DESIGNER: Vera Wang  INSPIRATION: Movement. Wang tapped into the athlete in her—she’s a former ice-skater. Artsy meets athletic. TRENDS: Cropped tops, baseball jackets, mesh paneling, graphic brush strokes, and
Judging by the plentiful plaits that took to the runway this week, it seems we'll be testing our braiding skills for a good while. Celebrity stylist Mark Townsend was backstage at Elizabeth and James — created by his favorite clients,
DESIGNERS: Phillip Lim  INSPIRATION: The designer said “standing on solid ground,” made him really interested in the earth and its elements. TRENDS: Embroideries on the organza, pearlized leathers, silk prints, and wide-legged
DESIGNER: Jeremy Scott and Kenny Scharf INSPIRATION: The 50’s, teenagers from Mars and burlesque TRENDS: Cartoonish prints, neon, cut-outs, patent leather, swimwear, animal print, big 50's hair. PALETTE: Bubblegum pink, blue,
DESIGNER: Douglas Hannant INSPIRATION: Gran Canaria: dunes, sea, sky TRENDS: Sheer paneling, leather insets, draping, metallic sheen, lace, suit-style separates, embroidery PALETTE: Ivory, burgundy, blue, orange, gray, gold WHO
Now that we’ve emerged (relatively) unscathed by Fashion Week chaos, it’s time to start shopping based on the inspiration we’ve gained. And even though we saw gorgeous luxe clothing items and accessories everywhere, we’re looking