By Savannah Guild


Models in spring's hottest looks strutted the runway when New York Fashion Week rocked the concrete jungle. Fortunately, haute couture creations aren't hard to mimic. We have the breakdown for how to wear these looks from Franklin Street to Five Points.


Teal Template

The blue-green tint paired with crisp white was prominent in New York City. The duo heightens the intensity of the ocean hue.


In the Triangle, display hints of cognac, navy or charcoal with your outfit while it's still cool outside. Or strut in a pair of teal, pointy-toed heels to wear with distressed denim.




Flower Power

Head-to-toe floral prints were all the rage on the catwalk. Models bloomed in carnation-covered jumpsuits and maxi-dresses embroidered with vibrant butterflies.


Be inspired by the '70s and add floral accessories to an empire-waist dress in your favorite color. Or go all out and wear a flowered ensemble to one of the Triangle's many outdoor festivals.




Flying High

High-waisted skirts have never been more in style. The great thing about them in a neutral is that they'll work all season long and into autumn.


Show off a billowing, crème-colored midi now with a cropped sweater. Sport a shorter hem when you drive to Wilmington for your first beach trip of the year.




Fit and Flare

The fun and flirty look is perfect for a spring day or summer night. A cupcake silhouette is flattering because it creates the coveted hourglass illusion.


Get started with a skater skirt paired with a tucked-in or peplum top. For something more daring in the hotter months, show a little skin with a crop top.




Sheer Blackout

Cut-outs have been popular the past couple of seasons, and they're not leaving the fashion stage any time soon. This spring, it's all about black with translucent overlays in unexpected places.


Have a hot date for a show at DPAC? Choose a garment with demure cut-outs. Want a bit of edge for that cocktail party in Raleigh? Grab a dress with a cut-out near the lower back to be slightly scandalous.



Next month:

Spring Forecast – Part 2