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Women's Autumn / Fall 2010 Clothing Trends
Autumn / Fall 2010 fashion trends are on the horizon. With the new season comes a lot of new looks and, for those that aren't new, new takes on established fashion trends.
Autumn / Fall 2010 Clothing Trends:
Military fashion Lingerie as outerwear Leather clothing Buttoned-up collars Cut out clothing Knee high socks White tights Women's camel coat Velvet clothing Neo double breasted jackets - Sheer clothing - Capes
From army green to shearling lined boots. military is now about functionality and utility. Gone (but not quite) are the decadent lashings inspired by military uniforms of the Georgian and Victorian eras. though like all true fashion trends. Following on from Spring 2010 the women's military trend. . and takes its cues from 20th Century military uniforms. But while fashion trends tend to burn out within a few years. Rather.Military fashion Military remains a trend for Autumn / Fall 2010 but not as you've previously come to know it. If the 18th and 19th centuries originally inspired women's military fashion. it's now a trend that's far more subtle but no less appealing. in 2010 the military trend will evolve. Military fashion as a trend is nothing new. turns away from the pomp and ceremony of military inspired clothing we've become accustomed to. the women's military fashion trend isn't going anywhere. then it's true to say that in 2010 it's inspired by the military uniforms of the 20th century. like the men's (below).
Army green is the color. .If army green is the trend's color. And that's because of it's dual use as a an embellishment on aviator boots / military fashion boots and a coat's collar. . then shearling is it's fabric.Key Elements Women·s military fashion runs parallel to the new men·s military fashion trend in that there are several key motifs: . followed a distant second by navy. .A great coat / military jacket is the key piece for the Autumn (Fall) / Winter wearing of the style.
How to wear it in 2010
For the military fashion trend pick from the two key looks: army and aviator. While the army interpretation is all about army greens it can still be broadly interpreted and we've seen it styled successfully with everything from cropped shearling collared coats to loose fitting cargo pants. A word of warning though: we have the odd occurrence of camouflage print, we'd recommend you avoid it for the time being it's simply too soon a come back. The aviator interpretation of the trend is far less open. It's about a sleek look with slim cuts. And forget military green, this is all about darker hues with dark-brown leather jackets.
Lingerie as outerwear
It's not necessarily about wearing your smalls in the street in the cold of Winter, but wearing underwear as outerwear is never-the-less a trend for Autumn (Fall) / Winter 2010. A mixture of sexuality and femininity, the trend encompasses everything from exposed bras and stay ups right through to delicate laces. Given it's for the colder months there's also a strong undercurrent of layering lingerie inspired pieces into outerwear.
courtesy of the ripped stockings trend. one that is trans seasonal. and while I exude a general disdain for that decade I can't help but admit that certain fashion elements which emerged from it do have a place in this decade and the next. . and not just an accessory.The last time we saw a shift towards lingerie as outerwear was the 1980s. and one that emerges as we pay fresh attention to tights and stockings as a feature piece. And in many ways this may become one of the ubiquitous fashion trends. And so it is that we see various pieces of underwear return to the fore as outwear to feature amongst 2009 and 2010 fashion trends.
This does have the detraction of making them only suitable for the Spring/Summer seasons however. . Back then bodices and boning gave way to free-flowing pieces that took. and continue to take. Slips and camisoles may just well be the best use of lingerie as outwear as their intricate detailing and light fabrics often make their quality on par with dresses one might find on the high-street.Slips and Camisoles First emerging on the catwalks in Spring/Summer 2008. lingerie-inspired garments have their basis in corsetry. their inspiration from delicately feminine lingerie.
shin length boots). such as the sheer fashion trend. it's not too hard to envisage a slip paired off against heavier. leather belts and chunky heels.If you're looking to try slips and camisoles as outwear look to pair it with other fashion trends. If you're looking to take inspiration from the catwalks pair the look with bold accessories. But remember it's a feminine look. so one that is harder to pair with heavier elements (but not impossible. .
. As a fashion trend in 2010.Leather clothing It's no great secret that the humble leather jacket has become a wide-spread wardrobe staple over the last few Winters. however. women's leather clothing is being taken to a whole new level.
coats. vests. shorts. . they're all there. Hermes even pulled out a full leather jumpsuit as part of their aviation-themed collection. capes.Leather in 2010 can take the form of pretty much any item of clothing. skirts. Pants. If you can name it the odds are that someone's sent it down the runway in leather.
while the likes of even Yves Saint Laurent have seen daring leather corsetry pieces hit the runway. . it's no surprise that this trend will move into the realm of leather underwear. Bondage elements like harnesses and leather straps are creeping their way into mainstream fashion.Leather Underwear With lingerie as outerwear a major fashion trend.
