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Sketched Out: Preview 30 Spring Collections From Fashion Week

Aug 27 2013 - 4:00pm

New York Fashion Week's only a few days away (nine to be precise), and we can't wait to see what our favorite designers have in store. So thankfully, when we asked for a sneak peek of sketches, designers like Charlotte Ronson, Erin Fetherston, and Rebecca Minkoff (seen here) gladly complied.

Since a picture says 1,000 words, we asked the designers to keep it brief when describing the inspiration for their collections. Some were able to stick to just one syllable, while others' references couldn't be contained. Find out whose collection is "nirvana" and which label will take you on a road trip down the Pacific Coast Highway, and see all the looks in the gallery.

African Maximalism — Suno, Erin Beatty and Max Osterweis

Tropical — J. Mendel, Gilles Mendel

Nirvana — Bibhu Mohapatra

Vibrant — Rebecca Minkoff

Seductress — Rubin Singer

I'll give you two – modern romantic — Rebecca Taylor

Magnolia — Sachin + Babi, Sachin and Babi Ahluwalia

Elegant — Wes Gordon

The gardens of Versailles and powerful women — Nicole Miller

Military lite — Jenni Kayne

Opposites attract — Adeam, Hanako Maeda

Unbridled — Rachel Comey

Cheerful — Erin Fetherston

Pure — Joie, Serge Azria

Here's two: excentrique glamour — Charlotte Ronson

Sensuality, energy, and optimism — Tracy Reese

Nautical — Candela, Gabriela Perezutti

Polished — Rachel Zoe [1]

Seductive — Milly, Michelle Smith

Feminine Empowerment — Tadashi Shoji

Light-filled — Steven Alan

Gypset — Kotur, Fiona Kotur

Colorful — Lela Rose

Contradiction — Sass & Bide, Sarah-Jane Clarke and Heidi Middleton

Samurai — Alon Livné

Mixing sporty elements in a beautiful, urban way — Kenneth Cole

Sumptuous — Dennis Basso

Archaeology — Saunder, Emily Saunders

A California road trip down the Pacific Coast Highway — Trina Turk

The French Riviera — Pamella Roland

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