Designers love movie stars, particularly those whose red carpet images wearing the latest frock will appear in the press and on the internet. Putting them on the runway is much chancier--while it will insure plenty of coverage, the spotlight might shine brighter on the star than on the clothing.
The ubiquitous Pamela Anderson has walked in shows for slightly edgy designer Vivienne Westwood
Italian actress Manuela Arcuri drew some attention to the Soprani Spring/Summer 2009 show in Milan:
William Tang Tat-chi decided his Spring/Summer 2010 show needed a splash so he convinced Kelly Chen to appear on the runway in his designs. It seems to have worked, since these pictures are popping up in lots of places including at CRIENGLISH.