Hi everyone! Happy Monday! As the cold fall days have set in here in Michigan, I thought it would be the perfect time to share the fall trends I am most excited about. Even though I don’t look forward to the cold…the fashion part makes me excited.
Yet another summer has come and gone, and with it went all of our favorite playsuits, gladiator sandals and floral flocks. The best of the summer festival fashion might be gone but not all hope is lost. This seasons styles include chic knits, elegant footwear and fabulous faux furs.
If you're looking for a season style update then I give you a look at the top trends that will dominate the high street and designer stores this season. Most are a simple and easy way to update your wardrobe for the season.
1. Fabulous faux fur
If there's one fabric that stage a huge revival at the 2012 Fashion Week runways it was the oh so controversial fur. Now, in its real form this stuff is the worst of all evils, so steer clear. But it it’s a good looking fake and you’re prepared to explain yourself to the odd PETA campaigner, then faux fur is the way to go. I also highly recommend vintage fur.
Nothing says old Hollywood glamour and style quite like a fabulous fur coat, not to mention the fact that they make incredibly warm and practical garments for the cooler months.
2. Killer boots
The boot has made a drastic change in the fashion world. No longer is it the footwear of Volvo driving soccer moms, the boot has been reborn and revamped for a younger crowd. Of course, they still keep your feet warm and dry – the staple concern of the traditional boot wearer – but this new hybrid also incorporates urban chic and edgy street style.
Some brands have nailed the look better than others but the latest line of ted baker shoes have been particularly good. The western inspired brown leather boots are ideal for wearing with skinny jeans and include a zip and tassel detail on the back. I simply love them.
Things are heating up a bit and it’s certainly not from the sunshine! Leather has made a huge comeback and has been spotted everywhere. Luxurious leather leggings create a popular, wet look design which is commonly paired with an oversized knit or cardigan.
Leather minis in a tight or pleated style have also been spotted in all of the high street stores. And of course, the ever-popular leather jacket is back – in both the grungy oversized biker style or as a chic and fitted jacket classic. Steer clear of pleather (plastic-leather) jackets however, as it’s one item that always leans towards cheap and tacky. Save up and spend the money on a good quality one, you won’t be disappointed and it will last forever.
4. Heritage and country chic
There is certainly a lot of old world glamour inspired pieces floating around this season. Think everything from understated tweed skirts, 1920s inspired headdresses and leather ankle boots.
Any of those items are sure to take your wardrobe right into the fall/winter season!