Shopping the NYC Fall ’13 shows revealed the must-have themes, colors and fabrics for the season. Here, a selection of looks that represent the strongest directions. (Thanks to children’s fashion and editorial photographer Remi Lai of Remi Lai Photography for capturing these images.)

Shawl Collars, Nordic Style and Birds Take Flight

(Clockwise from top left) Hartford cardigan, Carta Vetrata Italian shoe collection, Masala Baby jumpsuit, Livie & Luca shoes and a Callie-n-Cullen cardigan from its debut collection in NYC.

(Clockwise from top left) Hartford cardigan, Carta Vetrata Italian shoe collection, Masala Baby jumpsuit, Livie & Luca shoes and a Callie-n-Cullen cardigan from its debut collection in NYC.

Neoprene and Graphic Black & Whites Make Bold Statements

 (Clockwise from top left) Little Creative Factory dress, Petite Amelia dress, Jours Après Lunes bubble, Chupeta bootie and Bella Bundles sleep sack.

(Clockwise from top left) Little Creative Factory dress, Petite Amelia dress, Jours Après Lunes bubble, Chupeta bootie and Bella Bundles sleep sack.

Emerald Shines, Deer Roam and Bicycles Roll On

 (Clockwise from top left) Marmalade and Mash dress, Hang Ten Gold playsuit, Kate Mack ensemble, Lucky Jade rompers and SoYoung backpack.

(Clockwise from top left) Marmalade and Mash dress, Hang Ten Gold playsuit, Kate Mack ensemble, Lucky Jade rompers and SoYoung backpack.

Encore! Lace and Peplums Return

Anthem of the Ants lace top and Submarine peplum dress.

Anthem of the Ants lace top and Submarine peplum dress.

Spotted: Bunnies, Outerspace and Hearts

Paper Wings T-shirt, Skylar Luna pajamas and Haven Girl separates.

Paper Wings T-shirt, Skylar Luna pajamas and Haven Girl separates.

(Want to see more images from the shows? Check my Instagram feed here.)