New York Fashion Week is on, and designers are carting out their Fall/Winter 2012 Ready-to-Wear collections. We’re four days in, with four left to go, and we’ve assembled more of our favorite F/W looks. Check back for more fashion week updates here and tell us what you think of these designers’ looks in the comments!
I’ve long associated Spanish designer Paco Rabanne with ’80s sportswear designs, though he’s had a storied history as a costumer for outlandish films like “Barbarella,” too. The line is now helmed by designer Manish Arora, who channeled Rabanne’s more extravagant roots. Using his couture sensibility, he created other-wordly chic aliens. Yes, you can invade our planet anytime. See the full collection here.
Sometimes you’re like, “Oh dang, I’m so over wearing cotton and silk and such. Why can’t someone just up the ante a bit?” And then designer Charlie Le Mindu goes and makes a ton of garments out of frickin’ Minx fake nails. Like, thousands of them! Oh hello! We like! We like so much! (Though we can’t imagine you’d ever be able to sit down and get a manicure — heh heh — in a dress like this.) Lee Press-Ons, eat your heart out. [MTV Style]
This poor chap at the Rochambeau show needs our help! Anybody see the crotch of his apparently very drop crotch pants lately? Anybody? Keep reading »
Chris Benz told reporters that his Spring 2012 collection was inspired by the madness induced by this summer’s heat wave. This model’s pose at the presentation really drove that point home, don’t you think? See the whole collection here. Keep reading »
“Project Runway” alum Christian Siriano’s Spring 2012 collection was all about balancing bright colors with soft, neutral palettes (Jill Stuart did a similar thing). We love the unexpected color combinations, and did our best to recreate Siriano’s style. Take a look after the jump. Keep reading »
As much as we wanted to like the Creatures of the Wind collection, the flat, dowdy presentation of the clothing, combined with the sullen faces of the models left a lot to be desired. Guys, it’s fashion, not a Soviet gulag! Check out the full collection here. Keep reading »
Richard Chai’s contemporary line Love is light, airy and dotted with great floral patterns and textures. See the whole collection here. Keep reading »
Peter Som’s Spring 2012 Collection is rife with bright colors and garish oversized flower prints. See the whole collection here. Keep reading »
For her latest show, Imitation of Christ designer Tara Subkoff staged a mock wedding, with models playing bridesmaids, flower girls, grooms and such. Here, two wedding guests take a walk down the aisle. See the whole collection here. Keep reading »