Top Fall Fashion Trends Straight from the Runway

Whether it's a bold new color or sleeves inspired by a jungle animal, the looks from New York City's Fall 2011 Fashion Week run the gamut from ultra-feminine to urban and edgy. Keep clicking to find out what new styles you'll be wearing come September.

fall fashion trends
Whether it's a bold new color or sleeves inspired by a jungle animal, the looks from New York City's Fall 2011 Fashion Week run the gamut from ultra-feminine to urban and edgy. Keep clicking to find out what new styles you'll be wearing come September.
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Royal Blue
Preen
Preen's Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi add contrast to their bold blue slit skirt with a disparate, sheer crystal-and-navy tee.
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Royal Blue
Diane von Furstenberg
The designer and her new creative director, Yvan Mispelaere, are no shrinking violets when it comes to bold color concepts. They choose to play up the power of blue in all its shades, right down to the suede knee-high boots.
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Royal Blue
Diane von Furstenberg
The designer and her new creative director, Yvan Mispelaere, are no shrinking violets when it comes to bold color concepts. They choose to play up the power of blue in all its shades, right down to the suede knee-high boots.
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Royal Blue
BCBGMaxAzria
Max and Lubov Azria layer up sheer fabric — another notable fall style trend — to provide a striking contrast over the model's white turtleneck.
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Royal Blue
Rag & Bone
The patchworked creations by British designers David Neville and Marcus Wainwright manage to beautifully juxtapose vivid blues with rusty oranges and canary yellows. This color-blocked look also puts a playful spin on the motorcycle jacket.
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Royal Blue
Thakoon
Inspired by costumes of Versailles, Thakoon Panichgul chooses a deeper shade of blue for this provocative, low-cut look, while adding a burst of bright in the skirt.
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Royal Blue
Thakoon
Inspired by costumes of Versailles, Thakoon Panichgul chooses a deeper shade of blue for this provocative, low-cut look, while adding a burst of bright in the skirt.
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Long Fur Gilets
Diane von Furstenberg
Although best known for her iconic wrap dress, Furstenberg may be paving the way for a new outer-layer look: the gilet, a sleeveless, straight-sided vest.
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Long Fur Gilets
Tory Burch
The New York-based designer topped a '70s-esque pussy bow-blouse ensemble with an oversized brown vest to create a look she summarizes as "English country dressing translated through American sportswear."
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Long Fur Gilets
Tory Burch
The New York-based designer topped a '70s-esque pussy bow-blouse ensemble with an oversized brown vest to create a look she summarizes as "English country dressing translated through American sportswear."
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Long Fur Gilets
Jill Stuart
The designer shows this smooth gilet as one of several iterations of what she calls "Bambi" deer furs printed on rabbit.
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Long Fur Gilets
What Goes Around Comes Around
The fuzzy, faux-fur vest in the new vintage-inspired line from the New York boutique founders, Gerard Maione and Seth Weisser, goes from day to night with this sleek black jumpsuit.
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Sheer Dresses
BCBGMaxAzria
The focus of Azria's BCBG collection seems to be fluid, sheer silk dresses layered over another almost-sheer turtleneck, and this stain-patterned dress shows some leg without showing skin.
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Sheer Dresses
Yigal Azrouël
Azrouël hits on many of the season's new trends with his runway collection, whether it's bold blue cropped pants or velvet-trimmed leather. Sometimes he touches on a few all in the same look. This LBD combines sexy sheer fabric with tiered feather trim.
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Sheer Dresses
ADAM
Adam Lippes cleverly plays with varying degrees of transparency to keep this all-over pattern from looking too busy.
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Sheer Dresses
Tommy Hilfiger
The All-American designer puts menswear on its head with this sheer take on a preppy button-down dress.
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Gorilla Sleeves
Alexander Wang
The designer injects his trademark sexy, tough, cool-girl aesthetic into the puffy sleeves of this luxurious black fur coat.
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Gorilla Sleeves
Alexander Wang
The designer injects his trademark sexy, tough, cool-girl aesthetic into the puffy sleeves of this luxurious black fur coat.
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Gorilla Sleeves
Rag & Bone
The design duo's take on tribal — with a futuristic, arctic vibe — helps bring cohesion to this gray-and-burgundy jacket with furry cream sleeves.
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Gorilla Sleeves
Pamella Roland
The red carpet designer pairs the fringed sleeves of this LBD with black lace in an attempt to, as she says, culminate "old with new, western technologies with eastern tradition."
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Gorilla Sleeves
Tory Burch
Fur trim lines not only the hood of this peasant-esque tartan-and-leather jacket. It also lines the sleeves.
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Mustard
Cynthia Rowley
Rowley introduces another major hue to walk the runway, mustard, with this color-blocked velveteen blazer and matching cropped pants. The shade plays well with metallics, like the model's burnished bronze handbag.
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Mustard
Cynthia Rowley
Rowley introduces another major hue to walk the runway, mustard, with this color-blocked velveteen blazer and matching cropped pants. The shade plays well with metallics, like the model's burnished bronze handbag.
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Mustard
Luca Luca
To complement his ochre handkerchief blouse, Raul Melgoza incorporates a woodsy element to his collection with these bark-textured jacquard pants.
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Mustard
Luca Luca
To complement his ochre handkerchief blouse, Raul Melgoza incorporates a woodsy element to his collection with these bark-textured jacquard pants.
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Mustard
Tracy Reese
Known for her flirty finds, Reese gives life to the muted yellow shade with rows of fringe and a waist-cinching bow.
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Mustard
Tracy Reese
Known for her flirty finds, Reese gives life to the muted yellow shade with rows of fringe and a waist-cinching bow.
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Imaxtree
Mustard
The Row
The updated menswear look by Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen looks delicious in monochromatic mustard yellow.
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Mustard
The Row
The updated menswear look by Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen looks delicious in monochromatic mustard yellow.
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Feather Trim
Jason Wu
Master of light-as-air feathered cocktail dresses, Wu reinterprets his trademark onto a demure coat dress with a hint of dangerously shocking pink.
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