Fall/Winter 2016/2017 – How to Wear

Office Wear

Winter & harmattan 2017 outfit ideas for the office directly from the runways.

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When wearing a sheer top like the model for Veronica Beard, please do wear a non-transparent camisole

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The model wearing a trouser suit (Pant suit) for Brandon Maxwell can have her shoes replaced by a court shoe. I think that would be more appropriate.

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FOR THE PARTY SEASON

Trouser suit

You can switch up your party wardrobe with this sexy trouser suit or pantsuit. If it is too open showing your cleavage, you can add a camisole.

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Short, Knee length & not so… Long dresses & Skirts

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Asymmetry

One the hottest trends for this season. Especially the style by Zuhair Murad.

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Shimmer and Shine

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Slits

Either on the side, front or a single slit or double slit, is all a must do. Remember, if you have a slit that’s too high, you should wear either a short or a short skirt inside, because you can’t afford to look trashy for the holiday parties and apart from that you feel much more comfortable.

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Sheer

Sheer dresses, shirts, skirts etc are going to be wildly popular for the next season, so………. investing in one right now, is not going to be a bad decision.

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Corset

Corset dresses, shirt etc, always makes an effective sexy statement.

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Leather

It is usually cold during this season, so adding leather to your wardrobe is really going to be helpful. Some tips on how to wear leather this season making use of some pictures.

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Make – up

Yes, make-up, I have always wondered how I can put the top make-up trends together and still look good and I got some pictures from the fall/winter 2016/2017 fashion shows. Huge trends – Berry stain lips, Heavy charcoal eyes, pink lips, red lips, sexy looking untamed eyebrows, nude pink lips, dark lips, kajal eyeliner etc.

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Sweater

Okay, i guess everyone knows a sweater is a knitted garment intended to cover the torso and arms. For this season, some of the sweaters are even embellished. So you can sparkle and shine while keeping yourself warm.

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Jeans wear

The fall season just officially begun like a week ago and wearing our jeans for fall, has to be surely different from summer. A lot of jeans wear were seen on the fall runways. These styles are from the runways and look books of this season. I hope you all love them.

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FALL/WINTER 2016/2017 JEWELRY AND ACCESSORIES

Rings

Rings trending for this season – leather rings, crystal rings, wearing a ring on each finger and rings with writings on them.

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Pearls

Most pearl jewelry for this season are kind of combined with something (chains, crystals, studs etc). But, Chanel and a few other designers made use of only pearl.

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Sunglasses

For this season, there were a lot of clear lens sunglasses on the runways but also trending – colour block frame sunglasses (Carolina Herrera, Marni, Fendi, Chloé etc), embellished sunglasses ( kenzo, Vivetta etc) , single colour frame sunglasses (Coach, Michael Kors, Gucci, Max Mara etc), top bar sunglasses (Prada, Giorgio Armani etc ), cat sunglasses, coloured lens sunglasses (Fendi, Opening Ceremony), etc.

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Brooches

Can brooches really help to take your outfit from drab to fab, i guess so, with the different styles of brooches for this season. The traditional crystal brooches were not really that too common. Alexander McQueen, Dolce and Gabbana, Yuna Yang, Christopher Kane, Emporio Armani, etc.

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Choker

90s comeback with this season chokers, I disagree. Instead, there were more Victorian Chokers on the runways – Retro charm pendants, Antique lace and Statement velvet collars. Bibhu Mohapatra, Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, Adam Selman, Tadashi Shoji, Daks, Oscar de la Renta, Osman, Peter Pilotto, Jill Stuart, Luisa Beccaria, etc.

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Bracelet Cuffs

Inspired by ancient Greek and Roman, it is always an eye catching piece. Esther Noriega, Emporio Armani, Dsquared2, Tory Burch, etc.

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Chains

Chain necklaces can go with everything. For this season, gold, silver and bronze chain necklaces were more prevalent on the catwalks. I guess no colour chains for this season.

