#NYFWNoir is a celebration of Black people excelling and creating within the fashion and beauty industry. New York Fashion Week contained a plethora of talent from our fashion designers. We identified 5 trends from the runway that you will be rocking for Spring/Summer 2017. Get into these trends from Byron Lars, LaQuan Smith, Tracey Reese, Pyer Moss, and Serena Williams!

TREND REPORT: 7 Trends For Spring Summer 2017 From Black Designers At NYFW was originally published on hellobeautiful.com

1. NATURALLY NEUTRAL

NATURALLY NEUTRAL

Serena Williams proved that khaki and neutrals will be big for SS17.

2. NATURALLY NEUTRAL

NATURALLY NEUTRAL

Neutrals are perfect because you can build upon the pieces as well as allow your accessories to show off your style with a pop of color. This sweater dress by Serena Williams for HSN.

3. NATURALLY NEUTRAL

NATURALLY NEUTRAL

Pyer Moss color blocks with neutrals for SS17.

4. NATURALLY NEUTRAL

NATURALLY NEUTRAL

Pyer Moss is on the khaki trend as well. This menswear inspired cropped blazer is a perfect transition piece for Spring 2017.

5. LALA ANTHONY, SERENA WILLIAMS, CIARA

LALA ANTHONY, SERENA WILLIAMS, CIARA

Serena sported the neutrals and sheer trend for her Spring/Summer 2017 Runway collection presented by HSN.

6. GO GRAY

GO GRAY

Gray is becoming a neutral itself. This color will be huge for SS17 – wear it as a metallic for an extra pop of pizzaz, as shown at the Pyer Moss SS17 show.

7. GO GRAY

GO GRAY

LaQuan Smith was inspired by elements of nature including electrical storms, gusts of wind, and bolts of lightning. You will see gray throughout the collection and it was definitely trending on the Spring/Summer 2017.

8. GO GRAY

GO GRAY

This gray mini bodycon dress by LaQuan Smith is perfect for layering or wearing alone.

9. GO GRAY

GO GRAY

You can go gray in patterns. We love this gray jacket with laser cut outs and white embellishments by Byron Lars.

10. STRIPES

STRIPES

It’s a pattern party with Byron Lars – he shows us how stripes can be sporty and feminine at the same time.

11. STRIPES

STRIPES

Tracy Reese played with vertical stripes and lace at her Spring Summer 2017 collection for an ultra feminine look.

12. STRIPES

STRIPES

Talk about a shirt that you can close deals in. This black and white collared stripe shirt is perfect for the runway. The all white pocket is smart (and useful!).

13. STRIPES

STRIPES

Pyer Moss shows the versatility of vertical stripes.

14. STRIPES

STRIPES

Tracy Reese played with stripes in a beautiful way for her SS17 collection. This long dress is the perfect statement for a Spring formal or wedding.

15. SHEER CONFIDENCE

SHEER CONFIDENCE

The sheer trend is not going away. We love how Serna has played with it using lace for peek-a-boo, I-see-skin style.

16. SHEER CONFIDENCE

SHEER CONFIDENCE

LaQuan Smith is synonymous with sheer style. This long sleeve sheer dress is for the uber confident. Pair with heels and some metallic makeup for a night out on the town.

17. SHEER CONFIDENCE

SHEER CONFIDENCE

Not into so much skin showing? Serena Williams for HSN allows you to show a little skin with this modest v-neck and lace sleeves.

18. SHEER CONFIDENCE

SHEER CONFIDENCE

An updated way to wear a ball gown. This off the shoulder sheer jumpsuit is paired with this high slit dress. Show a lot while showing nothing at all. LaQuan Smith outdid himself with sheer styles and styling that will flatter many.

19. SHEER CONFIDENCE

SHEER CONFIDENCE

Sheer doesn’t have to be totally naked. Byron Lars plays it into his pattern.

20. SHEER CONFIDENCE

SHEER CONFIDENCE

How do you take the sheer trend to the office? Serena Williams for HSN shows you how. This blush colored tunic top is perfect with black cigarette pants for the office add a blazer for 9AM and remove it for after 5P!

21. SHEER CONFIDENCE

SHEER CONFIDENCE

Tracy Reese shows that sheer isn’t just sexy, but uber feminine with this high neck, sleeveless blouse.

22. SHEER CONFIDENCE

SHEER CONFIDENCE

Don’t want to go all the way sheer? LaQuan Smith updates his body con dress with sheer mesh panels.

23. IN MY WHITE TEE

IN MY WHITE TEE

White, structured t-shirts were spotted all over the runway. A white, professional t-shirt is something every woman should have in her assortment. This deep V white t-shirt by Serena Williams for HSN is the perfect mix between sexy and business.

24. IN MY WHITE TEE

IN MY WHITE TEE

Tracy Reese played with the sheer and white tee trend. This button down, short sleeve collar shirt has a beautiful sheer floral pattern on one side. This simple detail elevates this shirt in style. (P.S. How much do you love this model’s afro?!)

25. IN MY WHITE TEE

IN MY WHITE TEE

LaQuan Smith came with the business look with this sexy deep v, bell sleeve structured white t-shirt. Pairing this with these metallic copper pants is perfect for a night out.

26. WHAT A WAIST

WHAT A WAIST

Waist cinchers are coming from underneath your garments to on top! Byron Lars went bold and made a plus-size waist cincher belt. These belts easily create shape and style.

27. FLOURISH WITH FLORALS

FLOURISH WITH FLORALS

Spring is synonymous with florals. Flourish in style with these multi-patterned floral dress by Tracy Reese. Yes, beauties, it IS on a plus-size woman.

28. FLOURISH IN FLORALS

FLOURISH IN FLORALS

This Byron Lars skirt is perfect for the girl that wants to wear florals, but not in your typical floral pattern.

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