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New York Fashion WeeK: Marchesa Spring 2011 runway and celebrity guests

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 15: A model poses at the Marchesa Spring 2011 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Chelsea Art Museum on September 15, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Dario Cantatore/Getty Images)

The Marchesa show at New York Fashion Week is always a guaranteed feast for the eyes, so before the fashion circus moves onto London, let’s take a look at the Spring 2011 catwalk, and try to imagine scenarios in which we would actually find ourselves in need of one of these gowns… 

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 15: A model poses at the Marchesa Spring 2011 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Chelsea Art Museum on September 15, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Dario Cantatore/Getty Images)

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 15: A model poses at the Marchesa Spring 2011 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Chelsea Art Museum on September 15, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Dario Cantatore/Getty Images)

Yes, you may well look shifty, young lady: we know a shress when we see one…

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 15: A model poses at the Marchesa Spring 2011 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Chelsea Art Museum on September 15, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Dario Cantatore/Getty Images)

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 15: A model poses at the Marchesa Spring 2011 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Chelsea Art Museum on September 15, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Dario Cantatore/Getty Images)

Huh. Sheer harem pants. Totally not what we were expecting here.

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 15: A model poses at the Marchesa Spring 2011 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Chelsea Art Museum on September 15, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Dario Cantatore/Getty Images)

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 15: A model poses at the Marchesa Spring 2011 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Chelsea Art Museum on September 15, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Dario Cantatore/Getty Images)

Aha, so THAT’S what happened to that shower puff we thought the dog ate!

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 15: A model poses at the Marchesa Spring 2011 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Chelsea Art Museum on September 15, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Dario Cantatore/Getty Images)

“Behold! My crotch in a heart!”

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 15: A model poses at the Marchesa Spring 2011 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Chelsea Art Museum on September 15, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Dario Cantatore/Getty Images)

This deserves to be seen twice: so intricate and beautiful.

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 15: A model poses at the Marchesa Spring 2011 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Chelsea Art Museum on September 15, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Dario Cantatore/Getty Images)

“Yeah, it’s a mullet dress. SO?”

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 15: A model poses at the Marchesa Spring 2011 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Chelsea Art Museum on September 15, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Dario Cantatore/Getty Images)

Now THIS is the kind of thing we expect from Marchesa!

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 15: A model poses at the Marchesa Spring 2011 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Chelsea Art Museum on September 15, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Dario Cantatore/Getty Images)

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 15: A model poses at the Marchesa Spring 2011 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Chelsea Art Museum on September 15, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Dario Cantatore/Getty Images)

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 15: A model poses at the Marchesa Spring 2011 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Chelsea Art Museum on September 15, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Dario Cantatore/Getty Images)

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 15: A model poses at the Marchesa Spring 2011 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Chelsea Art Museum on September 15, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Dario Cantatore/Getty Images)

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 15: A model poses at the Marchesa Spring 2011 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Chelsea Art Museum on September 15, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Dario Cantatore/Getty Images)

 

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 15: A model poses at the Marchesa Spring 2011 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Chelsea Art Museum on September 15, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Dario Cantatore/Getty Images)

“Beam me up!”

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 15: A model poses at the Marchesa Spring 2011 presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Chelsea Art Museum on September 15, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Dario Cantatore/Getty Images)

   And as for those celebrity guests:

Sept. 15, 2010 - New York, New York, U.S. - Kelly Osbourne .Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, Spring 2011 Marchesa S/S 2011 Presentation - celebs.Chelsea Art Museum, NYC 09-10-2010.Photos by - - Photos Inc 2010.I15327BT. © Red Carpet Pictures

Bravo, Kelly Osbourne!

Sept. 15, 2010 - New York, New York, U.S. - Jessica Szhor .Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, Spring 2011 Marchesa S/S 2011 Presentation - celebs.Chelsea Art Museum, NYC 09-10-2010.Photos by - - Photos Inc 2010.I15327BT. © Red Carpet Pictures

Shiny Jessica Szhor

Sept. 15, 2010 - New York, New York, U.S. - Olivia Palmero .Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, Spring 2011 Marchesa S/S 2011 Presentation - celebs.Chelsea Art Museum, NYC 09-10-2010.Photos by - - Photos Inc 2010.I15327BT. © Red Carpet Pictures

Olivia Palermo

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