09/02/2012 05:01 EDT | Updated 11/01/2012 05:12 EDT


NEW YORK, N.Y. - Hot and steamy to rainy and windy in a matter of seconds? It happens at New York Fashion Week on the runway — and outside the shows.

The fashion crowd battled through sudden downpours on Saturday. Fortunately for them, there was plenty of leather and unseasonably warm clothes in the spring collections being previewed.