Over at Fendi's Fall 2011 show, models strutted down the runway in ladylike ensembles — complete with oversized ruffled fronts — accented by Crayola-colored and ribbed tights. Luxurious patterned furs, leather, and sequins provided delicious textural intrigue, while the occasional plaid blouse, color-blocked coat, or contrast-piping skirt offered a further layer of sartorial complexity. To see all the lovely looks, watch our complete runway coverage now!
For Fall 2011, Gucci pulled out all the deliciously opulent stops. Think fur coats and stoles, python-print leather, two-tone wide-brim hats, ruffles, feathers, and polka dots all in eye-opening jewel tones and with a nod toward the '70s vibe. Highlights included everything from sexy high-slit chiffon dresses to lavish ladylike looks. To see all the fantastic ensembles, watch our full runway coverage now!
Backstage at Mulberry's Fall 2011 show, stylesetters like Clémence Poésy, Fearne Cotton, and Rebecca Hall paused for a minute to share their favorite pieces from the collection, why they love the '70s vibe, and how Mulberry is just so British. Watch our video to hear all these lovely ladies discuss Mulberry now!
This year Mulberry's afterparty was attended by stunners such as Gemma Arterton, Kirsten Dunst, and Amber Le Bon. Find out who they're wearing and more juicy tidbits by watching our video coverage now!
London Fashion Week never disappoints when it comes to rich, energetic prints, and Fall 2011 was no exception! From tribal-infused separates at Sass & Bide and painterly pieces at Giles to graphic print knits at Matthew Williamson, designers across the pond made a statement with inspired patterns that we can't wait to get our hands on next Fall! Watch to see our full trend report from London Fashion Week!
For Fall 2011 Christopher Kane gave himself the challenge of finding a textile that was completely new, leading him to his collection filled with intriguing, otherworldly dresses made from liquid-filled plastic that metamorphosed and bubbled when worn. These colorful touches served as vibrant, unexpected trim to a slew of sexy black dresses as well as scale-like sequin frocks. To see the whole collection, watch our complete coverage now!
For our third installment of New York Fashion Week trend reports, we’re bringing you one of the easiest styles to achieve that off-duty look: ponchos! From cropped chunky knit versions at Tommy Hilfiger to texturally intriguing knit and satin iterations at Alexander Wang, this outerwear option has us longing for cold weather. To get the full scoop on this dramatic silhouette, watch our full poncho trend report now.
Painterly pieces made a splash at Erdem’s Fall 2011 runway, which was filled with models turned out in ladylike dresses awash in impressionistic prints in a moody palette. Highlights included a dramatic floor-length fitted frock with shoes “painted” to match and a delicate and lovely A-line number in sheer black lace — a go-to fabric for Erdem. Watch the runway now!
For Fall 2011, designer Alice Temperley turned out models in cocktail and evening frocks and suits in a chic black, white, and red palette, often finalized with swiss-dot tights and long leather evening gloves. Sheer lace detailing and Art Deco prints rendered ensembles even more swoon-worthy, while polished beauty looks provided the perfect after-hours finish. To see all the black tie optional looks, watch our complete runway coverage now!
Backstage at Mulberry’s Fall 2011 show, Kirsten Dunst gives the inside scoop on her favorite pieces from the collection, the runway’s countryside theme, and her singular sense of style. To see her share her sartorial POV and have a laugh, watch this interview now!
One of the biggest trends we saw this season at New York Fashion Week was the inspired use of fur. From fuzzy-trimmed outerwear at Rag & Bone and Alexander Wang to colorful statement coats at Diane von Furstenberg and Tory Burch, this sumptuous material was popping up all over the runways in new and exciting iterations! To get the full scoop on fur, cozy up to our second NYFW trend report now!
For Fall 2011, Vivienne Westwood invoked her signature kooky sartorial sense and marched models down the runway in mismatched prints, off-kilter coats, chunky marled knits, and even a cape made of rainbow feathers and topped with a crown for a vibrant and festive collection. To see all the eclectic British ensembles, watch our complete runway coverage now!
Backstage at L.A.M.B.'s 2011 Fall runway show, Gwen Stefani reveals her 6-part show structure, offers her own definition of "fashion", and sounds a call to arms for all tweeters! To see this—and get a glimpse of all the lovely models prepping backstage—watch the interview coverage now!
From backstage at the hottest runway shows, to the streets of NYC, we've shared over 200 photos and video clips of our favorite fashion moments from Fall 2011 New York Fashion Week for your sartorial delight. From cameos of top trendsetters like Alexa Chung and models on and off duty including Karlie Kloss and Jessica Stam, to the enviable handbags and shoes of the week, this is our capsule view of the fabulous inspiration and amazing creative force of New York Fashion Week. Watch to be inspired by the best from Fall 2011 New York Fashion Week!
For Fall 2011, Issa designer Daniella Issa Helayel — who outfitted Kate Middleton in the blue frock that she wore to announce her royal engagement — turned out a collection inspired by "Giovanna Battaglia meets Andrea Dellal." Highlights included a bright red fit-and-flare coat, sexy printed maxi-dresses, and swinging jersey skater skirts. To see all the vivacious ensembles, watch our runway coverage now!
Topshop Unique is always a go-to for fun, trendy pieces, and their Fall 2011 collection did not disappoint! Filled with 101 Dalmation-inspired spots, Art Deco printed sweaters, blouses, and frocks, and fur trim galore, the runway made us more excited than ever for Topshop to make its way to LA. To check out all the whimsical ensembles, watch our entire runway coverage now!
For Burberry Prorsum’s Fall 2011 show, designer Christopher Bailey went with a swinging '60s vibe. Inspired by Jean Shrimpton, the collection included covetable coats in an array of bright colors and often featuring military details or luxe fur-trim. Vibrant plaid prints also made a cameo, as did this season’s answer to the iconic trench. To see the full collection, watch our full runway coverage now!
Marc by Marc Jacobs's Fall 2011 collection continued in the vein of that '70s style by turning out models in wide-leg trousers, velvet pantsuits, and disco-worthy dresses all in an orange, brown, and jade green palette. Highlights included a fur-trimmed trench, a gold lamé skirt, and, of course, must-have handbags galore. To see all the cool-kid ensembles, watch our complete coverage now!
Marked by bold colors, covetable outerwear, and eye-catching patterns like oversize tartan and stripes, Rag & Bone's Fall 2011 collection was truly a sight to behold. The front row was packed with It girls like Erin Wasson, Jessica Stam, and Alexa Chung, and the runway was ripe with directional ensembles topped off by messy side-braids. To see all the dynamic looks, watch our complete coverage now!