Do we dare blame the prevalence of gray on the ever-popular book? Or are we just ready for the ultimate in minimalist colors? Alexander Wang made a strong textural statement at his NYC show, while Armani gave his signature beige a break for shades of slate and stone. The wonderful part of such a neutral color being worn head to toe is that it puts all the focus on the cut of the clothes — the perfect accent to this season's sculpted shapes.
At left: Alexander Wang Fall 2013