The Best Accessories From New York Fashion Week

Sure New York fashion week is about the clothes -- but the shoes, bags and jewelry seen on the runways often become the season's most coveted pieces. Here, a look at the best accessories from the week.

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United Bamboo Spring 2012: At United Bamboo the bags were oversized and in nude, white and black.
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Diane von Furstenberg Spring 2012: Diane von Furstenberg sent crossbody bags with pastel accents down the runway this season.
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Diane von Furstenberg Spring 2012: There are also oversized clutches like this one in red, white and blue in the collection.
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Rebecca Minkoff Spring 2012: Rebecca Minkoff, known for her handbags, sent a large range down the runway including this oversized red and fuchsia color block clutch.
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Rebecca Minkoff Spring 2012: She also showed small python bags in the collection worn across the body.
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Preen Spring 2012: Preen's pixelated prints that were the centerpiece of the label's Spring 2012 collection were even included on the label's shoes.
Marc by Marc Jacobs Spring 2012: For Marc Jacobs' younger secondary line, the designer showed square wristlet bags.
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Sang A Spring 2012: A standout in Sang A's Spring 2012 collection is this oversized satchel in bright tomato red.
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Thom Browne Spring 2012: Thom Browne's women's collection had a fun 1920s feel to it. Some of the bags had elongated straps, others were structured doctor bags.
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Tory Burch Spring 2012: Backpacks have been picking up steam lately. Here, a version on Tory Burch's runway.
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Tory Burch Spring 2012: Tory Burch was also inspired by golf shoes this season.
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J.Crew Spring 2012: For the retailer's first presentation at New York fashion week, Marissa Webb, Head of Women's Design, stuck to the formula of feminine, preppy basics in rainbow hues. Accessories included canvas bags with leather trim and kitten heels.
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J.Crew Spring 2012: There are also boxy ladylike satchels in bright primary colors in the collection.
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J.Crew Spring 2012: A standout in the collection are the woven leather ankle-strap wedges.
Alexander Wang Spring 2012: Shoes at Alexander Wang this season are pointy strappy pumps that take their cues from 90s fashion.
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Alexander Wang Spring 2012: The accessory that made the biggest impression on Wang's runway were the motorcycle helmets with a black and white floral pattern.
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Herve Leger by Max Azria Spring 2012: Max Azria showed strappy knee-high high heeled gladiator sandals at Herve Leger this season.
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Theyskens' Theory Spring 2012: Olivier Theyskens sent out utilitarian crossbody bags on the runway at Theory this season.
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Rodarte Spring 2012: Burak Uyan, a former Giambattista Valli designer, collaborated on the shoes this season at Rodarte.
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Rodarte Spring 2012: These mirrored metallic sandals with stars echoed themes in the collection.
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Oscar de la Renta Spring 2012: Oscar de la Renta, who often plays on his Dominican roots, sent multi-layered necklaces down the runway this season.
Karen Walker Spring 2012: Karen Walker sunglasses come in bright colors this season including electric pink.
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Michael Kors Spring 2012: Michael Kors showed gladiator sandals this season alongside a collection heavily influenced by Africa.
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Michael Kors Spring 2012: The designer also showed alligator fanny packs paired with bathing suits.
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3.1 Phillip Lim 2012: Phillip Lim is seeing things through a pastel colored lens this season -- incorporating colors like lilac and pale pink into his collection. Even the sandals were baby blue.
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3.1 Phillip Lim Spring 2012: The satchels that many of the models carried were a bright lemon yellow.
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Reed Krakoff Spring 2012: Reed Krakoff, known for his luxe basics, sent utilitarian sandals down the runway for spring in black leather and python.
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Ports 1961 Spring 2012: Color blocking was a theme in Ports 1961's spring collection which extended to the white, red and grey strappy sandals in the show.
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Proenza Schouler Spring 2012: Proenza Schouler took a trip to Africa this season via the 1950s. The spring shoe du jour is a glossy, painted stripe platform with a rubbery heel which comes in black, red and turquoise.
