Star Sightings: Nicki Minaj, Paris Hilton, Olivia Culpo & Troye Sivan Stop By NYFW: The Shows

Some of fashion’s brightest stars have been seen inside Spring Studios in Tribeca for New York Fashion Week.

One of the best weeks of the year has officially invaded the Big Apple — New York Fashion Week!

Taking place all over the city from September 6th through the 13th, NYFW: The Shows is not only showcasing the newest styles for next summer, but also bringing the best celebrities, street style, and insane FOMO to all our Insta feeds.

Keep scrolling to see some of the best moments from each day of NYFW: The Shows. This post is updated regularly, so make sure to check back each day for your one-stop shop to all of the most iconic fashion week moments of the season.

Day 1 — September 6, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 06: (L-R) Stephanie Mark, Brooke Wall, Joan Smalls, Rebecca Minkoff and Bozoma Saint John speak onstage at The Talks: Female Founders / Women in Fashion at IMG NYFW: The Shows 2018 at Spring Studios on September 6, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for IMG)

NYFW: The Shows started off with a bang! Getting real about girl bosses in fashion, Bozoma Saint John moderated the deep dive with Rebecca Minkoff, Brooke Wall, Joan Smalls, and Stephanie Mark on how they made it in the ‘biz. 

Day 1 was also the first time guests were able to check out the VIP NYFW: The Shows Lounge. Stacked with Visa Vending Machines, the activations featured products by NY-Based, female designers like Rebecca Minkoff. Danny Bowen even swung by after the DISCOUNT UNIVERSE show to recharge with Evian!

NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 06: Ping Hue, Hannah Ferguson, Ashley Moore, Olivia Culpo, Devon Windsor, Nadine Leopold, Caroline Lowe and Shanina Shaik attends a screening and cocktail party for E! Model Squad at the Etihad VIP Lounge IMG NYFW: The Shows 2018 at Spring Studios on September 6, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Anna Webber/Getty Images for IMG)

The evening was capped off with the premiere of E!’s Model Squad – and the whole cast was on-hand to watch and celebrate – including Olivia Culpo, Hannah Ferguson, Daniela Braga, Caroline Lowe, Ashley Moore, Shanina Shaik, Devon Windsor, Nadine Leopold and Ping Hue. Dressed at their absolute best, these models were the epitome of “squad goals” at the marquee event. 

Day 2 — September 7, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 07: SVP of North America Marketing at Visa, Mary Ann Reilly, Founder & Creative Director of Brother Veillies, Aurora James, IMG model, Founder, Tropic of C, Candice Swanepoel, SVP Credit Card Products Management, Wells Fargo, Heather Philp and Co- Founder and CEO of Jetblack, Jenny Fleiss speak onstage during THE TALKS: FASHION IS CHANGING sponsored by VISA featuring real talk from female thought leaders in Fashion & Finance, together fostering a culture for change, Moderated by: Mary Ann Reilly (SVP, North America Marketing, Visa); along with Aurora James (Founder & Creative Director, Brother Vellies); Candice Swanepoel (IMG Model & Founder, Tropic of C), Jenny Fleiss (Co-founder & CEO, Jetblack), Heather Philp, SVP Credit Card Products Management, Wells Fargo at IMG NYFW: The Shows 2018 at Spring Studios on September 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for IMG)

Day 2 of NYFW: The Shows was even more empowering than Day 1!

The NYFW: THE TALKS: FASHION IS CHANGING panel was one for the books. Filled with female leaders in Fashion & Finance such as Mary Ann Reilly (SVP, North America Marketing, Visa); along with Aurora James (Founder & Creative Director, Brother Vellies); Candice Swanepoel (IMG Model & Founder, Tropic of C), Jenny Fleiss (Co-founder & CEO, Jetblack), Heather PhilpSVP Credit Card Products Management, Wells Fargo, the real talk highlighted the push for cultural change.

Other names spotted coming and going included Nicki Minaj arriving in a Lexus, Paris Hilton (who later walked in The Blondes), Winnie Harlow and Jessica Hart – along with models from both the Cushnie and Monse shows wearing looks by Maybelline New York.

NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 07: Paris Hilton poses while exiting the MONSE / Cushnie show at NYFW: The Shows in Maybelline New York look on September 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Anna Webber/Getty Images for IMG)

Day 3 — September 8, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 08: Teen Vogue Editor-In-Chief, Elaine Welteroth (L) embraces photographer Tyler Mitchell at The Talks: In Conversation with Tyler Mitchel & Elain Welteroth during IMG NYFW: The Shows 2018 at Spring Studios on September 8, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for IMG)

The weekend is finally here! To kick off day three of NYFW: The Shows, Elaine Welteroth and Tyler Mitchell sat down for what became of one of the most inspirational moments of the week so far. Discussing the pivotal moments and how they navigated unpaved roads to their success, the panel really resonated with guests and pushed them to be the best people they can be.

NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 07: Winnie Harlow is seen outside of 6 St. John Lane during IMG NYFW: The Shows 2018 at Spring Studios on September 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for IMG)

Celebs that were spotted in the lobby and around Spring Studios included Winnie Harlow moments after the Cushnie show and Troye Sivan, who checked out the female-fronted VISA’s FASHION IS CHANGING installation.

NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 08: Troye Sivan poses at the Visa installation during IMG NYFW: The Shows 2018 at Spring Studios on September 8, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for IMG)

Day 4 — September 9, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 09: (L-R) .Commissioner at San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women, Meena Harris, IMG Model & UNICEF Ambassador Halima Aden, Photographer and Filmmaker Yumna Al-Arashi and Executive Director of Endeavor Foundation, Tascha Rudder speak onstage during The Talks: Activism in Fashion at IMG New York Fashion Week 2019 at Spring Studios on September 9, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for IMG)

Sunday Funday at NYFW: The Shows did not disappoint! On the fourth day of NYFW: The Shows, guests checked out the inspiring NYFW: THE TALK:  ACTIVISM IN FASHION, A celebration of CR Fashion Book, Issue 13 and the muses making a difference featuring panelist Halima Aden (IMG model & UNICEF ambassador), Yumna Al-Arashi (photographer & filmmaker) and Tascha Rudder (Executive Director, Endeavor Foundation) moderated by Meena Harris (Phenomenal Woman Action Campaign).

Day 5 — September 10, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 10: Nadine Leopold, Ping Hue, Ashley Moore, Shanina Shaik, Hannah Ferguson, Caroline Lowe and Devon Windsor pose on stage at The Talks: Meet the Model Squad during New York Fashion Week: The Shows 2018 at Spring Studios on September 10, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for IMG)

There were no Monday blues on the fifth day of NYFW: The Shows! Hannah Ferguson, Daniela Braga, Caroline Lowe, Ashley Moore, Shanina Shaik, Devon Windsor, Nadine Leopold and Ping Hue from E!’s hit show Model Squad were on-hand again to check out the new episode. The girls discussed their careers and goals before gathering in the Etihad Suite to watch the new episode with friends, pizza and Kronenbourg beer.

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.