NEW YORK (AP) - You always have a feeling at one of Phillip Lim's runway shows that you're at one of the hipper events of New York Fashion Week. You can feel it in the audience, which has a decidedly downtown, indie-music vibe, and you can see it in the clothes.

NEW YORK (AP) You always have a feeling at one of Phillip Lim's runway shows that you're at one of the hipper events of New York Fashion Week. You can feel it in the audience, which has a decidedly downtown, indie-music vibe, and you can see it in the clothes.

A big sartorial theme that emerged at Monday's show was embossed neoprene. Lim began with an overcoat in that fabric, in a fresh grapefruit color. Like many of his inventive creations it had something detachable, in this case a leather bib.

Motorcycle jackets were big, too, and Lim showed a peplum version, paired with a gray pullover, a khaki shirt, and shorts again in grapefruit neoprene.

Lim seemingly agrees with many designers this season that coats should be big as in oversized and comfy, and he showed a few. One was in a nice teal color, paired with a black leather jacket underneath, with a "bike snap" detail.

As in many outfits, this ensemble was presented along with seriously cool shoes. Are over-the-knee boot sandals right for fall and winter? (We speak of the sandal part.) Who cares the ensemble was lots of fun to examine.

For those who were thinking about the cold weather outside, though, Lim had a few luscious items in angora: A tunic dress in black, and a pullover, also in black, paired with a striped pleated skirt.

A couple of gem-embroidered tops seemed out of place in their shininess bordering on gaudy, much unlike the rest of the 45 ensembles. Perhaps the most fun item, though, was saved for last: A lavishly embellished denim jumpsuit. For good measure, it was paired with a motorcycle vest in black leather: classic Lim.