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#NYFW Spring 2015: The best designer finale bows

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#NYFW Spring 2015: The best designer finale bows

Jacobs-RS15-3815This is what Marc Jacobs' looked like during his final bow. I wouldn't know; I didn't see it.             Photo courtesy of ImaxTree.com.

I'd be lying if I said that I came to New York Fashion Week strictly for the clothes: I came to marvel at the designers who produce them and whom I follow so closely all year long, in real life. So it's a tough thing to admit that I came to Marc Jacobs (and rearranged my flight to ensure that I indeed saw Marc Jacobs) and didn't actually see Marc Jacobs--well the man, I mean. And I'm pretty sure that it's all because of his cool-guy aversion to the spotlight. More specifically, the final bow a designer makes to acknowledge his audience and thank them for coming. I've come to learn that the way a designer pops out from backstage at the end of his or her show is a pretty good indicator of their personality and how they view themselves within their brand (or really, how much they love/detest basking in said spotlight). Let's take a look at the various designer bows from Spring 2015 fashion week so far, which also happen to be my favourites, listed in no particular order. 1. Michael Kors: The Victory Lap. Our main man earns the honour for skipping along the runway course (and receiving an kiss blown from front row-seater Heidi Klum). 2. Jason Wu: I've learned to love his "Oh, hey, now I'm running away" bow. It's the designer-wave equivalent of now you see me, now you won't (until next season, that is). 3. Nanette Lepore: There was an entire congo line involved in this one. Enough said. 4. Ralph Lauren. So. Much. Lauren. Family. Love. Also, Ralph: thank you for sauntering down the runway so I could capture an Instagram-worthy photo-op. (My followers thank you too.) 5. Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen at Elizabeth & James. I'm a millennial and grew up on the Olsen twins. If you are too, you've stopped listening are already relishing in the greatness of this moment with me. READ MORE: New York Fashion Week Spring 2015: Your Ultimate Guide Best street style: New York Fashion Week Spring 2015 NYFW Spring 2015 street style: How to wear fringe NYFW Live: Calvin Klein Spring 2015 NYFW Spring 2015: How to wear no mascara and still look alive NYFW Spring 2015: The only accessory you need next season (thanks, Proenza Schouler!) NYFW Live: Hugo Boss Spring 2015 NYFW Spring 2015: 2 nail trends Deborah Lippmann wishes would disappear 6 totally wearable hair trends from NYFW Spring 2015 NFYW Spring 2015: Oscar de la Renta’s sleek ponytails and statement liner NYFW Spring 2015 street style: The craziest looks so far! NYFW Live: Watch the Michael Kors Spring 2015 runway show NYFW Spring 2015: How to get cool-girl hair courtesy of Rag & Bone NYFW Spring 2015: SO many fashion celebs sitting front row at Diesel Black Gold NYFW Spring 2015: 8 amazing ways to wear sneakers at Rag & Bone NYFW Spring 2015 street style: How to wear colour NYFW Live: Watch the Tory Burch Spring 2015 runway NYFW Spring 2015: What went down backstage at Nanette Lepore’s Spring 2015 show Tommy Hilfiger Spring 2015: Live from #NYFW NYFW Spring 2015 street style: 5 summer-to-fall transition looks NYFW Spring 2015: Karlie Kloss, Elle Fanning and Dree Hemingway at Opening Ceremony NYFW Spring 2015: Kendall Jenner looks crazy gorgeous at DVF NYFW Spring 2015: You're going to want every look from Altuzarra's spring collection NYFW Spring 2015: Nicki Minaj attends Alexander Wang’s runway show. Madness ensues. NYFW Spring 2015: Lily Aldridge’s beauty secrets NYFW Spring 2015: 5 things they don't tell you about Fashion Week NYFW Spring 2015: The hottest nail colour NYFW Spring 2015 street style: How to wear chic neutrals Spring 2015: What the ELLE Canada editors are wearing to Fashion Week 10 fashion designers to watch in 2015
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#NYFW Spring 2015: The best designer finale bows