The puff coat may be so 90’s, but volume is back in even greater proportions for fall. Credits (Left to Right): Old Navy Women’s Frost Free Hooded Coats in Coffe Grounds, $79.50, oldnavy.com; Catherine Malandrino Quilted Puffa Coat, $995, net-a-porter.com
Loose folded fabrics will add depth and dimension to your fall style. Drape your body in this type of bold silhouette. Credit: Helmut Lang Feather Satin Dress, $212.50, (Originally $425), theoutnet.com
Jeweled details are out and heavy metal is in. Rough and tough embellishments rule for fall. This is the time to rock out with some edge like never before. Credits (Top to Bottom): Steve Madden Women’s Revenu Studded Open Toe Pump, $84.90 (Originally $129), endless.com; Alexander McQueen Studded Buckle Bootie, $1,395, alexandermcqueen.com
If you recently borrowed your boyfriend or brother’s shirt, don’t give it back because fashions this season for women are drawing inspiration from traditional menswear form and structure. Credits (Left to Right): Topshop Tall Denim Shirt Dress, $80, topshop.com; Topshop Check Dress by Yuki**, $118, topshop.com
It’s time to get decked out for martinis with the girls, so make sure you’re armed with a cocktail dress that will make you stand out. Credits (Left to Right): Topshop Bow Tulip Dress, $100, topshop.com; Elizabeth and James Roselyn jersey ruffle dress, $265, net-a-porter.com
Splashes of animal print dominated the fall runways. Choose accessories or one major statement to rock the trend right. We’re feelin’ this sleek leopard spotted belt from designer Nanette Lepore’s fall runway show.
From sneakers to necklaces, kisses are on anything and everything you can wear. Designers are loving the playfulness of puckered pouts and nothing screams sexy like sultry red lips. Credits (Left to Right): Metallic Silver Kiss Dress by Jade Jezebel Jagger, $119, lagarconne.com; The (PRODUCT)RED Solange Azagury-Partridge Hotlips ring, Price available upon request, solangeazagurypartridge.com. When you purchase this product 50% of profits go to the Global Fund to help eliminate AIDS in Africa.
From Rihanna to Keri Hilson, celebs are donning over-the-knee boots and so should you. This ultra-sexy footwear may stop traffic, but you’ll be deserving of the attention. Credits (Left to Right): BRITANY2 Over Knee Boot, $210, topshop.com; Marc Jacobs Suede Thigh-high Boots in Purple, $1,845, net-a-porter.com
The timeless abstract check pattern houndstooth has emerged again in a contemporary fashion. From Alexander McQueen to Michael Kors, designers cleverly returned the classic fabric to the runway for fall. Credits (Left to Right): Forever21 Houndstooth Pleated Jacket, $29.80, forever21.com; Thread Social Houndstooth Waistcoat & Dress, $198 (Originally $495), theoutnet.com
Yellow is the “it” color of fall. This bright hue will perk you up during the dreary days of the changing season. Credits (Left to Right: Sonia by Sonia Rykiel Long Belted Sweater Dress, $198 (Originally $660), theoutnet.com; J-Crew Cotton Cady Lyndsey Dress, $49.50 (Originally $225), jcrew.com.
Take advantage of Payless’s Designer Collections that are not only cheap but ultra chic. The collections feature hot styles from the New York Fashion Week runways of Lela Rose, Christian Siriano and alice + olivia. Credits (Left to Right: alice + olivia for Payless Sunset Slouch Boot, $49.99, payless.com; Christian Siriano for Payless Slither Boot, $49.99, payless.com.
Rain gear just got a fashion forward update, so get ready for some splish-splash fun this season in the hottest waterproof boots, jackets and trenches. Credit (Left to Right: Via Spiga White Cotton ‘Soleri’ Hooded Swing Jacket, $89.24 SALE, bluefly.com.
Ladies, get armed and ready with the must-have trends of the season. Check out our style cheat sheet with tons of the most fabulous fashion finds for fall. Go glam now!
By Qianna Smith
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