Just because you're a fashion designer doesn't mean you're required to step out in one of your latest creations every time you leave the house. In fact, it's quite the contrary — many of the industry's most iconic people stick to some sort of signature style when presenting their shows, whether it's rocking a simple T-shirt à la Prabal Gurung or styling a classic white button-down like Carolina Herrera. And if you need any further proof that designers rarely stray from what they like, think back to a time when you saw Karl Lagerfeld without his glasses and a collared shirt. Pretty much impossible, huh? So as we set out to see all the gorgeous looks these designers present for Fashion Weeks in New York, Paris, and beyond, let's take a moment to analyze the signature looks of some industry greats.
— Additional reporting by Sarah Wasilak and Samantha Sutton