Knitwear Review. New York Fashion Week, Spring ’18

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Knitwear Review. New York Fashion Week, Spring ’18

Knitwear Review. New York Fashion Week, Spring 18.

Knit Cardigan. Simon Miller

The season of fashion weeks has started and I am keeping a close watch on the knitwear pieces appearing in designers’ collections. Most of the them are not devoted to knitwear per se, but there is always something to find and see how knitwear is incorporated in the whole look. As usual, New York designers are edgy, unconventional and a little bit on the crazy side. Let’s see what techniques, forms and stitches are being used for the upcoming spring, 2018.

The tendency that seemed to prevail during New York fashion week was to combine classic knitwear sweaters in neutral shades with more elevated pieces like sparkly skirts, romantic dresses, high-waisted pants and even ball gowns. The main focus is on the material – cashmere, angora, wool, cotton…

Sally LaPointe, Brandon Maxwell and Brock Collection:

Knitwear Review. New York Fashion Week, Spring 18.

Knitwear Review. New York Fashion Week, Spring 18.

Knitwear Review. New York Fashion Week, Spring 18.

More casual sport looks were created with loose and off the shoulder sweaters made in variety of techniques, including intarsia, brioche and embroidery.

Monse, Baja East and Dion Lee:

Knitwear Review. New York Fashion Week, Spring 18.

Knitwear Review. New York Fashion Week, Spring 18.

The collections are made for spring, so cropped tops were in abundance, in all their shapes and colors.

Knitwear Review. New York Fashion Week, Spring 18.

Brandon Maxwell, Zimmerman and Milly

Zadig and Voltaire played with color stripes and gradients.

Knitwear Review. New York Fashion Week, Spring 18.

Michael Kors offers to match the color of your knitwear to the rest of the outfit.

Knitwear Review. New York Fashion Week, Spring 18.

Knitwear Review. New York Fashion Week, Spring 18.

Graphic designs created with intarsia and stripes by Colovos and Zimmerman

Knitwear Review. New York Fashion Week, Spring 18.

Though it’s spring season, I still managed to find some cable knitting! Matthew Adams cable skirts are definitely something new!
Knitwear Review. New York Fashion Week, Spring 18.

Knitwear Review. New York Fashion Week, Spring 18.

Prabal Gurung and Adam Lippes cable sweaters

I am happy to see that crochet dresses keep appearing in every spring/summer season. Beautiful craftsmanship by Jonathan Simkhai, Ulla Johnson and The Row.

Knitwear Review. New York Fashion Week, Spring 18.

Knitwear Review. New York Fashion Week, Spring 18.

That’s it for New York fashion week knitwear review! Next stop is London, let’s see what UK designers come up with in terms of knitwear!

Have a great day today!

P.S. All photos are courtesy ofΒ Vogue.com


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By | 2017-09-28T08:32:25+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Knitting, Knitwear Review Fashion Weeks|6 Comments

6 Comments

  1. Barbara Zeier September 20, 2017 at 9:21 am - Reply

    Alina,
    Thank you so much for this beautiful post! I felt like I was sitting on the sidelines of the runway. I love the comments you made and the pictures you shared–Your editing of a look and comments are, as always, SPOT ON!
    I so look forward to all your postings.

    • Alina September 21, 2017 at 10:46 am - Reply

      Thank you so much, Barbara!!! I am glad you like it, for me it’s so fun to look how different knitwear industries interpret knit stitches!

  2. Lisa September 20, 2017 at 10:04 am - Reply

    Hmmm interesting as always. I think I like the stripe/ombre ones and the crochet ones the best. But it’s not like I’ll ever wear any of these anyway πŸ˜‰

    Still enjoy seeing Knitwear taken to a new level though.

    • Alina September 21, 2017 at 10:49 am - Reply

      Glad you’ve found this review interesting, Lisa! I loved the whited crochet dress and the basic sweaters the most!

  3. kaydeerouge September 22, 2017 at 12:31 am - Reply

    You have an amazing eye for detail, Alina – quite fascinating to see what you’ve selected here. I – on the other hand – am drawn to the colour. Those mustardy yellows! especially the first picture featuring a Simon Miller knit. Love the styling and the cardi itself. πŸ™‚

  4. Julie September 27, 2017 at 6:46 am - Reply

    Such a great runway round up! I loved seeing the slouchy off the shoulder sweaters, they look so comfy.

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