Seeing Red: Fashion Week Begins

The Heart Truth fashion show — at which celebs don red dresses for women's heart health — is always fun to watch, sort of like a mega-wedding where every bridesmaid gets to choose her own dress. And this was the best one yet.

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I think we can all agree that Dita Von Teese needs to be in this show, every year, in some variation on this classic. "Glamour" isn't even a strong enough word!


Seeing Red: Fashion Week BeginsSNatasha Bedignfield also went dramatically Old Hollywood.

Seeing Red: Fashion Week BeginsSTaraji P. Henson also went "sultry."

Seeing Red: Fashion Week BeginsSBut the ultimate in "Sexiness" surely went to Camila Alves.

Seeing Red: Fashion Week BeginsSRed lends itself to drama; Eve took full advantage.

Seeing Red: Fashion Week BeginsSOf course, when you give people full creative control, you risk someone wearing a bead shawl. But it takes all kinds, as a man once said, to make a world. And a fashion show full of red dresses.

Seeing Red: Fashion Week BeginsSIt also seems obligatory that someone should channel Betty Boop. And in this case, the role fell to Suzanne Somers.

Seeing Red: Fashion Week BeginsSAlthough when you see it in action, it's hard to argue!

Seeing Red: Fashion Week BeginsSAnother creative choice, the be-flowered Garcelle Beauvais.

Seeing Red: Fashion Week BeginsSLaila Ali's maternity gown would be amazing in any context.

Seeing Red: Fashion Week BeginsSAnn Curry took the soft, romantic route. (Which, along with glam and sexy, is one of the major red-dress categories.)

Seeing Red: Fashion Week BeginsSAlso softly Valentine-apropos: Archie Panjabi.

Seeing Red: Fashion Week BeginsSDitto Denise Richards — who could do double-duty in an eveningwear competition!

Seeing Red: Fashion Week BeginsSGayle King was totally classic.

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Eva Amurri was one of the few who did something really unexpected with her silhouette; adorable.


Seeing Red: Fashion Week BeginsSIn the mini camp: Katrina Bowden.

Seeing Red: Fashion Week BeginsSIts redness is debatable; it's glitter, not.

Seeing Red: Fashion Week BeginsSPatti LaBelle, per usual, defines fabulosity.