It’s official, New York Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2015 has finally come to an end!
Don’t get us wrong, we love the fact NYC’s Fashion Week ACTUALLY lasts for the duration of a week, but we all know as soon as the final runway has been walked that all fashion eyes turn their focus to our beloved London, however, New York has most definitely set the fashion standard high for A/W 15.
After trawling through ALL the pictures, from ALL the shows (hard work we know, but someone has to do it) we have picked out the trends and after a lot of tough decision making have managed to whittle this down to our favourite five.
Keep scrolling to discover what chic styles you need to be wearing this A/W!
Each season there is one colour that makes us believe all the designers are unbelievably on the same wavelength, no matter what the inspiration for the collection, what cuts they are showing or whether they are presenting casual-wear or formal-wear. A/W 15 is unquestionably the season of deep red and being a natural autumnal tone we can’t help but feel it’s perfect colour palette selection, from the stunning brocade coat from Michael Kors to the chic trouser and blazer combo at Zac Posen, this colour can be worn as anything from outerwear to an outfit staple.
If there was one trend that dominated the catwalks this A/W it has to be shoulder cleavage. Whether this was achieved with sleeveless garments, cut-outs or a halter design the spotlight was solely on shoulders in New York this week. ‘Shleavage’ as we have dubbed it, is a super flattering style, shoulders have an elegant rounded shape and draw focus to our collarbones and décolletage. With Zoe Jordan showcasing this trend with casual knitwear and Marchesa choosing this cut with their red carpet dresses, this is a trend that we will be wearing from day to night.
Maths, the lesson we all hated at school has come back to haunt us – but in a good way! Triangles took over the catwalk of NYFW, whether in a zig-zag style or with block print, we are already convinced this is a super fun way to liven up any outfit. Jill Stuart channelled this vibe showing that it come be worn as a staple focus of an outfit with a dress whilst in contrast Raoul decided to use this pattern in a bold and abstract style.
Autumn and Winter are the seasons when the weather turns cold and we all want to snuggle in from of a fire, and thankfully this year the NYFW designers have been kind to us. High necked knitwear was shown on catwalks from Victoria Beckham to The Row and these pieces are all effortless, cosy and the perfect finishing touch to any outfit. This trend was also seen on evening dress at Naheem Khan, so don't be afraid to experiment out of the knit-wear comfort zone. As Londoner’s, we must confess we are very glad this trend has come round again to help keep us warm next Winter!
What goes around comes around right? Well, when AW/15 arrives it will be time to jump in your time machines and head back to the 70’s. This trend has been flying under the radar for the past few months and now New York has brought it to the forefront of our focus. Rebecca Minkoff and Altuzarra decided their whole shows to this theme and with 70’s vibes being channelled throughout NYFW we must confess, we may even jump on the bandwagon early and make sure our Coachella outfits are decked out with fringing and fedoras!