NEW YORK FASHION WEEK F/W’2015: DAY 6

Day 6 saw a throwback to the glamorous decade of the 70s’ from the runways of Dennis Basso and Carolina Herrera, a tribute to European grandeur with Reem Acra and a sporty-luxe collection presented by Tommy Hilfiger on his 30th Anniversary Catwalk Show. Here’s a rundown of Day 6:


  1. Carolina Herrera: The collection possessed an element of fluidity as models opened the show in abstract print dresses with exaggerated shoulders and puffed sleeves. As the show progressed, one could observe uniformity in terms of the fluid ‘wave’ element in the dresses and skirts with crocodile patchwork done in that design. The colour scheme of blue, silver, grey, black and white complimented the cool icy look. The collection moved on towards winter luxe as coats with shearling trims started making their appearances accompanied by plaid print on grey ensembles. Soon a variety of stunning gowns and dresses with the ripple-like print were showcased. There were also splashes of red ensembles in crocodile leather to make a statement on the NYFW Fall’2015 runway.

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  1. Tommy Hilfiger: The acclaimed fashion designer celebrated his 30th anniversary catwalk show in a collegiate-inspired show on a soccer field. It was a sporty fashion taken to luxurious heights as models donned outfits in leather, fur apart from chunky knits. The colour scheme synchronized with the theme of soccer majorly in shades of burgundy, black, yellow, cobalt and navy blue. The collection feature leather jersey dresses, plaid prints, knitted cardigans, metallic varsity-styled jackets with shearling and leather skirts. The overall look was accessorized with matching leather wedged boots.

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  1. Dennis Basso: The renowned celebrity designer went back in time to showcase the decade of glamour, the 70s. A flamboyant collection featuring exotic furs to alligator print leather, the collection would be right up any fashionista’s alley. The collection featured a range of stunning embellished metallic dresses both short and floor length accompanied by fur coats of all kinds from fox to mink. While some looks were clean and chic with exotic material, the others were accompanied by floral, zig-zag prints. The overall look was accessorized with hair neatly swept back to lay focus on the brilliant collection presented.

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  1. Pamella Roland: The dazzling collection presented by the designer was “inspired by the world of fashion in 1970’s Paris as described in the book, The Beautiful Fall” according to Forbes Online. The decade of the 70s’ shone all the way through. A  versatile range of outfits were showcased from everyday chic outfits like an all-black top and bell-bottoms look to a daring thigh-slit gown. The colour palate was majorly black, white, midnight blue, wine and gold. The focus was primarily paid on the cuts of the outfits with a few floral print designs here and there. The outfits were perfect for a night out in the city or a red-carpet event.

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  1. Reem Acra: The designer known for her great sense of aesthetic delivered a great European dream going back to the regal days of the Baroque inspired period. Combining the contemporary with traditional, she showcased a range of well-constructed garments some of which consisted of embellished floral print baby-doll dresses, mandarin-collared velvet jacket with gold floral patterns, floor length embellished gowns with mutton sleeves. The colour palate maintained a sense of regality in red, white, black, wine.

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  1. Libertine: Known for his great sense of graphics and environmental friendly fashion, Johnson Hartig delivered bold statements on the runway through prints like floral, textual and abstract. The colour palate was orange, shades of blue, black, white and red. The garments had elements of print revolving around Libertine with little embellishments here and there. In dramatic eye makeup accessorized with black floral stockings, the look had a subtle hints towards Goth fashion.

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Photo Credits: Getty Images, Vogue UK, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

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