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Diane von Furstenberg: most wearable silhouette from NY Fashion Week.

This week's fall 2013 runways at Lincoln Center are full of booties and knee-high socks. There are a bevy of slits and cleavage bursting keyholes. And there is way too much black. How many larger than life gowns does a woman need?

Diane von Furstenberg: most wearable silhouette from NY Fashion Week.

The Diane von Furstenberg Fall 2013 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
The Diane von Furstenberg Fall 2013 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) ASSOCIATED PRESS
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This week's fall 2013 runways at Lincoln Center are full of booties and knee-high socks. There are  a bevy of slits and cleavage bursting keyholes. And there is way too much black. How many larger than life gowns does a woman need?

But we've got something for the every day woman.

Check out this dress by DVF. Her collection Sunday was chocked full of  sheer, floral magic. There were pantsuits and pencil skirts in  hot pink and red.

I predict it will be the most wearable silhouette for next fall as it covers the arms, flatters the waist and hides a multitude of sins around the hips. And that keyhole gives a bit of sexy cleavage - or not.  Yet this dress- especially in this lovely shade of burgandy - is airy and light and it harkens back to fashions of days gone by.

And yesterday's look is is a big part of the runrway's futuristic nod.

Don't you agree?

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