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The US event is The First of February's four big international Fashion Weeks, which are also held in London, Paris and Milan.
It usually features a heady mix of supermodels, front rows peppered with celebrities and political controversy.
Before the style set descends on London, it's time to look back at what we've learned from the US style capital.1. It packed a political punch Designer Tom Ford described his show as "a response to the culture of negativity in The World around us, especially in the United States "
Tom Ford showed his serious side, kicking off NYFW with a show that expressed his feelings about President Trump's proposed border wall.
Ford's diverse selection of Models paraded down The Catwalk to the strains of Crowded House 's Don't Dream It's Over, notable for the pointed lyrics: "They come, they come to build a wall Between Us . We know they won't win. "
If the nuance of the timing and The Song 's lyrics managed to escape anyone, Ford.2. There were attempts to embrace technology Ashley Graham on the Christian Siriano catwalk
Designer Christian Siriano teamed up with software company SAP to unveil an app, that turned his catwalk into fashion's answer to The X Factor.
The theme of Siriano's show was futuristic glam, meaning the tech innovations suited The Show nicely.
Elsewhere, label Rag & Bone continued their departure from traditional fashion shows by using Artificial Intelligence to help bring attention to their collection.
They described their show, called A Last Supper, as "an experiential event".
The LA-based designer's label No Sesso, which means "no sex" in Italian, was founded in 2015. It creates creates gender-neutral, inclusive clothing for a range of body types.
The label said on Instagram that they were "humbled by the overwhelming love and response we've received".4. Paris Hilton had a fashion moment Hilton in The Blonds Fashion Show on Tuesday night
Hilton wore a silver bodysuit, huge necklace and sparkly ankle boots for label The Blonds.Fashion Week 's biggest hitters were missing Young designers from around The World were given a chance to shine at a showcase from The Council of Aspiring American Fashion Designers
A few of the big name designers who usually show their collections in New York were absent This Time , leaving room for young, innovative designers like Batsheva Hay and Telfar Clemens to step into the limelight.
She announced on Social Media that she's recovering from a double mastectomy.6. A Japanese costume designer stole The Show Tomo Koizumi's first New York Fashion Show didn't disappoint
It's not often that a designer's first Fashion Week show gets as much hype as Tomo Koizumi's did.Gigi Hadid in satin at the Tom Ford NYFW show
So it might Just Be time to raid your loft for some fashion forward inspiration.8. The High ponytail is Dead . . Long live the low ponytail The sleek ponytail on display at Cushnie's show
Not only does Fashion Week dictate what you're going to be wearing next season, it also shows you how you'll be wearing your hair.
So next time you reach for a bobble to put your hair up, keep that ponytail low.
As seen at Ralph Lauren , Badgley Mischka and Cushnie, the ponytail got a make over, with a slick, shiny finish to boot.
So you can thank her for all the headaches you'll no longer have to endure.9. There were efforts to make The Catwalk more inclusive Laverne Cox on The Catwalk Models backstage at the Chromat swimwear show
Elsewhere, swimwear designer Chromat, founded by Becca McCharen Tran, used Models of diverse sizes, genders and races to champion body diversity.
The Models wore a range of bold and colourful designs, to try and show that everyone has a beach body.10. Cosy, colourful coats ruled offstage Blogger Jamie Xie in a pink Sally LaPointe jacket, Balenciaga boots, Dolce & Gabbana bag and Chanel sunglasses
With so many fashionistas flocking to the shows, the Street Style on display at NYFW can often be just as influential as the outfits on the catwalks.
As the US event is usually held in sub-zero temperatures, it's no surprise that warm winter coats were the prevailing trend for people going to the shows.
There was a common theme to the outerwear rocked by this year's attendees though, with lots of people opting for bright coats in pinks and purples.Instagram 's Eva Chen steps out in a pastel purple wool coat and beanie