Here are just a few of the tried and true veteran designers we know will have a major impact with their spring collections during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Herve Leger by Max Azria (showcasing Saturday, Sept. 8): Herve Leger's fall collection was inspired by "Center medallion strips with multiple borders," a quilt made by Annie May Young. Azria says the collection is "layers that bond the eye."
Monique Lhuillier (showcasing Saturday, Sept. 10): We'll be backstage with MAC makeup artists live-tweeting about this show.
Zac Posen (showcasing Sunday, Sept. 9): We'll be backstage with MAC makeup artists live-tweeting about the ultra popular American designer's show.
Diane von Furstenberg (showcasing Sunday, Sept 9): This has been a busy year for the iconic designer. In addition, to her spring and fall collections, she also produced a collection for Gap Kids.
Tracy Reese (showcasing Sunday, Sept. 9): Inspired by the hues found in David Hockney landscapes, Reese's Spring 2013 collection will focus on foliage-inspired greens, blues, lilacs, tangerines and neutrals. "I played with the juxtaposition of organic and technical, soft and structured and sporty and feminine for an unexpected and refreshing collection," Reese said. "A quilted silk jacket layered over a black burnout gauze shirt and a mentholescence stretch linen trouser, and paired with fringed sandal and clutch, creates an effortless look that is sophisticated yet relaxed."
Tory Burch (showcasing Tuesday, Sept. 11): The designer with Philadelphia roots has become the go-to name for everyone from