As summer draws to an end, we prep our bodies and our wardrobes for the upcoming fall season (juice detox here we come!) and look forwards to welcoming the new. Whether it’s the reinvention or tweaking of old fashion favorites, or just spanking brand new style inspirations, every style diva waits with bated breath to find out what the upcoming season has to offer.
Cleverly enough updating your accessory trends is a super smart and affordable way to look trendy and in fashion, without having to overhaul your entire wardrobe and spend a bomb in the process.
So listen up girls, and get ready to take notes, as we list out what’s in store for accessories this fall winter 2016-2017. According to Vogue magazine, with fashion in the full flush of a new, maximalist mood, bags, shoes, and jewels have taken center stage. On the Fall runways, the heels were haute, the bijoux was stacked and layered to high heaven, and the bags were furrier or came with accessories of their own. The forecast: Get ready for your most sumptuous season yet.
1. Hiking boots:
These practical and easy to wear shoes have acquired a fashionable edge and are now being hailed as the next big thing on the fashion scene this fall. From flat pairs to high heels, these boots are in vogue and a great addition to your wardrobe. International designers such as Louis Vuitton, Valentino, Jimmy Choo and Rag and Bone have all showcased collections featuring these practical and oh so stylish hiking boots. Paired with jeans, shorts or even dresses, they can add a trendy edge to any outfit, guaranteed to make heads turn.
2. Fur Bags:
Also fashionably called the Furse, these bundles of fur are a great way to update your style quotient and cozy up to your arm candy this season. Fur bags are all the rage, and adding a bit of luxe’ glamour to evening clutches, totes and carryalls. Designers Tod’s,MichealKorrs , Ferragamo and Loewe. Paired with the furry shoe trend, this can be a great way to make a super cool fashion statement.
3. Grandma Purses:
Guaranteed to create a stir and attract with a completely vintage feel, coin purses and tiny old-world bags make their mark on the fashion scene this fall with updated and on trend detailing. Marc Jacobs, Ralph Lauren, Roberto Cavalli and Etro have all done their own version of the grandma purse, from crochet pouches, beaded embellished pieces to modern patent leather takes on old shapes.
4. Platform Heels:
Nineties platforms are back, this time in a super high and stylish avatar. Boots, sandals and even Mary Janes with high platform heels create a stir in the collections of designers Rochas,Balenciaga, Gucci and Roberto Cavalli. A Varied amount of hues, styles and materials are styled into sky high platforms, a great way to add a mod edge to any existing out fit and get hip this season.
5. Hair accessories and brooches:
Pins, trinkets and all kinds of accessories, the trend for hair embellishment continues to make its presence felt this fall, taking a more bejeweled and embellished direction. Designer houses Alexander Mcqueen, BottegaVeneta ,Cristopher Kane ,Dolce and Gabbana and Rhodarte all had a wide variety of trinkets pinned onto their models, from waists , to lapels to head pieces.
6. High heels and Pumps:
After a season of fashion that paired sneakers with everything from jeans to an evening dress, high heels are back in a big way. Balenciaga, Balmain and Lanvin amongst other designers showcased their models cruising down the runway in stylish and sophisticated pumps.
Encrusted, bedazzled and more lavish then ever, this fall’s accessories are all about going over the top and opulent. From pouches to headbands to pumps, this season’s accessories don’t come with much room to spare. Balenciaga,Gucci,MiuMiu and Marni have all flaunted accessories just dripping full of pearl, crystal and metal embellishments and detailing.
8. Cross Body Bags:
Fall’s most convenient accessory is super fun and high on fashion quotient. Cross body bags are the top trend this season, from casual day looks to eveningwear. They have also become more stylish and full of design details in their new and updated version. Prada,Chloe,Valentino, Givenchy and Gucci are all flaunting fun and fashionable cross body bags to keep you smart, stylish and hands free.
9. Velvet Accessories:
This high fashion fabric has evolved from clothes to accessories this season, with velvet shoes, bags, belts, headpieces and even jewelry making waves in the fashion world. Valentino, Stella Mcartney ,Erdem , Chanel and Prada have all shown collections with a libral splash of velvet accessories.
10. Mismatched jewelry:
Combine the old in your jewelry box with new, mismatch your earrings or just wear a clash of different styles, the choice is yours. Mismatching your jewelry is a fun way to flaunt fashion this season, with designers such as BottegaVeneta , Oscar De La Renta , Coach and Roberto Cavalli all showing off this look . It doesn’t necessarily cost a bomb either. One or two new pieces worn artfully with your existing collection can do the job and keep you effortlessly on trend.