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Carmen Marc Valvo's school daze: Designer is mad for plaid with naughty collection

Carmen Marc Valvo's school daze: Naughty collection is mad for plaid

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Carmen Marc Valvo takes his runway bow. Photo by © Frazer Harrison/Getty Images For Carmen Marc Valvo
Naughty school girl look from Carmen Marc Valvo fall 2015 collection
Carmen Marc Valvo plaid matelasse blazer, white organza tuxedo blouse and black felt gored skirt. Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images For Carmen Marc Valvo
Naughty school boy look from Carmen Marc Valvo fall 2015 collection
Carmen Marc Valvo charcoal laminated metallic tweed coat, pewter metallic tweed vest and white shirt. Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images For Carmen Marc Valvo
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Carmen Marc Valvo ivory and black silk organza ribbon re-embroidered ball gown. Photo by © Frazer Harrison/Getty Images For Carmen Marc Valvo
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Carmen Marc Valvo persimmon pewter plaid wool gauze shirt and charcoal cashmere paper boy pants. Photo by © Frazer Harrison/Getty Images For Carmen Marc Valvo
Naughty school girl look from Carmen Marc Valvo fall 2015 collection
Carmen Marc Valvo black silk organza embroidered blouse and charcoal flannel and chiffon pleated skirt. Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images For Carmen Marc Valvo
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Carmen Marc Valvo ombre wool gauze shirt and charcoal aviator pants. Photo by © Frazer Harrison/Getty Images For Carmen Marc Valvo
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10 Carmen Marc Valvo two-tone charcoal pleated cocktail dress and blue iris mink swing coat with intarsia detail.   Photo by © Frazer Harrison/Getty Images For Carmen Marc Valvo
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Carmen Marc Valvo plaid silk taffeta illusion evening gown. Photo by © Frazer Harrison/Getty Images For Carmen Marc Valvo
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Carmen Marc Valvo double face and silk chiffon illusion plaid pleated gown. Photo by © Frazer Harrison/Getty Images For Carmen Marc Valvo
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Carmen Marc Valvo ruby silk shantung black trimmed lace evening gown. Photo by © Frazer Harrison/Getty Images For Carmen Marc Valvo
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Carmen Marc Valvo charcoal plain matelasse blazer, white cotton pique embroidered shirt, black cashmere paper boy pant. Photo by © Frazer Harrison/Getty Images For Carmen Marc Valvo
Carmen Marc Valvo punk schoolgirl look from fall 2015 collection
Carmen Marc Valvo black leather and cashmere boyfriend cardigan, ivory printed tuxedo blouse and silk tafetta plaid skirt. Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images For Carmen Marc Valvo
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Carmen Marc Valvo black cross mink plaid stadium coat, black cashmere turtleneck and black cashmere crop trouser. Photo by © Frazer Harrison/Getty Images For Carmen Marc Valvo
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Carmen Marc Valvo ombre wool gauze shirt dress. Photo by © Frazer Harrison/Getty Images For Carmen Marc Valvo
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Naughty school girl look from Carmen Marc Valvo fall 2015 collection
Naughty school boy look from Carmen Marc Valvo fall 2015 collection
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Naughty school girl look from Carmen Marc Valvo fall 2015 collection
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Carmen Marc Valvo punk schoolgirl look from fall 2015 collection
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NEW YORK — For fall, Carmen Marc Valvo has a lot of school spirit. The affable designer, a Texas favorite, is offering up a collection based on "memories of cheering stadium bleachers, mean-spirited teachers and Sunday school preachers," according to his program notes.

 Many of the looks are accented with luxurious mink coats — some in kicky plaid patterns with matching scarves —  from Valvo's fur collection. 

His massive collection  — he showed a whopping 51 looks — has a naughty schoolgirl and schoolboy look as models in tousled hair and thick glasses ruled the runway in persimmon and black-and-white tartan blazers, embroidered white shirts and skinny ties to the Jamie Cullum song, "Take Me Out (Of Myself)."

For women, looks range from a plaid skirt and blouse with a boyfriend cardigan in leather and cashmere to crop trouser and black cardigan with a sequin tweed stadium coat and matching handbag. For evening, the tartan theme continues in a more adult version, with frothy silk chiffon plaid pleated gowns, as well as gowns in bold red or black-and-red windowpane patterns.

Many of the looks, which will be available at Elizabeth Anthony in the fall, are accented with luxurious mink coats — some in kicky plaid patterns and matching scarves —  from Valvo's fur collection.

Valvo only started showing menswear recently with a small spring collection. For fall, he has expanded the offerings, with plaid jackets, mink cardigans, cashmere paperboy pants with suspenders and ombre shirts.

A stellar celebrity front row crowd included Katie Couric, who snapped photos with her cell phone, and hubby John Molner, Vanessa Williams, Tim Gunn and Alec and Hilaria Baldwin with their toddler Carmen.