High fashion has reached Sesame Street- and here on the September 2009 issue of Harper's Bazaar, we get to see the puppet gang, posing next to glamorous dolled-up models.

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the children's classic tv show, the magazine decided to pair the very educational neighbourhood with some of the world's biggest names in fashion, though we're not sure why. But we get to see big names like Vera Wang, Oscar de la Renta, Carolina Herrera, and Diane von Furstenberg with the Sesame Street buddies.

Perhaps this video will explain better:

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[via PopCrunch]