Iman returns to public life after David Bowie's death

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  • Iman said she had not been out since last year
  • Husband David Bowie died in January

(CNN)Superstar model Iman has lived quietly and privately since the death of her husband, rocker David Bowie, in January.

That changed Wednesday when she emerged to attend her good friend Tom Ford's New York Fashion Week show.
    Iman even chronicled the night on her Instagram account.
    "My first night out attending an event since last year," she wrote in a caption of a photo showing her hair wrapped in a towel and her face made up.
    She also snapped a pic with fellow model/businesswoman Cindy Crawford.

    With the lovely @cindycrawford @tomford tonight! Show & Shop Fashion show/dinner #nyfw #tomford

    A photo posted by IMAN (@the_real_iman) on

    Iman thanked Ford for "a very glam but intimate presentation." The designer showed his fall collection at the show.

    Made it my first night out! Thanks @tomford for a very glam but intimate presentation #tomford

    A photo posted by IMAN (@the_real_iman) on

    Iman and Bowie were married for 24 years when he died of cancer at 69.