Jessica Alba and Andre Leon Talley held court at Ralph Lauren's Soho store. But the crowds outside were patiently waiting for a free concert by Grammy-award winner Janelle Monae, who sang her heart out and put on a powerhouse four-song set.

She closed her show with her single, "Tightrope," complete with her signature James Brown-inflected moves, including the famous drape-the-jacket across the shoulders gambit.

The crowd ate up every moment of it.

From "Scenes From Fashion's Night Out,"

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