4 trends that were all over the runway at New York Fashion Week — and how to wear them on a budget

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We saw cinch-waist styles all over runways.

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We saw cinch-waist styles all over runways.
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Another New York Fashion Week has come and gone, while others like Paris Fashion Week are currently underway. Though the runway festivities are over in New York, we’ve been blessed with plenty of fun, new trends to inspire our shopping hauls. Don’t worry – you don’t need a haute couture budget to snag the same styles you just saw on the catwalk.

We reached out to Caroline Maguire, fashion director at Shopbop, to get some insider insight on where to find affordable versions of New York Fashion Week’s most notable trends. She clued us in on four of her favorite trends from last week’s shows, as well as some of her favorite affordable options – so you can feel runway ready in no time.

Keep reading for adorable, affordable versions of four of New York Fashion Week’s biggest trends:

Quotes provided by Caroline Maguire.


Trend: animal instincts

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“This season we’re seeing a continuation of the animal print trend on the runway with a huge focus on zebra! I am loving the bold look of this – especially when paired with bright neon colorways.”

1. AllSaints Kiara Zee Funnel Neck Top, $53.98, available at Nordstrom

2. Rahi Scarlet Dress, $119, available at Shopbop Caroline’s Pick

3. Olivia von Halle Isla Slip in Electra, $335, available at Shopbop Caroline’s Pick

4. Zebra Print Cover-Up Dress, $22.90, available at Forever 21

5. Sunset & Spring Zebra Cropped Denim Jacket, $98, available at Bloomingdale’s

6. Sunset & Spring Zebra Denim Mini Skirt, $68, available at Bloomingdale’s

7. Zebra Stripe Brushed Sweater, $9, available at Forever 21


Trend: flirty feathers

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“There’s something super timeless and chic about feathers, which we’re seeing a lot of this fall. They can instantly make even the most masculine shape feel a bit more feminine.”

1. Likely Romy Dress, $248, available at Shopbop Caroline’s Pick

2. Jocelyn Cropped Denim Jacket with Detachable Feather Sleeves, $395, available at Shopbop Caroline’s Pick

3. Sam Edelman Feather Hem Sheath Dress, $158, available at Nordstrom

4. Vince Camuto Satin Hem Camisole, $69.30, available at Bloomingdale’s

5. NBD Destiny Skirt, $69, available at Revolve


Trend: simple cinching

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“Cinched waists are back and here to stay! I love the idea of a high-waisted paper bag short, oversized top, or pant with a cinch-waist – it gives your look structure and definition.”

1. BDG Karina Belted Paperbag Jean, $29.99, available at Urban Outfitters

2. Lush Paperbag Shorts, $24.97, available at Nordstrom Rack

3. J.O.A. Red Stripe Blouse, $82, available at Shopbop Caroline’s Pick

4. Closed Lexi Jeans, $315, available at Shopbop Caroline’s Pick

5. Something Navy Pleated Peplum Top, $53.40, available at Nordstrom


Trend: Cool Quilting

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“Fall is all about comfort and texture when it comes to outwear. We’re seeing an update in quilted outwear – puffers, jackets, blazers – in new colorways and fun fabrics.”

1. I.Am.Gia Contraband Jacket, $180, available at Nordstrom Caroline’s Pick

2. UO Jordan Denim Puffer Jacket, $129, available at Urban Outfitters

3. Parker Velvet Bomber with Rhinestones, $195, available at Neiman Marcus

4. Scotch & Soda Loose Quilted Jacket, $215, available at Shopbop Caroline’s Pick