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For fall, designers took a cue from the season itself, with rich autumnal colors like apple red, as seen here from Tommy Hilfiger.

This story first appeared in the March 17, 2008 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.

A Slice of Orange

Nothing says fall like the turning of the leaves, and this season, certain designers worked a palette reminiscent of those changing shades — pumpkins, mustards, brick reds and mosses. Even Narciso Rodriguez’s lineup of mostly black-and-white fare got an occasional jolt of orange. Here, one such fiery number: a chicly structured double-faced wool coat.

Designers took a cue for fall from the season itself, mining autumnal colors like rich yellows, olives and rusts for everything from a sportif coat-and-print-blouse look to fluid gowns.

PHOTOS BY JOHN AQUINO, GIOVANNI GIANNONI, MAURICIO MIRANDA AND ROBERT MITRA