Runway Report: Zero + Maria Cornejo

Maria Cornejo's worldly, urban-warrior women will find lots to love in the New York designer's latest showing, which took cues from arid desert hues and military uniforms.

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Saturated colors and easy separates at Zero + Maria Cornejo.
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Maria Cornejo's worldly, urban-warrior women will find lots to love in the New York designer's latest showing, which took cues from arid desert hues and military uniforms.
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Never try to corset a Cornejo girl: even the designer's more rigid looks—like this navy pencil skirt and belted batwing sweater—look comfortable enough for the couch.
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The designer said that the blocky white and blue prints like the version on this pair of baggy trousers and twisted crop top were inspired by the shape of a pier.
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We have to save a special spot in our closet for this chic strapless top, which featured an asymmetrical hem and a contrasting black band.
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This boxy, v-necked crop top and elastic waist track pant were the epitome of easy summer cool.
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Cornejo has experimented with iPhone-snapped patterns in seasons past, and spring '14 proved no exception. This time, the designer worked with images taken during a mirror exhibition in Paris to create a geometric pixel effect.
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It will be a lucky lady that gets to cozy up in this Egyptian striped cotton overcoat come spring.
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A model walks the runway at the Zero + Maria Cornejo fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 at Eyebeam on September 9, 2013 in New York City.
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No Navel Left Behind is becoming our NYFW mantra. Cornejo got in on the crop trend with a series of dramatic draped tops that extended into long capes—a look part Spice Girls, part Batman.
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Leave it to Maria Cornejo to make an all-leather look even cooler with the additon of sporty, see-through mesh panels.
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Here, a close up of the pixel-print motif.
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