Barry Manilow made a shock look at New York Fashion Week on Wednesday morning (Feb. 13), closing out Michael Kors' Fall 2019 present with a glittering rendition his hit "Copacabana."
The present's theme was "dreaming," mirrored in each the decor (disco balls and chandeliers hung overhead) and the 74 seems showcased, from oversize fur jackets to sparkly night robes. Kors additionally made positive to soundtrack the present — which featured clothes with the famed Studio 54 brand and a cameo from '70s supermodel Patti Hansen — with disco-inspired hits from Chic, Donna Summer and The Pointer Sisters, recruiting Manilow for an epic finale.
“Barry Manilow is a legend and 'Copacabana' was one the long-lasting songs my youth,” Michael Kors tells Billboard in an announcement. “It was such a thrill to have him carry out at my Fall 2019 present.”
Manilow's efficiency was appriopriately backdropped by gold fringe, with the singer sporting a bedazzled orange leather-based jacket (with "Copa" emblazoned on the again, naturally) as fashions joined him one-by-one on stage for the show-closing dance social gathering. Though Manilow had by no means been to a vogue present earlier than, he knew acting at Michael Kors' present was a chance he couldn't go up.
“When Michael referred to as and gave me his imaginative and prescient for his upcoming vogue present and requested if I’d come carry out 'Copacabana,' I used to be very flattered — how may I say no?" Manilow provides. "It was an exciting expertise, and I used to be joyful to be a component it."
New York might not be the most well liked spot north Havana in February, however music and keenness had been undoubtedly the style at Michael Kors' New York Fashion week present.
Watch clips Manilow's "Copacabana" efficiency beneath.