In honor of a month of Fashion Weeks -- which kicked off in New York on Sept. 4 -- a look back on the love affair between hitmakers and designers, including sightings, controversies and, of course, Madonna's boobs.

1969: Francoise Hardy at the YSL Show in Paris

The 25-year-old actress and music queen of the ye-ye girls - those Parisian pop naifs - was the first star to sit front row at a runway show. Her appearance at the couture presentation in Paris made all the dailies, thus ushering in the era of the bold-faced prized seat-placement spectacle.

1973: Baker vs. Minnelli at Versailles

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