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Lindsey Gathright, W's Market Editor, highlights her favorite trends from the Spring 2012 collections.

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Theyskens’ Theory
The tweed jackets are smart and cool, and I want all of the pants from this collection in my wardrobe for spring.

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Borrowed from the Boys
Menswear designers Patrick Ervell and Alexander Plokhov both introduced women’s pieces into their collections for the first time.

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The New Modernist
A fresh take on vintage silhouettes with bold designs and mixed textures from Derek Lam and Proenza Schouler.

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Nude Basics
A nude dress is the perfect foundation for spring’s best jackets and accessories.

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Stripes
Black and white stripes on jackets, pants and shirting.

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Super Prints
Especially the prints at Thakoon, where western met Maharaja.

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Miami Pastels
Strong separates in frothy pastel colors.

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Sheer layers
Light knits at Sophie Theallet and the minimal sheers at Calvin Klein.

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Swim-Inspired
Swimwear silhouettes intended for the street.

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Sporting
Alexander Wang’s motocross jacket and Rag & Bones sporty, soft layers prove the sports trend is here to stay.

All photos: CNP Montorse