Fashion maven Zelda Kaplan, 95, collapsed and died while on the front row of the Joanna Mastroianni show at Fashion Week today.
Witnesses said beloved Kaplan "slumped forward" after the models had started walking out at the 1 p.m. show at The Studio at Lincoln Center today.
She was carried out of the show by security and taken to a private area where EMTs gave her CPR. An ambulance was called and Kaplan was taken to hospital.
A statement from her friends said, "Zelda Kaplan passed away suddenly today at the age of 95 from natural causes, she was surrounded by friends and family. She will be deeply missed and always loved."