Top Ten Spring 2010 Collections

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Top Ten Spring 2010 Collections

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The light show at Louis Vuitton.

Fashion Features

Bright Lights, Big Fashion

Come on get happy—that’s the message for spring as designers brought back fun and excitement to fashion.

clock November 9, 2009Bridget Foley

Lady GaGa performing at the Marc Jacobs  party.

Fashion Features

Defining Moments: Lady Day and Night

Lady Gaga made appearances all over New York Fashion Week.

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Alexander McQueen’s runway with a live-streaming video backdrop.

Fashion Features

Defining Moments: McQueen’s Changeup

Alexander McQueen streamed his show live to a screen near you.

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Backstage at Nina Ricci RTW Spring 2010

Fashion Features

Defining Moments: Ricci’s Riches

Peter Copping marked his debut collection for Nina Ricci with lingerie-inspired looks.

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Yohji Yamamoto in his showroom.

Fashion Features

Defining Moments: Short and Bittersweet

A week after Yohji Yamamoto showed his spring collection, the company filed for bankruptcy protection.

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Bryanboy, Tommy Ton,  Garance Doré and Scott Schuman Front Row at D&G.

Fashion Features

Defining Moments: Blog Around The Clock

Bloggers take a front-row seat at the shows.

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Tavi Gevinson at Maria Cornejo.

Fashion Features

Defining Moments: Rookie Season

Teen-aged fashion blogger Tavi Gevinson hit up New York shows from Alexander Wang to Rodarte.

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Irving Penn, New York, 1963.

Couture

Defining Moments: A Passing Giant

The fashion crowd remembers photographer Irving Penn.

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Terence Koh

Fashion Features

Defining Moments: Art Projects

Artists Nate Lowman, Andreas Gursky, Terence Koh, and others hit up fashion week.

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A new look to Valentino’s runway.

Couture

Defining Moments: Valentino’s New World

Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo discussed their vision for Valentino.

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Applause for Phoebe Philo at her first Céline show.

Fashion Features

Defining Moments: Philo Facts

After a three-year-long absence, Phoebe Philo returned to runway with a new Celine collection.

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The throng at “Milano Loves Fashion.”

Fashion Features

Defining Moments: En Masse

Costume National’s C’N’C hosted a fashion show for all of Italy.

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Screens at Dolce & Gabbana streamed the show and the action backstage.

Fashion Features

Defining Moments: Gently Down The Stream

Designers like Alexander McQueen and Donatella Versace harnessed the power of technology for fans to have instant on-screen access.

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Louis Vuitton’s lavish party venue: L’Espace des Arts Mitsukoshi-Etoile.

Fashion Features

Defining Moments: Rock The House

The launch of Louis Vuitton’s latest high-end jewelry collection drew in celebrities like Katy Perry, Camilla Belle and Sophie Dahl.

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Taylor Swift at Tommy Hilfiger.

Other

In The Flash: New York

Celebrities like Taylor Swift, Naomi Watts and Blake Lively lit up the scene at New York Fashion Week.

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Sarah Jessica Parker, Barbara Walters and Bette Midler sing with Oscar de la Renta.

Fashion Features

Defining Moments: Calling All Shoppers

Stars like Sarah Jessica Parker, Kate Hudson and Rihanna stepped out for Fashion’s Night Out.

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Pixie Lott performs at the Fendi O’ party in Paris.

Color Cosmetics

Defining Moments: Pixie Pops Up

Pop star Pixie Lott performed her hits at the Fendi O’ party in Paris.

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Kinder Aggugini

Fashion Features

Defining Moments: Special Seasoning

Carolina Herrera, Alexander Wang, John Galliano and others chose unexpected fabrics for their spring-time looks.

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Backstage at Oscar de la Renta RTW Spring 2010

Beauty Features

Primp Out: Spring 2010 Backstage Beauty

A look at Spring 2010 behind-the-scenes beauty

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Tory Burch

Fashion Features

An Unexpected Journey: Tory Burch

Tory Burch takes a look at her path to career success.

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Spring’s delicate confections from Alberta Ferretti.

Fashion Features

Romantic Movement: Alberta Ferretti

Returning to ethereal delights serves Alberta Ferretti well.

clock November 9, 2009Alessandra Ilari

Sharon Wauchob

Fashion Features

Focus and Drive: Sharon Wauchob

Sharon Wauchob has built her label with a no-nonsense, hands-on approach.

clock November 9, 2009Emilie Marsh

Chanel’s chic barn at The Grand Palais.

