New York Fashion Week has come and gone, but the styles it showed us are forever. From the folksy floral that makes up chintz to edgy, leather-bound silhouettes, NYFW was a whirlwind of style and fabric. Let’s a take a look at what trends topped the charts this week in New York.
Brocades made it big time this week, as models sported baroque style brocade ensembles down the runway. Barbara Tfank’s stunning yellow dress features blooms of sunflowers, perfect for summery galas, while Cinq a Sept’s short suit looks perfect for casual and classy events. Great Constantine created a ballerina tutu style fit and flare, with a flash of that eighties aesthetic, and Zac Posen created some serious Rapunzel vibes with a beautiful brocade gown. Pamella Roland’s stunning coat dress is a piece of art that could be worn alone, or paired with a lovely pussy bow blouse to just peak out. Loving these styles? Mood just got some fabulous new brocades that would be perfect for all of these styles, and more!
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Chintz, the Victorian upholstery fabric, has made its way onto the runway and into NYFW. La Vie Rebecca Taylor’s ensemble features clashing chintzes, while Red Valentino’s dress with pleated skirt shows a more tropical chintz. St. Roche and Tibi allow their florals to pop with a white background, and Warm’s leisure suit mixes chintz and paisley with a variety of lovely and loud colors.
Check out these chintz fabrics:
Clean Stripes & Plaid
While wild stripes and rowdy plaids ruled the roost in 2018, 2019 brings a more prim print. Sleek stripes and perfect plaids were splashed across the runway, like Brock Collections lovely striped pants. Greta Constantine’s beautiful pinstripe romper is accented with funky ruffles, while Karen Walker keeps it proper with a 40’s style fit and flare dress. Kate Spade New York’s professional suiting is super stylish, and Rag & Bone’s white striped suiting shoots for a more casual suiting.
Pick out these plaids and stripes:
Designers showed off their love affair with leather for Spring 2019. Alena Akhamdullina featured a lovely dress and jacket made up of a brown leather, while Belstaff and CDLM stuck with basic black leather jackets. Boss’ maroon leather pants pair beautifully with a sheer button-up, and John Elliot’s beautiful blue jacket could honestly pair perfectly with anything.
Love these leathers:
Modest Silhouettes rocked the runway during NYFW. Full coverage was sported in both flowy and fitted fashions, primarily made up of Ponte knits. ponte knits feature a significant amount of stretch and feature a fuller drape, making them a versatile fabric. Bande Noir’s fitted jumpsuit features a lovely leg ruffle and a mandarin collar, perfect for professional and casual looks, while Co showed a more casual dress. Solace London’s rib-knit sweater dress shows full coverage can be sexy, and Lisa Perry’s wide-leg trousers and long tunic give just a flash of skin. Kate Spade’s pussy bow blouse is layered perfectly under a geometric floral dress, giving major 70’s vibes.
Pick out one of these Pontes:
The sun was shining in New York for fashion week, as a variety of yellow shades strutted down the runway. Cushnie proves plus size women can rock slinky silhouettes, shirking the idea that they need to hide their curves with loose, unflattering layers by creating a stunning neon yellow A-line dress, while Rodarte stuck with what’s comfortable with a straight-sized, canary yellow tulle dress. Prabal Gurung’s bright yellow bodysuit and sheer skirt are perfect for relaxing on the beach, and Escada’s brilliant blazar pairs perfectly with fuschia. Pamella Roland’s absolutely stunning, soft yellow gown features a plunging neckline and striking leg slit.
Revel in these yellow fabrics:
What trend will you be sporting this Spring? I love those clean stripes and plaids! Let me know in the comments.