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Hot n Happening: Trend Spotting at New York Fashion Week 2012

New York is a city that has always been known for its street smart and ready-to-wear fashion. This year’s Fall/Winter New York Fashion Week 2012 featured collections from whopping 116 designer labels. The 2012 edition of New York Fashion Week validates New York’s stature as a fashion capital of the world. Leading fashion designers like Marc Jacobs, Jeremy Laing, Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez showcased a very fresh take on fashion this season. It was a riot of colours, patterns and prints. We spotted rich leather with fine detailing and dazzling shimmer took the spotlight when it came to evening wear! Are you curious to know more about the trends spotted at New York Fashion Week? Here’s a roundup on the Best of New York  Fashion Week 2012.

Lessons in geometry

Geometrical patterns and color blocking spotted at New York Fashion Week.

 Add symmetric patterns to color blocking and Voila! We have a winning combination, both on and off the catwalk. Do you need some ideas about how you can refine your look? Take some inspiration from what dominated the collections of Reed Karakoff, Marc Jacobs, Victoria Beckham and Narciso Rodriguez. You too can incorporate these fashion trends into your wardrobe, all you need is a well-fitting A-line skirt, a sassy tank top and an impressive footwear and you are set to take the city in stride!

Geometrical pattern trend spotting at New York fashion week

 From the Left to right: Top from Asos, Skirt from Vila, Footwear from Enroute.  Centre: Outfit from Marc Jacobs’ Lessons in Geometry collection. Right: Top from United Colors of Benetton, Skirt from Femella, Footwear from Carlton London (The entire look is from Myntra.com)

Sport Couture

This year designers decided to transform practical sportswear into a fashion statement. Result being, peppy sweatshirts got designer treatment and locker rooms became more attractive! This chic ready-to-wear look can be incorporated in every wardrobe with minimal efforts. Here is how you can do it:

Sports Couture spotted at New York Fashion Week 2012

From the left: Top from Asos, Capris from Jealous 21, Stole  from Fabindia, Footwear from Carlton London. On the right: Alexander Wang’s Sports Couture look.

Besides these trends,  this year’s New York Fashion week also featured interesting Sorbet hues, pastel colors, wild prints and plenty of flower power. To wrap up this post we leave you with top four looks of New York Fashion Week’s Fall/Winter collection. Have a look at them and get ready to sizzle the streets as in Michael Kors’s words, “It’s really all about feeling cozy and sexy”!

Best Looks from New York Fashion Week 2012

From left to right: Oscar de la Renta’s out of Africa, Marc Jacob’s All in rage, Ralph Lauren’s Sorbet separates, BGBC’s Borrowed from boys look.

-Ansha

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