Over the past week, we R29 editors have kept our schedule jam-packed. And, honestly, when it comes to Fashion Week, we like it that way. This is a special time of the year for us to see some of our favorite indie collections up close and scope out what new names could be the next big ticket. So, with all of our ears to the ground, we then huddled back together to share our favorite Fashion Week shows and presentations that, next to the likes of Marc Jacobs or Alexander Wang, may have flown a bit under the radar.
Don't get us wrong: None of these designers are small potatoes. Some are making their first or second appearance at NYFW, some have revived their lines and are better than ever, and some just simply held smaller presentations — nope, no strobe lights or theatrical sets here. Ahead, these are the 10 emerging-designer Fashion Week shows that really knocked our socks off.
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