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Fashion Friday: Favorite Looks from New York Fashion Week

As New York Fashion Week (NYFW) comes to a close, the fashion pages and blogs were abuzz with reviews of the latest unveilings from top shelf designers of what to look forward to for the Fall 2016 season. It was this headline from Vanessa Friedman at The New York Times —”The Thinking Woman’s Runway“—that had us talking and well, thinking, of the new trends in fashion for the modern woman.

To remind us of the point of fashion shows, particularly how we position them as a priority against the backdrop of a nation embroiled in larger and consequential matters, namely, Supreme Court nominations, presidential elections, Friedman offers:

At their best, shows are an opportunity for designers to have a say: to put clothes out there the way they want them to be seen, without the mediation of retailers (who decide what to buy) or stylists (who decide what to combine with what) or critics (who pick their own adjectives) or even consumers. They are a thesis statement, a position paper.

Shows are not — and this may sound weird, but it is true — about clothes. They are about ideas; the clothes just express those ideas. Or they should.

The various “thesis” statement put forth by designers at NYFW, aka their ideas of how a woman ought to move through the world included collections that lingered on abstract prints, geometric shapes, palettes in pink, and flowing silhouettes. Here are some of our favorite looks from the Fall 2016 collections at New York Fashion Week, thanks to our favorite fashion Instagrammers.


Zero & Maria Cornejo |

A photo posted by ??Russian models?? (@modelsfromrus) on Feb 16, 2016 at 8:46am PST


Carolina Herrera |

A photo posted by Carolina Herrera (@houseofherrera) on Feb 15, 2016 at 11:57am PST

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