Designers Share Their Inspirations And Sketches Ahead Of New York Fashion Week

on February 06 2013 8:58 AM

New York Fashion Week begins on Thursday, but designers aren't saving it all for their runway shows. Some have been generous enough to give fashion mavens sneak peeks of their inspirations for the Fall 2013, but just enough to get excited without revealing too much.

So what should we expect to go down the runways at New York Fashion Week? Here's a peek of designers' personal sketches, mood boards and inspirations for their upcoming Fall 2013 collections.

Carolina Herrera: "Precision."

Carolina Herrera Inspiration for Fall 2013: "Precision."  Carolina Herrera

Chado Ralph Rucci: "References."

Chado Ralph Rucci Inspiration for Fall 2013: "References."  Chado Ralph Rucci

Charlotte Ronson: "Heritage."

Charlotte Ronson Inspiration for Fall 2013: "Heritage."  Charlotte Ronson

Cushnie et Ochs: "IntoTheWoods."

Cushnie et Ochs Inspiration for Fall 2013: "IntoTheWoods."  Cushnie et Ochs

Dennis Basso: "Great American Fashion Icons."

Dennis Basso Inspiration for fall 2013: "Great American Fashion Icons"  Dennis Basso

DKNY: "Urban Classics."

DKNY Inspiration for Fall 2013: "Urban Classics."  DKNY

Elie Tahari: "Journey."

Elie Tahari Inspiration for Fall 2013: "Journey."  Elie Tahari

Jenny Packham: "Salon."

Jenny Packham Inspiration for Fall 2013: "Salon."  Jenny Packham

Jill Stuart: "Majestic."

Jill Stuart Inspiration for Fall 2013: "Majestic."  Jill Stuart

Kenneth Cole: "Liberation."

Kenneth Cole Inspiration for Fall 2013: "Liberation."  Kenneth Cole

Marissa Webb: "Haberdashery."

Marissa Webb Inspiration for Fall 2013: "Haberdashery."  Marissa Webb

 

Milly by Michelle Smith: "Damsel."

Milly by Michelle Smith Inspiration for Fall 2013: "Damsel."  Milly

Monika Chiang: "Flight."

Monika Chiang Inspiration for Fall 2013: "Flight."  Monika Chiang

Monique Lhuiller: "Mesmerized."

Monique Lhuillier Inspiration for Fall 2013: "Mesmerized."  Monique Lhuillier

 

Nanette Lepore: "Mars."

Nanette Lepore Inspiration for Fall 2013: Mars.  NASA Mars Rover

Nautica: "Modern Shackleton."

Nautica Inspiration for Fall 2013: "Modern Shackleton."  Nautica

Nicole Miller: "Tomboy."

Nicole Miller Inspiration for Fall 2013: "Tomboy."  Nicole Miller

Pamella Roland: "Ornate."

Pamella Roland Inspiration for Fall 2013: "Ornate."  Pamella Roland

Porsche: "Volume."

Porsche Inspiration for Fall 2013: "Volume."  Porsche

Rachel Roy: "Opulence."

Rachel Roy Inspiration for Fall 2013: "Opulence."  Rachel Roy

Rachel Zoe: "Belle du Jour."

Rachel Zoe Inspiration for Fall 2013: "Belle du Jour."  Rachel Zoe

Rebecca Minkoff: "Voyage."

Rebecca Minkoff Inspiration for Fall 2013: "Voyage."  Rebecca Minkoff

St. John: "Architectural."

St. John Inspiration for Fall 2013: "Architectural."  St. John

Tadashi Shoji: "Russian Princess."

Tadashi Shoji Inspiration for fall 2013: "Russian Princess"  Tadashi Shoji

Thom Browne: "Rosiest."

Thom Browne Inspiration for Fall 2013: "Rosiest."  Thom Browne

Tommy Hilfiger: "Sartorial"

Tommy Hilfiger Inspiration for Fall 2013: "Sartorial."  Tommy Hilfiger

 

Tracy Reese: "Lineup."

Tracy Reese Inspiration for Fall 2013: "Lineup."  Tracy Reese

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