Fashion Rocks: Fashion Week's 10 Best Soundtracks

When the music is good the clothes look even better. Here, some of the most memorable soundtracks from New York Fashion Week.

When the music is good the clothes look even better. Here, some of the most memorable soundtracks from New York Fashion Week.

Tommy Hilfiger

Hilfiger's collection was entitled "Preppy with a Pop" and he delivered sing-along, feel-good pop classics for his runway show, which not only wrapped up fashion week, but closed down the Bryant Park tents for good. (Next season, fashion week moves uptown to Lincoln Center.)

  1. Stereogum & Teams, "Without A Love Story" (Taylor Swift vs U2)


  2. Kim Carnes, "Betty Davis Eyes"

  3. Neil Diamond, "Sweet Caroline"

    Marc by Marc Jacobs

    Frederic Sanchez's upbeat string of hipster favorites for the king of the hipsters.

  4. Karen O & The Kids, "Capsize," from Where the Wild Things Are OST


  5. The Drums, "Lets Go Surfing"

  6. Deastro, "Shield Whip"

  7. Hot Rats, "(You Gotta) Fight For Your Rights (To Party)"

  8. Crystal Stilts, "Love is A Wave"

  9. Oh No Ono, "Helplessly Young"

    William Rast

    For his fall show, Justin Timberlake looked no further than his own label, Tenmen Records, and had Free Sol perform live.


    Billy Reid

    The Alabama native brought a little American roots music to Yankee country.

  10. Ports O'Brien, "I Woke Up Today"


  11. Iron and Wine, "Wolves (Song of the Shepherds Dog)"

  12. Justin Townes Earle, "Halfway to Jackson"

  13. The Raconteurs, "Carolina Drama"

  14. Don Chambers, "Back in the Woods"

    Robert Geller

    Punk gave Geller's poetic fall collection a raw edge.

  15. Ivy Green, "I Think We're Gonna Make It"


  16. Jeff The Brotherhood, "Heavy Days"


    Creative director Christophe Lemaire, an avid fan of "Kraut Rock," whipped a futuristic mix.

  17. Hikori Okano with Tenkoo Orchestra, "Ten (cosmic space)"

  18. Cluster, "Caramba"

  19. Can, "Spoon"

  20. Four Tet, "Angel Echoes"

  21. Nurse with wound and Stereolab, "Trippin' with the Birds"


    Simon Spurr, who hails from Britain, brought a little hometown hip hop to the runway and then threw in some American pop rock for good measure.

  22. The Streets, "Who Dares Wins"


  23. Daniel Merriweather, "Impossible"

  24. Free Energy, "Dream City"

  25. Chester French, "She Loves Everybody"

  26. Babyshambles, "You Talk"

    Calvin Klein

    For Italo Zucchelli's futuristic fall collection Frederic Sanchez melded together four remixes from The XX's Basic Space album. Here's one of them:


    Rag & Bone

    For their first men's stand-alone show, Marcus Wainwright and David Neville stuck to a solitary beat:

    "Atlas" by Battles


    Michael Bastian

    The master of modern prep toughened up for fall and so did his choice of music.

  27. Bloc Party, "Helicopter" (Weird Science Remix Ft. Peaches)


    1. The Stills, "Still In Love Song"

      1. Muse, "Undisclosed Desires"

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