Kenneth Cole Returns to the Runway for Fall 2013

Posted Friday February 8, 2013 8:00 PM GMT

It’s been seven years since Kenneth Cole graced the runway at NYFW, and he returned with a big surprise.

Black, grey and military green dominated the Fall 2013 collection, along with leather and metallic detailing. The show had a futuristic style, featuring practical pieces with an urban tone, such as knitted skirts and jersey dresses. But it wasn’t just the fashion that left people talking; Cole did something that few designers dare — allowed the models to smile.

During the show’s finale, a video played, “We don’t care if people love it, we just want them to ‘like it.’” The models faced the audience and started texting and tweeting … and extended a warm smile.

The show was entertaining to say the least, but time will tell whether new line takes off.

Photo Credit: Getty Images

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