New York Fashion Week designers emphasize evening wear

From the looks of the collections here, you would think American women spent most of their time getting dressed for cocktail parties and charity galas. Forget the fact that in reality they they work all day; by night they dazzle in everything from chic little LBDs to to over-the-top ballgowns.

Of course it doesn’t hurt that these are the kinds of clothes that look great on the runway. Who wants to gaze at a boring old business suit or camel’s hair coat when you can feast your eyes on a fully beaded gown or a lamé sheath? The fact that the dresses fetch big sums also makes a compelling reason to put them on display.

It’s also easy to speculate that with the Oscars coming up Feb. 24 as the finale to awards season, designers want to dangle some ideas for actresses and stylists who are still picking out looks for the red carpet in Los Angeles. Read more
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