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In the throes of New York Fashion Week‘s celebrity sightings and seating snafus, designer Richie Rich is still able to incite gasps. While Rich is no stranger to celebrities walking in his shows — everyone from Pamela Anderson to Kelis — this year he concluded his Spring/Summer 2011 presentation of over-the-top ensembles with a light-hearted surprise. With famous faces like Ice-T and wife Coco gracing the front row, fashion folks hooped and hollered when a spiky-haired Ellen DeGeneres emerged amidst a blast of silver confetti to close out the show clad in a miniature cap, metallic suit and white high-tops—all capped off with a satirical swagger that only she could pull off. Watch Ellen strut, smirk and sashay—all in the name of fashion! –Justine Harman