Betsey Johnson turns 80! The fashion designer celebrates with Euphoria star Chloe Cherry

Fashion designer Betsey Johnson hosted her 80th birthday celebration at Lombardi House in Hollywood on Tuesday.

The star celebrated this important milestone along with the release of her 80th birthday collection, which will be available in mid-September.

The event was star-studded with Euphoria actress Chloe Cherry and models Charlotte McKinney and Joy Corrigan. And Johnson was also spotted dancing with RuPaul’s Drag Race star Gottmik.

She Still Looks Gorgeous: Fashion designer Betsey Johnson hosted her 80th birthday party at Lombardi House in Hollywood on Tuesday

Still working: The star celebrated this important milestone alongside the release of her 80th birthday collection, which will be available in mid-September

Still working: The star celebrated this important milestone alongside the release of her 80th birthday collection, which will be available in mid-September

Also featured were Carmella Rose, Larsen Thompson and influencer Benny Dram.

Project Runway celebrated its 80th birthday on August 10th.

Johnson rose to fame in the 1990s when she created colorful and exaggerated dresses featuring red flowers on a black background.

The designs have been worn by superstars Madonna and Cindy Crawford, and more recently Selena Gomez and Paris Hilton.

A new pal: The event was star-studded with Euphoria actress Chloe Cherry

A new pal: The event was star-studded with Euphoria actress Chloe Cherry

Cherry did well: Here Chloe wore a black dress with pink flowers and carried a gold handbag

Cherry did well: Here Chloe wore a black dress with pink flowers and carried a gold handbag

Johnson is known for her flamboyant sense of style.

Betsey has been influencing the fashion industry with her original designs since the 1960s.

Her ability to change over time while keeping her designs pure has not gone unnoticed.

Born in Connecticut, Betsey spent her childhood attending dance classes.

Her ambitions to be a dancer and her love of costumes laid the foundation for Betsey’s creativity and inspiration, which is still evident in her designs today.

In 1964, Betsey entered the New York fashion scene by winning Mademoiselle magazine’s guest editor competition.

She is such a delight!  Victoria's Secret model Joy Corrigan wore a light pink tutu

She is such a delight! Victoria’s Secret model Joy Corrigan wore a light pink tutu

A cover girl: Charlotte McKinney looked chic in a yellow dress with pink flowers

A cover girl: Charlotte McKinney looked chic in a yellow dress with pink flowers

A year later she landed the top designer position for Paraphernalia, a clothing boutique which at the time housed the hottest young London designers.

What would soon become known as Betsey’s trademark began its formulations here: sexy silhouettes, hippie-inspired floaty fabrics, whimsical details and a fabulous fit.

Betsey continues to maintain a strong foothold in the fashion industry and there are no signs of letting up anytime soon.

Pretty in Blue: Pearl and American Cherry actress Larsen Thompson, 21, was also there to celebrate Johnson

Pretty in Blue: Pearl and American Cherry actress Larsen Thompson, 21, was also there to celebrate Johnson

She was called “the original wild child”.

Though she tries to salvage as many of her old pieces as possible, she admits that her vault isn’t as full as she’d like because her daughter and granddaughter are always borrowing things and never returning them.

She said in the New York Post’s Page Six column in 2019, “I save as much as I can. My daughter and granddaughter are in all my stuff. I never get my stuff back when they borrow it. I’ll be dead before that happens.’

Fun move: And Johnson was also spotted dancing with RuPaul's Drag Race star Gottmik

Fun move: And Johnson was also spotted dancing with RuPaul’s Drag Race star Gottmik

Dance the night away: Betsey is known for dancing at her fashion show

Dance the night away: Betsey is known for dancing at her fashion show

Betsey received the Style Icon Award at the 21st Annual ACE Awards and is relieved to no longer be considered a “joke”.

Johnson said: “I . . . A style icon award?! The amazing thing is that after 55 years [in the fashion industry] I’m not the joke anymore.”

The creative talent also admitted she was “terrified” of aging.

The pinup said: “I don’t celebrate birthdays that much anymore. I’m going to celebrate something else.’

Sleeping: There was a pink and white camper parked in the back

Sleeping: There was a pink and white camper parked in the back

And the bear continues: Johnson also did the splits she often does at the end of her shows

And the bear continues: Johnson also did the splits she often does at the end of her shows

And the US designer admitted she doesn’t feel like a fashion icon because she’s a “comfortable mess” these days.

She told the New York Daily News: “I live in Malibu now, so it’s usually the same shirt.

“I’m such a cozy slob. I never dress fashionably. I never wear anything but flip flops, a big t-shirt – usually Bowie or Rock ‘n’ Roll and my lipstick.

“I don’t wear all that makeup shit anymore. Just fake lashes.’

Not a bad idea: the handsome waiters wore pink suits and no shirts as they served champagne

Not a bad idea: the handsome waiters wore pink suits and no shirts as they served champagne

Her style: Johnson is best known for her feminine and whimsical designs.  Many of their designs are considered exaggerated and embellished

Her style: Johnson is best known for her feminine and whimsical designs. Many of their designs are considered exaggerated and embellished

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