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Philosophy Di Alberta Ferretti Spring 2012: For Alberta Ferretti's secondary line, the designer showed serious metallic stilettos alongside pastel and floral clothing.
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Calvin Klein Collection Spring 2012: Metallic statement heels complemented Francisco Costa's latest minimalist collection for Calvin Klein.
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DKNY Spring 2012: The platforms were bold and bright and with stripes this season at DKNY.
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DKNY Spring 2012: Bags being shown for spring at DKNY are utilitarian but come in bright colors like bubblegum pink.
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Lela Rose Spring 2012: Lela Rose's ongoing collaboration with Payless resulted in flirty wedges this season, including these yellow satin sandals.
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Reece Hudson Spring 2012 Brightly-colored clutches were stand-outs in Reece Hudson's Spring 2012 collection.
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Timo Weiland Spring 2012: Hawaii digital prints from Timo Weiland's latest collection were also included on bags.
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Marc Jacobs Spring 2012: There were more than a few western references this season at Marc Jacobs -- metallic cowboy boots are a mainstay in the collection.
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Marc Jacobs Spring 2012: Another shoe option this season at Marc Jacobs is the toe-tone loafer.
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Marc Jacobs Spring 2012: Marc Jacobs also showed structured bowling bags for spring.
Wes Gordon Spring 2012: Wes Gordon collaborated with Manolo Blahnik this season on shoes for his presentation, including these nude sandals with grosgrain ribbon ankle straps.
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Wes Gordon Spring 2012: A pair of striped mary janes from Wes Gordon's collaboration with Manolo Blahnik for spring.
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Kimberly Ovitz Spring 2012: Kimberly Ovitz opted for a simple flat sandal to go along with her collection this season (a variation on this sandal was shown with everything).
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Rag & Bone Spring 2012: Accessories were sporty this season at Rag & Bone with neon accents.
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Jason Wu Spring 2012: Jason Wu used black sandals with a tough edge to give his collection an aggressive feeling.
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Lacoste Spring 2012: New Creative Director at Lacoste, Felipe Oliveira Baptista, created covetable bags in tan suede with red and blue accents for spring.
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Sophie Theallet Spring 2012: Sophie Theallet showed yellow and pink sandals with her jewel tone collection of cocktail dresses and eveningwear.
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Chris Benz Spring 2012: Chris Benz continued his collaboration this season with shoe designer Alejandro Ingelmo. These graphic sneakers were a standout.
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Rachel Zoe Spring 2012: For Rachel Zoe's first fashion week presentation, the stylist turned designer showed more than a few bags including this oversized embossed crocodile clutch.
Rachel Zoe Spring 2012: Zoe also showed small ladylike satchels in a deep red.
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Thakoon Spring 2012: Thakoon Panichgul sent cowboy hats down the runway at his latest show in quirky colors like turquoise and pink.
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Thakoon Spring 2012: The designer also referenced cowboy boots with these pointy toe ankle boots in turquoise and gold
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Derek Lam Spring 2012: Pumps and wedges in Derek Lam's show had a graphic print on them.
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Victoria Beckham Spring 2012: Victoria Beckham, who is infamous for personally loving sky high stilettos, sent models down her Spring 2012 runway in Christian Louboutins with spats.
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Victoria Beckham Spring 2012: Beckham has done particularly well with bags in her collection. For spring she is showing oversized caryalls in orange.
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Suno Spring 2012: Suno continued their collaboration with shoe brand Loeffler Randall this season. The result was beige strappy sandals.
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VPL by Victoria Bartlett Spring 2012: Jewelry on VPL's runway this season was sporty and referenced hiking rope.
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Pamela Love Spring 2012: Jewelry designer Pamela Love is having a southwestern moment this season.
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Donna Karan Spring 2012: Donna Karan's latest collection was inspired by African safaris, including the python sandals.
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Ralph Lauren Spring 2012: Cloche hats added to the 1920s feel of Ralph Lauren's spring show.
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