The heels were high, the make-up immaculate and the outfits were nothing short of fabulous as some of the biggest names in the style world - including Tommy Hilfiger, Vera Wang and John Galliano - gathered in New York this week to attend an annual fashion award presentation.
British designer Galliano made quite an entrance - partly due to having Hollywood star Charlize Theron on his arm and also with his choice of party-wear. The Gibraltar-born style maven, who later addressed guests at the event, chose an eye-catching suit adorned with hundreds of buttons.
Also turning heads in a pair of vertiginous red heels was British model du jour and Big Apple resident Agyness Deyn. Other key fashion players on hand to see new designer Alexander Wang presented with the Fashion Fund award included US Vogue editor Anna Wintour.
The $200,000 cash prize is given to the most promising up-and-coming designer of the past 12 months. This year Alexander impressed judges with his denim-orientated spring/summer 2009 collection, which received rave reviews when it was presented at New York Fashion Week.
Princess Marie of Denmark isn't letting pregnancy slow her down – as this picture postcard image of her in the Russian city of Ekaterinburg in the Urals mountain range shows.
Her five-day visit to the country with husband Joachim follows her first official solo overseas tour - to Morocco - a few weeks ago.
France-born Marie's elegant fur-trimmed jacket and skirt combination showed little hint of a baby bump, which is perhaps to be expected since the couple's first child together isn't due until May.
If she's feeling any morning sickness, her lively demeanour didn't give the game away as the royals looked around the cathedral and a fashion show put on by Copenhagen design house Dyrberg/Kern.
They also inaugurated a photo exhibition on the life of Empress Maria Feodorovna, the mother of slain Czar Nicholas II, who was a Danish princess.
In the coming days, the...