While we’re all probably still upset about the fact that we didn’t have a summer this year, with the nights growing darker earlier and a palpable chill in the air this week, it’s finally time to give up any chance of a ‘late burst of the sun’ and really embrace the coziest season.
Here are the 13 winter fashion trends that we’re all falling for right now.
Cut Outs: This recurring trend will be recognized by those with their finger on the fashion pulse, which is fantastic news for the world of sustainable fashion since it means that all of the cut-out items are still in style.
Floral Outerwear: Florals are never out of style, but after dominating the dress scene for almost a decade, outerwear is the next to join the party. Flouncy French flowers, in particular, are all the rage for autumn and can be found on everything from maxi jackets to scarves.
Going for Green: Kermit the Frog green is one of the season’s trendiest colors. Make sure your next bold buy is Granny-Smith-green, whether you want to go all out or just test the waters with a less overpowering flash of the color sprayed on an accessory or a garment.
High/Low Dressing: Layering your favorite cozy knits over or under your finer eveningwear can make them not only more comfortable but also more flexible for daytime.
Logo-Mania: For a few seasons, logos were out of favor, with the chicest dressers opting for subtler references to their favorite designer brands. Brand names and insignia are plastered all over outfits this season, from dresses to bags, dungarees to belts and boots.
Mega Knits: Knitwear is usually huge news as soon as fall arrives. When it comes to knitwear in fall, the possibilities are unlimited: XXL maxis, countless layers, and warm accessories.
Micro Minis: The thigh-skimming mini screams post-lockdown fashion, which is why even people who are only hesitantly re-entering society may be lured by it next season. From September onwards, expect to see one on every other seat at the bar, as it is the polar opposite of a cozy tracksuit.
Out Out: Let us introduce you to the Out Out trend if you’re seeking a major sartorial transformation. Consider sparkly, glittering, flaring, shimmering, skin-baring belters that make you wonder, “Can I really wear that?” until you realize you can wear whatever you choose.
Punchy Puffers: The puffer jacket, another reoccurring style that will have wise consumers digging through their closets next season, will have a major moment this autumn/winter. The bolder the item is, whether in terms of color or general silhouette, the better.
Shades of Brown: If bright, dramatic colors aren’t your style and you like the more muted, low-key end of the color spectrum, next season’s whites and creams should be replaced with moodier browns. To get full marks in this trend, mix your tints and make sure no other colors slip in.
Shirt Dressing: Simply put on your favorite fresh white shirt underneath a dress. That’s all there is to it. The layered collar will offer a stylish, formal depth to an otherwise more casual look, whether your dress is strapless, v-neck, round neck or a tight bustier style is worn around the waist.
Solo Saturation: This fall, it’s time to go big with your color, but unlike previous seasons, when clashing tones were all the rage, it’s all about keeping your style monosyllabic. Do you have your eye on a bright lemon yellow blazer? Get the trews as well, and think about a matching purse and shoes, along with it.
Strong Suiting: It’s no wonder that suiting dominated autumn/winter with so many of us returning to the workplace soon after spending nearly a year crouched over our laptops at the kitchen table. Next season, we’ll see a lot more flared designs, with both jackets and pants taking on a more relaxed form.