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As fashion month draws closer to an end, there is often a growing appetite for the season’s newest designs. Having witnessed some of the industry’s brightest minds showcase their latest thinking around modern dressing, it’s hard to resist the urge to splurge on some of these wearable works of art. Fortunately for us all, there are a select few collections that you can purchase immediately, rather than waiting until August when the fall designs shown this season typically drop. Some of these pieces are available for pre-order, and others will ship to your home immediately—but either way, it is still a luxury to buy directly off the runway in the fashion world. From oversized knits to soft cream sweater dresses and ladylike denim, here are some pieces that you can buy directly off the runway today.
Showing a spring-summer collection at the beginning of February, right before what would be the start of the typical fall-winter fashion week, Virgil Abloh turned the traditional fashion schedule on its head. Off-White’s latest collection features tailored blazers, pleated skirts, wide-leg pants, and silk shirts galore. Some of the items are available to purchase right now, like this botanical pattern button up.
To buy: $1,045, off---white.com
Another brand that showed a spring-summer collection in the traditional fall winter time slot—and made the collection readily available for purchase—is Monse. The design duo behind the brand, Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia, repurposed leftover materials and samples, creating an upcycled collection that is both sustainable and practical for the time we’re living in. This polka dot romper is one of the many pieces available now.
To buy: $1,490, monse.com
As you might be realizing, this has been a fashion month of firsts, and here’s another. Jonathan Simkhai dropped his spring-summer offering just days after introducing his fall-winter collection. Pieces from the former can be purchased now, like this vegan leather trench.
To buy: $995, jonathansimkhai.com
This Australian based brand known for its classic styles that can live a lifetime in your closet showed a collection of comfortable pieces meant to be lived in right now. This splatter print cotton shirt, for example, is one that will allow you to feel buttoned up in front of the screen while remaining perfectly cozy in the comfort of your home.
To buy: $450, bassike.com
Rachel Comey’s recent collection drop is full of soft hues and vibrant patterns that will make you feel instantly transported into sunny days even if you’re still experiencing the last drab days of winter. These straight-leg butter chino pants should be one of the first items you get to welcome the spring season.
To buy: $345, rachelcomey.com
Known for ladylike details—think frills, florals, and feminine silhouettes—Batsheva showed another collection that is sure to spark your interest. Captured mid-cooking and snacking by the designer’s husband and photographer, Alexei Hay, Batsheva Hay’s muses wore the latest reinterpretation of the brand’s now iconic dress silhouettes featuring ruffles, delicate floral patterns, and polka dots. If you’re not in the mood for a dress, check out these elastic waistband jeans with ruffle trim that are available for preorder.
To buy: $250, batsheva.com
Having just shown her first collection as the creative director of Chloé, Gabriela Hearst is getting plenty of attention this season. Her own eponymous label featured beautifully tailored pieces that were balanced with looser styles, like stunning silk shirt dresses, cozy knit sweaters, and cape tops that double as blankets. The collection is available to preorder now, so check out one of our many favorites like this cream easy-to-wear knit dress.
To buy: $1,990, gabrielahearst.com
Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez’s Proenza Schouler fall-winter ‘21 collection showcases separates that you’ll want to invest in immediately. Wool-lined blazers, wrap skirts, jersey shirt dresses, and shearling slippers are just a few selections that will be quintessential style staples to have in your wardrobe this year. (We are signing up early for the slippers!)
To buy: $750, proenzaschouler.com
Last year, Coach launched a program called Coach Forever in order to bring fan favorite styles from their archives back to the runways to live side-by-side with their newest designs. This year, they gave that collection a second season and have made a select number of items available to purchase immediately. These limited-edition items include this very popular reissued dinosaur intarsia sweater.
To buy: $595, coach.com
For a collection that integrates elements of ‘20s inspiration, Khaite’s latest designs feel incredibly modern. From faux furs to cable knits and leather jackets, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. If you’re having trouble narrowing down what to buy, might we suggest this ivory plush pullover sweater that takes comfort dressing to a whole new level?
To buy: $5,800, khaite.com
Molly Goddard’s collection of quirky meets punk dresses from the recent collection should be on top of your buy list as a treat yourself piece for a future event. After dressing Rosamund Pike in one of the brand’s exaggerated tulle gowns, the internet has gone mad for every one of these looks. So even if you have nowhere to go but your living room, consider making a statement on your next zoom in a full-fledged red ruffle tulle look.
To buy: £5,000 (approximately $6,925), mollygoddard.com
Moncler 1 JW Anderson
In his second season contributing to Moncler Genius, JW Anderson went nautical with sailing-inspired pieces meant to withstand the outdoor elements. This colorblocked lightweight Borealis jacket is crafted from ECONYL recycled nylon and features a detachable hood for versatile styling.
To buy: $1,485, moncler.com
For his latest collection, Petar Petrov thought deep about how to strike the perfect balance between feeling dressed up but remaining comfortable at the same time. Easy elegance was the product of these efforts realized in silhouettes like sweater dresses, wide-leg pants, and oversized hoodies. We remain grateful for the attention he paid to this red turtleneck sweater dress.
To buy: Price on request, petarpetrov.com
Cecilie Bahnsen’s ethereal, dream-like collection featured details that ran the gamut from quilted silks to cut-outs, florals, and pleats. Styled with sophistication, separates came together for knockout completed looks worthy of a runway but easy enough to wear on the streets. This quilted floral silk embroidered gown with bows embodies all of the best elements of the collection.
To buy: €2,750 (approximately $3,265), ceciliebahnsen.com
This grunge meets prep collection for Paul Smith is one that is full of color and fun. A select few items are available now for preorder but only for a limited time. This rectangular tote bag has a hand-painted stripe detail that is sure to get noticed.
To buy: $1,050, paulsmith.com