Every September and February, designers, brand executives, photographers, celebrities, and socialites gather in New York to celebrate fashion, and preview looks for the upcoming season. The press hunts for trends, buyers place orders, and socialites take in the spectacle of it all.
We've compiled our favorite photos, from subtle to outlandish, hip to ridiculous, sleek to scary, and all of the above rolled up in one.
From wearable to just for show, these runway ensembles are ones you won't want to miss.
This ethereal strapless gown is in the Pamella Roland Spring 2018 collection.
via: JP Yim/Getty ImagesThe designer said she was inspired by the beauty of Monaco. The idea behind the collection is that all the pieces are 'ready to wear', unlike some of the more artsy, eccentric styles that debut during fashion week. Snuggle factor: 3/10
The models weren't the only ones on show.
Model and designer Barbara Regna wore feathers and ruffles to the Malan Breton show.
This silky gown is from Bibhu Mohapatra, whose collection is also 'ready to wear'.Mohopatra specializes in luxury women's wear. First lady Michelle Obama is one of his clients! His stuff sells around the United States in stores like Nordstrom and SAKS. " Snuggle factor: 3/10
This ruffly, gauzy number was created by Jeremy Scott, who is an American designer.
This skate-savvy outfit is by Calvin Luo, a Chinese designer.
via: JP Yim/Getty ImagesCalvin creates unisex collections and is the youngest designer to present his collection in New York Fashion Week! Would you wear this ensemble out on the town? Snuggle factor: 7/10 (That mesh could get chilly, though.)