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FN Spy: New York Fashion Week

Designer appearances, celebrity sightings and exciting collaborations from the week gone by.

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Collaborative Efforts
Fashion Week always encourages a creative meeting of the minds among apparel and footwear designers. And this season there was no shortage of interesting matchups, including long-standing collaborations such as Nicholas Kirkwood for Prabal Gurung and Manolo Blahnik for Carolina Herrera, as well as plenty of first-time partnerships. Kirkwood and Blahnik both branched out with new partnerships for fall ’12, with the former creating floral-print lace-up booties for Suno and the latter launching a collection of exclusive BB pumps with J.Crew. Other co-designed runway shoes included Christian Louboutin’s cut-out pumps for Marchesa, Tabitha Simmons’ kaleidoscope-colored loafer for Honor, Edmundo Castillo’s platform Mary Jane pumps for Chadwick Bell, Jean-Michel Cazabat’s mixed-media ankle boots for Libertine, Ruthie Davis’ pop-color ankle-strap pumps at Dennis Basso, Max Kibardin’s gilded sandals for Reem Acra and Aperlai’s color-matched minimalist ankle-strap sandals for Peter Som. Men’s brands also got in on the action, with Vintage Shoe Co.’s distressed ankle boots appearing in the Nicholas K presentation, and designer Richard Chai co-designing color-blocked felt high-tops with Palladium for his presentation. Joan & David and Tsubo were also spotted on the runway, at Tadashi Shoji and Timo Weiland, respectively.

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