While temperatures continue to stifle here in Austin, the rest of the world is buzzing about the upcoming fashions for fall 2014. While sweaters and coats are still a long way away it is still fun to dream. So what is hot for fall?
Your fashion icon for fall 2014 is 60s fashion icon, Twiggy. With her mod dresses and playful accessories she is the epitome of fall fashion 2014. Fashions include mini skirts, patent leather Mary Jane's, go-go boots with a modern edge, and mod hairstyles such as the classic bob.
Ever since Annie Hall made menswear a must wear, women have been stealing staples from their husband's/boyfriend's closets. This season is no exception. Try a pair of menswear shoes as an alternative to boots. If you are feeling brave rock a suit to a formal event in place of a dress. You will be sure to turn heads!
Shearling is back this season ranging from small accents on handbags and gloves to coats loaded down with shearling details. Many of the coats have an exotic vibe with colorful prints and patterns accented with shearling details.
Sportswear has made a big comeback this fall. The styles combine mesh and fleece while maintaining a classic feminine silhouette. Try the look in bold primary colors.
Knits were everywhere, from head to toe. All knit ensembles in neutral tones as well as bright fun colors hit the runway. Feeling bold? Try the trend in an all knit outfit that includes knit pants!
Ponchos and Capes
Models were draped in these free flowing ponchos in many runway shows. Many of the ponchos were nonchalantly placed over shoulders, which highlighted the effortlessness of this style. Try a poncho in a pattern that mixes earthy tones for a Southwestern vibe. If you prefer a more feminine approach many of the capes had delicate details such as embroidery, beading and fur hoods. These capes seem to be straight out of a fairy tale!
Some items that continue to stay in fashion from previous Fashion Week shows were military inspired trends, leopard prints, exotic furs, including ostrich feathers and oversized coats.
Posted on Wed, October 8, 2014
by Leigh Ellington filed under