Although fall trends are anything but that! Color palettes shift towards darker shades with bold pop colors, prints and mixed fabrics. Designers are incorporating both old and new school elements to their collections.

Fall FashionDenim, denim and more denim

Denim is back in focus for the season with cropped styles, unfinished hems and destruction. Statement denim is seen throughout the market from numerous brands. Patchwork, embroidered details, embellishments and two-tone fabrics are just a few of the additions to basics. The relaxed boyfriend and mid-rise carry over from summer as well. True Religion, NYDJ and Rag & Bone have options that are right on trend.

Pair It. Wear It.

  • Pair a two-toned ankle length jean with a statement blouse. Ruffles are HUGE and will be seen on casual tops, blouses and sweaters. Cold shoulder and off shoulder tops are updated with ruffle details. Finish your look with a simple multi-layered necklace and statement bag.
    • Add a bootie in a print or in this season’s pop color, RED!
    • Slip on a trendy Mule shoe to create a lax day look, layered with a basic tee and light textured jacket on a “cool” day. Accessorize with a neck scarf.
  • The Mule
    • The Mule is seen everywhere across brands in all different fabrications. You will see this shoe in velvet, suede, satin and canvas with embellishments and embroidery. This shoe is a modern spin to the classic loafer that adds a chic finish to any outfit. It can be easily paired with slacks, denim, dresses and skirts


Fall FashionMen, denim fits are structured in the leg with slim straights and tapers being the go-to. There is a big focus on textures and fabrics. Brands are adding to fabrications, lending a softer hand and more comfortable fits. Coated denim and dark washes offer versatility and can be paired to fit any occasion.

Pair It. Wear It.

  • Pair a light blazer or sports coat with a short sleeve woven for business casual. Prints and florals remain dominant, so don’t be afraid to add some pizazz to your look. Complete with a Ludlow Chukka Boot or leather Chelsea Boot. Of course you can never go wrong with a classic wing tip or oxford.
  • To dress down this look, layer with a tee and complete with a basic leisure shoe like a Chuck Taylor or Adidas Stan Smith.

Get REDy

Fall FashionAgainst traditional fall shades, red is the pop color of the season. Usually a holiday wear, this hue is entering the scene a few months early styled in head-to-toe ensembles.

  • Create a tonal look by mixing your reds. For example, pair a Crimson bottom or top with a Cabernet to create a color-block. Feel daring? Top it off with another tone of red in your bag and shoe.
    • You can also finish this look with a bootie, boot or heel to fit the occasion.

Ready or Not…

There are a lot of updates to what we consider basic fall fashions:

  • Silk fabrics are seen across both sides. Ladies, you will see lingerie-inspired pieces throughout collections.
    • Men, silk button downs are easily paired for day or night. Ted Baker, Hugo Boss and Diesel have some great wovens that can transform any lax look to business dressy
  • Prints remain and will carry us into holiday. You will continue to see florals with the addition of animal prints and houndstooth.

Don’t go with your basic instincts. Dare to wear this season’s trends.

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