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Highlights from New York Fashion Week Fall 2014

Models walk the runway during the Carolina Herrera fashion show at MBFW Fall 2014.

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Mother Nature vs. fashionistas

Mother Nature is picking a fight with the fashionistas. She has thrown snow, slippery sludge and harsh cold winds their way, but fashion lovers are coming out armed in their furs, knits and even miniskirts.

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is back at Lincoln Center for a select few. The crowd is smaller, and the ambiance calmer and more refined, as organizers strive to restore the event's exclusive reputation by limiting the number of invitations and sending them only to the elite.

"How you present it is as much of a trend as what you're actually showing," said Jarrad Clark, vice president and global creative director for IMG Fashion, which produces Fashion Week.

Click ahead to see highlights from the New York shows and catch some of the trends we'll be seeing this fall.

By Silvana Ordoñez
Posted 7 Feb. 2014; Updated 12 Feb. 2014

Photo: Maryna Marston