Best of 2013

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Best Fall Fashion Trends For 2012

For Fall 2012 designers are inspired by a wide range of influences, from the elaborate details of brocade and metallic gold embellishments to the dynamic mix of military chic and power pantsuits. Colors likewise reflect these differing moods, encapsulating deep oxblood red and diaphanous whites. Opulent velvets and jacquards with bold patterned fabrics sauntered repeatedly down the runway. Fur and leather popped up in unexpected places with leather in particular taking on a high gloss shine. Below are our favorite picks for the Best Fall 2012 Fashion trends.

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Baroque Brocade

Baroque Brocade

Elaborate brocades and opulent embroidered details were just some of the lavish elements that made up the Baroque inspired looks that infiltrated the runways of Dolce Gabbana, Balmain, Ralph Lauren, Balmain, Valentino and more. ...
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Luxurious Leather

Luxurious Leather

Leather is always a fashion favorite on the runway, but for Fall 2012 designers elevated the fabric to sophisticated places treating leather like traditional fabric. At Derek lam shiny, high-gloss, high-neck dresses, tanks and pantsuits took center stage. Thakoon put an interesting twist on the classicly draped shift dress by rendering it in leather while Marni introduced an oversized yellow coat ...
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Military Chic

Military chic

Military Chic surfaced as one of the seasons" biggest themes with its structured silhouettes, epaulettes and gold buttons. Military inspired silhouettes appeared across runways including Derek Lam, Jason Wu and Burberry Prorsum. ...
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Oxblood Red

oxblood red

Fall 2012 saw the emergence of a fresh new color oxblood, a deep red jewel tone that is flattering to almost anyone. At Sophie Theallet, the designer imagined a Oxblood Red dress that is supremely chic - but also very wearable. Oxblood red appeared on runways from Gucci and Chanel to Alexander McQueen and Derek Lam. ...
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Oversized Coats

Oversized Coats

Oversized coats are one of the most notable fashion trends of the year. At Isabel Marant, slouchy oversized coats are a cool girl staple while Marni introduced a yellow coat reminiscent of classic child"s rain slicker. ...
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Glittering Gold

Glittering gold

Fall Runways were shimmering with gold. Gilded lace dresses sauntered down the runway at Salvatore Ferragamo while Prabal Gurung featured gold coats. At Ralph Lauren and Michael Kors, evening gowns were rendered in liquid-like gold fabric that practically dripped off the runway. ...
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Winter White

winter white

Winter White emerged as one of this season"s biggest color themes. Designers Derek Lam, Chanel, Phillip Lim, Valentino and Proenza Schouler all featured head-to-toe white in their Fall 2012 runway collections. ...
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Power Pantsuits

power pantsuits

Boldly patterned and sharply tailored pantsuits in prints and jacquards emerged as a wittier, slightly retro spin on the perennial menswear trend. Extending the head-to-toe pattern trend seen during Spring, designers at Prada embraced geometric prints, while Marne featured upholstery style brocades and embellished latticework at Balmain. ...
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Velvet Touch

velvet touch

It"s official, velvet is the favorite luxe fabric of the Fall 2012 season. No sheen is as recognizable and no texture as lavish as the regal textile. This season, we saw it on everything from pants to dresses, in solids colors, baroque appliques and burnout patterns. In true Gucci style designers presented green velvet draped on eveningwear or opt for a menswear vest in velvet like at Ralph Lauren ...
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Accent On Fur

Accent on Fur

Fur popped up in unexpected places on the Fall runways from accented collars, pockets, sleeves, skirts and side panels. Designers Jason Wu, Phillip Lim, Marni, Giambattista Valli and Moschino Cheap & Chic all featured fur accents in their Fall 2012 runway collections. ...
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Country Equestrian

Country Equestrian

Fall 2012 is all about modern glamour inspired by the timeless character and refined heritage of equestrian elegance. English country estate inspired pieces were a staple on runways in the form of quilted fabrics, herringbones, tweeds, plaids and chunky cable sweaters. ...
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