Robert Normand: Robert Normand's sun-kissed beachy collection offered floor-sweeping T-shirt dresses splashed with floral prints and colorful abstracts, plus bubble-shaped batik minis that were charming.

Estrella Archs: Poetic riffs on the dress — one sporting jutting diamond-shaped hips — formed the bass note of Estrella Archs' breezy debut collection, which alternated between fluid and geometric shapes.

Manish Arora: Indian motifs and psychedelia collided to giddy effect at Manish Arora's Paris debut — think mirrored rainbow dresses, Day-Glo pom-pom jackets and a glow-in-the-dark gown crammed with butterflies.

Bless: Design duo Desirée Heiss and Inès Kaag took their sportswear spin literally this season and turned their fashion presentation into a soccer game with models scurrying about in deconstructed T-shirts with knitted patches and zippers, as well as quirky oversize shorts, sleeveless jumpsuits and hooded sweatshirts.

Bernard Willhelm: Americana stars-and-stripes creations were among the highlights of Bernard Willhelm's witty spring collection — presented on models positioned in neon-lit crates — along with the designer's signature knotted cotton smocks in punchy hues.

Dice Kayek: Turkish designer Ece Ege showed her flair for tailoring with sharply constructed vests worn over transparent chiffon pants, while short satin dresses with bell-shaped sleeves added a feminine touch.

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