Julianne Moore, 59, and model Helena Christensen, 51, stop for a selfie in NYC

They have been friends for years and are regularly seen attending glitzy events together.

Yet, Julianne Moore, 59, and Helena Christensen, 51, swapped the red carpet for the West Village as they grabbed brunch in New York's West Village on Sunday.

The pair appeared in jovial spirits as they stopped for a selfie with friend and InStyle magazine editor-in-chief Laura Brown.  

Stepping out: Julianne Moore, 59, and Helena Christensen, 51, swapped the red carpet for the West Village as they grabbed brunch in New York's West Village on Sunday

Stepping out: Julianne Moore, 59, and Helena Christensen, 51, swapped the red carpet for the West Village as they grabbed brunch in New York's West Village on Sunday

Julianne, 59, showcased her off-duty style with aplomb in an oversized camel-coloured coat as she battled the chilly temperatures in the Big Apple.

The Still Alice star layered her statement coat over a cosy black jumper and loose-fitting indigo jeans with chunky biker boots.

Looking effortlessly chic, she accessorised her ensemble with a black leather bag over her shoulder, circular shades and a sprinkling of rings.

Complementing her pal's look, Helena, 51, sported a padded grey jacket with paperbag-waisted denims and hightops.

Snap happy: The pair appeared in jovial spirits as they stopped for a selfie with friend and InStyle magazine editor-in-chief Laura Brown

Snap happy: The pair appeared in jovial spirits as they stopped for a selfie with friend and InStyle magazine editor-in-chief Laura Brown

Wrapped up: Julianne, 59, showcased her off-duty style with aplomb in an oversized camel-coloured coat as she battled the chilly temperatures in the Big Apple

Wrapped up: Julianne, 59, showcased her off-duty style with aplomb in an oversized camel-coloured coat as she battled the chilly temperatures in the Big Apple

The Danish supermodel left her brunette locks loose as she sported a natural look for the outing.   

Helena, who recently launched her collaboration with H&M, took to Instagram to document their lunch and shared a selfie with her pals, while Julianne later posted a shot of her wearing a piece from the model's new collection.

Helena recently discussed the secret to maintaining her incredible

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