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Gregory-Parkinson-Fall-2013-RTW-1

Gregory Parkinson pulled a quick 180, leaving his signature taste for resplendent colors back in the studio to deliver a deep and moody Fall lineup.

Carlos-Campos-Fall-2013-1

The structured designs inspired by architect Santiago Calatrava from Carlos Campos Spring 2013 line continued in his fall collection with strong tailoring and slim fits.

Custo-Barcelona-Fall-2013-1

Nordic prints and textured fabrics create Custo Barcelona’s Beauty and the Beast inspired collection.

Cushnie-et-Ochs-Fall-2013-1

Cushnie et Ochs cite pilgrims and the Salem witch trials as inspirations for their FW 2013 collection, but their signature provocation stayed wholly intact.

Bernardo Rojo, Joseph Abboud’s still-fresh creative director gave the suits a rest and started the week off with a forward-thinking outerwear showcase.

Shane Gabier and Chris Peters of Creatures of the Wind balance their whimsy and consumer-mindedness for fall, but it’s their folksy roots that win out.

Armani-Prive-Couture-Spring-2013-1

Sending us on a Turkish adventure, Armani styled and designed dresses to be worn over pants with prints and patterns that seemed perfect for perusing a market in Istanbul.

Jean-Paul-Gaultier-Spring-2013-Couture-21

In typical Jean Paul Gaultier fashion, the designer went against the trend of the couture lines to have shown.

Christian-Dior-Couture-Spring-2013-1

With the Spring season as his muse, Raf Simons delivers on his promise as a couturier at Dior and quiets his naysayers for good.

Giambattista-Valli-Spring-2013-Couture-1

This exaggeration in design is probably the most visually noticeable, but look more closely and you’ll see the detail. And oh the detail Valli does.

Ulyana-Sergeenko-Spring-2013-Couture-1

Once upon a time, Ulyana Sergeenko sent a fairy tale themed collection down the runway. The time? Her Spring 2013 couture collection. And the place was none other than Paris.

Alexis-Mabille-Spring-2013-Couture-1

Did someone order sugary sweet  couture? If so, Alexis Mabille delivered.As his first year showing with the haute couture appellate, Mabille celebrated like a kid in a candy store.

Versace-Spring-2013-Couture-1

For her third haute couture show, Donatella Versace strikes an unprecedented chord: luxurious daywear – front and center.

Mugler-Fall-2013-Menswear-1

Sometimes an inspiration takes a hold of one’s creativity and adds blinders to one’s vision. This inspiration can easily incept one’s mind.

Carven-Fall-Winter-2013-Menswear-1

Fashion can be fantastical and whimsical. These elements are some of the reasons why so many people are enthralled with it.

Moschino-Fall-2013-Menswear-1

In typical Moschino style, a juxtaposing collection went down the runway and worked beautifully. This year’s contrasting theme melded opulence with the everyday.

Fendi-Fall-2013-Menswear-1

Earth tones ruled the runway for Fendi’s Fall outing in a massive turnaround from the futuristic vibe of its previous collection.

Emporio-Armani-Fall-2013-Menswear-1

Emporio Armani managed to create a not-so-future futuristic look Fall. Managing to strike an almost unfathomable mix of pragmatism with a hint of the future, the pieces utilize a mix of textures, sheens, and colors.

Z-Zegna-Fall-2013-Menswear-1

Paul Surridge serves up a Z Zegna collection of merry wanderers, risk-takers and romantics.

Giorgio-Armani-Fall-2013-Menswear-1

Giorgio Armani shows his take on the athletic trend sweeping the runway.

Kenzo-Fall-2013-Menswear-1

The Kenzo man evolves into something a bit more serious, a bit more high-fashion, at this year’s Pitti Uomo.

Burberry-Prorsum-Fall-2013-Menswear-1

Christopher Bailey brings back some much needed creative verve to his Burberry Prorsum men’s line.

JW-Anderson-Fall-2013-Menswear-1

Following a hugely successful year, J.W. Anderson presents a menswear collection that’s bound to have some in raptures, so in dismay.

Marni-Fall-2013-Menswear-1

Marni finds the right mix of school boy elegance and athletic accents. Boyish charm sums up Marni’s Ready-to-Wear collection for fall 2013.

Jil-Sander-Fall-2013-Menswear-1

Jil Sander’s second season back at her namesake brand had her turning back to the basics of simple lines and exquisite tailoring.