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New York Fashion Week: Women's wear turns a page
New York Fashion Week: Women's wear turns a page

"Elegant American sportswear." Those are the words that best sum up the recent spring 2011 runway shows in New York. A new generation of designers has turned the page here, led by Alexander Wang, who has figured out what people want and how much they are willing to pay for it; first lady favorite Jason Wu; the ever-surprising Proenza Schouler; and the sisters behind the Rodarte label, which showed its most commercial collection yet. Here is a cheat sheet on the trends and styles that dominated the New York runways. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Fashion report: In a Sept. 19 Image section article about the women's spring 2011 runway shows in New York, several names...

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