Monday, February 20, 2012

Super-Belated NYFW Trend Roundup!

So New York KILLED IT this season. Here are the trends that I can't wait to try:

Tiered/Layered Skirts:

Eye-catching but super versatile. Tadashi Shoji showed a romantic take on the look with light-weight tiers, while others, like Thom Browne, took the trend to an edgier place. The best part of this trend is that you can recreate it with the clothes you already have (read: I'm excited about this because I'm a poor student between semi-paying internships). Just throw on a mini dress over a maxi skirt and you have a Tse-inspired ensemble.

From the looks of things, leather is going to be EVERYWHERE this fall. Go hardcore in head-to-toe leather like Cushnie et Ochs' maxi dress or try a basic piece with leather trim, like Charlotte Ronson's sporty jacket.

Full Skirts:
More "Sandy at the beginning of Grease" than "Sandy in the final scene of Grease?" Full, below-the-knee skirts were all over the runways. Pair a full-skirted dress with grungey combat boots as seen at Marc by Marc Jacobs or eschew the man-repelling aesthetic in favour of Naeem-Khanish voluminous dress, statement earrings and heels combo.

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