It's the dead of winter, which means that while the rest of us get ready for spring, high fashion is already showing us fall.
Photos from recent shows in Europe left us mostly breathless — except for a disaster from Chanel. From the monochromatic patterns by Marc Jacobs, and floral frocks of Prada, to the iridescent garments from Alberta Ferretti, Bottega Veneta and Louis Vuitton, designers ran the gamut of colors, textures and shapes.
Expect nothing less in New York City this week for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, which runs Feb. 7 through 14.
September's spring shows brought us collections filled with airy fabrics, metallic-dipped materials, pants and flared...