WWD reported their picks for the top 10 collections for Fall 2008 today. Wonderfully inspiring for your own fall collection...
"Victorian Goth meets Indian maharajah in Alexander McQueen’s lavish fairy-tale reverie — a fascinating mix of real-world clothes and frothy bejeweled numbers."
"Nicolas Ghesquière’s power gal got ladyfied with sculpted little black dresses, or futuristic in intriguing molded shapes and printed latex eveningwear."
Dries van Noten
"Dries Van Noten proved he’s no wallflower with a standout collection that was a kaleidoscopic whirlwind of color, prints and embroidery."
"Inspired by grosgrain ribbons, Alber Elbaz fashioned a glamorous “striptease,” with drop-dead gorgeous dresses and plenty of Deco-inspired sparkle."
"With Sonic Youth performing live onstage, Marc Jacobs sent out a collection that was superbly calm, controlled and much ado about great American sportswear."Narciso Rodriguez
"Narciso Rodriguez struck a deft balance between geometric minimalism, an oh-so-sexy attitude and the cool confidence his fans love."
"Miuccia Prada delivered amazing lace, serving up gutsy versions of that typically frilly fabric to strikingly austere effect in this knockout collection."
"Sisters Kate and Laura Mulleavy dreamed up a breathtaking fantasy, full of delicate knits, enchanting degradé frocks and even a bewitching Goth ensemble or two."
"Vera Wang continued to indulge in her prettily disheveled inclinations and the results were wondrous, with exquisite embellishments and a sultry-yet-nonchalant stance."
Yves Saint Laurent
"Stefano Pilati gave us a new femme fatale, one who’s forgoes frippery for a clean, strong, graphic and supremely confident power-woman look."