Balmain epitomised the look with tiny skin-tight leather minidresses. in 2010. most 2010 leather fashion pieces fall into the rock-chic and fetish camps. Leather leggings were huge on the Autumn (Fall)/Winter 2010 runways.Leather Accessories While of course leather bags and belts are nothing new. and Donna Karan Autumn (Fall)/Winter 2009/2010 . as did Miss Sixty with their zip-covered leather hot pants. How to wear it: Whilst some collections .used leather pieces for a classic vintage-inspired look.like the afore-mentioned Hermes Autumn (Fall)/Winter 2009/2010. be much more common. leather in other types of accessories will. .
Fashion. sophisticated look.Buttoned-up collars Forget the grungy. and tuck away your baggy. as fashion is wont to do. hitting on a more refined. has taken a pendulum swing in the other direction. open-fronted boyfriend shirt (for now). The brilliant thing about the done-up collar as a 2010 fashion trend is that it's simple. And so starting now there's only one key way to wear your shirt: buttoned up to the very top. . requires nothing all that new and it's transseasonal: start wearing it in Summer 2010 and carry it through to Fall 2010. layered-over flannel.
If that sounds like your think. its sexiness is rooted in its modesty and stems from an understated air of confidence. Naturally then. collected. buttoned up shirt can be made overtly sexual for the coming seasons. But let's not forget: this is an era of overt sexuality where over the knee boots and see through tops become fashion trends that leave the catwalk and make it to the streets. you can balance out the coyness and pair it with some shorts or a miniskirt. Just as with over the knee socks. . the humble.Buttoned-up collars and how to wear them The key to the buttoned-up look is that it should appear put together.
however. As for the cut of the shirt. short or long sleeved shirts. on the opposite end of the spectrum you can try a crisp buttoned-up shirt with tailored high-wasted slacks (ensure tidy fits and clean lines) for sophisticated minimalism. And be sure not to forget about the humble shirt dress either. the buttoned collar can work with sleeveless. .If you'd like to keep things demure.
There are many. but to give you a head start here are our pointers on just a few: . and some will not. Experimenting is of course key. shirts and jeans. your immediate thought might be that the buttoned up shirt look is a continuation on the theme. Not so.Types of collars: After years of hearing of boyfriend blazers. It's not just about men's business shirts and a stock-standard collar. many different types of shirt collars from you to pick from. Some will work with this trend.
. Button-down collars: these are pointed collars with small buttons at the ends. especially as a classically glamorous evening look. Club collars: a men's softly-rounded collar that was popular in early part of the 20th century. sixties look. with a wide spread. Contrast collar: where the collar is a different color or fabric to the rest of the shirt (typically a white collar and a colored body). So perfect for creating a cute. and particularly good in a navy and blue combination. Regent collar: what we'd consider today a standard type of shirt collar you can't go too wrong here. A gentlemen would use a collar pin to fasten the collar down. perfect for doing an immaculate masculine yet feminine dandy look. A cutaway collar works best in high-quality fabric. you could also vary it with a brooch. The Peter Pan collar: a women's collar that's small and rounded. Great if you want to add some unique and interesting detail into your buttoned-up shirt outfit. Not your best option . Cutaway collar: one that cuts away almost parallel to the shoulders.if worn without a tie they can end up looking too flat. Tuxedo collars / winged collars: there's no reason you can't make a tuxedo collar work.
edgy territory. girlish sexiness that's balanced out perfectly by your geek-chic high collar. or go for chic minimalism with a crisp white shirt paired with a tan leather skirt. Work a strict buttoned up shirt into an on-trend military outfit.Complimentary trends Pair a buttoned-up shirt with leather pieces to keep the look firmly in modern. Buttoning up can also work perfectly with sportswear influences. Pull on some knee high / over the knee socks. For a complete contrast. You can rock up a shirt by adding a leather biker or bomber jacket. . pair a sporty pair of pants or shorts with a high-buttoned shirt in a sheer or silk fabric. It will inject a sense of playful. As well as shirts you can also go for sporty buttoned-up polo shirts.
