New York Fashion Week Spring 2014 Runway Jams: Day 4

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Justin Bieber and fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto meet backstage at the Y-3 Spring/Summer 2014 show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week on September 8, 2013 in New York City.

The Hook columnist Gregory DelliCarpini Jr. is exploring the beats of the season and compiling a list of songs heard on Spring NYFW runways. Check back in daily as he updates with the hottest cuts.

Show: Y-3
Song: Live drum performance

Justin Bieber was in the building, front row at the Y-3 show. Rainbow digitized print covered blazers, mesh skirts and sweatshirts took to the catwalk as seven drummers vigorously banged away. Designer Yohji Yamamoto described the show’s aesthetic as “meaningless excitement.”

Show: DKNY
The Beastie Boys, “Fight For Your Right”

For DKNY’s 25th anniversary show, the brand churned out sexy, athletic numbers. And just when you thought the show was about to end, singer Rita Ora marched out from backstage and sashayed down the catwalk for the finale.

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Show: Zac Posen
Song: Carole King’s, “Beautiful”

A decedent and romantic collection of skirts embellished with flowers, peplum tops and lush dresses with structured bodices hit the runway as Carole King’s cut set the tone of the show.

Show: Custo Barcelona
Ali Love Feat. Kali, “Emperor”

Filled with happiness, tribal motif prints, and stunning embroidered, designer Custo Dalmau’s spring 2014 line was more subdued then past collections. Sheer blouses, Aztec printed one pieces and shimmering rose-gold tops took to the catwalk as Hot Natured’s rambunctious and energetic track echoed.

Show: Peter Som
Daft Punk Feat. Julian Casablancas, “Instant Crush”

Peter Som’s 1950s surf-tinged collection of graphic floral print Bermuda shorts, cropped tops, and billowing skirts got a synth-pop edge with the assistance of Daft Punk’s “Instant Crush.”

Show: Emerson
John ‘00’ Fleming, “Melatron”

As rhythmic clusters of impressionistic beats played at Emerson, an edgy collection of Technicolor garden print numbers hit the runway.

Show: Charlotte Ronson
Singtank, ‘The Party’

Charlotte Ronson’s sassy spring collection of feminine separates with a boyish edge was perfectly choreographed to beats by DJ Harley Viera-Newton. Standout items included a cheeky black jumpsuit printed with white cherries, a pair of floral printed pants and a white leather dress.


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