Fall/Winter 2013-14 Trends

Some pieces you see on the runway are completely conceptual, meaning they most likely won't get picket up by a store or boutique for customers to purchase.  These are usually over-the-top ideas, conceptualized by the designer and brought to life for a one-time only appearance during Fashion Week.  And then there are the wearable pieces.  The shows where elegant dresses and beautiful shoes take their turn, and you leave with a feeling of "I'm happy to be a woman."  With New York Fashion week officially wrapped and London Fashion Week taking place as I type, there were a few trends that I noticed on the runways last week. 1) AccessoriesHats and Elbow Length Gloves: From baseball-style caps at Herve Leger to fedoras at Nicole Miller, hats were one of the top accessories on the runway. Approximately half of the shows I attended in New York showcased elbow length leather gloves.  Most were long and sleek as seen at J. Crew, but a few had an edge such as the ones seen at Kenneth Cole, reminiscent of a fisherman.

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