Celebs gather at Diane von Furstenberg’s show

SEE PHOTOS: Diane von Furstenberg's SS 2012 fashion show in New York saw an abundence of celebrities turn up for front row seats. We were there

NEW YORK - There is no doubt as to why New York City kick starts the fashion week season, especially when there are shows like that of the queen of wrap dresses, Diane von Furstenberg, to see. 

The entire venue was packed, with not an empty seat to be seen, and a whole lot of standing journalists beside an army of huge lens photographers.

Besides renowned magazine editors from all over the world – including US Vogue editor Anna Wintour and Vogue Italia Franca Sozzani – fashion legends Oscar de la Renta and Valentino with his partner, Giancarlo Giammetti, and American actress, Susan Sarandon were also spotted in the front row. 

The legends of fashion: Anna Wintour, Editor of Vogue US (above top left), Oscar de la Renta (above top right), Valentino (above left) and Joe Zee, creative director Elle US. Images: Viona Wang

Editor of W magazine Stefano Tonchi with Giovanna Battaglia, who recently moved to New York City and styles for W. Image: Viona Wang

Diane von Furstenberg’s husband, Barry Diller with Giancarlo Giammetti. Image: Viona Wang

Celebrity stylist and now fashion designer Rachel Zoe with husband, Rodger Berman. Image: Viona Wang

Accessories designer Nicky Hilton (above left) and Vogue Italia Editor, Franca Sozzani. (above  Images: Viona Wang

After the final walkthrough of the Diane von Furstenberg SS2012 show which fell on the 10th Anniversary of September 11, Diane von Furstenberg commemorated the historical occasion by giving out American flags as she greeted the audience. It was a moment to remember.