(7) You’ll Cover It All (and Forget About
It may be spring, but you still need a coat. Shapes are full: no waist-cinching, no narrow silhouettes. Marc Jacobs and Proenza Schouler made theirs from metallic brocades, pretty enough to be dresses on their own. J. Mendel showed a simple topper for evening, and Doo.Ri’s full, light khaki trench is fabulously versatile.
(8) You’ll Roll Right
Out of Bed
Perhaps the biggest trend was the dreamy, creamy nightgown dress. Unstructured and loose, it made us think that designers were inspired by the stifling summer. Proenza Schouler’s take was very Victorian, while Anna Sui’s was more of a hippie-commune. Either way, you’ll be comfy.