Mercedes Benz Fashion Week 2012 kicked off today featuring beautiful fashion and beauty at the Mercendez Benz Tent at Lincoln Center in New York City. Two great shows featured different types of texture.

At TADASHI SHOJI, industry renowned stylist Rodney Cutler designed braids and waves to accent the beautiful spring and summer fashions. Over at CATHERINE MALANDRINO, Danilo topped his beautiful sleek waves with sexy turbins.

Tonight kicks off Fashion Night's Out, and we're heading over to our favorite hot spots right now....stay tuned for a full report tomorrow on NYFW 2012!