We kept tabs on Chicago celebs during New York Fashion Week, from the runway to the after-parties. Below, find out who sat front row, who hung out with Rihanna, and more.
At Monique Lhuillier's runway presentation, Chicago PD's Sophia Bush sat with Perrey Reeves, Abigail Spencer, Louise Roe, and Jamie Chung in the front row.
Backstage, Lhuillier (fourth from left) posed with some of her biggest fans: Spencer, Chicago native Jennifer Morrison, Bush, Hannah Simone, Chung, Roe, and Taissa Farmiga.
Chicago-born actresses Byrdie Bell and Morgan Saylor were spotted together at Jill Stuart's show.
Morrison (third from left) was happy to be seated between Orange is the New Black's Dascha Polanco and Alexis Stoudemire, wife of New York Knicks player Amar'e Carsares Stoudemire, at the Tracy Reese show. Also in the front row: Kimiko Glenn (far left), Tracee Ellis Ross (fifth from left), Kimberly Chandler, and June Ambrose.
Chicago-born model Karlie Kloss (far left) hung out with the A-list crowd at Jourdan Dunn's (second from left) #CellForGratitude charity launch. Fellow models Alek Wek, Cara Delevingne, and Naomi Campbell—plus showstopper Rihanna—posed for this group shot, which Kloss posted on Instagram the next day.
Kloss' getup got some attention at the Donna Karan New York show, but she was nothing but professional as she walked the runway.
Giuliana Rancic made an appearance at Fashion Week's HSN Fall Fashion Lounge to promote her G By Giuliana line.
At Zac Posen, Chicago-bred actresses Anna Chlumsky (center) and Kiernan Shipka (right) sat with musician Tennessee Thomas (left) in the front row.
Chicago native Jennifer Hudson met up with Laverne Cox at InStyle's 20th anniversary party. The Orange is the New Black star posted this pic on Instagram with a message for Hudson: "Thanks for being so sweet and for loving @OITNB"
After walking the runway in one of Oscar de la Renta's signature dresses, Kloss escorted the designer out to greet the audience at the end of his show.
Shipka and model Lily Aldridge waited together for the Tory Burch show to begin.
At the Rodarte show, Chicago's Tavi Gevinson smiled for the cameras with Dakota Fanning.
Hudson put on quite a fashionable performance during Fashion Rocks 2014 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Photography Courtesy of D Dipasupil/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week; Chance Yeh/Getty Images for FOTOYAPP; Cindy Ord/Getty Images; Vivien Killilea/Getty Images; instagram.com/karliekloss; Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz; Monica Schipper/Getty Images for HSN; Chelsea Lauren/Getty Images; instagram.com/lavernecox; Slaven Vlasic/Getty; Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Tory Burch; Ben Gabbe/Getty Images; Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Three Lions Entertainment