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Wearing one color head to toe is a very flattering concept. You look taller and leaner, streamlining your appearance. So how can you take one color dressing from blasé to chic? Follow our do’s and don’ts and you can’t go wrong!
Do introduce another color with fun and interesting accessories to add a touch of pizzaz. Try a fun statement bag or an interesting pair of shoes. This is a great time to focus on the details, as the single color will act as a great canvas to really make them stand out!
Don’t introduce a whole rainbow of colors in your accessories. Not only does that take away from the monochromatic concept, it also takes away from you!
Do play with different shades. No reason to go too matchy-matchy, play up light and dark shades in the same family. Try jewel tones and pastels or rich and soft neutrals.
Don’t get colors that are close together but not exact. While you can wear head to toe in the exact same shade and look like you stepped out of a magazine, you can’t really achieve that effect with colors that look similar but aren’t the same. It just gives the impression that you tried too hard to make it work, but probably didn’t. Think of a suit you bought separately- while the pants may be navy and the jacket might also be navy, each designer plays with a slightly different shade so pairing two different pieces together isn’t a great idea.
Do concentrate on fit. The slimming concept is lost if your garments are ill-fitting. We’re not suggesting it needs to be tight, just that fit you perfectly.
Don’t worry so much about what everyone else is wearing, wear what looks good on you!
Having a bun in the oven doesn’t mean you need to compromise on style. We show you how to wear fall’s hottest trends.
Black and White
In the fall we love long sleeved dresses and this Long Sleeve Wrap Maternity Dress from apeainthepod.com is just what the doctor ordered. It’s high-low seems show off a little leg while showcasing fall’s fun black and white trend. Pair it with a leather jacket and you’re ready for a night on the town.
For women's fashion.
There is nothing more in now than leather, sorry vegans (there’s always faux!). Leather purses, leather boots, leather jackets, etc etc.
Don’t pack up your warm weather wardrobe just yet. Adding leather allows you to wear your favorite spring looks right into autumn. Toughen up a sweet summer dress with a leather jacket like this Michael Kors snap-tab collar jacket. Or add some knee-high boots and a structured blazer to your favorite cotton dress for instant fall glamour.
Now that my last runway article highlighted some of the unique and obscure designer looks, it is only fair that I also discuss the tamer, more wearable looks for Fall 2013. One of the items that is trending big this year in men’s fashion is the “overcoat”. Created from such luxurious fabrics as Merino Wool and Cashmere, overcoats can be a fashionably versatile piece to add to your Fall/Winter wardrobe. Given these choices of fabric, expect upcoming coats to be quite expensive - using a basic bank account, which typically doesn’t include an overdraft option, isn’t the best way to go.
For men's fashion.
One trend that is huge in both men’s and women’s fashion this Fall is leather. Whether you are talking about accessories, shoes, or jackets and coats, leather is one of the most sought-after materials in fashion. Aside from being very durable, warm, and resistant to wind, leather has the ability to last much longer than any other coat than you may have. Most jacket leathers are made from either cow or sheep skin. There are also several different types of leather used when making a men’s leather coat. Glove leather is described as a very soft and pliable leather, which is similar to the leather that gloves are made of, hence the name. Embossed leather has a pattern or image permanently stamped or pressed into the leather. Distressed leather is the process by which the leather is made to look old or “vintage”, even though it still may be perfectly new.
For men's fashion.
As the Summer starts to fade, the clothing colors become richer and the fabrics become a little weightier. In the magazines and on the street, you begin to see more of the greys, chocolate browns, navy blues, and deep burgundy hues in suits, sports jackets, trousers, and shirts. One way to keep your darker colored clothing from becoming drab, is to dress them up with interesting ties for Fall 2012. All across the Web are huge selections of designer ties in many different fabrics, patterns, and colors.