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Songs of the Season: The Spring 2013 Designer Playlist

Sep 9 2012 - 6:12pm

We asked Derek Lam [1], Karen Walker [2], Brad Goreski, Peter Som [3], Cushnie et Ochs [4], and many more: What are you currently listening to and (even better) which songs define your Spring 2013 collection? Listen to the complete playlist below, then click through the slideshow to find out who's listening to what, who's listening to the same thing (you'll never guess), and which songs might just feature heavily on this week's catwalks. 

Derek Lam

What are you currently listening to on repeat?

"Emeli Sandé"

Brad Goreski

What are you currently listening to on repeat?

" 'Under Your Spell' by Desire from the Drive soundtrack."
What music most represents your Spring 2013 collection?
" 'Spin the Bottle' by the Juliana Hatfield Three.' "

Deborah Lloyd of Kate Spade

What are you currently listening to on repeat?

" 'Warm in the Winter' by Glass Candy; 'Dancing on My Own' by Robyn."

What music most represents your Spring 2013 collection?
" 'We Turn It Up' by Oh Land."

Karen Walker

What are you currently listening to on repeat?

"I'm listening non-stop to Lawrence Arabia's new album, The Sparrow.

What music most represents your Spring 2013 collection?

" 'Too Fortiche' by Les Yper Sound and '(I Married a) Monster From Outer Space' by John Cooper Clarke."

Yigal Azrouel

What are you currently listening to on repeat?


"Charlotte Gainsbourg 'Heaven Can Wait', Hot Chip 'Hand Me Down Your Love', Karen Elson 'Lunasa', and Ratatat 'Lex.' "

What music most represents your Spring 2013 collection?
"You'll have to wait until the show."

Rebecca Minkoff

What are you currently listening to on repeat?

" 'We are young' by Fun."
What music most represents your Spring 2013 collection?
" 'Marathon' by Tennis."

Peter Som

What are you currently listening to on repeat?

"Scissor Sisters 'Let's Have a Kiki' and Gossip's 'Move in the Right Direction' — I'm feeling super high-energy, good-vibes sorts of tunes."

What music most represents your Spring 2013 collection?
" 'There Is a Light That Never Goes Out' " by The Smiths."

Phoebe and Annette Stephens of Anndra Neen

What are you currently listening to on repeat?

"Balance by Future Islands."

What music most represents your Spring 2013 collection?
"Anything by Mort Dixon"

Erin Fetherston

What are you currently listening to on repeat?

"Alexandra McDermott's 'Far From Here.' "

What music most represents your Spring 2013 collection?

"The extraordinary vocals of Alexandra McDermott who will be making her debut at my presentation!"

Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs of Cushnie et Ochs

What are you currently listening to on repeat?

"Flight Facilities's 'Crave You', Blue Foundation's 'Eye on Fire', Ellie Goulding's 'Lights' (Bass Nectar remix), Kanye's 'Mercy', Lil Wayne's 'She Will', Theophilus's 'I Stand Alone', SBTRKT's 'Wildfire', Gotye's 'State of the Art.' "

Tanya Taylor

What are you currently listening to on repeat?

"Rodriguez's entire Coldfact album, but especially 'I Wonder.' "
What music most represents your Spring 2013 collection?
"Astrud Gilberto's 'The Girl From Ipanema.' "

Lisa Salzer of Lulu Frost

What are you currently listening to on repeat?

"I'm currently listening to lots of LCD Soundsystem — I recently saw their amazing documentary Shut Up and Play the Hits so I've had them on constant play in the studio."
What music most represents your Spring 2013 collection?
" 'Feeling Good' by Nina Simone. I love the achy tenderness in her soulful voice and the timelessness."

Reece Solomon of Reece Hudson

What are you currently listening to on repeat?

" 'Angels' by The xx"
What music most represents your Spring 2013 collection?
" 'Chase the Tear' by Portishead, 'Victory Dance' by My Morning Jacket, and 'Heart-Shaped Box' by Nirvana."

Dean Quinn

What are you currently listening to on repeat?

"I have been collecting old movie soundtracks on vinyl, particularly David Lynch movies. On repeat is Wild at Heart — especially Chris Isaak."

What music most represents your Spring 2013 collection?
"Chris Isaak's music for David Lynch's films!"

Rebecca Taylor

What are you currently listening to on repeat?

" 'Beast of Burden' by Rolling Stones; 'Dancing on My Own' by Robyn."
What music most represents your Spring 2013 collection?
" 'Boys of Summer' by Don Henley."

Jenni Kayne

What are you currently listening to on repeat?

"Azealia Banks '1991', Chemise 'She Can't Love You', Caribou 'Odessa.' "

What music most represents your Spring 2013 collection?

"Grace Jones, 'Pull Up to the Bumper', Duran Duran 'Girls on Film', Stereo MC's 'Connected.' "

Jackie Fraser-Swan of Emerson

What are you currently listening to on repeat?

"Garbage 'Not Your Kind of People', AFI 'DecemberUnderground', Shiny Toy Guns 'We are Pilots.' "


What music most represents your Spring 2013 collection?

"Rob Zombie, 'Living Dead Girl.' "

Yael Aflalo of The Reformation

What are you currently listening to on repeat?

" 'Lost' by Frank Ocean, 'Louie Louie' by Toots and the Maytails, 'Put it on Me' by Ja-Rule, 'Lemme See' by Usher [5] featuring Rick Ross."


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