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DVF turns out NYFW 2013

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Fashion Diane von Furstenberg Fall 2013NEW YORK (AP) — Diane von Furstenberg walked the catwalk by herself Sunday at New York Fashion Week — and that’s something she hasn’t done in a long time. The moment was all hers because, unlike in recent seasons when she’s had a creative director at her side, she called all the shots for the fall looks. The clothes from the “Glam Rock” collection were von Furstenberg from head to toe. One could imagine her wearing any of the wrap dresses, long her calling card, the dvf fw2013 01jumpsuits or metallic jackets. Maybe von Furstenberg, who first came to the fashion industry in the 1970s, won’t quite be rocking the high-shine silver leather skinny pants, but one can imagine she once did. “The idea is not that it’s clothes for a party, but it’s clothes. It’s life that’s a party — and that was my inspiration,” she said in a backstage interview.

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How Are L.A. Designers Doing at New York Fashion Week?

©ourtesy of Lydia O’Connor LA desigeners 2013 nyfwOur Los Angeles designers are doing us proud at New York Fashion Week so far. L.A.-based Tadashi Shoji and BCBG Max Azria both kicked off our favorite week of the year with inspired collections that maybe have us wishing for colder temperatures. Tadashi Shoji’s Fall 2013 collection, presented on Monday, was inspired by a trip to St. Petersburg, and his gowns were nothing but befitting of a Russian princess. They may be more appropriate for the Siberian cold front than Los Angeles, but his lux velvet
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Richard Chai NYFW Challenges

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chai 2013 01New York Fashion WeekRichard Chai showed his fall 2013 men’s and women’s fall 2013 runway collections at the Lincoln Center tents on Thursday, the first day of New York Fashion Week.

Inspiration: The designer seemed to be mining military motifs for many of his silhouettes, the world of men’s suiting for his fabrics and raiding a jewel box of gemstones to add pops of color to a palette based in brown, navy blue and olive drab.

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NYFW 2013 day two

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New York Fashion Week continues with Fashion Celebs

Peter Brant, Harry Brant, Stephanie Seymour, Jaime King and Allison Williams attend the Jason Wu showing
Designers and brave fashionistas turned up in force for Day Two of New York Fashion Week as the blistering blizzard rages outside. Jason Wu presented his fall-winter collection at posh Park Avenue. Celeb guests included Jamie King, Allison Williams and Stephanie Seymour. Wu, who designed two dresses for Michelle Obama, sent down a variation of the First Lady’s scarlet inaugural gown down the runway. The Rebecca Minkoff collection was presented with live music from Wild Club. Ashlee Simpson and Jamie King sat front row, and Lauren Bush Lauren wore unconventional footwear to the show as freezing sleet fell on the city. Lauren tweeted: “My trusty LL Bean boots sitting front row at @rebeccaminkoff Surprising amount of stilettos despite Nemo.…”
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NYFW: Fall 2013 RTW

Six Designers To Watch

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With a schedule of shows that spans seven days, New York Fashion Week can be a doozy to navigate, with many emerging designers getting drowned out by high-fashion heavyweights. In our attempt to spread the love around, we’ve pulled together a shortlist of designers to watch through the NYFW melee. From dystopian menswear to faux nude knits, we’ve compiled six brands that will be making a splash and garnering some much-deserved attention in the upcoming days. Check back all Fashion Week long for more FADER NYFW coverage including backstage photos journals, FADER TV interviews and exclusive runway jams.

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