INSPIRATION: A balance between decadence and discipline; the work of Gerhard Richter inspired Gilles Mendel to apply cumulative layers of color and fabric, drawing from a sumptuous palette of materials that exude pure
DESIGNER: Alice + Olivia
INSPIRATION: Fantasy Street Style, a cool, clever free spirited girl wandering the streets of Paris.
TRENDS: Layering, mixing textures and prints, brocade florals, embellished separates, laser cut
DESIGNER: Jenny Packham
INSPIRATION: The intellectual salons of 17th century Paris and the cultured women who filled them with their sharp whit and good taste. Away from the stifling protocols of court, these creative and enlightened
DESIGNER: Trina Turk
INSPIRATION: A Southwestern feel paired with a menswear influence and a touch of the '70s helped Turk bring her California cool girl aesthetic to New York for her debut at Lincoln Center.
TRENDS: Geometric &
Carmen Marc Valvo took his bow on the runway after showing his Fall 2013 collection and then headed up to the American Express Skybox with 666 Park Avenue actress Helena Mattsson (wearing Carmen, obvi) in tow. The designer chatted with