Pics: John Legend, Cee-Lo and Cuba Gooding Jr. at amfAR NYFW Kick-Off

New York Fashion Week has officially kicked off in Manhattan with amfAR cutting the ribbon at Cipriani Wall Street.

Celebs including Sarah Jessica Parker, John Legend, Kenneth Cole, Cee-Lo and Cuba Gooding Jr., all celebrated a night of fashion while prepping for the long week ahead.

This year the black-tie gala, sponsored by MAC Cosmetics, honored Kenneth Cole, Janet Jackson and Heidi Klum for their contributions to the fight against AIDS.

John Legend with fiance Chrissy

E! News Correspondent Alicia Quarles