Sure, trends come and go – but if the collections at S/S 2014 NYFW taught us anything, it’s that there are a select few fads that have serious staying power.

Just check out these six fashions from last season that, according to the runways, will be back big time next spring.

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September 19, 2013

You know how music can make or break a mood? It can also do the same for a fashion show. So just like the makeup and hair choices for a runway show, a lot of thought goes into the songs that accompany the looks. And rightfully so. Here’s what we’ve been tapping our feet to this week.

Get Lucky” by Daft Punk, featuring Pharrell Williams

Young and Beautiful” by Lana Del Rey

Pour It Up” by Rihanna

Applause” by Lady Gaga

Royals” by Lorde

The Good Life” by Anouk

Dancing Anymore” by Is Tropical

Million Dollar Bills” by Lorde

By Cassandra Handley, Lead Copy Director

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September 12, 2013

Sure, clothes are the big draw at New York Fashion Week (both in and out of the tents) – but without the right hair and makeup, a look just wouldn’t be complete. Take SKINGRAFT’s show, for example. The models’ minimalist makeup and wet, tousled hair really drove home the line’s edgy yet sporty aesthetic. To see how it all came together, I went backstage to talk to the artists behind the beauty.

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September 12, 2013

Confession: I have a major girl crush on The Man Repeller, Leandra Medine. Her quick-witted fashion blog might as well be my home page. So when I ran into her at Wes Gordon’s S/S 2014 runway show yesterday, you can bet I said hi. Here, we talk all things Fashion Week.

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September 11, 2013

Labor Day, what? This week outside the tents at Lincoln Center, winter-white blazers were popping up everywhere. Bloggers, editors, socialites – all wearing some version of the crisp cream jacket, a look many a magazine predicted we’d see this fall.

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And the trend’s must-have accessory? Why, a Tide to Go pen, of course.

By Keriann Coffey, Associate Editor

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September 11, 2013

Our Fashion Director, Jackie, is a New York Fashion Week pro. With many a show under her belt, she knows what it takes to own the front row – and each day, she’ll be sharing her schedule, tips, and, most importantly, her outfits right here with us. Check out what’s on the agenda for today.

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September 11, 2013

‪@ninagarcia: Overheard at ‪#nyfw: “people just take pictures Of anything”
If you go to Fashion Week and don’t Instagram it, did you really go to Fashion Week?

‪@Fashionista_com: It took us until day 5 of ‪#NYFW to finally see a cronut–check out everything else we saw on another busy day: ‪http://bit.ly/19CcS2Y
The bakery would have been our first stop. Just kidding. #clothesbeforedoughs

‪@Katrinacm: Overheard at ‪@dvf by ‪@lau525: ‘I can’t believe I’m missing football for this’ — from the random guys behind her ‪#nyfw
Boys, you’re at DVF. Priorities!

‪@CULTTASTIC: I’M LEAVING NYC JUST FOR #NYFW BECAUSE I H8 FASHION SO MUCH
You make us sad.

‪@victoriabeckham: All eyes on Baby Harper at ‪#SS14 Victoria Beckham ‪#NYFW x vb ‪pic.twitter.com/xa7O90q0GD
Not just all eyes. Anna Wintour’s eyes. Give your kid some credit.

By Jess Huckins, Staff Writer

Surely we missed something, so send us your favorite tweets of the week: @ruelala.

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September 11, 2013

Ah, New York Fashion Week. The time of year when the most stylish come out to play – and we’re not just talking models and designers. From bloggers to socialites to editors, Manhattan turns into one big runway where street style reigns supreme.

Whether you’ve seen it all firsthand or not, copying NYFW’s street-savvy? Totally acceptable. Here, we break down some looks to help you channel your inner fashionista.

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September 11, 2013

Our Fashion Director, Jackie, is a New York Fashion Week pro. With many a show under her belt, she knows what it takes to own the front row – and each day, she’ll be sharing her schedule, tips, and, most importantly, her outfits right here with us. Check out what’s on the agenda for today.

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September 10, 2013

The energy at Fashion Week is palpable. So much thought and creativity goes into each aspect – and there’s no exception for the hairstyles that hit the runways. I was able to get a backstage view of the prep at Korto Momolu‘s show. A designer and Project Runway alum, Momolu’s concept was all about good and evil. And the hair for the show? It was also a combination of sweet and spicy. The highly perched fishtail braid was an unexpected, edgy twist on a girlhood favorite.

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September 10, 2013