To give us an idea of what we'll see on next week's runways, a slew of New York designers sent The Cut one word and one image — be it an old photo, a snapshot of a mood board, or a sketch — to represent their forthcoming collections. This season, the beach seems to be a source of inspiration for many (like Tory Burch, Monique Lhuillier, and WHiT), along with geometric patterns (Herve Leger and Karen Walker), and vintage portraits of James Dean (Joseph Abboud). Click ahead to peruse our exclusive preview.
Cushnie et Ochs
Band of Outsiders
Perry Ellis by Duckie Brown
"On the Road"
GANT by Michael Bastian
Chado Ralph Rucci
Son Jung Wan
"The Shadow House"
"Georgia Totto O'Keeffe"
Noon By Noor
Parsons MFA Graduate Show
"Modern Silk Road"
Juan Carlos Obando
ERIN by Erin Fetherston
"Shock and Chic"
4 Corner of a Circle
"Flor del Desierto"
"Proof of art"
'NOT' by Jenny Lai
Sachin + Babi
"Lock & Key"
Alice + Olivia
"Flowers & Satellites"
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