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Nicholas K, Rachel Comey, Red Dress Collection: NYFW Day 1

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Lest you forget, today marks the very first day of New York Fashion Week. So you don't miss a thing, we'll be highlighting the best of the shows from our sister site Racked National right here.


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· Nicholas K: "To say the show had a Wild West theme would be an understatement: We felt like we were on the lone range as the models stomped out to a Neil Young soundtrack wearing leather, fringe, rugged boots, Stetson-esque hats, and hooded scarves." [Full Review]

· Rachel Comey: "The designer is moving away from the cool-girl prints that put her on the map and into a more polished phase. Models with elegant French twists were sent down the runway in a palette of mostly black, white, and grey, and with the exception of a few watercolor-inspired dresses, bright prints were a noticeably low priority in the line." [Full Review]

· Red Dress Collection: "Kicking things off were a couple of former models—not that you could tell by their walks. Rebecca Romijn vamped her way down the runway in Marchesa, smiling and having fun with the crowd. She was followed by one of the world's first super models, the Pamela Roland-clad Christie Brinkley, who—get ready for it—tripped." [Full Review]

All New York Fashion Week Fall 2012 coverage