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Charm bracelets

Charm bracelets are worn by almost everyone this days, am guessing a lot of people will be buying into this trend.

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Pendants

Pendents are one of the most trending for this season either small or big. Davidelfin, Hermès, John Galliano, Fashion East, Baja East, Coach 1941, valentino, etc.

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Flower and Leaf necklace

Gorgeous different shapes of flowers and leaves can be worn to achieve this trend.

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Pearl and Something

Gucci, Marchesa, Marni, Stella Mccarthy, etc.

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Breastplate necklace

Breastplate necklaces have been worn since ancient times and are always very beautiful and timeless. Alexis Mabille, Dries Van Noten, Ion Fiz, Anna Sui, Juanjo Olivia, etc.

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FALL/WINTER 2016/2017 HANDBAG TRENDS

Unusual Shapes

Nina ricci red sequin ruffle handbag that kind of looked like a sea creature, Chanel’s spool bag, Manish arora guitar handbag, Moschino jacket handbag and the king of Unusual shapes for handbags this season Dolce & Gabbana (chandelier handbag and many more).

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Small handbags

Channel, Louis vuitton, Undercover, Fendi, etc.

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Belt bags

Prada, Phillip lim, Celine, Vanessa seward, Channel,etc.

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Envelope, wristlet, clutch

These handbags are only made to carry the essentials and can be used for both day and night events. The most common of them all are the wristlet. Vivienne Tam, Karen Walker, Ppq, Anya Hindmarch, Diesel Black Gold, Yde, Felipe Varela, Menchén Tomás, Louis Vuitton, Balenciaga, Paul Smith, Veronique Leroy etc.

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Chain strap bags

Bags with chain straps have always being popular courtesy Chanel. The chain straps for this season, comes with crystals, tassels, and even studs attached. Alberta Ferretti, Blugirl, chanel, Michael Kors Collection, Felipe Varela, Saint Laurent, Dolce & Gabbana, Charlotte Olympia etc.

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Tassels and Fringe bags

Investing in these type of bags for this season is not going to be a waste at all, because they are also good for the spring and summer seasons. It was also on the trendy list of bags for last season. Elisabeth franchi, Hannibal Laguna, Felipe Varela, tod’s, Aldomartins etc.

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Bucket bags

Markedly useful, durable and even dependable are the characteristics of this bag. Being a key trend last season, its refusing to give its spot to any other bag shape and remains at the top. Dsquared2, J. Crew, Alberta Ferretti, Hannibal Laguna, Giorgio Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, Emporio Armani, Lanvin, Marni, Shiatzy Chen, Simon Miller etc.

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Embellished bags

Dazzling embellished bags for this season are ideal for every day use and special occasions. Being a statement piece of the season, they can add glam to any outfit. Valentino, Alexander Wang, Lela Rose, Ppq, Miu Miu, Marni, Dolce & Gabbana, Elisabetta Franch, Sonia Rykiel, Felipe Varela, dsquared2, Giorgio Armani etc.

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Colourblock bags

In order to create a smart and sophisticated look, one can accessorise with the colour block bags for this season. Thinking because its fall, the colours are going to be dull you are mistaken, because they are really vibrant and eye-catching. Alice & Olivia, Vivienne Tam, Coach, Rebecca Minkoff, Anya Hindmarch, Emporio Armani, Aigner, Elisabetta Franch, Davidelfin, Sportmax, Salvatore Ferragamo, Lanvin etc.

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Print bags

Fashion designers – Menchén Tomás, Giorgio Armani, Blugirl, Balenciaga, Jorge Vázquez, Tommy Hilfiger, Desigual etc.

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Box bags

Most fashion designers had box bags in their collection, consisting mostly of clutch bags. Some of the box bags for this season, are even transparent and look like lunch boxes and others look like treasure chests. Roksanda, Naeem Khan, Christian Siriano, Charlotte Olympia, Salvatore Ferragamo, Elisabetta Franchi, Gucci, Louis Vuitton etc.

