Fall 2016 Fashion Trends To Know For The New Season
As the fashion month for SS17 is taking place a new season has come upon us: Fall! This means welcome colder days and a new wardrobe for the new season. You need to be a little bold to carry off some of this years AW16 trends, from colours like purple, electric furs, glitter, shiny leather that ruled the runways in the fashion capitals. After a minimalistic summer this winter be ready for a shot of colour, some sharp shoulders, corseted waists, oversized streetwear and puffy volume. Here are 20 of the best fall 2016 fashion trends that you need to know and to start swotting up on now.
Fall 2016 Fashion Trends To Know For The New Season
Houndstooth, plait, tartan and gingham are all big hits for this year, and have been seen on a variety of different silhouettes. Checks is this season’s most surprising comeback, and the hottest trend is to layer different checks and colours together.
A very feminine piece of clothing has been seen paired up over almost anything this season, silhouettes have been structured with leather and metal corsets. What more would you want than to enhance your waist in a beautiful way?
There is no denying that the faux versions are taking over the fall 2016 fashion trends, and the designers have been very creative with their designs. Some were seen throughout in a look, some on hoods, on lapels and collars. The best part about the fur is that there is a good colourful mix.
This was one of the go to clothing items during our childhood, and they are back! They are easy and very stylish, these jumpers can be paired up with very interesting tops below to create a amazing look.
Hoodies was seen throughout different fashion shows this year and they have mainly been famous because athleisure clothing has been a hot trend and because of that people have started incorporating them into elegant clothes as well. The highlight of hoodies has to be Rihanna’s collaboration collection called FentyxPuma.
With a lot of transparent clothing that has been a huge craze this year I am sure many of you want to keep wearing them during the winter. But then how will you keep warm? So layer up, wear all your layers to keep you warm and perhaps the most interesting piece of clothing right at the top. The off shoulder dress on top is definitely a favourite.
Definitely one of the new fall 2016 fashion trends to know and one that might not work for everyone. If you love leather and you like a little shine then this is the look for you, a little seductive sophisticated look.
Extra Long Sleeves
Sleeves are perhaps one element of clothing that has been experimented with the most this year, from removing one side completing to increasing the volume around the shoulders and trying out new lengths. The extra long sleeves is the one to follow this season though, perhaps a nice way to keep those hands warm without gloves.
These are a little retro but very chic, a style for those who like to have just that little something to cover up their look without hiding the entire outfit. Instead of a shawl or a scarf these could be the best alternative for this year.
As mentioned before we have seen a lot going on in the sleeves and shoulder region this year and after the off-shoulder craze, this 80s look of one shoulder is back and is the next big thing.
One of the top fall 2016 fashion trends and spanning further back than that is the look of pleats. Pleats exist on just about every piece of fashion now and the frills are only one aspect of the pleats. It’s a gorgeous look and will continue on being a hot trend till next spring summer 2017 for sure.
The emphasis on military seems to be appearing a lot lately and designers are loving the military details. They have styled up a traditional military jacket with many trends from this year such as printed sections, tassels, chains, pom poms etc and have played around with the lengths too.
The timeless sheepskin is back and is better than ever! On a cold winter day one of these comfy chunky shearling coats will definitely come in handy. Short or long, shaggy or elegant these coats appeared in almost every designers runway show making it one of the most wearable fall 2016 fashion trends.
The Victorian style has been brought back to date with a dash of eccentricity, pie-crust collars, puffed up shoulders and leg-of-mutton sleeves were seen. Along with that lace played an important role to bring this style out and most of the looks were in grey, ivory and black.
This is one of the fall 2016 fashion trends that perhaps anyone could wear and it even lengthens and slims every body type. They look very cool and super comfortable! You will find designers trying to make them look sexy by having plunging neckline effects and they particularly look amazing when the pants are wide legged.
Velvet is always a favourite fabric to wear during the winter along with being a very royal one. It was beautiful to see some of the designs created with velvet on the runways, from playing around with prints to embroideries to simple cuts. Lots of layered looks have been seen with velvet and we can officially say that this is the material of the year.
Single Statement Earring
There is something so tough and fiercely independent about wearing one statement earring on its own. The designers definitely agree with this as it was spotted on a number of runway shows. This is perfect to create a very strong and statement look.
Bow & Tie Up
Tie yourself up this season because it seems to be a very important element in clothing this year, the bows are a sophisticated trend and the lace tie ups are very rustic, sporty and chic. Plenty of silhouettes have been designed that have straps and strings flowing with the garment, giving the outfit a new character.
Shine on everyone! These shiny coats, dresses and skirts are going to be seen a lot during the evenings on your night out.
Lastly lets discuss this season’s stand out colour trend; purple! Different shades of violet were seen on the runway, wear an all purple look if your feeling daring with a fun accessory and embrace this years fall 2016 fashion trends in your look.
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