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Naomi Campbell walks the runway as the Diane Von Furstenberg Spring 2015 collection

Naomi Campbell walks the runway as the Diane Von Furstenberg Spring 2015 collection

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A model walks the runway at the Versus Versace Spring 2015 Collection

A model walks the runway at the Versus Versace Spring 2015 Collection

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A model walks the runway at the Dennis Basso fashion show

A model walks the runway at the Dennis Basso fashion show

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Kendall Jenner walks the runway as the Diane Von Furstenberg Spring 2015 collection

Kendall Jenner walks the runway as the Diane Von Furstenberg Spring 2015 collection

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A model walks the runway during the Edun show

A model walks the runway during the Edun show

Victoria Beckham walks the runway at her show

Victoria Beckham walks the runway at her show

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Naomi Campbell walks the runway as the Diane Von Furstenberg Spring 2015 collection

In the real world, it's hump day. Over on Planet Fashion however, today marks the penultimate day of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2015.

Otherwise known as New York Fashion Week, the bi-annual event unites luvvies from the worlds of fashion, film and music to celebrate all things catwalk.

And despite being 'winter woolly' weather, dedicated followers of fashion are sure to have a spring in their step when it winds down tomorrow.

Here's our recap of all the best bits so far.

Kim Who? Supermodel-in-the-making Kendall Jenner returned to the runway in style this week. All eyes were on Kim Kardashian's baby sister as she strutted her stuff for Diane von Furstenberg in the Big Apple. The 18-year-old made her catwalk debut at the fashion spectacular last year. And she's since been snapped up by Chanel, Tommy Hilfiger and Givenchy, among others. Reality TV queen Kim (33) is sure to be quaking in her Louboutins.

Dust down the table cloth, because picnic chic is set to make a comeback next season. Altuzarra and Lela Rose are but two of the big name brands to go all gingham at the fashion extravaganza of the year. Black and baby blue versions of the plaid print are hot, while the more traditional red is not. Similarly, the Little House of the Prairie look was given a sexy makeover with plunging necklines, sheer fabrics and thigh-high slits. "Pa" Ingalls certainly wouldn't approve!

As the Chief Commissioner of television's Fashion Police, Joan Rivers is likely to have had her talons sharpened especially for New York Fashion Week. So a dark cloud was cast over the proceedings in the city that never sleeps by the comedian's shock death last week. Tributes to the glamorous grandmother, who passed away aged 81 after undergoing throat surgery, poured as freely as the champagne at the Moët & Chandon tent. Among them was ond from designer and pal Dennis Basso, who dedicated his collection to Rivers, "who has brought laughter and happiness to all of us".

Patience is a virtue - unless you're a fan of Versace like Liz Hurley. Front row guests - or FROWers, as they're known in the biz - didn't have to wait to get their mitts on some of the sizzling LBDs shown by Versus Versace earlier this week. In a bid to beat the copycats, all of the looks were available to buy online straight after the show. A side-slit frock reminiscent of the one worn by the star back in 1994 drew the loudest coos on the night. With a price tag of €720 though, let's face it, most of us will still have to sit tight for the knock-off.

Safari, so good, for Bono and Eve Hewson's ethical African clothing line Edun this week. After recording a loss of €4.87m in the 12 months to the end of December 2013, it's no secret that the company is struggling. With Danielle Sherman at the helm however, all that could be about to change. Famous faces such as Rihanna and Laurie Anderson, the widow of Lou Reed, clamoured to catch a glimpse of the celebrated designer's third collection for the brand. And whatever about Edun's books, its latest array of Nigerian-inspired prints and pendants are on the money at least.

Duckface is so last season, dahlings. Green hair, skirts worn over dresses and mile-high hats were just some of the most divisive trends to emerge from NYFW. But nothing was more shocking than the smiles donned by models such as Naomi Campbell for Diane von Furstenberg. The Belgian-born designer told how she wanted to infuse her fifties-style spring 2015 collection with "happiness". And she even burst into song on the runway after showcasing it. Who says that fashion is a serious business?

Even perma-pouted Victoria Beckham has loosened up, if her latest collection is anything to go by. Slouchier styles stole the show Stateside this week, and Scrawny Spice herself led the way with lean-but-loose midi skirts, dresses and double-breasted jackets. What's more, there wasn't a single stiletto in sight as the singer-turned-designer debuted her new shoe range, where the standout was a pointy floral brogue. "Over the seasons, I've loosened up the fit of my clothes," she agreed. "But they still make you look long and lean."

Florals for spring? Try to stifle that yawn, because even after more than three decades in the business, Carolina Herrera managed to put a fresh twist on the timeworn trend for 2015. Fusing high-tech fabrics with digital prints and beading, the doyenne of design may just have cultivated her best collection yet. Perched front row, even Vogue editor Anna Wintour didn't look entirely bored by the floor-sweeping white number with a single orchid silk-screened on the front.

Irish Independent