Lifestyle Style Style Stars Take New York: Day One! Sometimes the hottest looks are in the front row. See how Kate, Liv, Mary-Kate and more sizzle, from the tents to the exclusive parties. By Melissa Liebling-Goldberg By People Staff Published on September 5, 2008 04:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 13 RACHEL ZOE AND KATE HUDSON Donald Bowers/Getty The star stylist gets a little star power from her client (in a Chloe dress) at the launch party for her new reality series The Rachel Zoe Project at the Gramercy Park Hotel. 02 of 13 LIV TYLER AND VALENTINO Patrick McMullan/PatrickMcMullan.com/Sipa The star (in Oscar de la Renta) gets cozy with the now-retired designer at a Samsung screening of a documentary of his career, The Inspiration and Passion of Valentino Garavani. 03 of 13 MARY-KATE OLSEN Roger Kisby/Getty The star stays covered in loose black with a fringed bag at the opening of the MINI Rooftop NYC, a popular new venue this Fashion Week. 04 of 13 CHARLIZE THERON Stephen Lovekin/Getty The statuesque actress gets cozy with boyfriend Stuart Townsend and Andre Benjamin of Outkast at the launch of the musician’s Benjamin Bixby clothing line at Barney’s New York. 05 of 13 JULIANNE MOORE Bryan Bedder/Getty The actress keeps it casual in a plaid dress and pale boots at the Generra presentation. 06 of 13 LEIGHTON MEESTER Gregory Pace/BEImages The Gossip Girl star sets off her lighter locks with a hot pink Julie Haus dress at the L.A. designer’s first N.Y.C. presentation. 07 of 13 PUSSYCAT DOLLS Nick Price/Startraks The sexy fivesome perform all their biggest hits in their signature skintight costumes for a stylish audience at the Fashion Rocks Pre-Party at Mansion. 08 of 13 LINDSAY PRICE AND AUDRINA PATRIDGE Sonia Moskowitz/GLOBE The TV stars add a dash of color to the front row of the Lana Sunderland show in their bright dresses and metallic sandals. 09 of 13 MOLLY SIMS Jemal Countess/WireImage The former model enjoys life off the catwalk in a tiered green La Perla dress at the Saks Fifth Avenue unveiling of the Ruby Slipper collection. 10 of 13 BECKI NEWTON Stephen Lovekin/Getty From Mode to Vogue! The Ugly Betty star makes a stylish appearance at the Vogue.TV and IMG’s launch of Model.Live at the Bowery Hotel. 11 of 13 JOY BRYANT RD/Dziekan/Retna The actress holds a heel fit for a superhero as she hosts the Stuart Weitzman New York flagship store reopening on Madison Avenue on Wednesday night. 12 of 13 KELLY RUTHERFORD AND TINSLEY MORTIMER Albert Michael/Startraksphoto Spotted: the Gossip Girl star and the socialite who turned in a cameo on the season premiere, whispering at the Dior Beauty screening of the show. 13 of 13 JENNIFER HUDSON Lorenzo Santini/WireImage Diamonds are a Dreamgirl’s best friend! The Oscar winner shows off some serious ice at the Kwiat flagship store opening on Wednesday night.