Sporty looks dominated the runways at Alexander Wang, Rag & Bone, and Marc by Marc Jacobs, inspiring us to test out this trend ourselves! So we headed to Barneys New York in Beverly Hills to show you how to slide right into athletic-infused outfits this season. Whether you prefer a pair of chic running shorts, some updated track pants, or a sexy neoprene bodysuit, we've got something for everyone in today's Currently Trending!
>> New York, London, Milan, and Paris — all the best trends, from all the Spring 2012 collections. Mid-century silhouettes, sherbet hues, and a dash of deco thrown in for good measure —plus more. Click through for all the key looks of the season, here in the slideshow.
Pretty ponytails were spotted on a plethora of runways at New York Fashion Week, and we couldn't be happier to throw our hair back. From slick and sleek at Derek Lam to looped and tucked at Carolina Herrera, these ponytails were chic and creative. Watch our video to get the full scoop on all the new ways to freshen up your mane.
One of our favorite Fall trends is carrying over to Spring — tribal looks. Safari-inspired pieces graced the runways at Michael Kors, Donna Karan, and Diane von Furstenberg, as designers played with mixed prints, raw textures, and vibrant hues. From head-to-toe animal prints at Michael Kors to warrior-like tribal dresses at Herve Leger, we can’t wait to get our safari on for Spring.
>> After over a week's worth of almost 300 shows, we've culled down the thousands of looks sent down the New York Fashion Week catwalks to our top 25 favorite looks. From the cat-print dress in Victoria Beckham's new diffusion line to Oscar de la Renta's tasseled sheath, without further ado, our edit.
>> New York Fashion Week has come to a close this season, but not without a little kick at the end. See Hanne Gaby Odiele flexing her muscles backstage at Calvin Klein while Julia Nobis makes faces with Suvi Koponen; and giggles go down amongst the '20s glamour at Ralph Lauren. More backstage snaps from those shows — and L'Wren Scott, too — in the slideshow.
Photo: Greg Kessler
>> Ankle straps are still going strong for Spring 2012, appearing on wedges, stilettos, and platform heels alike. A more surprising appearance? That of clear plastic, worked into heels at Prabal Gurung, Oscar de la Renta, and 3.1 Phillip Lim. See those shoes — plus pink camo desert boots from Tommy Hilfiger, Peter Som's marbled loafers, and more New York Fashion Week favorites — in the slideshow.
>> Spring 2012 will be the season of the hand-held clutch, if New York's runways have any say. Also getting heavy play: cross-body drawstring backpacks and the handbag in white. From Proenza Schouler's colorful take on the camera bag to Derek Lam's ram head-motif mini-case, we've gathered our favorite handbags from New York Fashion Week, for your viewing pleasure.
>> Yesterday marked the last day of New York Fashion Week, and to mark the occasion, more casual wear was brought out: Giovanna Battaglia rocked flats, and more than a few style favorites — Shala Monroque, Meredith Melling Burke, Lauren Santo Domingo, and Cecilia Dean, to name a few — went with denim pieces. See all those looks, plus 13 more, in the slideshow.
Now that NYFW's wrapped, the fashion fun's continuing on to London. But, before we bid Lincoln Center goodbye — until next season — we're celebrating with a look at 50 of our favorite street stylers from the week. From the ultrasexy to the super playful, Fashion Week never fails to draw out the best — and the biggest range — in street chic. In this batch, fashion week's models, like Lindsey Wixson and Karolina Kurkova, play it effortlessly cool while fashion insiders, like Rachel Zoe and Taylor Tomasi Hill show off the best in personal style. Click on for a glimpse of 50 standout style moments captured straight from the streets.
Photos courtesy of Greg Kessler