With Naeem Khan, Oscar de la Renta and Badgley Mischka all showing on the same day, eveningwear was a focal point. And it’s hard not to daydream about the Oscars red carpet, coming up in a few short weeks.

Oscar de la Renta

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Prints can be difficult to pull off on the red carpet, but we’d love to see a starlet in this strapless ball gown, or the piece with red velor bodice and pink satin skirt.

Naeem Khan

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The art deco-inspired pieces were lovely, especially the glittering silver columns. But we can’t help imagine the first lady in this lamé halter. White House Correspondents’ Dinner, perhaps?


Jenny Packham

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This collection had similarly beautiful beadwork, as well a stunning silk slip.


Narciso Rodriguez

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Rodriguez’s beautiful basics were chic yet instantly wearable.




At the other end of the spectrum were sisters Laura and Kate Mulleavy, with a show that was neither for evening nor particularly wearable. However, the “Star Wars” prints were playful and certainly left an impression.

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