New York Fashion Week AW17: Marchesa's Dream Dresses

Including a #tbt tribute to Kate Moss

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New York Fashion Week has been awash with bold political statements, or 'fashtivism' as it's been dubbed. But sometimes, you just need a bit of good ol' pretty to cheer you up.

Enter Marchesa. The New York-based label founded by Brits Keren Craig and Georgina Chapman is always willing to add a little sparkle to the Stateside proceedings.

Star of the show was this ruffled tulle gown...

💜 What purple dreams are made of ☁️✨ @marchesafashion #NYFW #Marchesa

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😻 #marchesa #nyfw @marchesafashion

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Where there's smoke, there's fire. 🔥 #Marchesa #NYFW

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Congratulations to an incredibly beautiful collection @marchesafashion . #NYFW #Marchesa #FW17

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Sara Sampaio wore the most perfect feathered cocktail dress...

Put a bow in her hair 🎀 FW17 @marchesafashion #marchesa #couture #nyfw #backstage

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#Marchesa #AW17 #NYFW

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That was more than a little reminiscent of that dress Kate Moss wore to the Cannes Film Festival in 1988...

Kate Moss and Johnny Depp in 1988
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There was fringing...

Sweet dreams are made of fringe (and #Marchesa) #NYFW

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Lots of bows. Exquisite bows, on dresses and in hair alike...

#marchesa #marchesafashion #nyfw2017

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My hair bow dreams came to life backstage @marchesafashion 😍 #nyfw2017

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#LenaHardt at #Marchesa #FW17 #NYFW17

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Last one from #marchesa too purdy not to post #nyfw

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#MadisonStubbington and #LineBrems at #Marchesa #FW17 #NYFW17

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And this midnight blue stunner...

🖤 #marchesa

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And finally, whole bunches of fresh flowers in hair. Because, why not?

Backstage @marchesafashion #nyfw with the talented @antonioccalero for @moroccanoil. #hairenvy #marchesa

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'don't feed the models.' 🐦 #newyorkcity #nyfw #marchesa #hairandmakeup #flowers #fed #bts

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Literally GASPED when I saw this IRL. 🌹🌷🌸🌺 (ps paging @genakaufman) #nyfw #backstagebeauty

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