Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week NY Spring ’11: Trend Wrap-Up

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September 21, 2010 • New York Fashion Week Spring '11

Nothing says you're finally finished with Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week like a trend wrap-up! From running all around New York City catching shows, pushing through crowds and living though the fabulous after-parties, we can say that every single trend we're bringing to you was seen first-hand. The first year at Lincoln Center proved to be just as thrilling and celebrity-filled as those years past at its old fashion week location of Bryant Park. Get ready to start reading because Second City Style is bringing you all the upcoming trends you'll need to know for Spring/Summer 2011!: 

 

 

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Full Shorts: Rebecca Minkoff; Mid-Calf Hemlines: Narciso Rodriguez; 1970's Fitted and Flared Glamour: Marc Jacobs

 

Trends in Clothing and Fabric:

 

Military

Leather

Asymmetrical Hemlines

Cropped Blazers

Mid-Calf Hemlines

Jumpsuits

Flowing Chiffon Dresses

Lightweight Knits

Retro-Inspired Swimwear

High-Waisted Pants

Cap-Sleeve Tops 

Fitted Pantsuits

Origami Folds 

Full Shorts

Slinky Cowl Necks

Maxi Dresses 

Cut-Outs

1940's Basic 

1950's

1960's Classic Silhouette

1970's Fitted and Flared Glamour

 

 

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Tangerine Orange: Joanna Mastroianni;  Slick Metallics: Temperley London; Cobalt Blue: Davidelfin

 

Trends in Color:

 

Bright Reds (Poppy, Fire Engine and Tomato)

Tangerine Orange

Cobalt Blue

All shades of white (Ivory, Bone, etc.)

Metallics (Gold and Silver)

Navy

Forest Green

Kelly Green

Neon

Violet 

Turquoise

Neutrals

(Lots and lots of) Beige

 

 


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 Aztec: Vivienne Tam; Delicate Florals: Donna Karan;  Stripes: Nanette Lepore


 

Trends in Print:

 

Tribal
Aztec 

Animal (Zebra, Leopard and Giraffe)

Stripes 

Floral

Geometric

Perforated Patterns

Ombre

 


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 Metal Chains: Jenny Packham;  Draping: Malandrino; One-Shoulder: Tadashi Shoji

 

Trends in Details:

 

One-Shoulder

Metal Chains

Ruffles

Draping

Crystal Embellishments

Sheer Panels

Sequins

Crochet and Eyelet

Pleats

 

 

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Asian-Inspired: Philosophy di Alberta Feretti; Old Hollywood Glamour: Carmen Marc Valvo; Menswear as Womenswear: Ralph Lauren

 

Trends in Moods/Themes:

 

Asian-Inspired

Nautical

Menswear as Womenswear

Safari

Old Hollywood Glamour

Desert

 

 

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Nude shoes: Tibi; Fringed Purses: Custo Barcelona; Floppy Hats: Tracy Reese

 

Trends in Accessories:

 

Skinny Belts

Fringe Purses

Platform heels 

Nude shoes

Floppy Hats

Ivory Pearls

Round Sunglasses

 

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Clay in Hair: Alexander Wang; Bright-colored Lips: Diane von Furstenberg; Blunt, Heavy Bangs: Ivana Helsinki

 

Trends in Beauty: 

 

Bright-colored Lips

Clay in Hair

Slicked back hair

Big Plastic Hairclips

Nude Lips

White on and around Eyes

Neon-colored eyes

Dewy Face

80's gloss

Blunt, Heavy Bangs

Chignons

-Taneisha Jordan, Alia Rajput

Photo Source: WWD

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

  1. Gracia says:

    Amazing! I love all those trends. That’s really a fashion. How I wish I did watch that Mercedes-Benz Fashion personally. Thanks for the blog. Keep up the good work.

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