RUNWAY: Public School FW15Public School is fashion's latest darlings having won not just the CFDA/Vogue Fund but also the first Americna winners of the International Woolmark Prize. Their austere collections got a bit of a lift for FW15, thanks to a personal connection that connect to their own past. The downtown cool kid aesthetic of the 90s was the inspiration, a time when hip hop and urban culture finally started to pervade to the mainstream. This translated into elongated proportions, boxy trousers (cropped and richly fabricated), and plenty of covetable sneakers, from the austere like black with white trim to slightly more colorful iterations with red trim or lining. The collection was perfectly edited and styled, relying on precise tailoring to achieve a balanced look of chic and street, like a down-filled vest, perfect for frigid winter nights waiting to get into the hottest club or concert.