Top Five Collections of New York Fashion Week SS18

New York fashion week was turned on its heels this year with a major overhaul of new changes, from a revamped schedule to a list of major brands who ditched NY for Paris Fashion Week. While these brands — which include the likes of Proenza Schouler and Rodarte — were definitely missed, a new of designers, both old and new, brought a vibrant energy to NYFW that is sure to set the tone for years to come. This season will certainly mark the surge of a new era in fashion in years to come; from the inclusion of a much more diverse range of models to the unique formats of this year’s shows. But above all, the fashion on the runway stole the show, introducing a mixture of whimsically romantic and upscale sporty collections that will set a new tone for fashion lovers’ closets in seasons to come.

Take a look at our editor’s choices for the best collections of New York fashion week, in reverse chronological order.

5. Tory Burch


Photo: Yannis Vlamos /

Tory Burch looked to interior designer David Hicks as her muse for the SS18 season. Robust with color and pattern, the line was bold yet seamlessly simple in its flowy and easy silhouettes. Hick’s signature graphic prints were matched with multicolored stripes to create vibrant getups that remained minimalist in nature. All in all, Hick’s influence took centerstage but the Tory Burch aesthetic still shines through.

4. Taoray Wang

Taoray Wang - Runway - September 2017 - New York Fashion Week: The Shows
Taoray Wang - Runway - September 2017 - New York Fashion Week: The Shows
Taoray Wang - Runway - September 2017 - New York Fashion Week: The Shows
Taoray Wang - Runway - September 2017 - New York Fashion Week: The Shows
Taoray Wang - Runway - September 2017 - New York Fashion Week: The Shows
Taoray Wang - Runway - September 2017 - New York Fashion Week: The Shows

Photo: Pablo Starr / FWO

Wang Tao executed a stunningly wearable yet runway-ready collection filled with airy fabrics, refined silhouettes and exquisitely feminine draping. Business wear essentials were elevated just enough to go beyond the work clock with cinched waist belts, fringe accents and frilled sleeves. The simplistic wearability of each piece exudes a feel that makes you think of items that your most chic girlfriend would wear. The monochromatic and neutral hues of the collection make it transitional for Summer to Fall with ease.

3.  3.1 Phillip Lim


Photo: Yannis Vlamos /

Signals of simple and clean New York style blended with pinned up corporate layers and dramatically voluminous tops to create a line that had a little bit of everything — in the best way possible. The collection was a culmination of many of the major trends that debuted this season, all combined in a surprisingly cohesive presentation that just worked.

2. Oscar De La Renta


Photo: Luca Tombolini /

Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia are still new in their roles as Co-Create Directors of Oscar De La Renta. While the casual pieces that debuted this season are a far stretch from the classic aesthetic of the brand, the youthful energy is a refreshing remix that is sure to introduce a new audience to the brand. Splatters of pant, metallic accents, fur and even sequins were all detailed throughout simple, boxy pieces that were fun and flirty. Yet the evening dresses revived the feel of the classic Oscar De La Renta we’ve come to love, giving us a bit of everything fashion enthusiasts may have been hoping for in this collection.

1. Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham RTW Spring 2018
Victoria Beckham RTW Spring 2018
Victoria Beckham RTW Spring 2018
Victoria Beckham RTW Spring 2018
Victoria Beckham RTW Spring 2018
Victoria Beckham RTW Spring 2018

Beckham presented a minimalist collection that combined elements of delicacy, ultra femininity, and whimsical appeal. The line featured a great palette of classic Spring colors, including soft blue, pink, lavender as well as hints of vibrant hues. Plaid and stripes were also a signature of the collection, which added dimension and complexity to the simple lines of each piece. Tailored lines were paired with a boxy, utility feel to create a diverse line that can easily appeal to all types of women.

  • Candace

    I didn’t attend any of these shows, but there were some definite faves I’m seeing in all these collections! Out of the shows I saw, Colovos was definitely my favorite 🙂

  • I love each and every one of these gorgeous collections. Wish I could have all the beautiful pieces!

    XO, Lawren

  • Sarah Lindner

    I am really loving all the collections! Seirously loving that tory burch collection! Thats my fav!

    Sarah Lindner

  • Loved the color pairings at Victoria Beckham, the airy silhouettes are perfect for spring!

    Birdie Shoots

  • Incredible! I would of loved to see this in person! I am inspired!

  • Annie Marie

    So cool! I am loving all those collections!

  • I love all of these collections! Taoray Wang was one of my favorite shows!

  • That Tory Burch collection looks amazing!! Love them all!

  • Ooh I’m definitely loving the Victoria Beckham collection!!

  • Maggie Tate

    Love them all but VB was my favorite!

  • Ashley Zeal

    Can’t go wrong with Oscar!

  • Natasha Massey Stoneking

    they are all AMAZING… spring tones and hues get me SOOOOO excited

  • Rach

    So loving all these spring looks!

  • All of these looks are making me so excited to for spring fashion!


  • megan

    can’t wait for spring fashion! love the Victoria Beckham color palette!

    xo megan

  • Sarah Tripp

    Sooo many beautiful pieces!

  • Mandy Gragg

    Totally agree!! Oscar De La Renta was incredible. I cannot wait for this season to start officially!

  • They are all so fab! I think the Taoray Wang pieces might be my favorite.


  • McKenna Bass Trahan

    Such gorgeous pieces! I’m amazed at the creativity that goes into preparing for fashion weeks!


  • such a great collection round up!!

  • Ashley

    So many gorgeous pieces!! Victoria Beckham’s pieces are my favorite!! The color palette is gorgeous!

  • Lauren Ashley

    So many pretty looks! I love Victoria Beckham’s pieces. She’s just style and life goals.

  • Couldn’t agree more! It was definitely such a change to past years. Tory Burch was one of our top faves as well.

  • There were so many great collections! Lovelovelove that Victoria Beckham one!