5 must-see looks from New York Fashion Week’s Thursday shows

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Costello Tagliapietra


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The Brooklyn designers sent down an occasionally brilliant, occasionally frumpy array of clothes aimed, they claimed, at the kind of Brooklyn people they hang out with. Shirred, draped dresses, we cannot get behind, but we took a major shine to this perfectly cut citrine suit. Duckie Brown also showed shimmery trousers Thursday, perhaps foreshadowing a trend.

BCBG Max Azria


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Proof that knee-covering, oversized coats are not only sticking around for another year, but they can also look crazy chic.

Creatures of the Wind


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Could anything be more frumpy than a mint-green skirt in a neither-here-nor-there length? And yet, in a sea of winter shades, was anything more eye-catching?

Coach

 

With new designer Stuart Vevers at the helm, the classic leather-goods label adds some grit, and it works, particularly in this refined, lug-soled version of the combat boot.

Creatures of Comfort


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Plaid, as could be expected for fall, was everywhere in shades of grey and red. But Creatures of Comforts’ strangely pajama-esque number was a bright sight for sore eyes when paired with salmon pink.

Lavanya Ramanathan is a professional eater/drinker/thinker for Weekend and the Going Out Guide. University of Texas. Northwestern University. Rap fan.
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