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Runway to Real Life: Karen Elson in Jason Wu, Liya Kebede in Proenza Schouler and More (Forum Buzz)

Actresses, musicians, models. All have occasions (and the means and connections) to translate runway looks to their real lives. This week, let’s take a look at Karen Elson, Liya Kebede, Lady Gaga and Kristen Wiig as they navigate the worlds of ready-to-wear and couture. 

Karen Elson in Jason Wu Spring 2014

Images: getty, IMAXtree

Images: getty, IMAXtree

Karen Elson attended the CFDA and Vogue 2013 Fashion Fund Finalists Celebration in New York City wearing a dress from Jason Wu’s latest collection. She went with open ankle-strap heels similar to those shown on the runway, let her famous red mane down, and accessorized minimally with a diamond necklace and minaudiere.

“Karen Elson is really working that Jason Wu,” Moofins commented.

“Karen looks amazing!” tapenerd agreed.