Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week NY Fall ’11 Trend Wrap-Up

February 24, 2011 • New York Fashion Week Fall '11, Yahoo

Sensory overload! There were so many noticeable trends at the the fall ’11 shows, it took us longer than usual to compile them all. Many are not really new so the good news is that you already may own some of what came down the runway (think fur or faux fur, sequins and feathers). So without further ado…here are the trends from New York!


Fur: Donna Karan, Dennis Basso, Michael Kors, Oscar de la Renta, Tracy Reese, Nonoo, Rebecca Minkoff, Luca Luca, What Goes Around Comes Around, Carlos Miele, Tommy Hilfiger, Moncler, Alice + Olivia, Carmen Marc Volvo, Luca Luca, Moncler, Costello Tagliapietra, Nonoo, What Goes Around Comes Around

Plaid: L.A.M.B., Narciso Rodriguez, Tory Burch, DKNY, Nicholas K, Tory Burch, Betsey Johnson, Libertine, Norman Ambrose, Binetti, Alice + Olivia

Left to right: Tory Burch, Rachel Roy, Libertine

Mixing patterns: Rachel Roy, Oscar de la Renta, Chris Benz, Libertine, Carlos Miele, DKNY, Betsey Johnson, Libertine, Gary Graham, Naeem Khan, Jen Kao, L.A.M.B., Alice + Olivia, Mara Hoffman, Gary Graham, What Goes Around Comes Around, Tory Burch

Boxy Menswear: Trias, L.A.M.B., Yigal Azrouel, DKNY, Rachel Roy, Tory Burch, Tommy Hilfiger, Callula Lillibelle, Marc Jacobs

Tweed: Max Azria, Trias, Behnaz Sarafpur, Tory Burch, Libertine, Callula Lillibelle, Norman Ambrose, Chris Benz, Lela Rose, Vivienne Tam, Christian Siriano, Mara Hoffman, Moncler, Libertine, Marc Jacobs, Oscar de la Renta

Left to right: Rebecca Minkoff, Gary Graham, Vena Cava

Maxi skirts: Tracy Reese, Nicholas K., L.A.M.B., Nanette Lepore, Marc Jacobs, Gary Graham, Mara Hoffman, Tory Burch, Tommy Hilfiger, DKNY, Cynthia Rowley, Rebecca Minkoff, Costello Tagliapietra, Vena Cava, What Goes Around Comes Around

Embroidery: Naeem Khan, Norman Ambrose, Carmen Marc Valvo, Pamella Roland, Mara Hoffman

Fringe: Jen Kao, Vivienne Tam, Cushnie et Ochs, Vivienne Tam, Ruffian, Alice + Olivia

Feathers: Naeem Khan, Yigal Azrouel, Oscar de la Renta, Pamella Roland, Cushnie et Ochs, Sachin + babi, Tibi, Binetti, Lela Rose, Norman Ambrose, Luca Luca, Mara Hoffman, Alice + Olivia

Lace: Nanette Lepore, Alexandre Herchcovitch, Norman Ambrose, Carmen Marc Volvo, Betsey Johnson, Binetti, Christian Siriano, Alice + Olivia, Marc Jacobs,

Exposed Hardware: Mackage, Betsey Johnson, Herve Leger, Rebecca Minkoff

Cut Outs: LUBLU Kira Plastinina, Cushnie et Ochs, Bibhu Mohapatra, Nonoo, Vena Cava, Marc Jacobs

Polka Dots: Marc Jacobs,

Tiering: Irina Shabayeva, Zac Posen, Nicholas K., Pamella Roland, Chris Benz , Betsey Johnson, Christian Siriano

Embellished Collars: Irina Shabayeva, Tory Burch, Naeem Khan, Ruffian, Yoana Baraschi, Betsey Johnson

Pencil Skirts: Oscar de la Renta, Jill Stuart, Max Azria, Elene Cassis, Adrienne Vittadini, Donna Karan, Toni Francesc, Tommy Hilfiger, Trias, Callula Lillibelle, DKNY, Lela Rose, Christian Siriano

