Fashion Trends

Fall 2012

Sara Fifi Castany

What the stylish set will be wearing this Fall.

Military StatusDesigners presented their latest vision of the military trend and, while maintaining the structured jackets and bold buttons, this new arsenal is more feminine and stylish than years past.

1. Victoria Beckham.2. Salvatore Ferragamo.3. Burberry.

Mad for Plaid

Bold plaids fashions that include buffalo checks and retro tartans are headed your way this fall. To pull this trend off, combine checkered pieces with solid colors or just throw a hot red shawl over your little black dress.

1. Donna Karan.2. Michael Kors.3. Ralph Lauren.

The Modern Aristocrat

Lovers of all things baroque will delight in this royal style adorned with gold embroideries and a heavy dose of regal attitude.

1. Altuzarra.2. Jason Wu.3. Ralph Lauren.

Little Black Dress

The essential piece in every woman’s wardrobe gets a revamp this fall. The LBD returns with sexy thigh-bearing slits, detailed in leather or lace, and still the perfect go-to outfit for any cocktail party.

1. Versace.2. Narcisco Rodríguez.3. Pucci.

Geometry Lesson

Parallel lines, angle cuts and diagonals have never looked so desirable. The patterns are more subdued this season, but just as powerful.

1. Fendi.2. Carolina Herrera.3. Prada.

Haute Lace

Whether it’s peaking out of your tweed suit or adorning an entire dress, lace continues to be very in. Combined with black velvet or spun in gold thread, the look is elegantly sexy.

1. Elie Saab.2. Salvatore Ferragamo.3. Dolce Gabbana.

Code Red

While burgundy ruled the runways, bright hues of reds did not go unnoticed on sheath dresses, skirts, coats and even outfits fit for a goddess.

1. Valentino.2. Armani.3. Giambattista Valli.

Trendy Tweed

Aside from keeping you warm this winter, the latest tweed outfits offer loads of style. Its versatility can be seen on tailored power suits, sports jackets and even mini dresses.

1. Michael Kors.2. Stella McCartney.3. Ralph Lauren.

The Glamour Coat

The coat is an essential winter piece and this season’s choices will bundle you up with embellishments, trendy belts, classic cuts and military flair.

1. Bottega.2. Burberry.3. Dolce Gabbana.

A Deep Burgundy

The color is more dramatic and moody than any other we saw on the fall runways. Designers used it on dresses, velvet pants, oversized coats, and even shoes, bags and belts.

1. Donna Karan.2. Jason Wu.3. Tory Burch.

Gold Rush

A new gold standard was set this season with head-turning glamazon designs. Gold was used from head to toe or weaved into fabrics for added star wattage.

1. Yves Saint Laurent.2. Versace.3. Ralph Lauren.

Winter White

Usually reserved for spring and summer fashions, all-white designs refreshed the fall fashion runways, as well as the season’s accessories.

1. Alexander Wang.2. Alberta Ferretti.3. Valentino.

Belle of the Ball

A special occasion requires a special ball gown and our fall picks meet all the requirements; elegant, feminine and definite attention getters.

1. Christian Dior.2. Carolina Herrera.3. Marchesa.


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