We’re always looking for new styles to add to our closets so we look to fashion magazines, celebrities, and our favorite designers’ fashion shows. Let’s talk about the items that you would want to add to your closet next fall.
- Soft Nostalgia: This material was once described as “interchangeable” in the 1920’s. Sportswear has continued to evolve through the decades due to the need for easy to wear, everyday dressing.
Key colors: Soft pastels, Brown, primrose, Apple blossom, rich caramel and Blushed mahogany.
Key prints and patterns: Heritage checks, Garden blooms.
Key items: Skirts, sporty style jackets, oversized cardigans & slim tailored trousers.
2. Bespoke Abstraction: The concept of reconstructed tailoring is always evolving. As designers continue to break traditional grounds by decoding sartorial sensibilities, updating them with details contrary to form. Long-over-long appears with extended tunics, dresses, and diagonal or angular cut jackets styled over fluid trousers or soft leisure pants.
Key colors: Black, white, Navy, Grey, Red & Blue.
Key prints and patterns: BauhausGeometrics, inspirations.
Key materials: Wool blend, cotton & wool twill.
Key items: Extended jackets, oversized shirt, long pencil skirts & shirt dresses.
3. Elevated street: A/W 18 gives rise to a globalized street culture where influences from around the world are shared and remixed. The elevated street direction is youthful, expressive and nostalgic. Retro pieces are fused with classic street items and reinterpreted in a patchwork of clashing prints and vibrant colors.
Key colors: Red, Yellow, Denim Blue, Aubergine, Blue, green, navy, orange, Grey, and Black.
Key prints and patterns: Florals, checks, stripes, branding.
Key materials: Denim knit, leather silk, luxe wool blend, Nylon, quilting, metallics, and plastic.
Key items: Broad-shouldered jackets, oversized coats, zip thru tracksuits and cargo pants.
What will be your go-to style? Is your style elevated street style, Soft Nostalgia or Bespoke Abstraction?