From what we saw at New York Fashion Week’s Fall’18 Day 2, the next season seems to make promises of glamour and a lavish lifestyle. The rich craftsmanship that took over the runway was undeniable, and the clashes of different textures make the ensembles more appealing to the eyes. But it wasn’t all shiny glam on the ramp, some designers opted for the romanticism of the season. Here are our favourite collections from Day 2:
1. Tory Burch
From Lee Radziwill’s effortless style to a field of carnations inspired by the drama of Pina Bausch’s Nelken… Romanticism defines the Fall/Winter 2018 mood. Feminine layers mixed with classic tailoring, a modern take on chintz, and contrasts of texture and print. Accessories carry these ideas through in leather bags and pointy-toe shoes. #ToryBurchFW18 Thank you to the dream team… Styled by @benjaminbruno_ Hair by @guidopalau Makeup by @diane.kendal Casting by @pg_dmcasting Music by @michelgaubert Invitations by @mmparisdotcom Gardens by @miranda.brooks.gardens #ToryBurchFW18 @alistair_carr @duchesswongstein
Live music and a runway paved amongst the bed of carnations, the set up for Tory Burch was enchanting, to say the least. The collection flowed effortlessly with the vibe. The soft chintz prints found their way into the classically tailored silhouettes. The sharp overcoats and the handbags completed the looks.
2. Kate Spade New York
Kate Spade New York’s showcase redefined casual dressing with classic elements. Denim was presented in its basic silhouettes and was coordinated with loose shapes. These ensembles were accessorised with rectangular-shaped handbags.
3. Bibhu Mohapatra
Bibhu Mohapatra’s lineup showed how a modern-day New Yorker would dress for a night out. The luxurious shades gave the collection the required depth and the embellishments added to the richness. We also loved the ornate turbans donned by the models on the runway.
4. Jason Wu
Whether it was a dress or comfy tailored separates, Jason Wu had pleats, Swarovski crystals and rich shades in common. The outfits worked for a working woman who wants to jazz up for the night. Transparency formed a major part of the collection through the fabrics.
5. Brock Collection
Reminiscing the elegance of the past, Brock Collection offered silhouettes that portrayed sophisticated charm. The vintage floral prints with modern cuts made this a romantic lineup that would get approval by all, very easily.
Chromat’s presentation was a celebration of unity in diversity. Though you hardly expect swimwear for an autumn/winter showcase, the message it sent across was of more importance. It was as loud and clear as the colours involved in the collection.
7. Sherri Hill
It’s hard to resist the glam that Sherri Hill brings to the runway every time. This time around, the gowns were more jazzy and shiny, setting the mood right for the coming party season.
8. Bottega Veneta
Tomas Maier of Bottega Veneta wanted to celebrate the energy of NYC with his new collection. He did just and much more. His interpretation was seen through some strong overcoats and beautifully juxtaposed colours and textures.
Also, we spotted Priyanka Chopra at NYFW attending this show.
Which one of these collections did you like the best? Tell us in the comments below.