New York Fashion Week: The Pillars of Spring Fashion

By Allyson Zaffos

New York Fashion Week (NYFW) has come and gone, but it left us with more inspiration than ever. Along with September’s sunshine, New York’s streets were overcome with models, buyers and fashion legends. NYFW promotes America’s fashion talent to the world, from big name brands, to the noteworthy fresh new faces of fashion. Senior Public Relations Major Kristina Renberg said “I always look forward to NYFW it is such a huge event, it just has something special, an added sense of magnitude compared to London, Milan and Paris.” With events all over the city, from Rag and Bone’s quirky warehouse walk to Ralph Lauren’s innovative 4D holographic show.

Designers are constantly bringing break through for trends to our everyday style, from basics to an abundance of anoraks, the hottest trends form fashion week, bring the runway to the streets. Junior Journalism major Moa Golster said “My favorite thing about fashion week is the huge influx of street style, the streets are literally filled with fashionista’s from all over the world, all together in one amazing city to enjoy fashion in all its glory.”

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Neutrals can pack the same punch when it comes to standing out. For the bold and classic, stick to what you know. This is a trend that can be adapted to anyone and everyone’s personal style.


Soften up your leather, cold weather looks with a new softer side of cool. An all-suede dress screams luxe, but if that’s too much to handle, a simple suede jacket won’t do you any harm.



High fashion fringe emerges from the festival inspired trend. More inspired in clothing than accessories these days, add texture and volume to your look with this ever popular trend.

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Attack of the Anoraks

Spring is usually a season that does not require a jacket, but the anorak is a must have. This jacket verges on the line of athletic wear, but the popularity of street-wear is on the rise.

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