Rebecca Taylor Fall 2012

When & where: Friday, February 11 at 2 p.m., the Stage, Lincoln Center
Runway recap: In the growing world of contemporary fashion, Rebecca Taylor has been around for a while, and with good reason—she consistently delivers pretty yet cool, wearable clothes with a slight '70s bohemian edge. So I was pleased to see her go a bit darker for fall—in color palette and in tone—with a grungy yet glamorous collection of great-looking coats, quilted skirts, luxe velvet sweatshirts, and wispy chiffon dresses, many layered over leggings with a sequined racing stripe. It was a risk, but it worked, due in large part to the mix of rich-looking textures. And, hey, who doesn't love sparkle?

Bonus points: Layering is something a lot of women struggle with, but Taylor made it look effortless and thus her head-to-toe looks should be an easy sell—down to the furry, buckled boots paired with many of the ensembles.

Where to buy: Click here for store locations.

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