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Carrie Underwood to Make New York Fashion Week Debut

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Carrie Underwood

She'll present her fitness and lifestyle line, Calia by Carrie Underwood, at a new NYFW venue called The HQ.

Forget the front row. This season country singer Carrie Underwood and her gorgeous gams will be behind the scenes at New York Fashion Week, as she hosts a pop-up-style activation for her line with Dick's Sporting Goods called Calia by Carrie Underwood.

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The event will take place at The HQ, a new Fashion Week venue, and also will feature instant shopping for guests immediately after her line is presented on Sept. 10. She told WWD, "I've been a spectator at Fashion Week a few times, but this is the first time I'll be involved."

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Being able to purchase the pieces from her fitness and lifestyle apparel brand — which include capris, sweaters and tops for layering — was important to her, since she said one of her frustrations is waiting six months from seeing something on the runway to actually being able to buy it. Naturally Underwood, whose new album Storyteller drops Oct. 23, also will curate the presentation's soundtrack — talk about a no-brainer.

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