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Recap Of New York Fashion Week 2013

Prabal Gurung Military Buckle Over The Knee Pumps Fall 2013

Fall/winter footwear is normally favorites for shoe lovers. However, New York Fashion Week 2013 (NYFW) felt a bit heavy and serious to me. Replication of black, brown and blue were seen across each runway. Is the struggling economy resulting in practically in the fashion world? I don’t know. But I did notice a downshift of glam and over the top creations.

Is there a shift from platform pumps and sandals? Another question I cannot answer. I’ll have to keep an eye out to watch this curve. In the meantime, I complied a few contenders from NYFW 2013.

Pointy toe, cut out boots, heel Oxford, fur and exotic skins were everywhere.

Sixties mod squad booties and forties inspired pumps led the Segway.

Let’s get started.

 

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I did enjoy Tory Burch’s Oxfords and Mary Janes. The texture on her oxford truly resembles blue and green fish scales!

The detail on the Mary Jane take this pump up a notch.

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Tibi and Tommy Hilfiger

Tibi Pointy Toe Ankle Boots Fall 2013

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Rodarte Suede Ankle Boots Fall 2013 2

 As you can see cutout boots marched heavily down the runway. I think it’s a hip alternative to the traditional leather boot. Wear it right ladies!

Fur was ever apparent on most collections and incorporated into their footwear. Specifically Alexander Wang, Christian Siriano, Donna Karan, Marc Jacobs, and Victoria Beckham added touches of fur to accent.

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Black Velvet Pumps Christian Siriano

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Diane von Furstenberg Leopard Print Pumps Fall 2013

Derek Lam’s angular pointed pumps and ankle boots leads the pack for the trended minimalism category.

 

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Derek Lam Fall 2013 Ready To Wear

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Derek Lam Pointy Toe Knee High Boots Fall 2013

Altuzarra’s high heel 60′s mod squad inspired boots were sosphicated.

 

Altuzarra logoAltuzarra Black Over The Knee Boots Fall 2013

 

A few designers did infuse color onto the runway. Wes Gordon, Delpozo, Kate Spade and Alice and Olivia.

Wes Gordon’s velvet ankle boots brought energy and texture.

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Wes Gordon Velvet Ankle Boots Fall 2013

Delpozo featured fun and flirty patent leather booties embellished with roses. They remind me of candy.

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Delpozo Patent Leather Rose Booties Fall 2013

Delpozo Patent Leather Red Rose Booties Fall 2013

How about Alice and Olivia’s single sole pumps featuring a diva wearing sunglasses with bright bold lips.

So adorable! I want!

 

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Alice and Olivia FW 2013

 

Kate Spade offered fun and flirty 40′s inspired heels. Exciting fuchsia, bow ties and taxi heels. Too fun!

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 TAXI!!!

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Alexander Wang Fall 2013 Ready To WearAlexander Wang Fur Covered Booties Fall 2013

 

 

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Belstaff Two Tone Knee High Boots Fall 2013

 

 

Creatures of the Wind combined nylon, mesh and suede into pointy toe booties.

I found them quite refreshing and can be easily incorporated into any wardrobe.

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Creatures of The Wind Pointy Toe Pumps Fall 2013 2In Single Sole Pumps Are Not To Be Ignored For Spring and Spring, I talked about the return of pointed toe to footwear.

Fall footwear is a key indicator of this trend shift.

Thakoon along with Altuzarra went for Mod Go Go!

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Thakoon Gold and Silver Metallic Ankle Boots Fall 2013

 

Victoria Beckham can do no wrong in the fashion world. This has been a great year for her. Victoria has collaborated with Manolo Blahnik and the result were two-tone folded leather pumps.

So hot! I want!

 

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Victoria Beckham Suede Ankle Boots Fall 2013

 

BCBGMaxazria took the over the knee boot, cut out inserts and added a cap toe. Stop it! Tell me these aren’t fabulous!

bcbg logoBCBG Max Azria Over The Knee Boots Fall 2013

 

 

My favorites were Prabal Gurung’s and Christian Louboutin for Marchesa collections. We recently saw 2013 fall Gurung’s release.

Prabal Gurung’s olive-green military buckle strap pumps are SERIOUS! No one can touch their gold blade stiletto heels.

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Prabal Gurung Military Buckle Over The Knee Pumps Fall 2013

Marchesa’s collaboration with Christian Louboutin? Well, it was simply beautiful.

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Marchesa Fall 2013 Ready To Wear

Marchesa Fall 2013

Marchesa Fall 2013 Ready To Wear

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I couldn’t leave out The Blonds continued partnership with Christian Louboutin. Each year their shows are held in the meatpacking district.

No fashion week is complete without them.

Take a look.

 

Overall, NYFW wasn’t bad. Did you watch any runway shows? What did you think?

credits: Instagram/Billboard/Stylecaster/Vogue.com

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