Top 10 Trend Takeaways: F/W 2015

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The reviews for the recent Fall/Winter 2015 were rapturous, with accolades still coming in from fashion critics and retailers, alike. It was a strong season, with London, Paris and Milan, leading the way. Upon introspection, if one looks closely at the look and trends presented – the big emphasis on the ‘70s with new shapes and colorations that hinted at ethnic or bohemian, the continuation of the spare and mod ’60 and the reintroduction ‘80s style power suits and dresses – one sees looks that have the potential to change the direction of fashion. Fall 2015 was full of new game ch

NYFW Fall 2015: Luxe Bohemian Retro

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Bohemia and the ‘60s and ‘70s came back into focus on the runways. Newly translated into modern style via mixes of color, such as at Peter Copping’s inaugural collection at Oscar de la Renta as well as at Derek Lam, the trend was by far the most prominent of the season. Silhouettes at Marc Jacobs and Michael Kors were reminiscent of past eras with hipster skirts, turtlenecks and elongated sweater dresses all making strong statements. Take the Look to the Next Level Tassels are a signature look in this trend and there is no easi

NYFW Fall 2015: Athleisure Is Here To Stay

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The Ath-leisure trend continued to dominate this season at New York fashion week. Advancing with new sports motifs and a preppy Ali McGraw feel at Tommy Hilfiger as well as more upscale sophisticated at Prabal Gurung. Kanye West and Adidas Originals also amplified the trend at their much-discussed presentation where they highlighted nude body stockings paired with sweatpants, camo and sports bras. At Alexander Wang, a regular ath-leisure enthusiast, the trend went downtown with black quilted coats and jackets, accented by metal studs, topped leather shorts and pants, all grounde