Trend Report: New York Fashion Week Fall Winter 2015 | Verve Magazine
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March 05, 2015

Trend Report: New York Fashion Week Fall Winter 2015

Text by Wyanet Vaz. Celebrity images via Instagram

From an elaborate fur story to the 70s throwback, New York Fashion Week saw a gripping take on fashion, as well as Kanye West breaking his no-smile policy

We’re thankful to NYFW for schooling us on how to pull off the 70s look in a more worldly manner, without looking like we’re dressed for a costume party. Taking retromania seriously, you can expect high-waisted tangerine bottoms with sheer blouses and streamlined silhouettes. Those who want to defy structure, can explore bohemian fashion. Massive prints teamed with tousled waves, and loose fringes swayed across the runway. And, because it’s winter wear, you cannot afford to miss the darker side of layering with gilets, capes and of course, the use of Shearling and fur that dominated the collections. Boots were big, culottes were key, and comfort-wear found its rightful place on the scene.

Verve handpicks some of the best looks straight off New York Fashion Week Fall Winter 2015.

  • Michael Kors
    Michael Kors
    We love: the ombre-striped fur pieces. We will always be fans of the floral elements and signature MK colour palette.
  • Anna Sui
    Anna Sui
    We love: the untamed side of prints. With wild, flowing tresses and Viking-inspired offerings, this was a collection that bordered on crazy.
  • Ralph Lauren
    Ralph Lauren
    We love: the unforgiving silhouettes, swaggering capes and Kanye West’s man crush on Ralph Lauren.
  • Carolina Herrera
    Carolina Herrera
    We love: the brand's artistic approach towards water. The ripple-print silk organzas met their match with piercing red lip colours.
  • Delpozo
    We love: the really cool fluorescent yellow. Even though the silhouettes were simple, and the colours basic, the art-inspired collection turned out to be every editor’s pick and every blogger’s #OOTD.
  • Erin Fetherston
    Erin Fetherston
    We love: how classic chic meets downtown drama. Taking inspirations from her hometown and childhood, Fetherston creates a catalogue that appeals to her universe.
  • Marchesa
    We love: how Marchesa left no grey spaces. The collection is so strong that you either love it or you don't. Brownie points to the Gatsby-inspired beauty looks.
  • Oscar de la renta
    Oscar De La Renta
    We love: the reinvention of skirtsuits. A prominent number was the glamorous flower-embroidered maroon gown with intricate lacework.
  • Tibi
    We love: the colour blocked numbers and fuss-free silhouettes that made sure comfort was king.
  • Zimmermann
    We love: the concept of more-is-more. Don’t miss the 70s-inspired shapes and their signature inset trims.
  • Calvin Klein
    Calvin Klein
    We love: the 60s throwback. From crazy knee-high boots to Mary Janes with stacked heels, the minis and maxis of the retro era made it their moment.
  • Marc by Marc Jacobs
    Marc by Marc Jacobs
    We love: Marc Jacobs’ strong response to political instability. The militant and industrial mood found a voice amidst crisp prints and in-your-face branding.

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