#NYFWNoir is a celebration of Black people excelling and creating within the fashion and beauty industry. New York Fashion Week contained a plethora of talent from our fashion designers. We identified five trends from the runway that you will be rocking for Spring/Summer 2017. Get into these trends from Byron Lars, LaQuan Smith, Tracey Reese, Pyer Moss, and Serena Williams!
1. NATURALLY NEUTRALSource:Getty
Serena Williams proved that khaki and neutrals will be big for SS17.
2. NATURALLY NEUTRALSource:Getty
Neutrals are perfect because you can build upon the pieces, as well as allow your accessories to show off your style with a pop of color. This sweater dress is by Serena Williams for HSN.
3. NATURALLY NEUTRALSource:Getty
Pyer Moss color blocks with neutrals for SS17.
4. NATURALLY NEUTRALSource:Getty
Pyer Moss is on the khaki trend as well. This menswear-inspired, cropped blazer is a perfect transition piece for Spring 2017.
5. LA LA ANTHONY, SERENA WILLIAMS, CIARASource:Getty
Serena sported the neutrals and sheer trend for her Spring/Summer 2017 runway collection presented by HSN.
6. GO GRAYSource:Getty
Gray is becoming a neutral itself. This color will be huge for SS17 — wear it as a metallic for an extra pop of pizzazz, as shown at the Pyer Moss SS17 show.
7. GO GRAYSource:LaQuan Smith SS17
LaQuan Smith was inspired by elements of nature, including electrical storms, gusts of wind, and bolts of lightning. You will see gray throughout the collection.
8. GO GRAYSource:LaQuan Smith SS17
This gray mini bodycon dress by LaQuan Smith is perfect for layering or wearing alone.
9. GO GRAYSource:Hello Beautiful
You can go gray in patterns. We love this gray jacket with laser cut-outs and white embellishments by Byron Lars.
10. STRIPESSource:Hello Beautiful
It’s a pattern party with Byron Lars — he shows us how stripes can be sporty and feminine at the same time.
Tracy Reese played with vertical stripes and lace at her Spring/Summer 2017 collection for an ultra feminine look.
Talk about a shirt that you can close deals in. This black and white collared stripe shirt is perfect for the runway. The all-white pocket is smart (and useful!).
Pyer Moss shows the versatility of vertical stripes.
Tracy Reese played with stripes in a beautiful way for her SS17 collection. This long dress is the perfect statement for a spring formal or wedding.
15. SHEER CONFIDENCESource:Getty
The sheer trend is not going away. We love how Serena has played with it using lace for peek-a-boo, I-see-skin style.
16. SHEER CONFIDENCESource:LaQuan Smith SS17
LaQuan Smith is synonymous with sheer style. This long sleeve sheer dress is for the uber confident. Pair with heels and some metallic makeup for a night out on the town.
17. SHEER CONFIDENCESource:Getty
Not into showing too much skin? Serena Williams for HSN allows you to show a little skin with this modest V-neck and lace sleeves.
18. SHEER CONFIDENCESource:LaQuan Smith SS17
An updated way to wear a ball gown. This off-the-shoulder sheer jumpsuit is paired with this high slit dress. Show a lot while showing nothing at all. LaQuan Smith outdid himself with sheer styles and styling that will flatter many.
19. SHEER CONFIDENCESource:Hello Beautiful
Sheer doesn’t have to be totally naked. Byron Lars plays it into his pattern.
20. SHEER CONFIDENCESource:Getty
How do you take the sheer trend to the office? Serena Williams for HSN shows you how. This blush colored tunic top is perfect with black cigarette pants — add a blazer for 9 a.m. and remove it for after 5 p.m.!
21. SHEER CONFIDENCESource:Getty
Tracy Reese shows that sheer isn’t just sexy, but uber feminine with this high-neck, sleeveless blouse.
22. SHEER CONFIDENCESource:LaQuan Smith SS17
Don’t want to go all the way sheer? LaQuan Smith updates his bodycon dress with sheer mesh panels.
23. IN MY WHITE TEESource:Getty
White, structured T-shirts were spotted all over the runway. A white, professional T-shirt is something every woman should have in her closet. This deep V white T-shirt by Serena Williams for HSN is the perfect mix between sexy and business.
24. IN MY WHITE TEESource:Getty
Tracy Reese played with the sheer and white tee trend. This button-down, short sleeve collar shirt has a beautiful sheer floral pattern on one side. This simple detail elevates this shirt in style. (P.S. How much do you love this model’s Afro?!)
25. IN MY WHITE TEESource:LaQuan Smith SS17
LaQuan Smith came with the business look with this sexy bell sleeve white T-shirt. Pairing this with these metallic copper pants is perfect for a night out.
26. FLOURISH WITH FLORALSSource:Getty
Spring is synonymous with florals. Flourish in style with these multi-patterned floral dresses by Tracy Reese. Yes, beauties, it IS on a plus-size woman.
27. FLOURISH IN FLORALSSource:Hello Beautiful
This Byron Lars skirt is perfect for the girl who wants to wear florals, but not in your typical floral pattern.