especially for a night-time look.Accessorizing the high-buttoned shirt A necklace. It could be a simple chain through to a bold statement piece. A ribbon wrapped around and tied either in a simple knot or a bow is an effective DIY accessory. . Plus velvet is a strong option. try and brooch or pin. For a variation. is the perfect accompaniment. If that's your cup of tea look to the ribbon suggestion above or the female dandy trend. The buttoned up collar trend is above a visually uninhibited collar and a tie will be far too dominant. One accessory we'd avoid: ties. or layering of necklaces.
but accessories as well. Seen in a variety of styles. And it did so for more than clothing. the cutaway detailing can be worked from the subtle to the sexy.Cut out clothing Normally a clothing style exclusive to Spring / Summer. . the cut out / cutaway made a big impact on the Autumn / Fall catwalks. with the cut out pieces worked directly on top of skin or 'filled in' with sheer fabrics.
while you'll also find it in the collection fused onto the likes of shoulder detailing. 2. and that success comes down to the combination of the cutaway trend with the sheer trend for some heavily sexualized elegance. If anyone has made a success of the trend then it's Preen by way of their Preen By Thornton Bregazzi Spring/Summer 2009 collection. leaning somewhat towards 2009's exposed stomach look. Chloe's interpretation of the trend is subtle.1. classic elements such as a keyhole feature on the back or chest lend themselves perfectly to the cutaway clothing trend. then Herve Leger undoubtedly infused sex into the trend on their Herve Leger Spring/Summer 2009 catwalk. But it goes a long way to prove that basic. If Chloe was subtle. 4. While the above picture is a perfect little black dress there are plenty more examples to be found by following that link and looking through the pictures. . Jean Paul Gautier mixed the cutaway trend with variety of shapes and silhouettes. 3. The above adds it to a long. flowing dress perfect for Summer in the Mediterranean. Again with a hint of the exposed stomach trend.
to layering of socks over tights. eye catching detail to an outfit.Knee high socks Given that thigh high boots are on trend and that they can't be worn every day (unless you've amassed a big collection) there has to be an alternative with similar appeal. and much needed. From the sporty to the sparkly. Or over the knee socks. a great pair of socks can add that extra. Hence for Autumn / Fall 2010 you'll find yourself rummaging through your sock draw and donning a pair of knee high socks. . Or thigh high socks.
Best of all. Normally a humble accessory that most women hide.In a year in which thigh high boots will be so prominent. And whilst there'll be several styles of socks popular in 2010. knee high socks (and similar styles) will be one of the defining looks to work into your wardrobe. . this fashion trend should come as no surprise. socks as a women's 2010 fashion trend will be at the fore. they're transeasonal and will be perfect alongside a number of other Fall 2010 and Spring 2010 fashion trends.
Sock styles & lengths that are in for 2010 It goes without saying that all manner of socks aren't suddenly a fashion trend: pair your Louboutin heels with a pair of gym socks and the fashion gods shall undoubtedly frown upon you. . Rather. to compliment your 2010 wardrobe consider investing in three predominant styles: .Thigh high socks Undoubtedly thigh high socks will make the greater statement. but styled correctly any can make an outfit.Over the knee socks .Knee high socks .
. . Try both styles on . as going only a short distance above the knee could result in socks that 'bulge' on your knee.If you've got big thighs.How to style knee high socks & thigh high socks in 2010 Though I'm not a big fan of rules for fashion trends (fashion trends primarily come to be courtesy of people breaking the rules) there are some simple pointers to get the thigh high socks and knee high socks fashion trend right. Pick the length wisely: they have to suit your body's shape. thigh high socks will draw too much attention to them .Knee socks that finish below the knee may compliment your bone structure more than those knee high socks which finish above the knee.Knee high socks that cut off just below the knee are more likely to give you a slimmer look. Thigh high socks provide a perfect alternative to exposed stay-ups from 2010's lingerie as outerwear fashion trend.
But avoid chunky and overt knitted socks: they were last a fashion trend back in 2007. Nor should you be afraid to color and texture. thus. Don't be afraid to layer. Avoid pairing knee high socks with tartan and plaid skits unless you can otherwise avoid the school girl overtones. imply greater height. . particularly if you want the socks to be a focal piece of your outfit. If you're in a colder climate then knitted socks might work for you. Knee high socks and over the knee socks worn over sheer. and trends seldom repeat themselves so quickly. The Gossip Girl look for girls is fast becoming a faux pas. patterned stockings can add a whole new dimension to an outfit. The hem should be no lower than the middle of your thigh. knee high socks that cut off below the knee are best paired with a shorter hemline to expose more leg and.If you're short.
but don't be afraid to experiment with tap pants. hot pants. and short shorts. thigh high socks in particular provide the perfect alternative Dark thigh high socks under over the knee boots make for a strong look Avoid knee high socks and thigh high socks with body suits. .Fashion trends complimentary to knee high socks Closely related to lingerie as outwear.
