• 10 Fall 2010 Trends: Ponchos, Shearling, Velvet, and More!

    Hey Guys!
    So it’s way past time to start gearing up for autumn! And of course the Fashion Bomb is here to help you break down the top 10 Fall 2010 trends, provide advice on how to wear them, and offer suggestions on items you can get now to make sure you’re fly just in time for the first leaf drop.

    Check out what you need to gear up:
    1. Ponchos & Capes:


    As seen at: Temperley London, Altuzarra, and G Star Raw.

    How You Wear it:


    Whether charcoal gray or technicolor, minimalist or large and dramatic, capes and ponchos are the new fall cover up. Slip one on with a pair of skinny jeans or go for saucy with a mini and a pair of high boots.

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    2. Velvet & Velour


    As seen at: Alexander Wang, Jean Paul Gaultier, and Diane von Furstenberg.

    How You Wear it:


    Velvet is best in short and chic spurts. Slip on a mini dress or pull on a pair of velvet leggings.

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    3. Camel


    As seen at: Zac Posen, Derek Lam, Chloé, and Erin Fetherston.

    How You Wear it:

    We have a new classic color! Stash your white and black to the side and welcome a little camel into your wardrobe. Slip on a camel dress like at Zac Posen, or opt for a timeless camel coat, as demonstrated at Chloé. For guys? Try a full on suit!

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    4. Animal Prints


    As seen at: Temperley London, Vivienne Westwood Red Label, and Blumarine.

    How You Wear it:

    Go crazy with a wild leopard dress, or even a fun accessory (we love shoes and bags).

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    5. Wide, Roomy Pants

    As seen at: Carolina Herrera and 3.1 Phillip Lim.

    How You Wear it:

    Balance out your wide pants with a fitted, tailored top.

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    6. Military Chic

    As seen at: Aquascatum and Temperley London.

    How You Wear it:

    Military jackets are always chic. Also try a military cap for bad hair days.

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    7. Lovely Lace


    As seen at: Dolce & Gabbana

    How You Wear it:



    Feminine lace is best worn in skirt or dress form.
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    8. Fur Accents


    As seen at: Dennis Basso, Michael Kors, and DSquared 2.

    How You Wear it:


    Opt for a faux fur hat, coat, or stole.

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    9. Sheer


    As seen at: Anne Valérie Hash and Jen Kao.
    How You Wear it:


    This is not for the shy, but in case you want to try without revealing all, wear a sheer top under a tailored blazer, or slip a camisole underneath everything.

    Suggestions:

    10. Shearling

    As seen at: House of Holland, Mulberry, and Sophie Theallet.
    How You Wear it:


    Take it back to the 80’s with a super warm shearling coat, or go bananas like Nicole Richie in HOT shearling boots.

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    Which trend will you try?
    Pix from Style.com.

    Claire

    Claire Sulmers is the publisher and founder of Fashion Bomb Daily, the #43 most influential style magazine in the world.

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