LifestyleFashion Week New York Fashion Week: Weekend highlights By NINA RUGGIERO with Melissa Kravitz Updated September 7, 2014 10:32 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email While you were out and about enjoying your weekend, the fashion folk were hard at work (OK, and play), with Rihanna, Nicki Minaj and Miley Cyrus hitting the front rows and after parties, and Kendall Jenner and Naomi Campbell stealing the spotlight on the runway. Oh, and as for the clothes, well, it looks like it's going to be a fun and eventful spring 2015. But we'll let you be the judge; here are 10 weekend highlights. Alexander Wang draws musical crowd Photo Credit: Craig Barritt/Getty Images Anna Wintour may have skipped Alexander Wang's Pier 94 show in favor of the U.S. Open (and it wasn't even in Brooklyn this time!), but Rihanna, Nicki Minaj and Miguel all came to cheer on the designer's sporty spring collection. A mostly stoic Minaj shared a few laughs with seatmate Lauren Hutton, and Riri caused a frenzy in a low-cut, navy blue jacket and matching hat. But a plunging neckline couldn't compare with what Miley Cyrus would later wear at the after party... which was, well, basically nothing at all. Top models strut at DVF Photo Credit: Peter Michael Dills/Getty Images Fashion royalty Diane von Furstenberg brought her classic wrap dresses, playful prints, structured jackets, sophisticated separates and fun colors to the runway on Sunday, but that's not all. Naomi Campbell, Kardashian sis Kendall Jenner and Victoria's Secret Angel Candice Swanepoel all strutted their stuff, adding some heat to the cool spring collection with their sultry, smoky-eyed stares. Front row, the star presence continued, with Paris and Nicky Hilton and always stylish "Girls" actress Allison Williams. Thakoon proves platforms are perilous Photo Credit: JP Yim/Getty Images Thakoon's 10th anniversary show in Hell's Kitchen was not one to forget-- especially for one model, who took a face-first spill when her sheer dress caught under her platform shoe. (And that wasn't the only runway stumble.) The spring 2015 collection, however, fill of fringe, geometric prints and bright colors, was much less of a flop. Drum beats and Brazilian funk music created a Carnaval scene for the crowd, which included "Orange is the New Black" star Taylor Schilling, "Magic Mike" star Cody Horn and, of course, an unreadable Anna Wintour. Christian Siriano takes an icy turn Photo Credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images Christian Siriano took things down a few degrees on a scorching hot Saturday afternoon with arctic, glass-inspired blues and greens and crisp white on show-stopping silhouettes, sharp, laser-cut patterns and cool separates with intricate crystal details. Ice queen Lindsey Vonn sat front row, though these elegant designs were suited more for the red carpet than the slopes. Jada Pinkett Smith also attended, along with her stunning mother, as did Mena Suvari. DKNY deals prints that pop Photo Credit: Peter Michael Dills Donna Karan went daring with her spring DKNY collection, mixing prints and bold colors in funky separates, and made sure to keep her street style cred with sporty platform sandals. She even paired an ultra-glam red dress with sneakers, proving that the do-it-all city chick doesn't have to slow down with fancy footwear to look runway-ready. Rebecca Taylor takes a rock 'n roll pilgrimage Photo Credit: Brian Ach/Getty Images Rebecca Taylor took a bit of a rock 'n roll turn for her spring 2015 collection, in which she imagined the Rolling Stones traveling to India, but kept her signature feminine flirtation intact with dreamy organza, chiffon, sheer panelling, floral embellishments and paisley prints. Actress Rashida Jones rocked Taylor's printed separates in the front row, as subdued blues, purples and pinks contrasted with bold citrus hues. Tracy Reese: Dance to the beat Photo Credit: Thos Robinson/Getty Images Always up-beat designer Tracy Reese introduced her spring 2015 collection with modern dancers who popped out of their seats to give an impromptu show. She then kept the party going with hot pinks, greens, yellows and corals, plus exotic prints and mix-and-match layers, while Whoopi Goldberg looked on. Herve Leger heads into battle Photo Credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Max and Lubov Azria were inspired by the woman warrior for their spring 2015 collection, and they brought on the girl power with a particularly fierce take on their signature bandage dresses in coral, red and aqua with metallic details, worn with "corset" lace-up heels. The designers rounded out the collection with sultry short-shorts, little black dresses and printed bandage tops with oversized sleeves as "Orange is the New Black" star Laverne Cox, model Petra Nemcova, and actresses Katie Cassidy and Sami Gayle looked on. Mara Hoffman goes over the rainbow Photo Credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Mara Hoffman unveiled "The Sunrisers," a light-inspired spring collection the next Coachella crowd is bound to go crazy for. Cut-outs, crop tops and faded rainbow prints on breezy fabrics against a backdrop of cacti were oh so desert-chic, and of course the bikini queen didn't disappoint in the swimwear department, pairing sweet suits with casual baseball caps donning dramatic scarf trains. Meanwhile, "Once Upon a Time" actress Jennifer Morrison, Disney star Peyton List and DJ Chelsea Leyland looked on. Nanette Lepore just wants to have fun Photo Credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Nanette Lepore's show at Lincoln Center had a "girls just want to have fun" theme -- complete with printed swimsuits, winged eyeliner and a conga line finale. "My inspiration comes from California and the South of France," Lepore told amNewYork. "As a kid, every year we would drive from Ohio to California and there was nothing like the anticipation of seeing the ocean."Lepore also drew inspiration from her mom's summer wardrobe, which included "funny boho prints," but the spring 2015 collection has a modern spin, with sailor stripes, shiny patterned fabrics and an overall vibe meant to give off optimism and sunniness. By NINA RUGGIERO with Melissa Kravitz Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.