Pre-Fall High Street Trends That Are Definitely Worth a Shot!

Esha Amin , 09 Sep 2012
Esha Amin
Esha Amin

Here are bits and pieces on women’s trends which caught my fancy on my browse through look books and street analysis from my travels. Hope you like!

Collar focus

Collar focus
Collar focus

Peter Pans are not just for school girls anymore! This trend seems to strike an awesome balance between modern and vintage as seen in DKNY’S fall’12 show. So ladies, go all out and pick your favourite collared blouse from various prim shapes, exaggerated geometric ones, contrast white collars to embellished and sequin options…

Exotic prints

Exotic prints
Exotic prints

Exotic vegetation, Russian folk-art, winter flowers and tapestry prints have been flashed across recent runways especially love the tapestries by Dolce & Gabbana AW12-13. Even in a simple, sophisticated shape a dash of one of these prints can liven up any drab outfit. You will find a lot of them available in clothes and accessories at high street brands like top shop and Zara. This one’s a must have so hurry and grab the one that suits your taste!

Monochromes

Monochromes
Monochromes

What’s not to love about black and whites! That’s the message coming out this season. Play it up with solid colorblock, dramatic patterns (bold geometric, Aztecs, chevrons, mosaic, kaleidoscopic) or simply make a statement with your favourite black outfit and top it off with white or black and white edgy accessory (killer shoe, bag) or vice versa! It’s just about getting back into one.

Glitzy glitter

Glitzy glitter
Glitzy glitter

Right, metallics are forming an intriguing glamorous look yet again but more practical this time. Feel bold, intense yet feminine without being too girly with lesser sequins, pale foils, pearlised and textured coatings in clothes, accessories and even device cases in keeping with the 60s vibe, try colors like dull golds, pewter grays, soothing mid-tones, and second-skin shades for tonal looks. Look it up at style.com, runway shows by Just Cavalli and CK, you will surely find a way to make this one work for you. You will find easy practical options of this at brands like Warehouse and Vero Moda.

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