Pre-Fall Trend: Victorian Reign

Once viewed as a prudish relic from the past, the Victorian age is making a runway return. Today, sumptuous fabrics and rich details are appearing in silhouettes both classically chaste and dramatically modern, turning an era on its ear in ways Dickens and the Bront√ęs would never imagine. Alice & Olivia, 798 Moschino, 1350 (cape),...+

Pre-Fall Trend: New Nudes

With each fashion season comes a neutral color that just seems right for the moment. This season’s pick? Nudes in a zeitgeist-defining range of browns, beiges, creams and everything in between. Because for all of fashion’s occasional excess, sometimes it’s nice to live in the skin you’re in. Tibi, 985 (coat), 445 (sweater), 350 (trousers)...+

Pre-Fall Trend: Happy Hemlines

Designers are exposing more than the leg as they show that there’s more to hemlines than their lengths. With equal parts ingenuity and creative restlessness, they’re evolving from the tried-and-true straight cut and turning us on to all manner of ruffles, pleats and asymmetry. Akris, 3990 Alexander McQueen, 5375 Bottega Veneta, 2250 (skirt), 1250 (blouse),...+