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Karen Walker, Oscar de la Renta, J.Crew: NYFW Day 7

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At Oscar de la Renta. Photo via Getty Images.

· Karen Walker: "The show notes for Karen Walker Fall 2012 described the collection as 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea meets the Victorian age with a dash of '60s pop. An eclectic reference frame, but not totally out of left field for the quirky Kiwi designer. She's known for prints, and this season's paisleys definitely delivered." [Full Review]

· Oscar de la Renta: "In a pleasant change of pace, his girls were sent down the runway with pretty smiles rather than the the typical expressionless glare. Combine that with his polished '60s-inspired dresses, and the event almost felt more like a debutant ball than a runway show." [Full Review]

· J.Crew: "Like Jenna [Lyons], models were pretty, but not overly glamorous. The clothing was elegant and accessible, but not too perfect. And styling touches, like irreverent high-low mixes and unexpected pops of color and pattern, made it all feel distinctly J.Crew." [Full Review]

All New York Fashion Week Fall 2012 coverage