"She's still a girl's girl," a friend says of Lopez (in Monster-in-Law). "She still loves to have movie night. She loves to shop. She's still fun."
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Jennifer Lopez has been up all night. Not that she's nervous or anything – more like "excited," she says with a giggle, "like when you're in fourth grade and have a field trip the next day." Only, the actress-singer-mogul advising a stream of passing models on boots and hats while munching M&M's in the Manhattan headquarters of her Sweetface clothing company on Feb. 10 isn't jazzed about a trip to the museum. Instead, Lopez is about to show her line of glamorous urban garb – including a mink jumpsuit and jeans with a diamond button – for the high-power crowd of celebs and fashionisti gathered for the fall shows beneath tents at Bryant Park. Lopez being Lopez, she wants, as she tells PEOPLE amid the chaos of assistants, executives and interns, "everything to be right." Meaning come showtime Feb. 11, the 700 director's chairs made in three sizes for the event will be properly placed in the tent if it takes the crew of 200 all night. (It does.)
The 200 pounds of Swarovski crystals just flown in from Austria will glitter across every step of the runway. (Ditto.) And as for the model who wants to work the catwalk in shoes that don't fit just because she likes them – well, whaddaya gonna do? "I walked all through Europe in a size 11 boot and I'm really an 8 1/2," confesses Lopez with conspiratorial glee. "But I'm crazy like that."