8 Up-&-Coming Designers From NYFW That Really Impressed

Photo: Courtesy of BY. Bonnie Young.
In a Fashion Month with many established brands attempting to revive their houses via designer switch-ups and step-downs (and some labels just opting out of the fray in general), we can't help but look to the new names on the fashion calendar with grand expectations. When we wondered who the next DVF or Ralph Lauren would be, smaller, up-and-coming names came to mind. The same thing happened when someone asked which shows we were most excited for. Fortunately, the new class delivered.

From labels that actually understand streetwear (instead of just mimicking its greatest hits) to those that fulfill our undying craving for even more ruffles and femininity, these are the eight need-to-know labels that gave us a reason to be excited about the season.

Click on for the handful of brands that might just be the next big thing.