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The tale of this collection is full of nocturnal creatures. They wear a cropped quilted bomber with a stripe-print scuba zip-up shirt, and smart leather shirtdresses. A fringe crochet skirt is paired with a raw-edge leather skirt and a chunky sweater coat.

It’s a long way from the glorified T-shirts and jeans Edun started with at its launch in 2005.


She chose a palette of deep blue, magenta and wine for her flirty flower-print dresses.

The New Zealand-born designer used shearling, cashmere and alpaca to showcase her flouncy feminine look.

Taylor said backstage that she found inspiration in the ‘70s club scene. She paired a dove gray hand-knit cable sweater with an electric blue wrap skirt.

The blue, she said, was inspired by “being in Times Square during storms.”

Taylor embellished skirts and dresses with sparkly glitter flowers in silver and blue. A wine-colored dress had a halter neckline and tiered ruffles with lace sides.

Actresses Michelle Trachtenberg and Garcelle Beauvais sat in the front row. Trachtenberg said Taylor’s designs are what “you want to wear on a date.”

“She’s the epitome of girlie glam and elegance,” she said.


His collection was full of the fur, leather and shine emerging as trends, but no look was obnoxiously ostentatious. Surely Wang’s downtown hipster, who loves the neighborhood vintage shop as much as the best shoe store, wouldn’t approve of that.

Wang fans will be wearing mink-trimmed peacoats, gathered-at-the-ankle flight pants, oversized polar fleece vests and zippers on everything. And for the party scene? Long, lanky sequin pants and several streamer-hem cocktail dresses perfect for the modern speakeasy.

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