Artistic License / by laurel

As is customary at the end of a fashion show, the designer typically takes a stroll partially down the runway, waves shyly or exuberantly (usually both), and disappears. Often what the designers themselves choose to wear exhibits their personal taste more than it reflects the line they just sent parading down the catwalk. Regardless, here are two designers who hit the nail on its sartorial head.

Perfectly casual: Chris Benz

Making a statement in black: Maria Cornejo