“Macy’s Front Row” Was a Giant Dance Party

[I know, I know: We’re talking about the dance–fashion connection AGAIN. But I can’t help it, you guys! We just wrapped up a dance-y New York Fashion Week, and we’re only a few days away from a New York City Ballet gala celebrating fashion, and my head is just exploding with dancefashiness. (Is “dancefashiness” a thing? Let’s make it happen.)]

Last night, to send NYFW out in style, Macy’s put on a fashion show of its own: “Macy’s Front Row.” And since Macy’s is, well, Macy’s, it was HUGE.

How huge? We’re talking Madison Square Garden. We’re talking performances by Jason Derulo, Nate Ruess and Thalía. We’re talking looks from 10 different fashion lines.

And—fittingly, since part of the evening’s proceeds went to the amazing Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS—we’re talking dancing. Lots of dancing.

Naturally, Derulo came with a pack of dancers and some hard-hitting choreo of his own. We’d expect nothing less from the “So You Think You Can Dance” Season 12 judge:

But we were also treated to a talented and adorable crew of littles in a Mother Ginger-esque number during the Hello Kitty presentation. (BRILLIANT IDEA: an all-Hello Kitty Nutcracker. Who’s with me?)

  A video posted by KingGreatness (@diversekcox) on

Even the models for Heidi by Heidi Klum—the supermodel’s lingerie line—were dancing up a storm. And kudos to them, because dancing in teeny-tiny panties is no mean feat:

A video posted by Nikki (@nikki__lynne) on

Miss out? Never fear: “Macy’s Front Row” will be televised on E! Next Wednesday, September 23 at 8 pm EST. Tune in then for all the dancetabulousness!

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Margaret Fuhrer is Dance Spirit's editor in chief.
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