Get fashion-friendly and gear up for the colder weather with these trendsetting tips. Streamline this season’s stylish autumnal and winterish trends with your own seasonal wardrobe. Bring what’s in vogue down-home and down-to-earth to suit your style.
From pantsuits to power pleats, step out confidently in an empowered, independent businesswoman look. Get the style scoop on these and other top trends, and wear a wardrobe that’s cat-walk graced, making it your own.
Collection of colors gracing the fall 2021/winter 2022 runway: hot pink, purple, mustard. Get gorgeous in a plethora of different shades of green, too.
FASHION FRIENDLY WARDROBE TIPS, TRICKS, AND TIDBITS
- ‘Tis The Season to Boot Up – Get into boot-legging, pairing any type of boots (e.g., ankle/combat) with leggings and jeggings.
- Invest in Vest and Chilly Weather Outerwear – When the cold weather comes a-calling, layer it up. Mix ‘n match with some staple wardrobe pieces like a cashmere sweater, flannel, wrap, leather jacket, or puffer coat. Stay warm and be fashionable.
- Don’t Part with Summer Staples – No need to part with all your summer wardrobe. Be creative and innovative in the art of layering. Pair camis with cardigans and crop tops with long sleeve shirts.
- Play With Different Elements – Who says you can’t pair combat boots or a bomber jacket with feminine florals? Try a combination of masculine and feminine pieces that speak to you. Fashion is not one-size-fits-all. Just be yourself, think outside the box sometimes, and have fun with it.
- Adjust as Desired – Bored with your regular tee shirt? Grab those scissors and crop it as desired to make it more flattering. You can even cut some fringe and make ties. Tired with the same ol’ pants and long sleeve shirts or button-downs. Simply cuff the bottoms or sleeves.
- Accessible Accessories – A simple scarf is a versatile tool to complete your look or take it to a whole ‘nother level. Wear it around your neck, waist, or as a top. Want to add some interest around those eyes? Try some fashion eyewear, whether glasses or shades. And find the right belt for your look.
FALL 2021/WINTER 2022 LOOKS – HOT OFF THE RUNWAY
- Graphic variations of leggings – Prada, Pucci, and cut-outs – Dion Lee, Awake Mode
- Swing it ‘60s style with a more modern and monochrome look/feel
- Get cool and comfy with plush parkas that say “super ski chic”
- Alice and Wonderland and Queen of Hearts – diamond shapes and checkerboard patterns in classic black, white, and red – Casa Blanca, Gucci, Dior
- ‘70s floral wallpaper, not wallflower – Victoria Beckham, Patou, Acne Studios, and Kwaidan Editions
- ‘70s flared pants – Zimmerman, Stella McCartney, and Ferragamo
- ‘50s tailored school uniforms – Max Mara, Etro, Celine
- Neo ‘20s feathers, fringe, and embroidered dresses – Loewe, Prada, Paco Rabane, and Rokh
- Ski suit – Chanel, Miu Miu, LA DOUBLEJ, and Etro
- Chic silhouette with hi-waisted pencil skirt paired with crop top – Maximilian, Jacquernes, Emilia Wickstead, and Gucci
- Bustier – Dior, Sportmax, Rokh, and Loewe
- Sci-fi retro silhouette that’s strong, simple, and sleek – Nanushka, The Attico,
- Sheer Romantic – Embroidered with satin roses, sequins, and bows – Alberta Ferretti to Dior, Giambattista Valli and Simone Rocha, Gucci, Versace, Valentino, and Coperni
- Ninja-esque Body Suits – Maximilian Davis, Halpern, GCDS, and Emily Wickstead
- Color-iffic in the brightest hues of the rainbow for color therapy – Chanel, JW Anderson, Burberry, Roksanda, and Thebe Magugu
- Baggy, wide-legged dark denim, some as comfy as yoga pants, so try a downward-facing dog – Schiaparelli, Celine, Carolina Herrera, Molly Goddard, Rokh, Peter Do, and R13.
- Pretty Puffers are no longer just for winter in the mountains but have graced many a fashion model on the catwalk – Balenciaga, Louis Vuitton, Longchamp, and Michael Kors.
- Preppy Sweater Vests – classic pieces that are lovely layered – Staud, Apiece Apart,
- XX Long sleeves with no need to cut off your arms’ long lines by cuffing them. And an added benefit? Keeping those hands warm – Gabriela Hearst, Raf Simmons, Giorgio Armani, Max Mara, and Balmain
- Shimmering sequins that are ‘20s meets opulent ‘80s reflect the light and illuminate your look – Connor Ives, Giorgio Armani, Prabal Gurung, Dolce & Gabbana, Carolina Herrera, Erdem, Isabel Marant, Prada, Valentino, Markarian, Givenchy, and Alberta Ferretti.
Check out the fall/winter beauty article in this issue to complete your looks. And, remember, it’s not about trying to be someone else or slavishly following fashion trends, but about being the best version of you and having fun with fashion!