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FALL/WINTER 2016/2017 HAIRSTYLES AND HAIR ACCESSORIES

Hair scarves

Bad hair days? This season is giving everyone a variety of beautiful head scarves to use. Head scarves for this season come in prints, patterns, bright and even in dull colours. Label by Ritu Kumar, Preen by Thornton Bregazzi, Simone Rocha,I’M Isola Marras, Sophie Theallet,

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Head warmers

The fall/winter season comes with a lot of cold, so keeping your head warm is a must. Oak, Polo Ralph Lauren, Angelo Marani, etc.

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Turbans

Turbans for me, are definitely not limited to any religion and are easy to tie. if worn properly, makes you look ‘elegante’. Vikiliberman, Jeffrey Rogador, etc.

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Buns

For this season, everyone can make their own choice and don’t have to stick to just high buns as before because either high buns, low buns, braided buns, messy curly buns, double buns, side buns or even bangs and buns are all trendy this season. Fashion designers – Sacai, Shiatzy Chen, Bibhu Mohapatra, Creatures Of The Wind, Daks, Moschino, Antonio Marras, Loewe, Les Copains, Leitmotiv, Marchesa, Nicholas K, Temperley London, Tory Burch etc.

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Pins

Hair pins for this season come in a bunch of different sizes and colors, and they also range from plain, alphabets attached and to jewelry encrusted. Max Mara, Dolce and Gabbana, Coach, Blumarine, Paul & Joe, Ports 1961, Thom Browne etc.

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Bangs or Fringes

Side swept bangs, parted bangs, choppy bangs, asymmetry bangs, pixie cut bangs are all fashionable for this season. Giving different looks – fun, flirty, sexy, super edgy, it gives one a wide range of bangs to select from. Mugler, MSGM, Ohne Titel, Kenzo, Jill Stuart, Cristiano Burani, Bottega Veneta, Antonio Marras, etc.

Side swept bangs – Bangs cascading down the side of the face.
Parted bangs -Splits naturally and tapers to a longer layer.
Choppy bangs – A bit shorter and straight across, except the ends, which need to be somewhat uneven.
Asymmetry bangs – Have one side shorter than the other side and the middle, a lot shorter than either side.

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Gelled

Classy or casual gelled hairstyles are an option for this fall/winter season and it happens to be one of the most used by fashion designers on their models. From super slick to messy and tousled, a hair styling gel is sure needed. Fashion East, Emporio Armani, Jil Sander, Nehera, Ion Fiz, Mulberry etc.

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Curls

This trend was huge for last season and it is still going to be a huge hit for ladies this season. Polished Curls, carefree boho chic curls and Sweet romantic curled bangs were all present for last season and are also trending for this season too. Afro curls have made a come back. Vivienne Tam, Ralph Lauren, Concept Korea, Topshop Unique, Altuzarra, Trussardi, Dsquared2, Etro, Jacquemus, Lanvin, Fendi etc.

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Center – part

Everyone is sure used to this hairstyle already. Center part hairstyles in a zigzag pattern – Mashama, Kate Spade, DSquared2 and Courreges, perfectly smooth and clean -Dolce & Gabbana and Adam Selman, victorian era – Missoni and Luisa Beccaria. Other fashion designers – Blugirl, Barbara Bui, Andrew GN, Hermès, Davidelfin, Juanjo Oliva, Concept Korea etc.

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Side – part

Fay, CG, Anteprima, Arthur Arbesser, Antonio Berardi, Marissa Webb, Michael Kors Collection, Escorpion, Saint Laurent, Proenza Schouler etc.

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FALL/WINTER 2016/2017 SHOE TRENDS

Men -like shoes

Androgynous footwear lines have been on the fashion scene for quite sometime now. Women’s brogues are also stylish and pretty classic. You can even get a metallic hue if desired. Boss Women, Karen Walker, Thom Browne, Uma Wang, Valentin Yudashkin, N21, tods, Paul Smith etc.

