Call it a hometown bias, but the designers who unveiled their collections at NYFW this season collectively crushed it. Say what you will about the big name fashion houses and the weight (dollars) they pull, but calling what was just unveiled in New York the best clothing of F/W 14 wouldn't be as much of a stretch as it would have been in season's past. Sorry I'm not sorry, Paris and Milan and London. Innovative layering, expert tailoring and a sheer sense of fun were all at an all-time high in NYC. From Hood By Air's risk-taking theatrics to Public School's coronation, New York Fashion Week was equal parts beautiful and downright exciting. See you in September.