Favorite New York Fashion Week Spring 2017 Looks for Travel

Did you know I started out fashion blogging (well the 2008 version of fashion blogging which was part diary)? While it’s not my focus or main passion like it was when I was sixteen, I still enjoy seeing the new trends and collections each season. I thought I would round-up some of my favorite looks from New York Fashion Week Spring 2017 and pick which ones would work well while traveling.

Funnily enough, I wound up picking collections inspired by places around the world. Initially, I just skimmed through and saved looks I loved without reading the coverage. However upon return, I realized just how many collections were geared towards women abroad. From California to Italy, here are some of my favorite looks:

Alice + Olivia

Well, this is a fun combination of inspiration– Italy and tarot cards. I’d ideally wear a lot of these outfits wandering the side streets in Europe, though dresses like the middle one feel more like cruise wear. This is also the debut of Alice + Olivia’s sunglasses which are wonderfully glamorous and retro at the same time. I love the headwear trend going on, and a lot of the styles reminded me of a more modern, playful take on Alicia Vikander’s looks in Man from U.N.C.L.E.

Cushnie Et Ochs

Much sexier and sleeker compared to the rest, this collection is inspired by Miami and Michelle Pfeiffer in Scarface. I’m also getting a bit of Amy Adams in American Hustle. These looks are for those with plans for cocktail dinners, happy hours, and nights out on the town. I can see a jet setter wearing these sleek dresses or jumpsuit whiles stopping in her favorite city for a weekend.

Lela Rose

This was the collection that spurred me to look more into what’s going on at the New York Fashion Week Spring 2017 shows. I was immediately enamored when I saw a few Snapchats of the collection and needed to see more. This kind of preppy, feminine vibe is my all time favorite style. Everything from the simple shoes to the A-line cuts to the retro sunglasses and headwear… Can I please have one of everything so I can twirl my way around the Mediterranean?

Michael Kors Collection

Ahhh, Michael. I am so acquainted with this brand, I can rattle off the five main adjectives associated with it: chic, jet set, elegant, modern, and sophisticated. Don’t ask me why I know this. The idea of über stylish travel is embedded into MK’s foundations, so of course, each collection will always encapsulate this. While his neutral colored outfits will be more versatile for multi-destination travel, the punchy pinks and lime greens will be fun for island locales. I personally want the LOVE sweatshirt with a pair of shorts or comfortable pants for the plane.

Red Valentino

This here is the collection you want if you’re headed to the beach. Think the California coastline or even Bondi Beach in Sydney, which makes sense because the main source of inspiration is the Beach Boys. I’m loving the longer dresses and simpler sandals.

ZAC Zac Posen

Here’s one for those on a more luxurious holiday. Inspired by ocean hues, you can see the colors move from lighter sandy colors to deep blue hues. There’s a delicate movement to each piece that makes it ideal for languid brunches outside and fancy dinners at night. These would actually work well for any warm weather travel, whether you’re sipping wine in South Africa’s Western Cape or wandering around Ao Nang in Thailand. I personally, would like to live in the blue dress in the middle above.

Do you have any favorites from the New York Fashion Week Spring 2017 shows? 

 Photos via Vogue Runway


  1. October 12, 2016 / 11:41 am

    Some great outfits here! My wife would love to see some of those swimsuits in her stocking!

  2. October 11, 2016 / 10:49 am

    omg I am loving these looks. There is something for the beach, night out, strolling around town looking pretty or just sitting on a bench by the lake. I can imagine myself in each of these while traveling – haha. I wish I could buy all of them especially CUSHNIE ET OCHS – I am in love with the chic, clear cut style!

  3. October 10, 2016 / 10:26 pm

    Some really nice threads here for sure. Some these designers have certainly created some amazing clothes to make you look stylish while travelling

  4. October 10, 2016 / 1:14 am

    CUSHNIE ET OCHS – orange outfit is LOVE. Liking what they have, didn’t know about that brand before reading your blog :)

  5. October 10, 2016 / 12:43 am

    I am loving al of it! I’m only just starting to think of Fall, but I do love Spring and Summer so much more :) I wish I could afford Zac Posen. His stuff is always amazing!!!

  6. October 9, 2016 / 11:29 pm

    These are some great options! I attended NYFW for the first time last month. I love the outfits you selected though. That black and blue dress by Zac Posen is phenomenal! Hopefully I can get my hands on some of these outfits soon!

  7. October 9, 2016 / 10:07 pm

    Wow I love all these outfits. I can’t decide which designer is my favorite. I love the cutting edge look of CUSHNIE ET OCHS but also the bohemian style of ZAC ZAC POSEN. So many choices!

  8. September 17, 2016 / 11:21 am

    AHHHHH I love Alice & Olivia and Zac Posen here! I wish the A&O jumpsuit was in my wardrobe right meow! I should pull a Solange Knowles and wear the white one for my CA wedding! Loving the style/fashion posts :) they are speaking to me!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *