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NYFW Spring 2013: Our 10 Top Shows

New York Fashion Week officially ended yesterday—and while there were tons of collections we loved, a handful stood out in particular. Click through to learn which 10 designers seriously delivered this season. Let the personal-ordering and wish-listing begin...

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Rag & Bone

Inspired by motocross racers, David Neville and Marcus Wainwright sent out a sporty mix of railroad striped, multi-pocket shirtdresses, utility vests and plenty of biker jackets. A section of looks in neon green wowed just about every editor we've spoken to.

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Boy by Band of Outsiders

Few designers could pull off a collection inspired by Battle Royale (The Hunger Games' more violent Japanese predecessor) without it seeming gimmicky or costumey. Scott Sternberg's just looked beautifully draped and dyed.

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Altuzarra

With a focus on the androgynous workwear look, Joseph Altuzarra sent out railroad-striped skinny pants and button-downs, some even finished with logo patches like those you'd see on garage mechanics' uniforms. By sharp contrast, his closing scarf-style dresses, which dripped with golden chain fringe, were anything but utilitarian.

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Prabal Gurung

Prabal always brings the pretty, and this season's lineup of drop waist feathered cocktail dresses and cape-back chiffon blouses was no exception. The closing look, which featured red and white ostrich plumage, gave us a total "girl on fire" vibe. Katniss Everdeen (er, Jennifer Lawrence), you listening?

Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images (left and center), Fairchild Archive (right)

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Thakoon

The designer, known for his beautiful and romantic prints, really outdid himself with those birdcage dresses. Furthering that sense of fantasy, he also played with sheer floral lace and iridescent paillettes, both to beautiful effect.

WWD/Robert Mitra

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Rodarte

Kate and Laura Mulleavy's lace- and leather-heavy sartorial salute to Game of Thrones would look just as good on, say, Kirsten Dunst (who sat front row at the show) as on Daenerys Targaryen. Also, we would totally wear those silver dragon ear cuffs.

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Proenza Schouler

Jack McCullough and Lazaro Hernandez used the internet as their creative jumping-off point this season, showing beautifully patchworked dresses and separates meant to reflect the mashup of material available online. Perforated leather looked appropriately tech-y and very cool, and the finale dresses made from sliced, diced and studded digital prints of beaches were clear winners.

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3.1 Phillip Lim

Lim's ode to '90s eclecticism hit all the right notes: there were sheer plaids, hot pink overalls and even sweaters tied around models' waists. We especially loved the patchwork denim separates and the fantastic florals.

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Marc Jacobs

Marc followed up his fur-hatted Fall 2012 collection with one far more simple and restrained. Graphic black-and-white lines were the dominant motif, but they looked sharp and smart. Especially on those closing evening looks, which were covered in sequins and featured long skirts slashed up to the waist.

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Calvin Klein Collection

Francisco Costa got sexy this season, sending out bustier minidresses, transparent mesh skirts and even a little bit of leather. Minimalism rarely looks this seductive.

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