New shapes, new hues, and a whole new mood: the new season is now! From oversized overcoats to tapestry prints to the most recent incarnation of military — and more pants than you can shake a leg at — here are the most definitive trends of Fall 2012.
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After a stretch of blustery, almost-winter days, it’s easy to get into a comfortable rut, sartorially speaking. You know the routine — the one where you live in oversized sweaters, leggings, and maybe a cape (if you’re feeling adventurous), day in and day out.
Well, have I got news for you: There are scores of other legitimately awesome fashion trends that you’re missing out on. Haven’t worked a leather top yet? What about a velvet skirt? And wedge sneakers? YES, these are all definetely worth the risk! I challenge you to try five of my favorite cold-weather looks. But, naturally, I’m also giving you the pro advice you need to pull ‘em all off in style. So, go ahead — it’s time to live a little!
The easiest way to add both a feminine touch and some modern polish to your wardrobe? Swap out a basic wardrobe piece — like a button-up shirt or a blazer— with a lacy replacement.
Forever 21 Lace Solid Trim Shirt, $13.50, available at Forever 21.
Ralph Lauren Denim & Supply Lace Blazer, $198, available at Macy’s.
I’m obsessed with my Isabel Marants but a cool alternative are these babies for sure — they add a little extra height, but they’re super comfy, too.
Steve Madden Olympiaa High-Top Sneakers, $99.95, available at Steve Madden.
H&M Sneakers, $49.95, available at H&M.
Ash Bea Nappa Wedge Sneakers, $295, available at Amazon.
DANNIJO Gold-Plated Collar Necklace, $320, available at Stylebop.
Piano key necklaceBanana Republic Piano Key Necklace, $89.50, available at Banana Republic.
Equal parts tough and tasteful, leather (and its faux counterpart) adds a decidedly grown-up edge. Look for tailored silhouettes, and remember, small doses go a long way — leather sleeves and panels are easy ways to spice up basics.
Charlotte Ronson Lambskin Leather Top, $450, available at Shopbop.
3.1 Phillip Lim Leather-sleeved Silk Crepe de Chine Dress, $995, available at Net-A-Porter.
Tinley Road Vegan Leather Peplum Top, $98, available at Piperlime.
Velvet is definitely having a moment, and why shouldn’t it? Luxe, cozy, and impossibly rich, this classic winter-wardrobe staple looks great in any form.
Mango Velvet Peplum Skirt, $39.99, available atMango.
Marc by Marc Jacobs Galya Velvet Dress, $398, available at Marc Jacobs.
Mango Sheer Under Layer Velvet Top, $49.99, available at Mango.
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Bundle up. The parka had a big presence on the Fall 2011 runways — from Rag & Bone to Altuzarra (left), the options on offer were a plenty. And with the likes of Phillip Lim, Jason Wu, and Alexander Wang all showing versions of the parka’s lighter-weight cousin — the anorak — for Spring 2012, it seems that sporty toppers are here to stay. See below for five stylish ways to wear yours, this Winter and beyond.