09/07/2012 09:15 EDT | Updated 11/07/2012 05:12 EST

Black leather, futuristic fauna and 'space cloud' print for Nicole Miller at NY Fashion Week

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Prints in skinny pants, flouncy tops and dresses dominated Nicole Miller's runway Friday for a Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week show with a sci-fi, bad-girl feel.

In sparse notes, Miller said she was inspired by the "juxtaposition of improbable things" and "digital nature." There were earthy splotches in a print she called "space clouds" on a long, feather-light train paired with a short black skirt and a tight leather sleeveless crop top.

Dresses in a futuristic floral of coral and bright greens and blues were worn with black leather. One model had long, straight hair streaked in colours to match the print.

Beadwork popped on the sleeves of a T-shirt in the same "future flora" print. Miller also used bead embellishment on a crop top in blush and blue, paired with a cobalt leather skirt, and with a variety of other pieces.

She wasn't completely about the prints, though. A black-and-white jacquard in a pixelated design was used on a peplum top worn with black stretch pants. A short dress was done in the same jacquard worn with a white linen vest.

Miller's earthy palette also included a mushroom shade in shorts and a boxy linen jacket. Solid ivory pieces included a leather jacket with beaded sleeves.


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