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New York Fashion Week A/W 2014: the latest

  • Winter wonderland

    In wintry hues of forest green and burgundy, Jason Wu showed long skirts in crepe and velvet, loose trousers and wide-shouldered coats at his A/W ready-to-wear show. There was a sexy, androgynous swagger to the collection, a departure from his previous, more conventionally ladylike view of womanliness. (Getty)

  • Minimum fuss

    Nicole and Michael Colovos of Helmut Lang created a collection of soft, lightweight looks. White dominated with pencil skirts, a sleeveless tunic and wrapped coatdress, while other stand-out pieces were funnel-neck sweaters, along with leather trousers and long skirts. The mood was minimalist with a touch of luxe. (Getty)

  • A New York minute

    Celebrating its 25th anniversary, DKNY kicked off its show at a warehouse space in Manhattan’s gallery district with a video projected onto the back wall, showing New Yorkers celebrating their city. The show continued the New York mood, with the models sporting neoprene bombers, varsity jackets and black baseball caps, all recalling previous decades of Donna Karan’s style for DKNY. (Getty)

  • Feminine mystique

    Victoria Beckham has established herself as a fashion force to be reckoned with, initially with her glamorous dresses and then with more experimental and even androgynous elements. For her A/W 2014 show she has opted for coolly elegant shapes with an ultra-feminine touch – including demure shifts with ruffed hems. (Getty)

  • Wish bone

    Designers Marcus Wainwright and David Neville offered a diverse range of looks for their A/W show for Rag & Bone, including mohair-checked hoodies and baggy knee-high red boots. The designers have also collaborated with Australian brand Coogi on covetable chunky knits. (Getty)

  • Softly softly

    This is designer Danielle Sherman’s second season with the LVMH-backed Edun, the ethically-minded label founded by Bono and Ali Hewson. The emphasis was on sporty, easy silhouettes in soft, light textures such as fun fur. The earthy colours – camel, black and grey particularly − referenced Sherman’s African influences. Chelsea Clinton was among the famous faces to be seen in the front row. (Getty)

  • Do the hustle

    With the 1970s, American Hustle aesthetic currently having a moment, the queen of the wrap dress Diane von Furstenberg is in her element. Her latest collection features deep v-necks, geometric prints, wrap tunics and short, wide, drapey trousers and voluminous jackets – all very Studio 54. (Getty)

  • Brooklyn heights

    Alexander Wang ventured over Williamsburg Bridge to show his collection at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, presenting a big production that has raised his game. With sporty silhouettes, sharp tunics over shirts in rubberised fabrics and pops of fluorescent colour, the look was tough and urban but playful too. (Getty)

  • The bright stuff

    The look was outdoorsy at the Thakoon show, with designer Thakoon Panichigul sending out nylon quilted jackets embroidered with bright florals and shoulder-topping capelets. Colours were boldly mixed – vibrant fuchsia, cobalt and orange, mixed with navy, black or camel. (Getty)