Lifestyle Style New York Spring 2012: Days 1 & 2 Heidi Klum, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale and more kick off N.Y.C.'s chicest week at the hottest runway shows By Alex Apatoff Alex Apatoff Instagram Twitter Alex Apatoff is the Executive Editor of PEOPLE Digital. She has been with the brand for more than a decade, holding various roles on the Style and Beauty team before becoming the site's Lifestyle Director to coordinate the work across the commerce, evergreen, features and marketing teams. Prior to her role at PEOPLE, Alex worked at Us Weekly (where, among other things, she oversaw the Fashion Police pages) and graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelors in Journalism. People Editorial Guidelines Published on September 9, 2011 10:45 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 10 HEIDI KLUM Thomas Concordia/WireImage Project Runway’s sparkles as she announces the show’s contestants in a plunging belted jumpsuit by co-host Michael Kors. 02 of 10 WHITNEY PORT & ASHLEY TISDALE Kristina Bumphrey/Startraks The consummate L.A. girls head east to check out Luca Luca’s collection – dressing for cooler temperatures in an olive-and-chartreuse ensemble and croc clutch, and showing a little N.Y.C. love in a Junk Food T-shirt with her Kelly Locke clutch and Swarovski necklace. 03 of 10 LEA MICHELE Justin Campbell/Startraks Proving she knows a little something about fashion, the Glee girl goes glam at the Jason Wu show in a full printed skirt and black crew neck accented with contrasting red lips, an emerald clutch and Brian Atwood heels. 04 of 10 VANESSA HUDGENS Chelsea Lauren/Getty To kick off Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in style, the rocks her signature bohemian glam look, topping a cropped white dress with a Blu Moon jacket and Theodora & Callum collar and adding simple black pumps. 05 of 10 JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage Peeking out from beneath her new blunt bangs, the actress takes in Project Runway’s presentation in a curve-hugging orange dress and gold cuff. 06 of 10 RACHEL ZOE JB Nicholas/Splash News Online Her first fashion show may be Saturday, but the stylist doesn’t appear to be going “bananas” – she’s the picture of effortless chic in her tailored black suit and striped top. 07 of 10 LUCA LUCA FRONT ROW Jason Kempin/Getty Shantel VanSanten, , Joanna Garcia and Jamie-Lynn Sigler make for a rainbow-hued foursome as they catch the latest looks from Luca Luca (and share a giggle while they’re at it!). 08 of 10 SOPHIA BUSH Amanda Schwab/Startraks At the BCBG Max Azria show, the actress embraces her inner flower child in a tie-dye-print, flowing tea-length dress, making the look more modern with strappy patent sandals and a hot pink lip. 09 of 10 MALIN AKERMAN Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage Was she inspired by ? Also at the Project Runway show, the star strikes a camera-ready pose in her sleeveless lace frock, sparkling clutch and nude peep-toes. 10 of 10 ELISHA CUTHBERT D Dipasupil/FilmMagic From sports to style, the actress gets the most out of her N.Y.C. visit, attending the BCBG Max Azria show in a form-fitting color-block dress.