Most distinctive. Alexander Wang's Spring 2010 knee high socks are backless. shorts and hot pants along with open toed boots. however. heels and wedges were a marked distinction. were the cut of the socks.Street style & the catwalk: who has been wearing them Gaspard Yurkievich's Spring 2010 catwalk featured layered socks with a combination of knee high socks over above the knee socks Alexander Wang's Spring 2010 catwalk featured knee high socks that finished below the knee. With an elasticized top. . Though some were in grey tones reminiscent of some school uniforms. their pairing with skirts.
it's such a refreshing change from the usual dark winter colors. Because... tanned legs. bronzed.White tights If there's one major objection to white hosiery it's usually that we're all on an eternal quest for beautiful. So why would we ever cover our pins with white? Easy. if you do it right. . So for Autumn / Fall 2010 / 2011 we challenge you to step out in white tights.
or leggings. tights. off-whites or cream tones. Avoid sheer stockings. This is the best way to overcome the never-seen-the-sun look and make it obvious you're deliberately adorning your gorgeous pins with a fresh. The rules (in so far as there ever are any) are simple. For more about socks as a trend.How to wear white tights Firstly. bright shade of white. Go for opaque block colors. They can be stark white. or just about tights. when we talk about white tights we're not just talking about white. White socks Obviously another option to white tights are knee high / over the knee socks. . They can be stockings. follow that link.
Never fear . . white tights and black heels.At its simplest. . this look can work with just a black dress. experiment with different textures or black and white prints.Styling ideas for white tights Classic black and white You want to wear white tights but you're scared of getting too extreme with color. .black and white is your safe option. .If you want to mix it up a bit.For a more rock-chic take add in some thigh high boots.
modern pieces and . this is where you work in white tights with minimal.Layer over ankle socks to add color and/or texture to white tights. Keep fabrics to stretch cottons and jerseys.White leggings are perfect for an ultra-modern sporty look. . .with other current fashion trends.Pair with sleek block colors but in muted hues.in particular . . greys or modern leather pieces. .Modern and minimal A little harder to define.
wiggle dresses. leggy in flowing swirling prints and furs. go for minidresses. Shifts.Work them in with bold.For sixties looks. think of 60s/70s fashion icons and you're well on your way.For seventies looks add earthy tones and prints like paisley or soft florals. baby dolls . orange or purple. Or you're a seventies bohemian Veruschka. . emerald green.Pair white with nautical navy and red in vintage cuts. minidresses.just keep them short. . white tights and flats. . .Vintage You're a button-nosed sixties Twiggy or Jean Shrimp ton in a colorful minidress. bright hues like yellow. Perfect for those two decades of fashion. minidresses. .
leather..Perfect with a countryinspired cape or duffel coat. . . . or plaids. or.Go for creamy colors. you get the idea anyway.Perfect with a palette of forest green..Try pairings of tweed.Country chic You should be picnicking amongst Fall's yellow leaves. . tans and browns. beige. or flaneuring through the woods.Experiment with cosy winter wool-blends and knits like cable knit or herringbone. or curled up with a book in a country cabin. . .
such as varying tones of off-whites and creams. .Pair tights with a cream dress and layer over a cosy belted knit.For another variation. try outerwear in darker but still neutral tones like tan.For a ski-bunny look try white leggings or tights with a pair of fur boots and a Fair Isle knit.For variations.Best with differentiated tones. . dove grey or soft pink.Snow queen Any cooler and you'd be getting around in a wicked sled pulled by wolves or polar bears. wool-blend coat. . or soft white fur. . . introduce pastel tones like icy blues. .
or light grey. Navy also works a treat if your outfit is suitably matched for it. don't be afraid to wear bold colors on your feet. Unless you're going all black and white. soft metallic particularly silver or gold.Part of the trick of white stockings and tights is finding a pair of shoes to match. . nude. If your outfit is made up of lighter colors you have the option of light brown or tan leather shoes. black shoes can be too heavy for some looks. If you're going for a brightly colored vintageinspired look.