Left to right: Cushnie et Ochs, Max Azria, Nanette Lepore

Leather: Jill Stuart, Max Azria, Elene Cassis, Michael Kors, Nanette Lepore, Cushnie et Ochs, Tracy Reese, Rebecca Minkoff, Vena Cava, Mackage, Tommy Hilfiger, Herve Leger, Pamella Roland, Chris Benz, G-Star Raw, DKNY, Cynthia Rowley, Luca Luca, Christian Siriano, Vena Cava, Gary Graham, Simon Spurr, Ralph Lauren

Pegged Ankle Trousers: Jill Stuart, Max Azria, L.A.M.B., Adrienne Vittadini, Yigal Azruel, Rachel Roy, Libertine, Cynthia Rowley, Tommy Hilfiger, Trias, DKNY, Rebecca Minkoff

Tuxedo Looks: DKNY, Tory Burch, Ruffian, Nonoo, Ralph Lauren

Long Vests: Tibi, DKNY, Maz Azria, Tommy Hilfiger, Jill Stuart, Nonoo, Michael Kors

Tiny Pleats: Tracy Reese, Jill Stuart, DKNY, Alice + Olivia, Vera Wang

Capes: Michael Kors, DKNY, Jill Stuart, What Goes Around Comes Around, Tommy Hilfiger, Tracy Reese

Asian-Inspired: Pamella Roland, Ralph Lauren, Nanette Lepore, Oscar de la Renta, Vivienne Tam, Bibhu Mohapatra’ Alexandre Herchovitch

Sheer: Jen Kao, Mackage, Tracy Reese, LUBLU Kira Plastinina, Donna Karan, Yoana Baraschi, Binettei, Lela Rose, Nonoo, Luca Luca, Christian Siriano, BCBGMAXAZRIA , What Goes Around Comes Around, Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Oscar de la Renta

Shine: Alice + Olivia, Jill Stuart, Yigal Azruel, Jen Kao, Elene Cassis, Tibi, Carlos Miele, Donna Karan, Ralph Lauren, Callula Lillibelle

Sequins: Yoana Baraschi, Betsey Johnson, L.A.M.B., Jeremy Scott, Alice – Olivia, Pamella Roland, Nanette Lepore, Irina Shabayeva, Jenny Packham, Callula Lillibelle, Binetti, Behnaz Sarafpour, Norman Ambrose, Alice + Olivia, Michael Kors

Velvet: Jen Kao, Tory Burch, Oscar de la Renta, Chris Benz, G-Star Raw, Callula Lillibelle, Binetti, Betsey Johnson, Vivienne Tam, Cynthia Rowley, Binetti, Nicholas K, Ralph Lauren

Wide-legged pants: Nonoo, Tory Burch, What Goes Around Comes Around, Vena Cava, Michael Kors, L.A.M.B., Prabal Gurung


White: Nanette Lepore, Herve Leger, Max Azria, Vivienne Tam, Binetti, Alice + Olivia, Libertine, Nonoo, Michael Kors

Left to right: Nicolas K, Yigal Azrouel, Costello Tagliapietra

Green/black: Nicolas K, Yigal Azrouel, Moncler, Libertine, Nonoo, Vena Cava, What Goes Around Comes Around, Costello, Ralph Lauren

Gold: Tibi, Jenny Peckham, VPL by Victoria Bartlett, Jen Kao, Naeem Khan, Bibhu Mohapatra, Irina Shabayeva, Norman Ambrose, Alice + Olivia, What Goes Around Comes Around

Cobalt: Cushnie et Ochs, Rachel Roy, BCBG, Yigal Azrouel, Libertine, Oscar de la Renta

Beige/Camel: Dennis Basso, Michael Kors, Elene Cassis, Tory Burch, Herve Leger, Max Azria, Toni Francesc, Trias, Donna Karan, VPL by Victoria Bartlett, Jenny Packham, Norman Ambrose, BCBGMAXAZRIA, Gary Graham, Alive + Olivia, Moncler, Libertine, Nonoo, Vena Cava, What Goes Around Comes Around

