Setting the tone for the season, New York Fashion Week gives us an insight into what we can expect from the other fashion capitals. Here are the trends to emerge from the runway over the past seven days...
Skin is definitely in this season, with playful, provocative and pretty designs hinting at what lies beneath.
Designers have given nine-to-five style a maverick makeover for spring, with the jacket transformed from a corporate staple into a statement-maker.
Thanks to the sweet effects of nostalgia, saccharine shades tap into everyone's favorite spring/summer memories.
Florals for spring can be groundbreaking if reintroduced on more youthful, contemporary and unexpected silhouettes.
Athleisure was elevated to out-there status on many runways, transforming off-duty sportswear into an on-duty style option.
Stripes may be a perennial fashion favorite, but designers in New York introduced checks into the linear limelight this season with dramatic effect.
We can now counter the duller of spring days with some serious shine courtesy of SS18’s lustrous take on the classic cover-up.
MAKING A STATEMENT
Tapping into the prevailing political mood, designers used the New York runway to express their concerns over equality, the state of the union and diversity.