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Fashion To Fall For September 22, 2012

Filed under: Uncategorized — carlawordsmithblog @ 5:11 pm

 

 

Welcome Fall!  Autumn officially begins today and what better way to celebrate my favorite season than to talk about fall fashion trends?!  Temperatures cool down (hopefully!), leaves change color and fall, football is in full gear, and nighttime comes earlier.  What’s in and what’s out this autumn?  Here’s the lowdown on some “all the rage” yet tasteful trends to “fall” for:

 

 

IN AND IN A BIG WAY:

 

For the Feet

Ankle strap pointy heels

(Gianvito Rossi)

 

 

Booties

(Rebecca Taylor)

 

 

Pointy toe shoes (flats and pumps)

(Schultz at Bloomingdale’s)

 

 

Velvet loafers and Slipper loafers

(Alexander McQueen)

 

 

Loafer pumps

(Alexander Wang)

 

 

 

For the Body

All things black and gold (shoes and clothing)

 

 

All things jewel tone (shoes, bags and clothing, especially Hunter Green, Burgundy, and Oxblood)

 

 

Trumpet hems

(Jennifer Connelly in Stella McCartney)

 

 

Brocade (perfect for dressing up or pairing with jeans and flats)

 

 

Menswear

 

 

 

Glitter and metallic, especially gold

 

 

Leather

 

 

Equestrian

 

 

Also…

Embellishments (sparkly, oversize, anything goes!)

Military details (embossed and shiny buttons, epaulets, etc.)

Houndstooth

 

 

For Hair, Face and Nails

Braids

Wine red lips

Burgundy nails

Dark blue nails

Edgy French manicures

 

 

Accessories

 

Jeweled statement necklaces

(Kendra Scott)

 

Collar necklaces

Belts

 

 

WHAT’S BACK AND STILL HOT

Peplum

 

Lace

 

 

Colored denim

 

 

 

Riding boots

(Tory Burch)

 

 

Hi/Low hems

 

 

Also…

Patent leather

Printed Pants

Colorblock

 

 

WHAT TO DITCH OR DONATE

Thigh-high boots

Ombre

 

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One Response to “Fashion To Fall For”

  1. Deb Says:

    Very nice update. Now I’m ready to shop 🙂


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