Today at Fashion Week: Rodarte, French Athleisure, and the Return of Ralph Rucci

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Rodarte's spring 2016 show.
Rodarte's spring 2016 show. Photo: Imaxtree

Things kick off bright and early with Tory Burch at 9 a.m. Will her new athleisure venture make an appearance on the runway? You’ll have to wait and see.

Fresh off the announcement that they are becoming first-time directors, Rodarte’s Kate and Laura Mulleavy will show at noon. Another critically beloved female duo, Alexa Adams and Flora Gill of Ohne Titel, present their collection immediately after.

A.P.C., which usually shows in Paris, is making a special New York stopover this season. Designer Jean Touitou will also be showcasing his collection with white-hot athleisure label Outdoor Voices. Good news if you want to look like Julie Delpy at your next barre class.

The rollicking, gender-fluid party that is Rio Uribe’s Gypsy Sport drew Jaden Smith last year. Look for a vibrant and wacky street-style scene outside the venue, Milk Studios.

The day continues with three big-ticket shows: Coach, which continues its reinvention under Stuart Vevers, Oscar de la Renta, where Peter Copping is carrying on the house founder’s tradition, and Narciso Rodriguez, where the designer’s sharp-cut silhouettes will be on display.

After leaving his namesake line two years ago, Ralph Rucci will be making his return to fashion with a new line, RR331. Expect plenty of society swans to be in attendance. A younger social set will be partying with Brandon Maxwell (Lady Gaga’s stylist and, as of last season, an official entrant on the calendar) at the Monkey Bar tonight. And Miu Miu will host its Women’s Tales screening at En Japanese Brasserie on Hudson Street.