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Fashion Week Kicks Off for the Last Time in Bryant Park

Friday, February 12, 2010

New York Fashion Week is underway at Bryant Park, but it is the last time the midtown park will host the event. Fashion Week will be moving to Lincoln Center. You can catch a glimpse of the fashionistas at Bryant Park until next Thursday.

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(Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images)

Alexander McQueen (right) with Sarah Jessica Parker (Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images)

Visitors at Fashion Week on Friday spoke about the apparent suicide of renowned British designer Alexander McQueen, who was found dead on Thursday. McQueen was 40 years old.

McQueen was the son of a London cabbie who became known for his innovative and provocative designs, as well as for memorable runway shows.

Click below to hear thoughts and remembrances of McQueen from, in order: photographer Christopher Katke, model Irene Kim, Metrovelvet.com Fashion editor Stephen Biga, designer Jay McCarroll, and Metrovelvet.com Fashion Editor Phillip Campion.

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