NEW YORK, Sep 9, 2011/ — Last night, Calvin Klein Collection opened its doors for a special evening in support of the third annual “Fashion’s Night Out 2011” at the brands’ Madison Avenue flagship store.

Calvin Klein Collection’s creative directors Francisco Costa and Italo Zucchelli, along with Vogue’s Tonne Goodman, co-hosted the event honoring supermodel Lara Stone. Basketball star Amar’e Stoudemire also attended as a special guest.

In addition to all of the hosts, Ms. Stone, and Mr. Stoudemire, Calvin Klein Collection wardrobed Nora Zehetner, John Gidding, Robert Evans, and Calvin Klein, Inc.’s President & CEO, Tom Murry. Other notables in attendance included Anna Wintour, Glee’s Darren Criss, Bee Shaffer, Julie Macklowe, Taya Thurman, Virginia Smith, Jim Moore, Madeline Weeks, Sheryl and Barry Schwartz.

The theme of the event was “WE LOVE LARA” – a visual homage to Ms. Stone, the current face of the brand. As part of the celebration, an exhibition was created featuring portraits of Ms. Stone contributed by renowned fashion photographers – including Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott, Craig McDean, Steven Meisel, David Sims, Patrick Demarchelier, and Fabien Baron, who was also in attendance. In addition, t shirts featuring the tagline “WE LOVE LARA” ($25) were specially designed exclusively for the store and will remain available for the duration of the exhibit through the end of September.

Photos by: © 2011 Billy Farrell/ or Josephine Solimene/Getty Images

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