List of Fall 2008 New York Fashion Week Fashion Shows

This is a list of Fall 2008 New York Fashion Week fashion shows. This list includes shows on the official schedule (^ ) and those reviewed at (^ ).

Clothing line Date Notes Link
3.1 Phillip Lim February 6
Abaeté February 2 A gray palette inspired by medieval armor. Understated (even "anonymous"), commercially appealing clothing.
Academy of Art University February 2
ADAM February 3 A Ralph Lauren-esque collection of hand-knit sweaters and other country-style clothing.
Akiko Ogawa February 2
Alexander Wang February 2 Mixed masculine and feminine "sexy-tough" pieces, with oversized garments paired with slim-fitting, slinky ones. The show included the designer's eveningwear debut as well as a collection of bags.
Alexandre Herchcovitch February 2 A geometry-inspired, architectural collection. Elements of "sixties futurism and boxy menswear-inflected tailoring".
Angel Sanchez February 3
Anna Sui February 6
Anne Bowen February 8
Araks February 2
Badgley Mischka February 5
BCBG Max Azria February 1 The collection was more mature-looking than in previous seasons, with neutral colors, jersey dresses, and crisp tailoring. Most looks were cinched with tough-looking belts.
Betsey Johnson February 4
Bill Blass February 7
Boy by Band of Outsiders January 31 Schoolgirl style with Scottish inspiration. Romantic touches, including luxurious coats. The show was a presentation set in a "1940s living room that looked like it had been invaded by a Scottish forest".
Calvin Klein February 7
Carlos Miele February 6
Carmen Marc Volvo February 8
Carolina Herrera February 4
Charles Nolan February 3 A collection influenced by Marie Antoinette and Jackie Kennedy, with 18th-century mesh and taffeta mixed with 1960s coats and suits.
Chris Han February 7
Costello Tagliapietra February 2 Draped dresses influenced by 1940s film noir and the dark fairy-tale illustrations of Arthur Rackham and Gustaf Tenggren. The waist is emphasized.
Custo Barcelona February 7
Cynthia Steffe February 5
Dennis Basso February 5
Diane von Furstenberg February 3 1940s-influenced tailored clothing, mainly separates.
Diesel February 5
DKNY February 3 Self-described "Eclectic Glamour," with a boisterous combination of color, textures, various knits. Many 1960s babydoll dresses.
Donna Karan Collection February 8
Douglas Hannant February 1 A feminine collection that was alternately slim-fitting and voluminous. A mix of fabrics, from tactile boucle to plain wool.
Duckie Brown February 1
Elie Tahari January 31 Chunky knitted sweaters cinched at the waist and paired with full pants. A mix of masculine and feminine looks.
Erin Fetherston February 1 Youthful, girly looks including drop-waist and bell-skirted dresses.
Hervé Léger by Max Azria February 3 The first half of the show featured Leger's classic bandage dresses with a definite Azria signature of beads, feathers, or similar adornments. The second half showcased more archetypal bandage minidresses in jewel tones.
Iodice February 4
Jayson Brunsdon February 7
Jill Stuart February 4
Joanna Mastroianni February 5
Juan Carlos Obando February 2
Lacoste February 2
Lela Rose February 3
Malan Breton February 6
Mara Hoffman February 2
Matthew Williamson February 5
Max Azria February 4
Milly by Michelle Smith February 6
Miss Sixty February 3
Monique Lhuillier February 5
Na Be by Victorya Hong February 1
Naeem Khan February 7
Nanette Lepore February 6
Nautica February 1
Nicole Miller February 1
Pamella Rolan February 4
Perry Ellis February 1
Peter Som February 4
Ports 1961 February 4
Project Runway February 8
R. Scott French February 4
Rachel Roy January 31 Native American and Colonial influences, with a "mix of rawness and polish".
Ralph Lauren February 8
Rebecca Taylor February 7
Reem Acra February 7
Richard Chai February 6
Rock & Republic February 2
Rubin Singer February 1
Sass & Bide February 2
Sean John February 8
Tadashi Shoji February 8
Temperley London February 6
Terexov February 3
Tibi February 5
Tommy Hilfiger February 7
Tony Cohen February 7
Tracy Reese February 3
Tuleh February 3
Twinkle by Wenlan February 3
Venexiana February 1
Vera Wang February 7
Vera Wang Lavender Label January 31 Inaugural runway show for Wang's lower-priced collection. 1950s and 1960s influences, with classic or even retro clothing. More modern draped dresses drew from the style of Wang's signature collection.
Verrier February 2
Vivienne Tam February 5
Willow February 8
Y-3 February 3
Yeohlee February 1
Yigal Azrouel February 1
Z Zegna February 2
Zac Posen February 7
Zang Toi February 8

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