We’re we are writing the October issue of the Go Girl’s Ezine, the new York City Fashion Week – Spring 2006 is underway in Bryant Park complete with runway shows and extravagant parties. In response to NewYorkMetro.com, the brand new up and coming designers to watch are Miguel Pena, Doo Ri, Sue Stemp, Sari Gueron and a few more names sure to be seen within the fashion magazines.
Great! So the designers have already set the trends for spring and you are not decked out for fall yet. Here are a number of tips and trends for Fall 2005.
The Uptown Looks are chic with a nice price tag too:
For Men, Prada is the name of the sport and for a different label try Burberry London or Calvin Klein Collection for suits. For women, it’s silk all the way in 3.1 Philip Lim, Ferragamo, Rochas or Chloe. Add fur and cashmere to warm it up a bit.
Now what are the rest of us going to wear? To start with, find ways to recycle what you have already got. For those who followed our advice and have classic base pieces, then you must just add some trendy accessories. And in case I actually do should say it. UGGS are CASUAL. They aren’t the thing this season but when it’s essential to keep wearing them, don’t pair them with anything more than casual clothes, and we mean CASUAL. Did everybody get that?
OK so where were we? Yes, the fall trends.
1. Velvet has replaced corduroy because the winter fabric du jour.
2. Belted jackets, sweaters, and pants are in but be careful in case you have large hips or bust. You may make yourself look event more top or bottom heavy.
3. Feminine and romantic are the two adjectives of the season (to a degree). Ruffles on blouses seem to follow the rule of the bigger the better this season.
4. Vintage is still in and so are peasant skirts, tunics and knee-high boots.
5. Jewelry – chunky with large beads or polished stones or long strings hanging down nearly to the waist.
6. Layering – superlight knits in layers with the bottom layer extending beyond the top.
7. And on this last one, just remember we report on the trends. We don’t set them. Fur and hides are back. Leopard prints are out but crocodile is in.
Before you go out and buy everything listed within the fashion magazines, remember it needs to be you and it has to suit you. For some reminders, we recommend rereading our article Your Wardrobe: 7 Basic Steps to Success before hitting the pavement.