L to R: Rodarte, Carlos Miele, Vera Wang

I’m not sure that you or anyone you know will be persuaded by these runway-dominating looks, but the fact of the matter is this: fashion week was all about peplums, cutouts and–the cutout’s occasionally awkward sibling–cold shoulders. Let’s look at the evidence. Then tell us what you’ll be wearing.

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(Thumbnail images via Getty, slide via Style.com)