Fashion Features

Gentleman Farmer: Karl Lagerfeld

Karl Lagerfeld reaps what he sows.

clock November 9, 2009Miles Socha

Alexander Wang

Fashion Features

Off And Running: Alexander Wang

Alexander Wang, one of fashion’s youngest designers, is on the move.

clock November 9, 2009Venessa Lau

Donna Karan

Fashion Features

The Changeling: Donna Karan

Donna Karan is stirring the pot again.

clock November 9, 2009Marc Karimzadeh

André Balazs, Jesus Luz, Madonna and Steven Klein at the Boom Boom Room.

Fashion Features

Defining Moments: What Recession?

Blame it on the Boom Boom Room. André Balazs’ invitation-only club opened during fashion week, ushering in a season of lavish parties.

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Mary-Kate Olsen at Burberry.

Fashion Features

Defining Moments: Hi-Ho Silver!

London Fashion Week turned the big 2-5, with help from Emma Watson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Mary-Kate Olsen and many others.

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Hussein Chalayan’s sleek side.

Fashion Features

Defining Moments: Another Hussein

Hussein Chalayan presents a classic look for spring 2010.

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Yulia Kharlapanova

Fashion Features

Defining Moments:The Breakout Brigade

Youngster models are the most-hyped new stars of the season.

clock November 9, 2009Cinnamon St. John and Katya Foreman and Natasha Montrose

3.1 Phillip Lim

Fashion Features

Spring 2010 Trends: Pile It On

More is more as designers layered on the textures to artsy-craftsy effect.

clock November 9, 2009Venessa Lau and Antonia Sardone

Jason Wu

Fashion Features

Spring 2010 Trends: Jeans Spirit

Designers reveled in those old workwear threads,rendering them posh, distressed or wild west style.

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Jean Paul Gaultier

Fashion Features

Spring 2010 Trends: Boudoir Faire

Innerwear-as-outerwear continued to intrigue designers who showcased all sorts of lingerie and sleepwear.

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Balmain

Fashion Features

Spring 2010 Trends: Marching Orders

Combat chicks took over the runways in camo prints, stylish riffs on army gear and military fatigues.

clock November 9, 2009Venessa Lau and Antonia Sardone

Lanvin

Fashion Features

Spring 2010 Trends: In Trenched

Designers served up the traditional trench in myriad ways—prettily cropped, draped or lavishly quilted.

clock November 9, 2009Venessa Lau and Antonia Sardone

Michael Kors

Fashion Features

Spring 2010 Trends: Bare Conditioning

The season’s sexpot dresses got an extra dose of seduction, courtesy of skin-baring cutouts and keyhole accents.

clock November 9, 2009Venessa Lau and Antonia Sardone

L’Wren Scott

Fashion Features

Spring 2010 Trends: White Noise

Designers wiped the slate clean with an all-white palette that offered plenty of visual intrigue in alluring textures and appliques.

clock November 9, 2009Venessa Lau and Antonia Sardone

Giorgio Armani

Fashion Features

Spring 2010 Trends: Visual Effects

Spring’s graphic content took a turn toward eye-popping geometrics with a hint of Op art.

clock November 9, 2009Venessa Lau and Antonia Sardone

Marco De Vincenzo’s haute harlequin.

Fashion Features

Talent Patrol: New Designers

Nouveau niche exposed: WWD puts the spotlight on the next generation of designer talent.

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Fendi

Footwear

Spring 2010 Accessories: Country Cousins

The city mouse and country mouse meet as the down home look gets a touch of city chic.

clock November 9, 2009Roxanne Robinson

Louis Vuitton

Handbags

Spring 2010 Accessories: Satchel Page

From oversize carryalls to shoulder bags that go the distance, totes cover the bases for spring.

clock November 9, 2009Roxanne Robinson

Gucci

Fashion Features

Spring 2010 Trends: Tribal Rites

Go primal.

clock November 9, 2009Venessa Lau and Antonia Sardone

A Erdem Moralioglu spring style.

Fashion Features

The Constant Gardner: Erdem Moralioglu

Erdem conjures a floral fantasy.

clock November 9, 2009Samantha Conti

Christian Dior’s film noir scene.

Fashion Features

Your Attention, Please: Fashion Show Sets

The Spring 2010 fashion shows were full of stand-out scenery.

clock November 9, 2009Court Williams

Lindsay Lohan works backstage at Ungaro.

Fashion Features

Defining Moments: Lindsay’s Launch

The knives were out when Lindsay Lohan unveiled her first effort for Emanuel Ungaro during Paris Fashion Week—and plenty of critics plunged them in deep.

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Alberta Ferretti RTW Spring 2010

Fashion Features

Top Ten Collections of Spring 2010

WWD picks the top collections for spring.

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Róisín Murphy on a pedestal at Viktor & Rolf.

Fashion Features

Mood Music: Top Tunes From The Runway

The tunes set the tone.

clock November 9, 2009Katya Foreman and Tara Bonet-Black and Rachel Mascetta

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