New York Fashion Week

The best shows, the biggest statements

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BY: Michael Perris and Liz MacDonald

In a week of grand fashion statements, Marc Jacobs pared his New York Fashion Week runway show down to the essentials, with two rows of bare metal folding chairs, no set, no music, no major hair or makeup and no iPhone photography permitted. His inspiration for the show was the music documentary Hip-Hop Evolution, with which Jacobs says he’s tapping into the street style influence he remembers from his high school days. You can watch his Fall/Winter 2017 Runway Show, above.

Here are a few more of our favorite New York Fashion Week highlights:

Tommy Hilfiger: Spring 2017

Tommy Hilfiger launched fashion week with Tommyland, an extravanganza that traded the usual New York locales for balmy Venice Beach. Hilfiger’s new co-designer, Gigi Hadid walked the runway and set a fun, relaxed west coast mood.


Thom Browne: Fall/Winter 2017

Thom Browne created a storybook frozen pond as the setting for his collection. Androgynous models were styled as illustrations come to life and wore modified ice skates to walk the frozen runway pond. Look closely—Browne’s entire back drop is covered in tailored fabric, the theme of this collection.


Michael Kors: Fall 2017

Michael Kors returned to his roots, offering classic looks with a 70s flair—neutrals, plaids, trenches, fox fur collars and lots of fur. The show opened with British model Edie Campbell and closed with Kendall Jenner.


Ralph Lauren: Spring 2017

Ralph Lauren’s flagship store was the elegant upper east side location for his show, set within a gorgeous, flower-filled space. Shimmery, champagne silks were a theme along with simple silhouettes and glamorous separates in the pared-down Ralph Lauren aesthetic.


Moncler Grenoble: Fall/Winter 2017

Moncler Grenoble staged a Viennese winter ball at the Hammerstein Ballroom, complete with waltzing models in white capes, glimmering chandeliers and social media star, Derek Blasberg, announcing the winter wonderland procession.


Philipp Plein: Fall/Winter 2017

Philipp Plein went all out with his runway show. An eclectic cast of models paid tribute to the inclusive and diverse spirit of New York: Desiigner, Pete Wentz, Sofia Richie, Fetty Wap and Young Thug appeared alongside New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola, graffiti artist Alec Monopoly and even Jeremy “The Hot Felon” Meeks.