Best in Show: Spring 2008 Fashion

Which looks make the cut for spring '08? Here — based on thousands of outfits from 100-plus shows — is Fashion Director Tracy Taylor's top 10. The key colors, fabrics, and shapes to start shopping for now . . .

February 1, 2008 3:58 AM
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Best in Show: Sheer

SHEER - DOLCE & GABBANA BARELY THERE: Belted dress, $8295, Dolce & Gabbana.

Best in Show: Day-Glo

DAY-GLO - VERSACE LIGHTS UP: Top, $1050, shorts, $781, shoes, $864, belt, $499, Versace; bangles, $150 to $190 each, Pono by Joan Goodman.

Best in Show: Floral

FLORAL - MISSONI IN BLOOM: Dress, $5225, Missoni; shoes, $550, Calvin Klein Collection; necklace, price upon request, Monsieur T.

Best in Show: Feathers

FEATHERS - LANVIN WINGS IT: Dress, $9870, belt, $1177, Lanvin; bracelet, price upon request, Stephen Dweck.

Best in Show: Faded Pastels

FADED PASTELS - MAXMARA'S SLINKY PINK:Jacket, $665, skirt, $345, shoes, $655, MaxMara; bracelets, from $120 each, Voss & Kompani, Sweden.

Best in Show: Rich Hippie

RICH HIPPIE - ROBERTO CAVALLI'S BOHOS IN PARADISE: Jacket, $1807, top, $2132, pants, $430, shoes, price upon request, scarf, $312, Roberto Cavalli; earrings, $80, Isaac Manevitz for Ben-Amun; necklace, $1155, Stephen Dweck; bangles, $45 for set of 12, Roxanne Assoulin for Lee Angel.

Best in Show: Tailored

TAILORED - GUCCI CHECKS IN: Jacket, $1535, top, $640, shoes, $860, belt, $395, watch, $1275, pants, Gucci.

Best in Show: Surrealism

SURREALISM - MARC JACOBS'S FANTASY: Dress, $4700, shoes, Marc Jacobs.

Best in Show: Neutrals

NEUTRALS - ARMANI, NATURALLY: Jacket, $1395, top, $425, skirt, $375, Emporio Armani; shoes, $600, Calvin Klein Collection; necklaces, $75 to $165 each, R.J. Graziano.

Best in Show: Art

ART - GIAMBATTISTA VALLI'S MASTERSTROKE: Caftan, $3905, shoes, $900, necklaces, $915 to $2400 each, Giambattista Valli.