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  • Don’t Miss The TOP 7 New York Fashion Week Trends From Fall 2013 To Wear NOW… with lot’s of photos!

    The TOP 7 New York Fashion Week Trends From Fall 2013 To Wear NOW

    This is your ULTIMATE LOOK BOOK TREND REPORT (with lot’s of photos) of Mercedes Fashion Week New York Trends, to covet and wear now. Wear Fall 2013 New York Fashion Week Trends now? Of, course!

     >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS,  RUNWAY REVIEWS, and FASHION WEEK STREET STYLE

    Style the essence of each of the 7 seasonal fashion trends into your wardrobe right this minute and be ahead of the fashion pack!  All you need to think about are Sculpted Forms, Chest Pieces, Fabric Mixing, Pattern & Crazy Color Fur and Faux Fur, Updated Sweatshirts, Quilting, and lot’s of Color. Take a look at our trend report below and go get inspired…


    SCULPTED FORMS-

    New York Fashion Week Trends From Fall 2013: SCULPTED FORMS

    New York Fashion Week Trends From Fall 2013: SCULPTED FORMS

    No longer just limited to A-line or fit ‘n flare, a wide range of bold shapes came strutting down the Fall 2013 runways for Fall 2013. Some more toned down than others, but either bold and brazen or slighted sculpted, you can define a new silhouette with pronounced shoulders, boxy bodies, cocoon shapes, peplums, and full sleeves.

    For the examples of sculpted dressing go to Vera Wang, Chado Ralph Rucci, Victoria Beckham, Zero + Maria Cornejo, Alexander Wang, Altruzarra, Rebecca Minkoff, and Proenza Schouler.

     

    CHEST PIECES-

    New York Fashion Week Trends From Fall 2013: CHEST PIECES

    New York Fashion Week Trends From Fall 2013: CHEST PIECES

     

    You may be expecting chilly weather come Fall 2013, but for designers that was no excuse to not bare your décolletage. Whether you go with an elongated keyhole, a shaped cut-out, or a plunging V-neck, you’ll add a sexy, feminine touch to the usually covered up Fall dressing.

    This trend was seen all over the runways, but some of the best can be found at  Rachel Zoe, Victoria Beckham, Nanette Lepore, Peter Som, DVF, Rachel Roy, and Prabal Gurung.

    >> RELATED:  Have you been following our NYFW Street Style & Runway Trends? Here’s some highlights, so far…


    FABRIC MIXING-

    New York Fashion Week Trends From Fall 2013: FABRIC MIXING

    New York Fashion Week Trends From Fall 2013: FABRIC MIXING

    Need I say more?! Pairing and piecing a multitude of fabrics and textures in one garment is all the rage for Fall 2013. It’s better than prints because you get the luxe multi-texture factor which makes it fresh and easy to pair with literally any other piece I your wardrobe, no matter what fabric that piece is made in.

    For the most intricate and advanced pairing look to DVF, Rebecca Minkoff, Vera Wang, ICB by Prabal Gurung, Zero + Maria Cornejo, Rachel Roy, and Tommy Hilfiger.


    PATTERNED AND CRAZY COLOR FUR AND FAUX FUR-
     

    New York Fashion Week Trends From Fall 2013: COLORED FUR- both faux and real

    New York Fashion Week Trends From Fall 2013: COLORED FUR- both faux and real

    Be it faux or real, fur outerwear has gone down a wild new path of colorblocking and print mapping for Fall 2013. This is not your grandma’s classic mink any longer…no, this is what happens when grandma’s mink goes on holiday and sips the Kool-Aid! Have fun making a bold bright statement in the next level of outerwear. 

    You’ll find the best pieces at BCBG, Chado Ralph Rucci, Michael Kors, Atruzarra, and Prabal Gurung. 

    UPDATED SWEATSHIRTS-

    New York Fashion Week Trends From Fall 2013: UPDATED SWEATSHIRTS

    New York Fashion Week Trends From Fall 2013: UPDATED SWEATSHIRTS

    That assumed lazy Sunday piece is getting a whole new look for Fall 2013 and it’s something you need to incorporate into your wardrobe because not only is it fresh and stylish, it’s still comfy!! Loose the sweat pants and pair this baby with skinny jeans, pencil skirts, layered over buttons downs or mini dresses it comes with sequins, fur, metallics, prints, or intarsia knits…this alone could be the key killer element to Fall!

    Check out Tracey Reese, Milly by Michelle Smith, Rachel Zoe, ICB by Prabal Gurung, DKNY, Peter Som, and Rodarte for the cream of the crop.

     

     
    QUILTING- 

    New York Fashion Week Trends: QUILTING

    New York Fashion Week Trends: QUILTING

    Quilting is being utilized on a wide range of garments on the Fall 2013 runways, from dresses, to pants, to outerwear, and skirts. And, of course, leather. This is no bulky Michelin Man dressing either, it’s a new take on subtle patterning and isn’t limited to the classic square or diamond layouts.

    Check out Belstaff, Elizabeth and James, DKNY, Michael Kors, Rag + Bone, and 3.1 Philip Lim to get your piece.

     >>MORE: Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week


    COLOR- 

    New York Fashion Week Trends From Fall 2013: Color

    New York Fashion Week Trends From Fall 2013: Color

    Fall 2013 is not just blacks, greys, and browns – in fact it’s a kaleidoscope of bright color out there and it looks incredible worn as one big, loud color statement, or everything can be paired back to black and the deep colors we are accustomed to seeing for Fall.  Take a chance and venture out into a new colorful terrain, you’ve got a lot of options to brighten up those dreary cold days!

    The boldest and brightest can be found at DVF, Michael Kors, Carolina Herrera, Narciso Rodrguez, Victoria Beckham, Rachel Roy, Naeem Khan, DKNY, Tracey Reese, and Rebecca Minkoff. – Alix Kivlin

     

    >> SHOP: New York Fashion Week Trends for Fall 2013 that you can mimic the essence of right now:

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    Photos & Words: Alix Kivlin. Additional shots: Image.net

    ps
    London Fashion Week is coming up next, don’t miss it!

    >> Discover more Fall 2013 Top Trends from Fashion Weeks & Street Style

    RUNWAY-

    REAL WAY-

    Published on February 16, 2013

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