Designer: Bibhu Mohapatra
The Look: The most interesting woman in the room.
The Runway: The 1920s political activist/heiress Nancy Cunard played muse to Bibhu Mohapatra this season, and her strength and eccentricity coursed through this excellent collection. Woven leather-and-silk separates presented an unusual, elegant spin on day dressing, while evening looks included hand-pleated chiffons and boldly patterned silk gowns perfect for a risk-taking red-carpet walker.
Insta-worthy: A bronze sequined column that moved and shimmered like liquid.
The takeaway: Tie a silk scarf around your head for instant chicness.