NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: A model walks the runway at the Dion Lee fashion show during Fall 2016 MADE Fashion Week at Milk Studios on February 13, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images)

Back is my fashion month round-up series, highlighting the most innovative and present-day designers showing their offerings for the season to come. Although there’s much buzz around the fashion world’s adaptation to developing consumer culture, there’s no sign of stagnancy.

Wes Gordon delivered refined classics, perhaps now more of a signature than anything seasonally derived — I’m assuming, something instilled during his time at Central Saint Martins. And there were those who continue to please through their progression such as Dion, who proved his design evolution by taking more risks with outerwear, minimal hoop detailing and mismatched shapes….

This is an excerpt from the article Best of NYFW: Fall 2016 which originally appeared on