Diane von Furstenberg fall 2011 collection consisted of great american sportswear, color blocking in red, black and white , inspiration legendary American women such as Gloria Vanderbilt, Diana Vreeland, and Nancy Cunard.
Alexander Wang fall 2011 collection consisted of satin pants , knit sweat dresses with large collars and wide cape jackets, It was “about growing up, about progress,” Wang said before the show. “It’s a lot more sophisticated, more polished.”
Preen Fall 2011 collection at New York Fashion Week
Prabal Gurung Fall 2011 collection was inspired by Miss Havisham a character in the Charles Dickens novel Great Expectations. Karlie Kloss one of the best show openers took to the catwalk walk in a red off the shoulder dress made out of washed-silk faille , black belt and black gloves.
Prabal made note of the rise of Asian models in the industry “You have to understand, the fashion industry reacts to the way the world is changing — the economy of the world, and politically, China and India are becoming more powerful. If they have the buying power now for luxury markets, then that means what? They want to see people like them. It’s as simple as that. It’s not much of anything — just simple logic, I feel.”
Rag & Bone Fall 2011 collection had lots of paneled biker jackets with wool and leather patching, print blouses and stripped pants. The makeup look was urban nomad by Gucci Westman for Revlon; hair, Guido Palau for Redken; nails, Jin Soon for Revlon.