The Gist: Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the DKNY collection serves up its style of New York City streetwear. Featuring: Karan’s predominately black collection of casual and sporty separates (think mini-skirts, boyfriend jackets, and slouchy shorts) is punched up with denim jumpsuits, neon anoraks, and Ikat-printed strapless mini-dresses. Accessories like frayed scarves and a high-heeled, high-top sneaker (shown in a variety of colors) completes the streetwear vibe. The “It” Factor For Denver:

The collection’s 1980s’ influence works best in electric blue separates and parachute dresses. Look For It Next Spring At: Saks Fifth Avenue, Cherry Creek Mall, 2900 East First Avenue, 303-393-6333. Visit our Fashion Week blog for more designers and Denver “it” factors. Photos courtesy of Mercedez Benz Fashion Week 2008.