"Everything is natural, relaxed, sexy and easy," decreed Michael Kors at New York Fashion Week. "I am in a sunshine state of mind".
So in his 'back to nature' range, he highlighted vibrant fuchsia pinks and grass greens.
Newcomer Bill Blass went bold too - but focused on fire engine reds.
Meanwhile, Narcisco Rodriguez payed tribute to nineties minimalism with monochrome tones, moving seamlessly between formal trousersuits and more sensual evening gowns.
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