If you're like me, you have little interest in activities like bird-watching, say, or aviation-tracking, which require high-intensity concentration and a sharp eye, yet you DO have a knack for correctly identifying designers on the red carpet. If you happen to lack this useful and expertly-honed skill, consider the following information your awards season cheat sheet. Each designer has his or her own calling card. While a general goal in executing a collection is to achieve something different than the season prior, there are tell-tale stylistic themes that are unique to each person's art form. Some of these themes are pointed out for you in the gallery below. Welcome to your new hobby.