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Spring 2008: The Top Ten Collections

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Overview

There was plenty to love for spring, from the prettily polished to the flower-power babe, but the one thing these stellar collections all had in common was gotta-have-it fashion.

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Olivier Theyskens' artsy rave at Nina Ricci.

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The Art of Fashion

Brooding fairies. Disheveled nymphs. Manic clowns. Art and sexual obsessions. Environmental friendliness.

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Marc Jacobs on the New York runway.

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Defining Moments

Controversy. Some designers avoid it like the plague, others chase it like the Holy Grail of fashion.

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Getting Stoned: Monique Lhuillier

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The Trends of Spring 2008

From artistic expressions to sheer madness to babes in bloom-the spring collections offered a wealth of trends.

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Blooms Day

Welcome to spring’s splashy, flashy garden party, an oh-so-optimistic celebration with vibrant colors and masses of floral prints.

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Karl Lagerfeld

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Shirt Circuit

Designers made the shirtdress anything but standard, ranging from dramatically sexy to whimsically charming.

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Zac Posen

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Shady Ladies

Ombred effects made a big splash, adding a new dimension to the season?s vibrant palette.

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Giorgio Armani

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That Seventies Show

The fashion pack once again embraced its favorite decade along with its muses, from Annie Hall to hippie chicks.

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Girbaud

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You’re So Transparent

Expect a season of sheer delights, filled with plenty of gauzy, see-through layers-and a few cheeky trompe l’oeil nudes.

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Diane von Furstenberg

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Tribal Rights

Designers went ethnic with terrific tribal threads inspired by Moroccan carpets, native beading and bold African prints.

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Rodarte

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Racket Science

Designers went ethnic with terrific tribal threads inspired by Moroccan carpets, native beading and bold African prints.

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Elie Tahari

Trends

Getting Stoned

The shows sparkled plenty with dazzling cocktail and evening looks well worth their weight in crystals and gemstones.

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Blumarine

Trends

Hot Tropic

There were enough sizzling swimsuits and resorty delights to fill the beaches from San Juan to Saint-Tropez and all jet-set points in between.

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Giorgio Armani

Trends

Tribe Vibe

The world of accessories delivered another bountiful selection, offering everything from the simple to the surreal.

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Marc Jacobs

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The Surreal Thing

Things aren’t always what they seem as odes to Dali and cocteau appeared on the runway.

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In the Flash

The crush of the crowds, the famous and the almost famous make New York’s fashion week camera-ready.

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Alexander McQueen

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In the Flash: Europe

Glamour, fantasy, drama and no end to the frenzy-WWD’s photographers capture the European show scene.

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Alber Elbaz takes his runway bow.

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The Professor of Desire

Alber Elbaz has discretely reinvented the fabled house of Lanvin, and it’s all about desire.

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The Transformers

A sweeping change rolled through the house of Dolce & Gabbana.

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Prince at Matthew Williamson.

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Tuned In

Live music upped the ante for runway production values this season.

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Jennifer Lopez

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On the Playlists

SELF-REFERENTIAL SOUNDTRACKS: You can’t blame an entrepreneurial superstar for trying to get the most promotional mileage out of her fashion show.

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Marc Jacobs

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Setting the Stage

Fantastic florescent raptors. Giant rainbows. Mind-blowing effects. No, we’re not talking about over-the-top ready-to-wear or after party hallucinations.

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Daisy de Villeneuve

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In Training

The next generation with famous fashion lineage is coming onto the scene-some are already in the game, while others are just starting to flirt.

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Armani; Hair by Aldo Coppola; Makeup by Aaron De Mey.

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Pretty, Please

Whether colorful or spare, makeup and hair took a glamorous turn this season.

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Ralph Lauren

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The Top Ten Collections for Spring 2008

There was plenty to love for spring, from the prettily polished to the flower-power babe, but the one thing these stellar collections all had in common…

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Burning Brights

Some of this season’s most in-demand models walked enough catwalks to turn their stilettos into flats.

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