Navy: Vivienne Tam, LUBLU Kira Plastinina, Carlos Miele, Libertine, Nonoo, Vena Cava, What Goes Around Comes Around, Marc Jacobs

Grey: Donna Karan, Michael Kors, Adrienne Vittadini, Nicolas K., Tibi, Moncler, G-Star Raw, Callula Lillibelle, Behnaz Sarafpour, Luca Luca, Moncler, Alice + Olivia, Moncler, Libertine, Costello Tagliapietra, Nonoo, Peter Som

Left to right: Callula Lillibelle, Tibi, Jill Stuart

Red: Michael Kors, BCBG, Luca Luca, Naeem Khan, Callula Lillibelle, Max Azria, Marc Jacobs, DKNY, Toni Francesc, Tory Burch, Tibi, Peter Som, Pamella Roland, Carlos Miele, Moncler, Irina Shabayeva, Luca Luca, Alice + Olivia, Moncler, Libertine, Costello Tagliapietra, What Goes Around Comes Around, Jill Stuart, Ralph Lauren

Orange: Costello Tagliapietra, Jill Stuart, Luca Luca, Toni Francesc, Carlos Miele, Carmen Marc Volvo, Luca Luca, BCBGMAXAZRIA, Vena Cava, Alice + Olivia, Moncler, Libertine, Costello Tagliapietra, Vena Cava

Neon: Jeremy Scott, Tibi, Betsey Johnson, Libertine

Yellow: Alexandre Herchcovitch, Moncler, Yigal Azrouel, Toni Francesc, Libertine, Alice + Olivia, Moncler, Libertine, Costello Tagliapietra

Olive: Max Azria, Trias, G-Star Raw, Tibi, Carlos Miele, Costello Tagliapietra, Luca Luca, Nicholas K, Libertine, What Goes Around Comes Around

Left to right: Elene Cassis, Narciso Rodriguez, DKNY

Graphic Black and White: Elene Cassis, DKNY, Tracy Reese, Narciso Rodriguez, Bibhu Mohapatra, Binetti, Libertine, Cynthia Rowley, Libertine, Marc Jacobs, Oscar de la Renta

Floral Print: Rachel Roy, Naeem Khan, Nanette Lepore, Chris Benz, Betsey Johnson, Lela Rose, Alice + Olivia


Left to right: Donna Karan, Oscar de la Renta, Dennis Basso

Fur Accessories: Dennis Basso, Adrienne Vittadini, Alice + Olivia, Elene Cassis, Vivienne Tam, Rebecca Minkoff, Pamella Roland, Costello Tagliapietra, Donna Karan, Michael Kors, Oscar de la Renta, Peter Som

Knit Hats: Mackage, Tibi, Moncler, G Star Raw, Moncler

Ties: Yigal Azrouel, LAMB, Simon Spurr

Skinny Belts: Yigal Azrouel, LAMB, Elene Cassis, BCBG, Donna Karan, Michael Kors

Fur Collars: Mackage, Tracy Reese, Rachel Roy, Elene Cassis, Carmen Marc Valvo, Nonoo, Adrienne Vittadini, Oscar de la Renta, Ralph Lauren

Leather Opera Gloves: Mackage, Bibhu Mohapatra, Elene Cassis, Alexandre Herchcovitch, Trias, Irina Shabayeva

Head Wraps: Carlos Miele, Binetti, Mara Hoffman, Vena Cava

Floppy Hats: Tommy Hilfiger, Chris Benz, Irina Shabayeva, Callula Lillibelle, What Goes Around Comes Around

—Lauren Dimet Waters, Carol Calacci, Alia Rajput, Taneisha Jordan & Amanda Aldinger

Photos: NYmag, WWD, Kevin Kane, Sascha Knopf

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One Response to Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week NY Fall ’11 Trend Wrap-Up

  1. Thanks Lauren,

    Great fashion trend update! The furs look fab!

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