Here’s a look at some of the designers from day 1 of New York Fashion Week.
DESIGNER: Rachel Comey
INSPIRATION: I’m taking them to a more subtle, textural level. I wanted to play with depth, layers, and different levels of opacity
TOP TRENDS: asymmetric dresses, sheer prints, geometric angles, textural layers
TOP COLORS: white, blue, khaki, teal, dark blue, orange, forest green
ACCESSORIES: straw hats, sunglasses, flatform sandals, colorblocked loafers
MY THOUGHTS: I love the textural layers and the variety of innovative prints.
BCBG Max Azria
DESIGNER: Max Azria
INSPIRATION: Silky wearable color-blocked pieces with a dash of sporty chic.
TOP COLORS: turquoise, neutrals, coral, teal, yellow, emerald green, cobalt
ACCESSORIES: beaded sandals, metallic clutch
MY THOUGHTS: I love how he uses the colorblock trend to mix brighter colors with darker hues. The zig zag prints and angles are superb. Such a casually elegant collection for spring!
Richard Chai Love
DESIGNER: Richard Chai
INSPIRATION: His Love collection has a hippie surf vibe with 90’s undertone.
TOP TRENDS: floral prints, geometric shapes, stripes, cutouts, mix match color and patterns, sporty chic
TOP COLORS: pink, lavender, tangerine, purple, mint
MY THOUGHTS: Soft colors like peach, mint, and tangerine pieces really brought an unexpected take on spring ready to wear. It’s a collection that will immediately catches your eyes.
Cushnie et Ochs
DESIGNER: Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs
INSPIRATION: Played on the sexy, modern housewife look.
TOP TRENDS: plunging necklines, geometric cutouts, leather, peplum, monochromatic looks
TOP COLORS: white, pink, yellow, beige, black
ACCESSORIES: matching platform pumps
MY THOUGHTS: A well-executed and cohesive theme for spring!