Donatella Versace played mannequin Tuesday night, putting herself on display in Barneys New York’s Madison Avenue window to launch her men’s wear collection. A group of 28 fashion students visiting from Iowa State University came armed with their cameras (“This is going to be my Facebookprofile photo,” shouted one), while an eclectic mix of celebs then followed the Italian designer upstairs for a party. Who else could get Busta Rhymes, Woody Allen and Soon Yi, Patti LaBelle and “American Pie”‘s Stifler (Seann William Scott) in the same room?
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