In between the handful of first-name-only designers who will be showing their spring collections at NYFW this season-Marc, Ralph, Tommy and so forth-the days of shows ahead are also a prime time to scout out fresh new fashion talent. This week, we'll have the five emerging designers above on our radar. Some of them are making their NYFW debuts; others have showed for a couple of seasons, but have been building steady buzz ever since. One of them even has Rihanna's personal stamp of approval-and, well, we can't argue with that. Click through above to meet Spring 2014's ones to watch.
More from Lucky: