Trend Watch: Ultraviolet Looks on the Runway

From lilac to lavender, designers were keen on all things purple this season.

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From lilac to lavendar, designers were keen on all things purple this season. At Prabal Gurung, a semi-sheer black dress was paired with a fur overcoat in ombre-dyed purple.
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Gucci added pops of personality to this clean gray trench with purple fur accents.
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Versace's swinging '60s mini-dress features a figure-flattering belt and deep-V neckline.
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Sonia Rykiel's violet puffer jacket adds a fun, sporty touch to any look.
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Nothing will cure a dreary winter wardrobe like this bright purple trench by Diane von Furstenberg.
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Jason Wu's bright violet blazer is a perfect choice at the office or for fancy evenings out.
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Rich purple separates hues got a bohemian update on Rebecca Taylor's Fall 2011 catwalk.
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Marc Jacobs' slim purple pencil skirt features a subtle polka-dot motif.
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Givenchy's elaborate brocade prints feature pops of bright violet and chartreuse.
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This color-block skirt from Preen's fall collection pairs perfectly with a silky button-down.
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Pucci's lilac-colored trousers are a perfect, ankle-skimming length.
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This nightgown-like look from Dior's fall collection was rendered in a delicate shade of lavendar and finished with heaps of ruffles.
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A Detacher excuted their distinctive zebra-stripe silk in a bright purple hue.
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Ralph Lauren went for full-on drama with this regal purple overcoat.
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A number of Proenza Schouler's mixed-up prints and patterns featured contrasting shades of purple and violet.
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