Five Top Fall / Winter 2014- 2015 Trends (What They Are and How to Wear Them)

Like it or loathe it, Fall is here! And while editors are filing to Lincoln Center today to take in Spring 2015 collections, your shopping focus should be on Fall 2014.
Sure, temps are still skewing scorching here in NYC, but cooler temps are just around the bend. In order to prepare for the onslaught of nippy weather, take a look at the top 5 Fall 2015 trends, plucked straight from the runway:

1. Sixties Mod
Jennifer Lopez's American Idol Gucci Fall 2014 Black Embellished Mini Dress
As Seen at: Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Saint Laurent, Miu Miu, Valentino and Ralph Lauren.

From Left: Valentino, Louis Vuitton, Gucci

How to Wear It:
Chloe Moretz and Jamie Blackley seen leaving the 'If I Stay' screening in New York

Slip on a sweetly short dress or skirt with a slightly flared hem. Add flirty details like bows or a collar for added effect, and transition into fall by slipping on thigh high boots. J. Lo loves this trend!
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2. Knits
Zendaya's Alexia Ulibarri Fall 2014 Gray Oversized Sweater Dress
As seen at: Céline, Stella McCartney, Marc Jacobs, Haider Ackermann, Tracy Reese, and Sonia Rykiel.

From Left: Céline, Tracy Reese, Marc Jacobs

How to Wear It:

Nuzzle up to a cuddly sweater dress or go daring in knit pants and a matching top. This Fall is all about neutrals, so stick to beigy browns and winter whites.
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3. Fabulous Furs
Rita Ora Seen Out and about in New York City
As Seen At: Just Cavalli, Alexander McQueen, Fendi, Versace, Balmain and Marc Jacobs.

From Left: Just Cavalli, Balmain, Fendi

How to Wear It:
Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian head to their store Dash in New York City
Furs are always on tap for the winter months–this season they’re jazzier than ever! Let your coat do the talking by pairing it with subdued separates.
*EXCLUSIVE* Kourtney Kardashian stuns in orange leather and a fur inspired jacket
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4.Military Penchants
Kendall Jenner Kim Kardashian in Balmain
As Seen At: Balmain, Calvin Klein, Isabel Marant, Vivienne Westwood, Alberta Ferretti, and Paul & Joe.

From Left: Balmain, Isabel Marant, Alberta Ferretti,

How to Wear It:
Gwen Stefani makes her way out of an acupuncture appointment in Los Angeles
It’s all about military green this season, viewed by parkas, boots, and chic skirts. Play with animal prints for added pizzazz, as witnessed in Balmain’s show stopping collection.
Rihanna's Giorgio Baldi Regulation by Yohji Yamamoto Olive Green Jumpsuit + Joyrich LA
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5. Capes & Wraps
As Seen At: Etro, Roberto Cavalli, Burberry Prorsum, Tommy Hilfiger, Barbara Bui, and Alexis Mabille.

From Left: Etro, Roberto Cavalli, Burberry Prorsum.

How to Wear It:
Ponchos and capes are winter staples, so it’s now all about that personal touch. Splash your wrap with your initials, showing the world your singular style.

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And that does it!
Which trend are you excited to rock?


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

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