Runway Inspired Styles in Montclair

New York Fashion Week wrapped up last week with designers showcasing their autumn/winter 2016 collections. Being the frigid month of February, guests were covered in layers of clothing to beat the NYC snow; making the choice of footwear a difficult decision. Along with fur and textured layers, pops of colors and patterns were thrown into the mix in several designer’s collections. We found runway inspired garments in Montclair’s trendy boutiques.

Valley Girl

Printed Cardigan

Vivienne Tam’s runway featured layers of prints in both bright colored and neutral palettes. This asymmetrical decorative patterned knit cardigan from Valley Girl is great for layering. Made from polyester, the piece features a draped neckline and is a great effortless piece to throw on. Wear it with a white t-shirt and jeans for a casual look.

Valley Girl
623 Valley Girl, Upper Montclair, NJ
$52, Sizes S, M, L



Sleeveless Turtleneck

The collection by Demoo Parkchoonmoo was all about cozy and oversized textured layers in neural shades. We found this sleeveless knitted turtleneck by M Rena from That Little Black Dress. Made from cotton and polyester, the top features a high-low hem with slits on both side seams. Wear it with a grey knit vest and a pair of culottes.

That Little Black Dress
179 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ
$36, Sizes S, M, L


Maxi Dress

Diane Von Furstenberg is known for her iconic printed dresses and her collection featured all things DVF. The floral maxi dress by For The Love of Lemons from Wakefield & York is romantic and whimsical. Featuring a cut out design along the sleeves, neckline, and waist, the plunging neckline dress includes a built-in body suit. Wear it with a pair of simple nude heels.

Wakefield & York
50 Upper Mountain Plaza, Upper Montclair, NJ
$356, Sizes S, M, L



Lace Blouse

Marc Jacob’s collection was all about over the top dark gothic inspired garments. We found this 100% silk blouse by Hoss Intropia at Le Willow 83. Featuring front button closures and cuff buttons, the black floral lace blouse has just the right amount of dramatic edge. Wear it with a pair leather trousers and black leather pumps.

Le Willow 83
83 North Willow Street, Montclair, NJ
$260, Sizes 2, 4, 6, 8

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