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Michael Kors is no stranger to the All-American woman, often returning to the well of inspiration in his classic, camel-coated woman. This season, though, she has a hard edge.

Kors's Fall 2017 collection hearkens back to the excess-laden '80s heyday of New York City, when power bitches ruled the day and the ghost of disco still lingered over the nightlife. As always, his woman was sexy in a restrained sort of way, which translated into thigh-high slits on knits (especially wonderful on model Ashley Graham, whose appearance marked the first time a plus-size model has ever walked in a Kors show), slinky fringe detail and plenty of high-shine metallics. Waists were cinched in with extra-wide belts, all the better to constrain the many loose, slouchy layers. This was still a Kors collection, so there were plenty of wearable camel, olive and grey tones, but mixed in were slinky, gold leopard-print dresses and sparkly, deep bordeaux jumpsuits. The show finished with three dresses of black sequined leopard print covered in black fringe.

The fur is a real standout of this collection. Whether in shaggy black fox with shoulder cutouts or in spotted green mink, the Kors woman will have plenty of options for staying warm. Interestingly, some had the arms slit up the inside to allow for the editorial look of having your coat slung over your shoulders without the impracticality of that styling. Looks were completed with elbow-length knit or leather gloves, oversize bags with chain-link handles and powerful pointed-toed shoes. This is a woman who cracks the whip — but only if it's made from fine Nappa leather, darling.

See all of the looks from the Michael Kors Collection Fall 2017 runway here:

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