THE NY FASHION WEEK SCENE
Designers, models, stylists, fashion fans and the media celebrated Fall 2012 styles during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York in February. Check out the slideshow above to take a tour of the event.
FAVORITE FASHION FOR FALL
Colors for Fall 2012 focus on black; winter white and grey; all shades of brown and tan; and vibrant jewel tones of sapphire, turquoise, purple, orange and red. Blocks of color and textures are combined in many of the designer collections. Click through our favorite designs above.
MEMORABLE FASHION MOMENTS
Fabrics range from tweedy wools, houndstooth and buffalo checks; unexpected mixes of geometric, floral and animal prints; and lots of leather, metallic and fur. Themes include folkloric and flirty; schoolgirl chic; and sporty and fun. There is plenty of pizzazz and sparkle, too! Explore some of our most memorable fashion week moments in the slideshow above.
VIDEO: WALKING THE RUNWAY
What is a runway show really like? Check out this scene from Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week. BCBGMaxAzria is a Los Angeles-based design firm. The initials BCBG stand for the French expression "bon chic, bon genre" which translates to "good style, good attitude." Max Azria's designs have been worn by celebrities including Angelina Jolie, Beyonce Knowles, Jennifer Lopez and Miley Cyrus.
FALL 2011 FASHION TRENDS
The trends you see on the runway at Spring Fashion Week will be in the stores in February and March, so that you can wear them when the weather warms up. The fall collections shown in March will hit the stores in July and August, so you're ready when the weather turns cold. This means that when you are looking at shorts and swimsuits, it may be snowing outside! And by the time you are ready to wear them, they may already be on sale. Seems crazy, doesn’t it? Check out Fall 2011 styles in the slideshow above.
SPRING 2011 FASHION TRENDS
Every spring and fall, designers show their latest fashions during “Fashion Week” in Paris, London, Milan and New York. The dates for each city are staggered so buyers and fashion journalists can attend them all. Check out Spring 2011 styles in the slideshow above.