Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

Michael Kors has been in business for 30 years, and he celebrated that history in his big anniversary show this morning at Lincoln Center. There were no real surprises here — just gorgeous, extremely expensive, classic American sportswear.

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

Kors started off showing clothing in shades of black, white, and gray only.

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

Backstage, a sign instructed the models to "celebrate 30 years of American glamour. You are strong, powerful and so sexy, people can't breathe! Kill them with chic and power. Have a great show! Of Kors!"

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

Donna Summer played during the show.

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

And when color was at last introduced into the show, it was very, very subtle.

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

Kors' shows have a rhythm about them — you know what you're going to get, and he rarely disappoints.

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

You come to expect the cashmere jumpsuit, the impeccably cut trousers, the cashmere wrap, the camel coat, the earth-toned everything. The suits.

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

It's not to say that his collections are rote, just that thirty years in business has left Kors with a solid sense of himself as a designer, and obviously an excellent understanding of what his customers like.

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

And, of course, eventually there was Michael Kors red.

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

Michael Kors, For The Cashmere-Loving Upper East Side Doyenne In You

And of course, longtime face of the brand/Estonian real-estate mogul Carmen Kass closed the show. Why mess with a prize-winning recipe?