#ALIVEatNYFW: 8 Emerging Designer Presentations We Love

By Sarah Stallmann
In Style

There’s no doubt about it, we are suckers for all forms of fashion, and the designers who showcased their collections in the presentation style format during our time at New York Fashion Week did not disappoint. Here are some of our favorites.

Harbison
STLFW vet Harbison impressed in primary colors when he showcased his SS15 collection at Milk Studios.

Harbison at New York Fashion Week

Photo by #ALIVEatNYFW contributor Marisa Lather (@voguerhythm).

Novis
Another STLFW vet (and Washington University alum) Novis showcased killer prints and stripes.

Novis at New York Fashion Week

Photo by #ALIVEatNYFW contributor Brittany Williams (@_lst_).

Isa Arfen
Another Milk Studios presentation, we loved Isa Arfen’s use of oversized silhouettes. Plus, do you spy the mesh pants? Swoon.

Isa Arfen at New York Fashion Week

Photo by #ALIVEatNYFW contributor Marisa Lather (@voguerhythm)

Cynthia Rowley
The NYFW pro’s star studded presentation at the Swiss Institute off of Canal Street was celeb-packed and drama-filled. Her use of prints and patterns impressed with mod silhouettes and fresh styling, representing classic Rowley with a youthful edge.

Cynthia Rowley at New York Fashion Week

Photo by Lindsay Patton (@lindsay_patton).

Collina Strada
One of the buzziest emerging designers showcased a fresh spring collection at The Standard Hotel, where editors and fashionistas alike were impressed with her ability to create a versatile collection that also featured her to-die-for selection of handbags.

Collina Strada at New York Fashion Week

Photo by Sarah Stallmann (@wickedwallflower).

Maison Kitsune
Fab and effortlessly French, Kitsune’s collection of preppy pieces are perfect for the carefree fashion lover—male or female.

Maison Kitsune at New York Fashion Week

Photo by Sarah Stallmann (@wickedwallflower).

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