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- NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: A model walks the runway at the Simon Spurr Fall 2011 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Exit Art on February 13, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Getty Images)
- Y-3. Photo credit: Cynthia Drescher
- Timeo Weiland
- Duro Olowu
- Erickson Beamon
- DKNY. Photo credit: Cynthia Drescher
- Front Row at Calvin Klein
A complete Idiot's CliffsNotes Guide to what's happening on that other coast where our sister bloggers have to fight snow and stuff to watch fashion shows in a tent.
· Derek Lam juxtaposed strange textures and colors and made it work.
· Victoria Beckham narrated her show, and editors giggled mockingly.
· Timo Weiland: For the ethno-hipster socialite abroad.
· Lela Rose was inspired by abstract art, and we love the feathered skirt.
· DKNY introduced blazer-capes and lots of orange.
· Catherine Malandrino presented perfect jackets and coats in addition to the fantastic dresses.
· Calvin Klein put Joe Jonas, Zac Efron, and Kellan Lutz in the front row to gaze at his pink pants.
· Simon Spurr kept his models super cozy on the runway.
· Tory Burch hit all the trends from fur sleeves to maxi skirts.
· Max Azria designed a streamlined chic collection for fall.
· Diane von Furstenberg went a little bit Western, but the sheer-polka-dot dress scared us.
· Cynthia Steffe embraced lots of leather--and fur sleeves.
· Y-3 says you will wear head-to-toe buffalo plaid, and you will like it.
· Custo Barcelona was still the most visually interesting show, thumbing its nose at tailored classics.
· Tommy Hilfiger wants us to wear pajamas on the streets, and we are totally on board.
· Erickson Beamon was really, really inspired by Black Swan.
· Duro Olowu showed multicolored, printed maxi dresses.
· Preen paraded muted shades of green, blue, and orange in geometric 80's inspired patterns.
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