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Spring Picnic 2016

Daily Mail
Bette Midler is sensational at 70 in black top and flares as she poses with designer Michael at charity picnic
By MIKE LARKIN FOR DAILYMAIL.COM
PUBLISHED: 02:20 EST, 2 June 2016 | UPDATED: 02:36 EST, 2 June 2016

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She is known to her fans as the Divine Miss M.

And Bette Midler certainly lived up to her moniker as she cosied up to designer Michael Kors at a charity event in New York on Wednesday.

The singer and actress looked in fine form indeed as she posed up with the clothing guru at her New York Restoration Project’s Spring Picnic at the upmarket Morris-Jumel Mansion

The 70-year-old Hocus Pocus favourite was looked great for her age in an off-the-shoulder knitwear top, ostentatious white flares and trendy black leather platform shoes.

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Wind Beneath My Wings legend Bette, who started her career singing in a local gay bathhouse, completed her look with a trendy pair of blue-tinted spectacles.

Designer Michael, 56, who is worth $1 billion, looked a million dollars in a black suit jacket, blue jeans and leather shoes.

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While she is getting on in years, Bette is certainly not slowing down when it comes to her career.

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For she is gearing up to star opposite Frasier hunk David Hyde Pierce in the upcoming Broadway revival of Hello, Dolly!

The musical tells the story of matchmaker and schemer Dolly Levi who receives her toughest challenge yet when a rich grump seeks a suitable wife. It’s a musical version of Thornton Wilder’s play “The Matchmaker.”

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The show features a rousing score by Jerry Herman that’s bursting with joy and tunes like “Put On Your Sunday Clothes,” ”Before the Parade Passes By” and “It Only Takes a Moment.”

Performances on Broadway begin on March 13, 2017, with an official opening night of April 20, 2017.

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