New York Fashion Week, Fall 2009: Derek Lam

Is it me or is model Anja Rubik constantly in a fur chubby this season? In any case, if a hefty fur coat is what you're seeking, you've climbed up the right tree. Derek Lam's Fall '09 collection was filled with fur coats and vests in an array of colors — white, black, brown, tan, gray. But luxurious fur coats aren't Lam's only forte. Anti-fur readers will appreciate the designer's other well-made, sharp coats.

Moving on from the outerwear department, the designer also delivered sleek suits, leather pants, and gorgeous dresses. Frocks and tops received a heavy draping treatment, but in the most laid-back, nonchalant manner. Gold in the form of skirts, dresses, and tops provided just enough shine to the rather moody color palette. One of the most innovative pieces was this fancy outlined tee. I like it.

To see more from Derek Lam's Fall line, read more.