The most anticipated Fashion Weeks of the year have ended with a big bang and this season left us in a daze with its in-your-face, audacious and bold pieces bordering on sheer cheek and brazenness.
The style mantra has taken a total U-turn from last year’s bright hues and moved towards a more measured and muted color pallet. The earthy shades with an occasional hit of bold red or deep burgundy were accompanied by a deluge of mauve and pink, glitter lurex and electro furs, daring you to step out of your comfort zone and embrace the coming winters with an eccentric twist.
The coolest part of this season’s apparel was that most separates that were employed to accessorize statement pieces are probably lying right there on the back of your closet. So it’s time you took out those piles of white button-downs, silk tunics, long shoes, over-seized sweaters and hoodies and the fancy gloves as they will complete your fall look to a T!
1. The Leather Takeover!
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The winter collection was rampant with leather details and leather jackets. We absolutely loved the sharp shoulders, puffy volume, oversized streetwear and corseted leather waists. All these key trends came together to create an explosive silhouette and we cannot wait to adorn it!
Here is a round-up of the dominant fashion trends from New York, Milan, London and Paris Fashion Weeks.
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The slip dress is one summer trend that made a smooth transition towards the winter season by employing leather as its main forte along with lace-trimmed silk and velvet. Go for a lot of layering, plunge v-necks and midi lengths to complete your look.
3. Puffer Jackets
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This season’s puffer jackets were glossy and colorful with a playful take on proportions. We love the crop, oversized and overlong jackets that will keep us warm without compromising style
4. Fur Stoles
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The cross body fur stoles taught us new asymmetrical draping styles.
5. High Heel knee length Boots
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Knee highs are back with a bang and they were paired this fall with almost every look. The patent leathers are always the safest way to go, along with velvet and choose those printed ones if you are in a mood to experiment. Lengths varied from just below the knee to thigh-skimming styles and we just cannot wait to put them on!
6. Bonfire Palettes
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Flame reds, glowing oranges and burnt auburn shades were a welcome respite after a flurry of muted collections. The autumnal palette was truly inspiring and we are impatient to dig deeper into this awesome trend!
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This fall, add a turtleneck to your wardrobe and you are good to go. Style it with some of the lightweight pieces in your closet and you will be bang on trend!
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Frills and ruffles from the spring collections have effortlessly transformed themselves for the cooler months in the form of a long sleeve. The frill details could be seen in the blouse sleeves, on the front of dresses, even on sweaters and we are not complaining at all!
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Keep those metallic tones ready for the Fall as they could conveniently be a part of your knife pleat skirts, footwear, and assorted accessories. Copper, purple, and emerald shades are the go-to colors if you are tired of only gold and silver.
10. Statement Bags
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Handbags came with embellished guitar straps which will definitely stir the rockstar in you. Innovative ways in which you can hold your bags definitely got us thinking.
11. Hoodies & Sweaters
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Athleisure is still trending from the previous Fall so match your oversized sweaters and hoodies with the color trends of this season. Reinvent them as elongated sweaters with oversized sleeves and side slits.
12. Shapely Sleeves
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Be a doer and acquire this trend to look super relevant this upcoming fall season.
13. Mini-skirt suites
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Remember Cher’s mini-skirts in Clueless? If you were a fan then don’t worry, the trend is back in 2016. Be creative and style those color-contrasting tweeds with a white T-shirt and a hoodie and you are good to go!
14. Leather Gloves
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The freezing cold weather is an excellent excuse to flaunt these over the top, embellished gloves. The leather and knitted ones will definitely keep you warm!
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Now you will be wearing raincoats as a fashion statement as much as for saving yourself from the downpour! The chic yet functional patent leather trench coats are absolutely drool-worthy and help you finish up your jacket with a classic twist.
Besides these, capelets and chokers would also be taking the season’s trend game, however; Leather is a true winner throughout the Fall 2016 outerwear!