Fall Trend Report: The Pieces You Should Be Wearing Now!

By Christene Carr

The Sweatshirt Update

This fall the sweatshirt is a versatile item of clothing seen paired with leather pencil skirts and stilettos, pajama pants and ankle booties, leggings and knee high boots and a myriad of other combinations. The sweatshirt is now more than that item of clothing to be borrowed from boyfriends, it is one of this season's must-haves.

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  1. DKNY Cotton And Leather Sweatshirt - $295


  2. TEXTURED SNAKESKIN PATTERN SWEATSHIRT - $49.99


  3. French Connection Ditton Sweatshirt - $98


  4. 3.1 Phillip Lim quilted phoenix oversized sweatshirt - $575


  5. IRO Printed Sweatshirt in Black - $225




Little Black Leather Dress


If you don't have a little black dress, LBD, in your wardrobe you might need to rethink some things. This season everything LBD is coming up leather and we love it. You don't have to go full on Matrix and rock and a skin tight leather dress, you can opt for a dress trimmed in leather or faux leather and shop for "leather look" fabrics that are likely more affordable and more forgiving on the body.

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  1. Thakoon Leather-trimmed ribbed wool dress - $930


  2. Rebecca Taylor STRAPLESS LEATHER PANELED DRESS - $495


  3. Miss Selfridge LEATHER EFFECT CUT OUT DRESS - $80


  4. 'VALENTINA' BLACK LEATHERETTE BODYCON DRESS - $173


  5. Black Sleeveless Contrast Leather Pleated Dress - $79.99


  6. VIONNET leather paneled shift dress - $1358.18


  7. DIANE von FURSTENBERG Wrap Dress - Glam Leather Trim - $525.00




The Jacquard Skirt

Fall generally means more texture and this year Jacquard is hot, hot, hot! The structure of this fabric makes it perfect for pencil skirts, skater skirts and peplums. The variety of weaves and patterns means there is something for just about every woman’s body and budget.

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  1. PETER PILOTTO Sphere Blue-Multi Jacquard Isaac Skirt - $499


  2. Richard Nicoll Front Split Lurex Jacquard Skirt - $584


  3. Dagmar Jenat patterned jacquard-knit pencil skirt - $250


  4. SKATER SKIRT IN MONOCHROMATIC JACQUARD - $25


  5. Camilla And Marc Anchar Jaquard Skirt - $440




Asymmetry

Symmetry is beautiful, but in fashion asymmetry is bolder and more edgy. The right asymmetric piece can hide a multitude of sins while making you appear as though you have your fingers on the pulse of what's both fashionable and trendy.

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  1. Forever 21 Street-Chic Twisted Skirt - $14.80


  2. Trouvé Asymmetrical Faux Wrap Skirt - $78


  3. Donna Karan Modern Icons asymmetric stretch-jersey dress - $1,895


  4. HALSTON HERITAGE Asymmetric crepe dress - $395 ($165.90 on sale)


  5. HELMUT Helmut Lang Knit Asymmetric-Hem Pullover - $230


  6. Danier Leather Jacket - $369




Which trends will you wear this fall?

Christene Carr is an adept marketing generalist who has a particular passion for the health, beauty and wellness category. She currently serves as a Digital and Social Media Strategist where she works with fashion, beauty and lifestyle brands. Christene is also the Associate Editor, writer and Social Media Strategist for ThisThatBeauty, a top tier beauty blog.
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