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Flat shoes

Ladies can now break free of high heels with ballet profiles and other flat shoes styles of this season. Blumarine, Bottega Veneta, Elisabetta Franchi, Emilio Pucci, Giambattista Valli, Girlpower, Pascal Millet, Elie Tahari, Tory Burch, Joseph etc.

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Colourblock

Multicoloured shoes as everyone knows by now, adds a vibrant note to your outfit. Anyways, it is one of the most loved trends by designers this season. Go get yours. Mary Katrantzou, Anteprima, Emilio Pucci, Courreges, Thom Browne, Emporio Armani, Rodarte, Moncler Gamme Rouge, Paul Smith, Prada, Sacai, Sportmax, etc.

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Print and Pattern

Fashionistas this season can express their fun side and also show their wild side with the print and pattern shoes trending this season.It comes either full on, a little detail, mix print or mix pattern. Fashion desiners, naming a few – Tory Burch, Leitmotiv, Les Copains, Maison Margiela, Francis Montesinos, Mary Katrantzou, Isabel Marant, Uma Wang etc.

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Metallic

Trending last season, there were more of gold and silver metallic shoes, but a lot of fashion designers are adding more colours this season. On the runways, there were gold, silver, bronze, sky blue and even purple metallic shoes. Maya Hansen flat forms in silver metallic, Off-White had their sneakers in metallic, including Valentino, Gucci, Vivienne Westwood, Fyodor Golan, Charlotte Olympia, Prabal Gurung, Charlotte Olympia, Coach, Naeem Khan, Tommy Hilfiger, Genny, Bottega Veneta, Felipe Varela also had metallic shoes in their fall/inter 2016/2017 collections.

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Boots

Knee length – Marissa Webb, Prabal Gurung, Gabriele Colangelo, Chanel, Francis Montesinos, Diesel Black Gold, Fashion East etc.

Thigh high – Thigh high boots are one of the most stylish type of boots ever. A lot of fashion designers are also in love with this boot style for this season, so………….. it’s definitely a must have. Naeem Khan, Ellery, Jacquemus, Ohne Titel, Dennis Basso etc.

Booties – Dolce & Gabbana, Paul Costelloe, Jenny Packham, Giulietta etc.

Calf boots – Ana Locking, Jeremy Scott, Moschino etc.

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Wedge

Wedge boots are more popular this season than any other style of boots. Not really a fan of wedge boots, its okay because the other styles were also present in few designers collections like – Alexander McQueen, Gucci, Charlotte Olympia, Prada, Maison Margiela, Marchesa, Marni and Agatha Ruiz de la Prada.

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Lace up

One of the hottest trends of last season, this style of shoes are just refusing to take a break. Emilio Pucci, Giorgio Armani, Max Mara, Rag & Bone, Luisa Beccaria, Prada, Yang Li, Andrés Sardá, Ana Locking, etc.

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Embellishments

The fall/ winter weather does really need some shine and sparkle and these shoes are sure going to be doing that this season. Felipe Varela, Shiatzy Chen, Miu Miu, N21, Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Ppq, Lela Rose, Alexander Wang, J. Crew, etc.

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Bow – Osman, Moschino, Miu Miu, Erdem, Giambattista Valli, Thom Browne, Francis Montesinos, Paul Smith.

Buckles – Giambattista Valli, Mulberry, Courreges, Mary Katrantzou, Public School, Simone Rocha etc.

Chains – Philosophy Di Lorenzo Serafini.

Tassels, fringes and ruffles – Valentin Yudashkin, yde, Elisabeth franchi, tods, Jeffrey Rogador, dsquared2, novis, Elie Saab, Joie, Sibling etc.

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Sneakers and Plimsolls

Off-White, Coach, Anna k, Anya hindmarch etc.

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