COLLECTIONS

The Best of NYFW

W editors share some of their favorite looks from the New York fall 2012 collections.


Photographer: Alexis Dahan
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“The entire show was so visually stimulating – I couldn’t get over the layers and how rich the clothes looked. I love the Marc Jacobs fairy tale.”—Karla Martinez, Fashion Market and Accessories Director

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“This chunky knit paired with a red leather skirt looks chic and provocative.”—Karla Martinez, Fashion Market and Accessories Director

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“The embroidery on this pale blue suit was perfect. It’s a new take on the classic suit—making it more youthful and fun.”—Karla Martinez, Fashion Market and Accessories Director

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“I call this minimalism by use of color and volume. This coat is divine.”—Karla Martinez, Fashion Market and Accessories Director

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“This winter white look with a touch of fur is the perfect urban ensemble.”—Karla Martinez, Fashion Market and Accessories Director

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“The embroidered straps on the back of are beautiful—the perfect evening dress.”—Karla Martinez, Fashion Market and Accessories Director

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“Perfectly eccentric and animal friendly—the coat is printed shearing.”—Karla Martinez, Fashion Market and Accessories Director

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“Beautiful purple velvet and perfectly appropriate for the red carpet.”—Karla Martinez, Fashion Market and Accessories Director

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“A gold rush.”—Karla Martinez, Fashion Market and Accessories Director

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“Balenciaga’s fall 2004 collection is one of my favorites of all time. This Proenza Schouler collection reminded me a lot of it, with the oversized proportions and cross-over cuts. I love every look, but am especially crazy for this brocade dress and quilted jacket.”—Karin Nelson, Features Editor

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“I regretfully missed this ThreeAsFour show. What they do is so unique and I think this is one of their most beautiful collections ever.”—Karin Nelson, Features Editor

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“Rodate’s shearling dress was just so clever and cool.”—Karin Nelson, Features Editor

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“Altuzarra had a lot of interesting stuff going on in this collection—fur, fringe, gypsy-like jingle-jangle. It’ll be a fun collection to wear.”—Karin Nelson, Features Editor

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“Ohne Titel always does the best fur coats for fall. I love this one.”—Karin Nelson, Features Editor

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“This deconstructed sweater is so cool.”—*Nora Milch, Associate Accessories Editor***

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“Derek Lam’s collection was so chic. I love this fur scarf and burgundy leather pants.”—Nora Milch, Associate Accessories Editor

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“Alexander Wang’s lacquered leather jacket is so modern. Its on my must have list.”—Nora Milch, Associate Accessories Editor

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“I love these oversized aviators.”—Nora Milch, Associate Accessories Editor

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“Anna Sui collaborated with Coach to create the boho bags seen on the runway.”—Nora Milch, Associate Accessories Editor

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“These hand painted leather pants made a major statement on the runway.”—Nora Milch, Associate Accessories Editor

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“Carolina Herrera’s feather knit has a cool, feminine flare.”—Nora Milch, Associate Accessories Editor

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“This moment this came down the runway I was in love! The colors, the textures, the silhouette….so cool and fresh!”—Claudia Mata, Executive Accessories and Jewelry Editor

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“I love this high slit moment, so sexy!”—*Claudia Mata, Executive Accessories and Jewelry Editor***

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“This skirt is on of my fall’s Must Get list…it’s the perfect party piece.”—*Claudia Mata, Executive Accessories and Jewelry Editor***

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“This is the perfect execution of a chic, tailored lady-like look”—Claudia Mata, Executive Accessories and Jewelry Editor

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“I love the proportions of this look: the slouchy intarsia sweater with baggy, cropped sleeves over a proper white shirt with exaggerated cuffs. And the pencil skirt’s slit is sexy without being vulgar, especially when paired with such straight-forward pumps.”—Vanessa Lawrence, Fashion Writer

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“I’m a sucker for a buffalo plaid coat—it feels cozy and outdoorsy, even if you’re stuck in an urban jungle. The asymmetrical fur collar on this version gives it a glamorous appeal (and the luxe Henley and leather pants peeking out from underneath are perfect city winter gear).”—Vanessa Lawrence, Fashion Writer

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“The mix of textures and textiles in this look is so charming and cool. I love the playfulness of the schoolgirl-boy top with the downtown edge of the drop waist skirt. And it’s just killer paired with those strong boots.”—Vanessa Lawrence, Fashion Writer

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“Such a modern updo’. The windblown messiness of it is so cool and the perfect foil for either a dressy or sporty ensemble.”—Vanessa Lawrence, Fashion Writer