The collecitons this year were daring and upbeat. Several trends weaved throughout the collections. Here are the must-have trends to look for.
Black & White
A major trend running through the collections was the combo of black and white. Contempoary and fresh, this timeless look is back in a big way.
DELPOZO: Perfection, with couture techniques and intricate details to the collection- dramatic full skirts, featherweight fabrics; crystal embroideries
Carolina Herrera: Very Palm Beach, a major statement in pinks, very pretty
Proenzo Schouler: Havana inspired Black & White color scheme, with a touch of red; ruffles, bows, ribbons, eyelet and fabulous shoes
Creatures of the Wind: Contemporary, luxe offerings of black & white, layers
Thakoon: Relaxed, cozy collection of pajama-like pieces of whites & soft blues, and closed the show with sequins
Carmen Marc Valvo: Very Zen-like, an inspired collection of light and transparent gowns, swimsuits and a few fabulous jackets for men.
A healthy pop of color is a must!
Bright and bold were the name of the game. No wallflowers accepted here.
Oscar de la Renta: Designer Peter Coppings refined and elaborated on some of the ideas from ODR past collections, namely a Spanish influence with lace and more lace
Libertine: Stimulating! Diverse collections of 80’s street fashion with embellished vintage pieces. Artist Donald Robertson designed the unique arty clutches
Winter Whites, oh-so-chic
Whoever said no white after labor day is eating their words...
Calvin Klein: A plethora of fluid whites and minimalism
Angel Sanchez: Bright colors, and intricate take on whites
Public School: The street style-obsessed go-to designers-flowing layers of lightweight, mixture of darks and lights
Monse Maison: Sophistication with a dosage of reality! Off-the-shoulder looks, deconstructed chic take on the shirtdress.
Bring on the glamour...
Evening-wear taken up a notch.
Givenchy: Soulful Star-studded event on 9/11; couture and ready-to-wear combined on runway; black & whites reigned!
Marchesa: Red-Carpet worthy, Ultra-feminine dramatic evening gowns-Chantilly lace and Boudoir inspired, suitably held at the St. Regis Ballroom
Dennis Basso: Evening Glamour of Golden hues, rich embroideries, a little bit of fur accessories
Marc Jacobs: Mr. Show Biz! Pure entertainment at the Ziegfield Theater wrapped NYFW—explosion of color, sequins, patterns.
Naeem Khan: Over the top FABULOUS: Patterns, colors, a fabric-flowing heaven”! Accessorized by Ranjana Khan’s regal jewelry