Yes, the temperatures are still scorching but we’ve got one thing on our mind: fall fashion. September is fashions Near Year and to say we are excited for fall- and winter-wear is an understatement. As with any new fashion “year” there are certain trends that will become synonymous with Fall 2018. Here are seven of them.
The revitalization of the nineties is not going anywhere in the fashion world. Expect to see full tracksuits, bucket hats, oversized sneakers, and more trends from this decade. If you aren’t ready to go full nineties, invest in a bucket hat.
Matrix-like vibes were everywhere on the runways this season. Leather on leather was in full effect – think long, oversized coats and leather pants. If you aren’t feeling too daring, try adding a faux leather jacket – elongated for an extra pop – over a pair of sleek jeans. Feeling brave? Pair it with a pair of leather pants.
More Shearling, Please
Shearling has always been synonymous with fall and winter fashion. Real or faux shearling will last forever and keep you warm the entire time. While some designers went full shearling, others added pops of the fabric to collars, lining, and cuffs.
Another jacket style widely seen during the cooler months is the puffer jacket. Not only do they prevent against winter chills, they look good doing it. This season, try adding a colored puffer jacket. If you aren’t a fan of color, try a faux leather option or maybe a moto style.
Wanna Go for a Hike?
Runways were riddled with pieces that resembled hiking gear. Louis Vuitton, for example, showed python hiking boots and oversized nappa backpacks. The takeaway? Invest in a great pair of hiking boots this season. Whether you wear them to hike is entirely another conversation.
Some might equate brown with the local UPS delivery guy but this season, designers are here to change your mind. Not black and not beige, brown is still a neutral thanks to its ability to pull an outfit together in an unexpected way. Try adding a brown blazer to your work wardrobe or a dark brown bomber if you’re feeling daring.
While the western trend isn’t exactly new, the trend is picking up speed this season. Calvin Klein, for example, included crisp white cowboy boots in their runway show while Givenchy included ultra-pointed ones in their show. And it’s not just about the shoes – western-style jeans (think fringe detailing) and cowboy hats also made an appearance. Start small by incorporating a pair of classic cowboy boots into your wardrobe.
Whether you’re embracing the trends of Fall/Winter 2018 or sticking to your tried and true pieces, there’s always room for one more jacket in your wardrobe. Launching in September, the Members Only Fall/Winter 2018 is chalk full of both classic and on-trend pieces.
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Thanks to British GQ for the inspiration for this article!