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NYFW designer inspiration sketches, from Christian Siriano to Nicholas K

We’re almost at that time of year again — the biannual spectacle that is New York Fashion Week, where it seems like half the city becomes a catwalk for models, celebrities and fashionistas alike.

To get into the spirit, let’s take a look at some of the imaginings and inspirations from designers who will present their Spring 2017 collections during NYFW, which runs Sept. 8-15.

Christian Siriano

Photo Credit: Christian Siriano

"My Spring 2017 collection is perfect for a getaway on the Isle of Capri. Vintage photos from the '60s and '70s inspired a cool, modern seaside collection fit for a world-traveled woman."

Son Jung Wan

Photo Credit: Son Jung Wan

"My spring/summer 2017 collection is reminiscent of the exuberance of the '70s. Glamour and femininity are highlighted with rich colors and movement."

Nicholas K

Photo Credit: Nicholas K

"[Inspired] by Wadi Rum (a protected area of desert wilderness in Jordan), the collection showcases high fashion pieces made from sustainable materials."

Banana Republic

Photo Credit: Banana Republic

"[The collection is] inspired by modern techniques and traditional craft and how new proportions bring an easy sophistication."

Romeo Hunte

Photo Credit: Romeo Hunte

"This season was inspired by ancient Chinese and downtown New York athletic street cool with a modern twist."

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