the camel coat is the alternative to the classic trench in 2010. Better in Autumn and in late Winter. Instead. it proved impractical for the season's coldest days and wasn't worn en force until we were already on the verge of Spring 2010. you'll be able to keep it for Fall 2010 as well. We blame that fact on the fierce weather that blighted so many seasons. the camel coat didn't make a strong appearance on the streets until late Winter 2010. On the streets. If you haven't laid your hands on one already. as fashion shifted its focus from blacks and greys the camel coat has proved the perfect layering piece for the cold days we're still facing. however. Long a staple for men and normally relegated to our Winter wardrobes. But the late appearance of women's camel coats has done them no harm. .Women's camel coat Despite having been popular on the catwalks. do so: perfect for early Spring. the camel coat featured prominently amongst women's Autumn / Fall 2009 collections.
and particularly as one of the major fall 2010 fashion trends. the velvet revival comes in many forms. But for the most part I fall into the velvet-lovers camp because there are also many times when velvet can go so darn right that it's hard to bear any longstanding grudge. there have been some velvet disasters. sure. and shudder at the thought of a post90's velvet revival. If you're a hater. People who loathe its existence.Velvet clothing Velvet has many enemies. don't turn away just yet . I can find that position mildly understandable.as a 2010 fashion trend. . wish it was never invented.
it happened. docs and velvet circle skirt and don't even think twice about smudging on the black eyeliner and letting your hair get as dirty and messy as a back alley love affair. . and crushed velvet became the fabric jour? Well even if you don't remember. then look to the likes of Jil Stuart (plush velvet. add in other elements of current fashion trends . boots and beanies) and Alexander Wang (pseudo-corporate tailoring and interesting cuts). sharpen it up. But I digress . Mix it up. more sophisticated twist however. Courteny Love tapes were playing on your walkman.and you're well on your way to bringing the crushed velvet revolution out of the 90s and into the now. take my word for it . and now the crushed velvet thing is back. Actually.Velvet: the looks Grunge Remember in the 90s when petticoat dresses and docs were cool.if you want to go velvet-as-grunge by all means pull on your camisole. all of it is except for the tape part. If you want to do velvety grunge with a modern.
let's not forget how velvet started out life: luxurious. sweeping cobalt blues of Richard Nicoll. For Fall 2010 we saw it in the frocks of Bibhu Mohapatra and Dolce & Gabbana.Elegant The polar opposite to grungy. vibrant colors of Nanette Lepore. True velvet made from silk falls and drapes with an unmistakable elegance. the medieval puffed sleeves at Ralph Lauren. and adorning the shoulders of the regal and the rich. . in the body-hugging rich red velvet of Antonio Berardi. and the stunning. the floor-length. and that's the look to go for if you're going to do classic velvet. draping.
Zac Posen's flared-leg hippy pants and interestingly paneled tops were another unique take.Whimsical When it's not being grunged up for the street or dished out on the red carpet. Louis' subtle velvets in beige and rich midnight blue have all the allure of a vintage carnival. Peter Jensen put velvet into puffy little tartan shorts. . In digging through the multitude of velvet looks from the Fall 2010 runways. velvet's been busy getting interesting. however. Executed with an utter sense of whimsy and femininity. none did I love quite so much as those by Julian Louis. fanciful and even fun.
The velvet dandy look is completely opulent yet ohso-sharp .don't be afraid to go a little over the top. a perfectly crafted velvet jacket or suit creates a to-die-for female dandy look.Dandy One of the most striking uses of velvet.from Regency era men's jackets and coats through to velvet blazers and suits that were popular in the 60s and 70s. Look for historical tailoring . . Karen Walker created a midnight blue velvet suit that hit the modernity nail on the head. D&G¶ s mix of velvet waistcoats and jackets with hot pants or flowing white gowns was a unique way to mix it up. and Rochas brought us this ruffled black ensemble (below).
.. the more longevity.Capes and cloaks are awesome.Tips on wearing velvet . Headbands. If you mix capes with velvet. are all but completely grunge and you may be best off making these a seasonal rather than a long-term investment piece. handbags or gloves are some prime examples. I'm not saying don't do it . it's a recipe for turning invisible or getting sawn in half by a magician. Slouchy crushed velvet minidresses with spaghetti straps. don't forget that you can always inject a bit of velvet into your wardrobe by way of accessories.If you don't want to go all out on velvet clothing.Obviously the more classic the style. bows. . . however.just choose wisely or you'll wind up looking like you belong at Hogwarts.. but the sum of these two parts does not equal velour tracksuits.And I've said this already but just to be sure. in most any fabric. Sportswear may be in. velvet may be in. . for example.
