This season’s best runway trends—from candy-coated color to daring prints—deliver a serious dose of chic
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Pale, pretty tones are having a moment—and thanks to ladylike silhouettes, these powder pinks and mint greens look all grown up.
Shop the trend: Keep those sweet shades from feeling saccharine by forgoing girly details, like ruffles, and opt for a single, head-to-toe hue.
Photo: Wes Gordon, Preen by Thornton Bregazzi
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Runway: Alice + Olivia
Your way: T by Alexander Wang top ($225; net-a-porter.com)
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They’re a blast from the past. But as matching sets, they bring a sophisticated vibe that’s more refined than rebellious.
Shop the trend: A bare midriff can be intimidating for even the fittest fashionista! Top your crop with a blazer or pair it with a high-waist skirt for a more conservative take.
Photo: DKNY, Thakoon
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Runway: Giambattista Valli
Your way: Rachel Zoe crop top ($195; shopbop.com)
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Bold brushstrokes and painterly patterns elevate any design to an art form.
Shop the trend: Team a standout piece with your favorite basics. Or be a little more daring and go for broke by mixing prints in the same color palette.