Fashion Friday: New York Fashion Week Begins and More Style Scoop

TIME's Feifei Sun rounds up the brilliant and bizarre from this week in fashion.

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Celebrities pose on the runway at The Heart Truth's Red Dress Collection 2012 Fashion Show at Hammerstein Ballroom on February 8, 2012 in New York City.

A Different Kind of Fashion Show. On the eve of New York Fashion Week’s official opening Thursday, several celebrities walked the red carpet in ruby dresses for the 10th annual Heart Truth fashion show, which raises awareness about heart disease among women. Among this year’s models: Gloria Estefan, Chaka Khan and Rebecca Romijn. [The Cut]

(MORE: TIME’s complete coverage of New York Fashion Week)

Marc Jacobs Salutes South Park. The designer created three t-shirts featuring the show’s characters Eric Cartman, Randy Marsh and Butters Stotch (all naked!), to be sold for New York University’s Interdisciplinary Melanoma Cooperative Group. Jacobs appeared on a November South Park episode as “Muscle Man Marc.” [WWD]

739 and Counting. Television personality Joan Rivers, 78, says she’s received almost 800 plastic surgeries. “Every weekend I just go in and I do something new. I get a 10th one free. It’s a little like coffee; you just keep going,” she said. [Beauty High]

Louboutin Love. Remember that time when Blake Lively bought 40 pairs of Christian Louboutin shoes (which retail for hundreds of dollars) at a sample sale? The footwear designer has returned the favor by sending the actress his entire spring collection. [StyleWatch]

Not Desperate, But… just prepared. A new survey shows that 43% of single women in Britain carry around an extra pair of sexy undies in their bags in case their dates go well. [Jezebel]

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