Canadian designer Hilary MacMillan's relatively new fashion label is known for its mix of luxurious fabrics and a signature print she develops every season. For fall 2015, she collaborated with members of her family to create a darker, rose and skeleton print. The color palette was cream,...

For his fall 2015 collection at New York Fashion Week, designer Zang Toi took his fans to Venice. He traveled to the Italian city to immerse himself in his inspiration. The soundtrack was full of opera. The fabrics were the most luxurious cashmeres from Loro Piana, silks, and Fortuny-style...

Her fall 2015 collection at New York fashion week show had rich jewel tones in flowing silk charmeuse, lace and beading. While each style looked contemporary, the artfully draped silk or high-necked lace made the models look comfortable is silver screen decades of the past. A pale fur coat...

More 1970's glam for fall 2015. Georgine Ratelband's NY Fashion Week show was full of lush, fluffy fur in rich jewel tone colors. Satin, lame and hand-painted velvet made the runway look like a luxurious extension of Studio 54. The disco styling was extreme with curly hair, epic smokey eye...

How do you do a mashup of this with a down-to-earth designer with a love of desert prints? Mara Hoffman and her creative team were able to reference the galaxy far far away for her fall 2015 collection with simple tricks of styling. The backdrop to the runway looked like any other desert...

Designer Paula Thomas brought her British rock and roll sensibility and her West Coast biker chic to New York Fashion Week for the first time for fall 2015. I was a fan of Thomas Wylde luxurious leather bags with skulls and embellishments for years. I was totally geeked to see the entire...

This had to be one of the sexiest collections from Reem Acra I have seen. Fall 2016 at New York Fashion Week was full of vintage lingerie looks to tempt the senses the day after Valentine's day. The bias style lines of the 1930s was prominent throughout many of the looks. Silk charmeuse...

This NY Fashion Week show had one of the more original runway setups. It was arranged in an "X" shape, with models standing in four distinct design groups. Each model of the Kaelen Fall 2015 collection then rotated in succession to walk down the runway across diagonal legs of the "X". In...

For fall 2015, fashion designer Anna Sui took inspiration from Nordic culture and interior design. You see contemporary bold prints in the style of Marimekko. You see layered textures of knit, fur, and patterns upon pattern to give the Viking look a contemporary update. Who knew Hagar the...

A collection like this shows how women are great at designing for women. The embroideries, the strategic draping and style lines are all there in a show of smoke and mirrors. Much of the embellishments are there to direct the eye to the curves you want to show off. Well placed pleats are...

 

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