress Debra Messing, Vogue editor Anna Wintour, journalist Katie
Couric, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol star Paula Patton rounded
out the star-studded crowd.
On the catwalk, Kors showed designs that featured big furs, knits and tweeds.
Turning heads: Anjelica, Debra, Paula Patton and Amber cast their eyes over the designs
Powerful ladies: Editor-in-chief of American Vogue Anna Wintour and TV journalist Katie Couric
Fashion rivals: Celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe and her former employee turned nemesis Brad Goreski were both at the show
It was a great day for the designer, who is also famous for his role as a judge on the hit fashion show, Project Runway.
His company reported robust quarterly
results and shares of the designer apparel and accessories company
jumped 26 percent to $42.19 on Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange.
Chief Executive John Idol attributed
the quarterly performance to 'the strong demand for the Michael Kors
luxury brand, our exciting assortment of fashion merchandise and our
exceptional jet-set in-store experience.'
Now that's one way to stop traffic: Jessica was earlier spotted on the streets of New York in a bright blue jacket and green jeans
RUNWAY REPORT: FASHION FIT FOR A BIG FREEZE AT MICHAEL KORS
With perhaps the exception of this year, New York is famous for it's freezing winters.
So it makes perfect sense that Manhattan-based Michael Kors took this into account when it came to his fall 2012 collection.
There was so much fur at the designer's show today, we're surprised we didn't see PETA staging a protest.
Ski lodge chic: Fur, roll-necks and and fringed woollen skirts appeared on the runway at Michael Kors today
From stoles and coats to boots and bags, pelts appeared on almost every look.
the toasty warm theme were plaid woollen skirts, fringed like blankets
and knitted roll-necks that screamed apres-ski chic.
But though he may have been channelling an off-piste theme Mr Kors admitted he himself avoided the slopes.
told Fashion Wire Daily: 'Truth is I am terrible skier. I am much
better inside the lodge, which I suppose is what the stretch flannel
pants are all about.'
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Bravo! Designer Michael Kors, who is also famous for his role on Project Runway, lapped up the applause after the show