The neo double breast is a perfect trend let for creating simple yet sophisticated impact in a jacket. . waistcoat and jacket.Neo double breasted jackets The neo double breast takes simplicity to a new level. often just with two-buttons. architecturally cut to be striking and often straying from traditional fabrics. So what does it all evolve in to for women's Fall 2010's fashion trends? The neo double breasted blazer. In recent years we've seen the rise of the female dandy and the return of double breasted suits for gents.
Neo double breasted coat at Bottega Veneta Fall 2010 .
Think minimalism taken to the nth degree. nothing showy. Nothing fancy. Neo double breast jacket at Givenchy Fall 2010 .So what's the difference between double breasted pieces and those of the neo double breasted variety? The cut. just a cut so architectural it can't help but be striking.
and isn't that the current. layers. overarching theme to all fashion trends? Come this Autumn / Fall have the confidence to mix your sheer clothing with other trends and key looks and you'll be onto a winner. Run your eyes over both Autumn (Fall) / Winter 2010 and Spring / Summer 2010 trends and you'll find sheer fabrics used in a multitude of ways: tight sheer pieces. and plenty of people are wearing it. see-through tops. and dresses that scream 'look at me'. and the much sought after delicate.Sheer clothing Mixed with fine laces. feminine draping. But it's not all about tight. and that means extra care. the sheer trend in 2010 mixes elegance with sex appeal . Just be conscious of the fact that sheer pieces are revealing. Sheer fabric remains one of hottest fashion trends for 2010 and 2011. .
Capable of being mixed up and styled in a plethora of ways. But capes and cloaks have existed. capes return for this year's colder months. Seen on the catwalks of Halston and Preen. to 16th century decorative shawls. from military officers capes and 1940s fur stoles. this is a style that will suit both high fashion and those days when you just want to throw something on. From early Medieval mantles. until now.Capes Having made a strong impression in Autumn / Fall 2009. the cape in its more sophisticated forms has seen nothing of a major comeback on the streets that is. . to the fringed ponchos of the 1960s. capes in their various forms will be amongst the most elegant of fashion trends. through much of our known human history. And yet it doesn't have to be. The cape is back on the agenda as one of the major 2010 fashion trends. amongst others. But since the humble poncho had its hippie revival. in one variety or another.
or on the straight. here's a quick rundown of some of the more common styles.usually with slits for the arms instead. Capes / Capelets A cape in the broader sense is pretty much any form of outerwear that opens at the front. but to keep you up to speed. . Capelets are any type of short cape that covers the shoulders. and has no sleeves .Styles In theory there are more varieties of capes than we could possibly go into here. so this is definitely a trend we foresee for the coming colder seasons. Capes can be cut in a full circle. The Autumn (Fall)/Winter 2010 runways were filled with capes.
typically mid-calf but often as long as ankle-length. rather wraping around as an outerwear garment. Shawls. Traditionally they've been made from luxurious fabrics like silk. Cloaks tend to be completely sleeveless. or fur. while Ralph Lauren had a number of other evening-wear examples. Stoles & Wraps These are usually loosely-worn or wrapped around the shoulders. and Luella all had their own takes on the classic fur stole in their Winter 2010 collections.Cloaks A cloak is similar to a cape only generally longer . . Jaeger. Kenzo. usually for evening wear. brocade.
and Valentino who's fur-trimmed pieces are the pinnacle of elegance.Ponchos A poncho is usually a closed square of fabric with a hole for one's head to go through. Marc Jacobs was one of the few who ventured into poncho territory on the Autumn (Fall)/Winter 2010 runways. How to wear them Like much of 2010 fashion. through to the fur bubble capes and stoles of the 1940s and 50s. the cape best fits into any of the following looks: Elegant Taking inspiration from the loose cocoon styles of the 1920s. On the 2010 runways look to DKNY. nothing says classic elegance like a vintage cape. .
Gothic For rock-chic styling with a gothic edge go for flowing black cloaks or leather capes. to the wizardly magic of Tsumori Chisato. Quirky From flirty. the cape trend presents an opportunity to dress up and have fun. For the bold and individual dresser. Partly rooted in the cyberpunk influences which have risen up in the past few years. Guy Laroche and Yigal Azrouel were spot-on with their takes. to the Frenchclown inspired ruffle-necked cape at Erin Fetherston. flouncy frills at Chanel. . yet with more of a Romantic touch.
Elegant. Gothic. and Quirky Styles .
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