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The Top 10 Shows of Autumn/Winter 2018

From a fashion month full of thought-provoking moments, BoF picks the top ten shows of the season.
(L-R) Balenciaga, Gucci and Undercover Autumn/ Winter 2018 | Source: InDigital
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LONDON, United Kingdom —  Another fashion month has drawn to a close. Here, BoF picks the top ten shows of the Autumn/Winter 2018 season.

1. Undercoverdesigned by Jun Takahashi, PFW

Undercover Autumn/Winter 2018 | Source: InDigital

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The collection was an extraordinary, fetishistic fashion journey into the depths of the American teen psyche as idealised by a Japanese outsider.

2. Alexander McQueen designed by Sarah Burton, PFW

Alexander McQueen Autumn/Winter 2018 | Source: InDigital

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The attention to detail, breadth of vision and grasp of the mood of the moment combined to create a fashion force of nature.

3. Sacaidesigned by Chitose Abe, PFW

Sacai Autumn/Winter 2018 | Source: InDigital

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Chitose Abe elevated her mission of hybridisation to new heights, bringing a sly wit that tricked the eye with deliberate mismatches.

4. Guccidesigned by Alessandro Michele, MFW

Gucci Autumn/Winter 2018 | Source: InDigital

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It was Alessandro Michele's most confounding excursion yet, one that made connections between the distant past, troubled present and a future in which the designer insists on optimism.

5. Calvin Kleindesigned by Raf Simons, NYFW

Calvin Klein Autumn/Winter 2018 | Source: InDigital

Raf Simons sounded a hopeful note while once again proving his mastery of an unsettling mood of menace. The threat risk was high.

6. Versacedesigned by Donatella Versace, MFW

Versace Autumn/Winter 2018 | Source: InDigital

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Colour and drape united the disparate strands on display — tartan armies, African graphism — and suggested new paths of exploration for the house.

7. Balenciagadesigned by Demna Gvasalia, PFW

Balenciaga Autumn/Winter 2018 | Source: InDigital

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Demna Gvasalia has a refreshing imperturbable point of view. If this collection is any indication, he will only find more interesting ways to exercise it.

8. Erdem designed by Erdem Moralioglu, LFW

Erdem Autumn/Winter 2018 | Source: InDigital

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The designer was practically guaranteed a star collection when he turned to the glamorous life of Adele Astaire for inspiration, bringing a new substance to his world.

9. Loewedesigned by Jonathan Anderson, PFW

Loewe Autumn/Winter 2018 | Source: InDigital

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There was a harmony in the alluring, shruggy casualness of the collection — a quality that Jonathan Anderson should be able to take all the way to the bank.

10. Coach designed by Stuart Vevers, NYFW

Coach Autumn/Winter 2018 | Source: InDigital

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If Coach has been America's house of leather for 76 years, this collection was its evolution into an American luxury brand.

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