Oscar de la Renta Pre-Fall 2014

Oscar de la Renta's Pre-Fall collection was full of asymmetrical hems.

Oscar de la Renta Pre-Fall 2014. Photo: courtesy of the designer.

I love the asymmetrical hems that turn up all over Oscar de la Renta‘s Pre-Fall collection, especially the one on this embroidered navy dress.

The Best of Pre-Fall 2014

Nina Ricci Pre-Fall 2014

“I’d love to add this beautifully structured, emerald green coat to my collection.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

Givenchy Pre-Fall 2014

“A master recycler, Riccardo Tisci has taken his gorgeous pleated gowns from Givenchy’s spring collection and imaginatively reworked them with sequins, fur, and a Gustav Klimt-inspired print.” – Karin Nelson

Chloé Pre-Fall 2014

“The coats at Chloé were the true standouts, but the way this printed dress was styled most caught my eye.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

Erdem Pre-Fall 2014

“A touch of color and sparkle give a girly twist to Erdem’s school girl looks for Pre-Fall.” – Sam Milner

J Mendel Pre-Fall 2014

“Just in time for awards season, I can see a number of starlets in this classic gown.” – Sam Milner

Maiyet Pre-Fall 2014

“The subtle Frida Kahlo influences and modern silhouette make this look my favorite.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

Donna Karan Pre-Fall 2014

“Simple, chic and season-less was Donna Karan’s message for Pre-Fall.” – Sam Milner

Bottega Veneta Pre-Fall 2014

“I love the pairing of pink—my favorite hue—with an ethnic-inspired floral print.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

Oscar de la Renta Pre-Fall 2014

“I love the asymmetrical hems that turn up all over Oscar de la Renta’s Pre-Fall collection, especially the one on this embroidered navy dress.” – Nora Milch

Sonia Rykiel Pre-Fall 2014

“The pairing of this cozy, oversized pink sweater with slouchy menswear-inspired grey trousers is wonderfully unexpected.” – Nora Milch

Carolina Herrera Pre-Fall 2014

“The embellished accents make this floral-embroidered, three-quarter-sleeve day dress especially festive.” – Nora Milch

Calvin Klein Pre-Fall 2014

“Calvin Klein’s beautiful Pre-Fall collection just oozed coziness—I wanted to put every piece on and climb into bed!” – Claudia Mata

Lanvin Pre-Fall 2014

“Call it the polar vortex effect, but a big, fluffy Muppet coat seems like the smartest thing around—especially in a chic British racing green.” – Karin Nelson

Michael Kors Pre-Fall 2014

“The tomboy look is back at Michael Kors, and I love his cool twist: an uneven, layered hem on the skirt.” – Claudia Mata

Proenza Schouler Pre-Fall 2014

“Even if you don’t spend your days riding horses on a vast estancia in Argentina, there is room in your wardrobe for Proenza Schouler’s gaucho-cool orange suede dress and knee-high boots.” – Karin Nelson

Etro Pre-Fall 2014

“Etro’s eccentric prints are their calling card, always tracing back to the family’s extensive archives. I particularly like it when the patterns clash like they do here.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

Balenciaga Pre-Fall 2014

“Now a year into the job, Alexander Wang has become a pro at fusing the classic, voluminous shapes of Cristobal Balenciaga (here, a round-shoulder jacket) with his own sport-urban aesthetic (a pair of slim snowboarding trousers that lace up the back).” – Karin Nelson

Chanel Pre-Fall 2014

“Some red, white, blue and, of course, silver sparkle is always welcome in the lone star state, especially from what seems to be the favorite brand of all Texans, Chanel.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

Cédric Charlier Pre-Fall 2014

“This ensemble made me wish I was 5’10’’ and could wear this great pleated skirt, which looked extra cool paired with a menswear-inspired pale pink Crombie coat.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

Moschino Pre-Fall 2014

“Only Jeremy Scott for Moschino could get this look—a bomber jacket suit—right.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

Alberta Ferretti Pre-Fall 2014

“The theme “Nordic nights at sea” translated into great prints for Alberta Ferretti’s romantic silhouettes for Pre-Fall.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

Emanuel Ungaro Pre-Fall 2014

“Fausto Puglisi’s grown up, polished Pre-Fall collection for Ungaro was one of my favorites – particularly for the way he updated classic Ungaro pieces like the pencil skirt and polka-dot blouse.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

Max Mara Pre-Fall 2014

“Whether it’s a floor sweeping duster or the perfect men’s car coat for women, Max Mara always gets the coat right.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

The Row Pre-Fall 2014

“Expert tailoring and beautiful fabrics elevate the classics at The Row.” – Sam Milner

Philosophy Pre-Fall 2014

“A burgundy shearling with culottes is just right for Pre-Fall.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

Fendi Pre-Fall 2014

“I adore this sporty color-blocked jacket from the Fendi Pre-Fall collection; it’s a new, modern take on the classic perfecto.” – Nora Milch

Derek Lam Pre-Fall 2014

“Peppered with an array of silhouettes and lengths, like with these cool cropped short/pants, Derek Lam’s Pre-Fall collection was the epitome of classic American sportswear.” – Claudia Mata

Ralph Lauren Pre-Fall 2014

“For Pre-Fall, Ralph Lauren went muted and monochrome, putting the focus on super luxe fabrics and elegant silhouettes.” – Sam Milner

Acne Pre-Fall 2014

“Always urban and cool, Acne perfected the perfecto jacket for Pre-Fall by reinventing the classic with shearling.” – Sam Milner