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Trend Report: Fall 2012

We have put together a comprehensive Trend Report for the fall season that showcases the ten top trends seen at the fall runway shows and explores how you can make each trend your own.


Trend Report: Fall 2012

While the fall runway shows are long behind us, the mark they have left on the fashion world is not—and we plan to celebrate that mark at every chance we get. First up, we have put together a comprehensive Trend Report for the fall season that showcases the ten top trends seen at the fall runway shows and explores how you can make each trend your own. So, what are you waiting for? Click through to today’s Trend Report to check it out!

Razzle Dazzle
The trend: Ornate embroidery, smatterings of gems, and elaborate appliques.
Seen at: Valentino (pictured), Louis Vuitton, and Jason Wu.
Try it: A.B.S. by Allen Schwartz’s Gold One Shoulder Dress ($149) and Antik Batik’s Embellished Silk Dress ($650).

Luxe Leather
The trend: Leather everything—from laser-cut dresses to bulky trench coats.
Seen at: Rodarte (pictured), Balenciaga, and Givenchy.
Try it: Joie’s Aloisa B Leather Dress ($798) and Blue Valley’s Stud Leather Biker Jacket ($216).

Winter Whites
The trend: Bright white separates—from oversized coats to flowing skirts.
Seen at: Derek Lam (pictured), J. Mendel, and Alexander Wang.
Try it: Aqua’s Pea Coat in Winter White ($168) and DV By Dolce Vita’s Long-Sleeved Val Dress ($132).

Peplum Party
The trend: Peplum waits on everything from jackets to dresses and tops.
Seen at: Peter Som (pictured), Jill Stuart, and Preen.
Try it: Zara’s Peplum Dress ($60) and Topshop’s Flower Embroidered Peplum Top ($76).

Modern Military
The trend: Tailored military jackets, army green hues, and utilitarian separates.
Seen at: Victoria Beckham (pictured), Burberry, and McQ by Alexander McQueen.
Try it: Sisii’s Military Leather Jacket ($1,198) and McQ by Alexander McQueen’s Leaf Dress ($725).

Asian Persuasion
The trend: Obi belts, Kimono-style silhouettes, and silk bird prints.
Seen at: Rag & Bone (pictured), Jason Wu, and Proenza Schouler.
Try it: Labour of Love’s Bird Print Dress ($163) and Oasis’s Blossom Print Dress ($78).

Oversized Outerwear
The trend: Oversized and boxy coats, layered ponchos, and cozy capes.
Seen at: Gucci (pictured), Jil Sander, and Alberta Ferretti.
Try it: Vince’s Oversized Peacoat ($595) and Loft’s Oversized Open Sweater Coat ($90).

Go For Baroque
The trend: Layers of lace, shimmering brocade, and ornate embroidery.
Seen at: Moscino (pictured), Dolce & Gabbana, and Etro.
Try it: ASOS’s Dolly Dress ($129) and Torn by Ronny Kobo’s Pointelle Knit Dress ($288).

Red Red Wine
The trend: Deep red hues for everything from fur coats to leather pants.
Seen at: DKNY (pictured), Tommy Hilfiger, and Diane von Furstenberg.
Try it: Alice + Olivia’s Long Sleeve Goddess Dress ($330) and T By Alexander Wang’s Burgundy Mesh Trim Dress ($265).

Fall For Fur
The trend: Fur on shoulders, fur on sweaters, not to mention cozy fur coats.
Seen at: Fendi (pictured), Rachel Roy, and Altuzarra.
Try it: Twelfth St. by Cynthia Vincent’s Faux Fur Jacket ($345) and Rachel Zoe’s Brooklyn Raglan Faux Fur Jacket ($375).

Photos: Getty Images, Imaxtree

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