The most praised collections of the 2016/17 Fall-Winter Season have one thing in common: They designers are women. So here are the new rulers of the fashion world…

ALEXANDER MCQUEEN

SARAH BURTON

Designer Sarah Burton’s evening dresses she designed for Alexander McQueen were quite a sight to see. Rich and ravishing, they were old Hollywood style and will definitely be taken notice of by the stars.

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MARNI

CONSUELO CASTIGLIANI

The Marni founder Consuelo Castigliani’s fall collection featured dramatic and rounded proportions, bold prints and a lot of beadwork. A very strong collection that was glamorous at the same time. The fabrics she chose for her collection were beautiful, too.

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PRADA

MUICCIA PRADA

The Prada show was all about layers of different fabrics and the statement coats as the layer on top. Many of the coats that Muiccia Prada designed had fur sleeves, which helped making a statement. The fall season is going to be big for decorated hosiery. We saw a lot on the Prada catwalk.

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RODARTE

KATE VE LAURA MULLEAVY

The Mulleavy Sisters’ Rodarte label turned 10 this year. The California natives still put all their passion into their brand, after all these years. The lace patchwork dresses in their 2016/17 Fall Winter collection are truly a sight to see.

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SIMONE ROCHA

New mom Simone Rocha has seemed to have benefited from all that motherly energy when designing her Fall collection… Pink, lilac, gold, and red were the colors we saw on the catwalk. And she ended her show with a series of Victorian dresses. All were well received by the fashion lovers.

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LANVIN

BOUCHRA JARRAR

For her first LANVIN pre-spring collection, Bouchra Jarrar has remained faithful to Jeanne Lanvin’s modern couture spirit. While observing Jeanne’s artwork in the Lanvin archives, Bouchra Jarrar admired the uncluttered style, the simple and timeless shapes which enhanced the woman without erasing her personality. This minimalist elegance resonates in the style of the new artistic director, built over her twenty year career, at Balenciaga’s Studio, at Christian Lacroix, and then at her own signature house. Both intuitive and demanding, Bouchra Jarrar takes inspiration from a women’s experience, from the attractive Parisian culture from which she evolves each day.

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