Here are some trends that fashion forecasters at WGSN, a trend analysis and research group, expect to see at New York Fashion Week:
• Feminine fashions brought to life through tinted pastels.
• Empire waistlines and lots of light laces that can be mixed effortlessly with cotton and other fabrics.
• Nods to styles of the 1940s-’70s, and more sports-influenced apparel.
• Purple leading the color pack. Expect it in shades ranging from soft lavenders to deep indigo.