The sexy and sophisticated elements came in the sharply tailored suits and dresses and signature bra cut tops, and a sporty, tougher edge was added with jumbo zips, wide, eighties rounded shoulders and a handful of nippy jumpsuits that came in everything from buttery soft, black leather to white parachute nylon.
The colours were simple and sophisticated: cream, white and black highlighted with eighties electric blue, lime green and pillar box red, leather gloves.
In keeping with spring 2009s other big themes so far, shoes were interesting and experimental featuring sculptural heels with screws and bolts.
Next up was the undisputed king of Manhattan, Marc Jacobs. This show is always a spectacle and last night was no exception. From the bank of paparazzi photographers waiting excitedly outside to the velvet rope that cordoned off the star studded front row this show often feels like an awards ceremony-come-circus rather than a fashion show. Jennifer Lopez, Victoria Beckham, Lauren Hutton, Sophia Coppola and Winona Ryder all managed to take their seats just in time for the highly anticipated show to start on time almost 9pm on the dot.
And the clothes? As ever it will take more than 30 More