Military Influences. A militaristic air suffused collections from Victoria Beckham, Rodarte, Marc Jacobs and Ralph Lauren as they borrowed a lot from the military with colours, pockets and uniform looks.
|From L-R: Marissa Webb, Peter Som, Nicholas K, Marc Jacobs and LAMB|
Matching Prints. The ever popular cropped top this time round came paired with matching print skirts and shorts from designers like Donna Karan, Badgley Mischka and Nanette Lepore.
|From L-R: Vivienne Tam, Cristian Siriano, Oscar de la Renta, Mara Hoffman and Nicole Miller|
Gingham. Creations in gingham and checks turned up in unexpected ways at Altuzarra, Marc Jacobs, Oscar de la Renta and Houghton.
|From L-R: Oscar de la Renta, Lela Rose, Houghton, Altuzarra and Karen Walker|
Summer Sweater. The sweater is another trend that has overlapped several seasons and for spring/summer 2015 a number of variations have emerged.
|From L-R: Michael Kors, DKNY, Victoria Beckham, Thakoon and Tommy Hilfiger|
Bandeau Top. The somewhat revealing bandeau top was spotted all over the catwalk from the likes of Badgley Mischka, Donna Karan and Herve Leger.
|From L-R: Badgley Mischka, Oscar de la Renta, Mara Hoffman, Cushnie et Ochs and Herve Leger|
Pockets. Whether large like at Carolina Herrera and Marc Jacobs, pockets abounded on the catwalk from Jenny Packham, Rodarter, Luis Antonio and Ralph Lauren.
|From L-R: Carolina Herrera, Cristian Siriano, Oscar de la Renta, Jenny Packham and BCBG MaxAzria|
Lace skirts + Button-up Shirts. Lace skirts paired with sporty, button-up shirts had a moment on the runways of Hugo Boss, Houghton and Michael Kors.
|From L-R: Houghton Lace, Michael Kors, Tome, Zimmerman and Hugo Boss|
Wide Sleeves. Sleeves got more structured and wide on the runways of New York, a departure from the ever popular round shoulder.
|From L-R: Carolina Herrera, Tibi, Herve Leger, Marc Jacobs and 3.1 Philip Lim|
Fancy Blues. Denim never goes out of style and for spring/summer 2015 the look is cropped and roomy.
|From L-R: MM6, Tommy Hilfiger, Karen Walker, JCrew and Rodebjer|
Peplum Gowns. New York catwalks had a sprinkling of peplum looks but the outstanding looks were the peplum gowns from Badgley Mischka, Oscar de la Renta and Monique Lhuillier.
|From L-R: Juan Carlos Obando, Badgley Mischka, Oscar de la Renta and Monique Lhuillier|