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DKNY gets real: Fall 2014

A model walks the runway for the DKNY

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Inspiration:  Well, of course DKNY is all about celebrating the city, but for Fall 2014 Donna Karan added something real into the mix, as in real people. To illustrate the diversity of the city, regular folks (though beautiful, interesting ones), walked her runway intermingled with model types. There was a tattoo artist, a musician and even a biologist who stalked the catwalk (and stalk they...

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DKNY: Celebrating a 25th birthday

At the DKNY women's show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion

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It’s hard to believe that the Donna Karan’s DKNY line has been around for 25 years -- it seems like only yesterday that the feisty brand was born. For her show on Sunday afternoon, Karan made one thing perfectly clear: Age has done nothing to dampen the spirits of the exuberant brand, which remains as relevant as ever.

Here boy-meets-girl repeatedly: boyfriend jackets, stretched white shirtdresses,...

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Video: DKNY goes big

Donna Karan walks the runway at the end

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If there’s been one show, so far, that’s brought out the lust factor of the assembled fashion flock, it may well be DKNY.

With frosty temps and slushy streets, nothing seemed more appealing than the brand’s oversized bomber coat, a cushy elongated job of neoprene, that hit below the knee, and looked as warm as all get-out. Seatmates on both sides at the show whispered, “I want that.”


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DKNY: Street chic

The color scape at the DKNY Spring/Summer 2013

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An enormous photograph of a city street was the backdrop for the spunky, citified runway romp at DKNY. Pre-show, Donna Karan said, “It’s 100 percent New York and 100 percent DKNY. I would wear everything in this collection.” And so would many.

The color scape here was classic Donna: black, white, silver and a blaring pop of taxi yellow. For spring, loads of essential wardrobe pieces, such...

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