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Vera Wang and Oscar de la Renta brought opulence to New York Fashion Week on Tuesday with their respective Spring/Summer 15 ready-to-wear collections. Vera Wang Models wearing messy waves, tightly spun braids and smoked out violet eye shadow entered the catwalk through an elaborate backdrop of black roses accompanied by melancholy sounds mixed by Frédéric Sanchez. Texture, ruffles, pleats and ruching throughout the collection conjured bridal detailing. Vera was inspired by 1700-era France, but conveyed modern elements in her design. She incorporated luxurious materials like tulle, chiffon and Swarovski crystals. Oscar de la Renta Lacy skirts and cocktail dresses, oversize gingham pastels, swatches of lime and gold and flower embroidery characterized this show with its cheery, floral backdrop. The collection was exceedingly feminine progressing from casual chic styles to elegant gowns. The 82-year-old designer, who was once a couturier in Paris, didn't disappoint with this season's collection full of decorum and neat tailoring. Models wore slicked back hairstyles to draw attention to the lush fabrics and textures. Makeup was kept neutral and contoured. Both RTW collections, though varied, offered luxury, elegance and richness in terms of fabrics and styles throughout. If seasonal trends hold true, we'll be coming up roses next spring with looks inspired by contrasting colors and textures across these two distinctive lines.

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Polka dots and knotted hairstyles were at the forefront of the Marc by Marc Jacobs Spring/Summer 15 ready-to-wear collection during New York Fashion Week on Tuesday. The show, which was held at Pier 94, featured a massive, pyramid shaped light installation, tower of giant speakers and an amalgamation of punk rock and classical music. Models strolled down interlocking catwalks wearing latex leggings and a series of collage-like, mixed media garments all inspired by late '80s rave culture. Notable looks included pale yellow and transparent blue spotted tees and bandeau tops over crop tops and plastic treated frocks. Pops of color included electric pink and canary yellow button up top and cropped pant sets. We loved the emphasis on the juxtaposition of street style and elegance, youthful defiance and sweet pleats, grit and grunge shouldered up against feminine touches. There were lots of dressed up t-shirts paired with oversized patent leather handbags and rubber booties in a range of pastels. Hairstylist, Guido Palau, created Bjork inspired mohawks on the models by lining up twisted knots of hair down the center of the head in four places. He prepped the hair using a texturizing spray then smoothed the sides and pulled hair up into messy coils. Radiant faces shone as if the models had danced the night away. Makeup artist, Diane Kendal, went for a dewy look, touched up eyelids and cheeks with lip balm and illuminated the high points of the face for added shine. We think designers, Katie Hillier and Luella Bartley, are doing extremely well with their sophomore effort for the edgy line. Their bold choices prove they are right at home.

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New York Fashion Week is more than just what's happening on the runway. Fashion editors, bloggers and celebrities take to the streets of New York to show off their fashion forward style. We've compiled our favorite looks here. Take a peek! Refinery 29's Christene Barberich impressed in a Kareem dress, multi-colored Rachel Comey pants and oversized, Karen Walker sunglasses. She rocked her hair in a high bun. We think Dakota Fanning looked amazing in a patterned keyhole cutout dress by Kenzo. The 20-year-old starlette paired her chic look with bright blue heels and rocked natural looking makeup. Double trouble! Tales of Endearment creator, Natalie Joos, and Man Repeller creator, Leandra Medine, looked fierce in Tommy Hilfiger and Rosie Assoulin respectively. The fashionable duo wore their hair pulled back. Rihanna looked  hot in a white babydoll dress by Adam Selman. The Barbados singer accentuated her look with Christian Louboutin Impera Lasercut Pumps, Ana Khouri earrings and Jennifer Fisher rings. She wore her hair in a curled updo and sported a smoky eye. Vênsette's Lauren Remington Platt stopped traffic in a brown short sleeve dress, black clutch and reflective Celine sunglasses. Vogue.com market editor and Vogue denim editor, Kelly Connor, looked stylish in a Thom Browne dress and jacket, white Mark Cross bag and  Karen Walker sunglasses. She wore her platinum blonde tresses in loose waves. Keeping it affordable, Harper's Bazaar style director, Joanna Hillman, wore a denim H&M dress with a pair of brown gladiator sandals. She played up her casual look with a bright red lip and dark sunglasses. Tres chic! Olivia Palermo looked lovely in a leather wrap dress, studded sunglasses and heels from Aquazzura. The 28-year-old sported a side braid that cascaded into a full, boho chic plait.

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