The whirlwind of Fashion Month is already one week down, and the fashion crowd has now moved across the Atlantic Ocean to London. With a condensed five-day schedule, New York Fashion Week passed in the blink of an eye. Although the catwalks missed a few of its favorite designers this season, there was still a stunning display of talent from established and emerging designers alike.
Scrolling through the collections that are set to hit the stores for fall, we instantly noticed three trends that will soon be making their way into our closets – read: unexpected slip dresses, a color usually reserved for summer, and more. You’ll have to step outside your comfort zone for this one.
Sunny shades? For fall? For once, we’re not being sarcastic when we say that’s actually groundbreaking. While radiant, warm hues hardly ever go unnoticed, they are especially impossible to miss when they pop up on the fall/winter runways, which are typically more subdued. Bright lemons, vibrant tangerines, and even crimson reds made a striking appearance this season, with Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Brandon Maxwell, and Carolina Herrera promising us a dash of color come winter.
New year, new necklines. Be it asymmetrical, sweetheart, off-the-shoulder, or halter, the Fall/Winter 2020 runways were flooded with décolletage. Leading the pack was Catherine Holstein’s brand Khaite, which has recently gone viral thanks to Katie Holmes. Elsewhere, Prabal Gurung, Area, and Self-Portrait also flaunted their unique takes on exposed necklines.
Slip Into Leather
Love them or hate them, slip dresses are trending – and they’re going to be even harder to ignore with time. The creative geniuses of the fashion world have turned to an unexpected fabric for a brand new take on the classic slip dress: leather. Yes, leather slip dresses are a thing, and we are crushing on them already. Sexy and empowering, a leather slip dress is the perfect melange of soft femininity and bold surprise. Gabriela Hearst, Proenza Schouler, Brock Collection, and Adam Lippes were just some of the labels featuring the slip dress 2.0 in their collections.