Diane von Fürstenberg Kicks Off Men’s New York Fashion Week in Darling Wedges

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Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) president Diane von Fürstenberg attended a press conference on Monday to kick off Men’s New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2016 held at Skylight Clarkson Sq in Lower Manhattan.

She was joined by CFDA CEO Steven Kolb and New York City deputy mayor Alicia Glen to discuss the “growth and impact of the week.”

Diane von Fürstenberg was also joined by Steven Kolb and New York City deputy mayor Alicia GlenDiane von Fürstenberg was also joined by Steven Kolb and New York City deputy mayor Alicia Glen

The Belgian-born American fashion designer looked playful in a simple but chic shirt-dress featuring buttons along the front and multiple patterns in different colors.

Diane von Fürstenberg discussing the growth and impact of fashion weekDiane von Fürstenberg discussing the growth and impact of fashion week

She accessorized her mini frock with a shark-tooth necklace and a selection of gold-tone and beaded bracelets.

Diane von Fürstenberg's shark-tooth necklaceDiane von Fürstenberg’s shark-tooth necklace

The 68-year-old fashion icon defined natural beauty as she embraced her natural curls and wore barely-there makeup while shielding her eyes behind a pair of tortoise sunglasses.

Diane von Fürstenberg flaunted her legs in a colorful dressDiane von Fürstenberg flaunted her legs in a colorful dress

Diane finished off her laid-back chic look with a comfortable and stylish pair of “Darling” sandals from her very own collection.

Diane von Fürstenberg at the New York Fashion Week Men's S/S 2016 Opening Press ConferenceDiane von Fürstenberg at the New York Fashion Week Men’s S/S 2016 Opening Press Conference at Skylight Clarkson Sq in New York City on July 13, 2015

They feature leopard-print haircalf straps, tan leather T-straps, tangerine leather slingback straps with adjustable gold-tone buckle fastenings, and about an inch of wedge heels.

Diane von Fürstenberg wearing sandals from her own collectionDiane von Fürstenberg wearing sandals from her own collection

Aside from the leopard design, these DVF sandals are also available in black-and-white zebra stripes at Amazon.

Diane von Fürstenberg “Darling” Sandals, $49.99–$91.97

Diane von Fürstenberg "Darling" Sandals

Diane von Fürstenberg "Darling" Sandals

Credit: Jeff Grossman / WENN

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