Thursday, September 30, 2010

FALL FAVORITES



Although my last post referenced trends from the Spring 2011 shows, I find myself revisiting Fall 2010 runways for inspiration this season. A few key pieces essential to my fall wardrobe that kept reappearing were fur gilets, chunky knit boyfriend blazers, capes, and shearling outwear with aviator influences.
BOYFRIEND CARDIGANS
I find myself indulging in lots of volume and texture this season, and I fell in love with the oversized chunky knit boyfriend cardigans at Ashish, paired with sequined button-ups and brightly colored bottoms printed with a European folk art influence. Need it now: Knitted cream aran boyfriend cardigan with football buttons from Topshop, $100.
FUR GILETS
Fur gilets are a versatile layering piece and transitional between seasons; I currently own five (collector?) but instead of investing in a new piece (although I love Topshop's longline faux fur gilet, $160), I'm looking to reinvent how I wear the fur I already own. I was attracted to the free bohemian spirit evident at Kenzo and the belted fur gilets at Versace, two different ways to change the look of this piece.
CAPES
For fall 2010, capes and ponchos make a big outerwear statement and range from sweater capelettes to maxi versions. I'm lusting over the capes at Matthew Williamson (love the high fur collar). The plaid Zara cape, $99.90 is adorable!
SHEARLING
Reshaped classic shearling aviator styles with new volume look great open or belted. The cropped aviator styles at Burberry Prorsum easily became one of the most coveted pieces on the Fall 2010 runways. I recently purchased the camel three-quarter length coat with leather piping from Zara, $99.90 (pictured above). This is a new silhouette for me but I loved the unique shape, volume, and shearling lining. Will post soon!

Thoughts!? What can you NOT live without these season?

20 comments:

  1. Great fall post! Very inspirational, I love every item! XOXO, Natalya

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  2. I love how you put this post together. I'm also a huge fan of capes and have been for a few years now. I still haven't found one worth getting but the one you found from Zara is lovely!

    http://andohsofancy.blogspot.com

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  3. great post! loving the fur gilets!

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  4. love those capes and fur vests!!
    xxx

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  5. That last Zara outfit is perfection! I need those gloves in my life x Sushi

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  6. LOVE the shearling suede zara coat!! couldnt live without oversized knits knee high socks, ankle boots, capes and camel. :) x

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  7. Ohh! love it. I really want a cape/boyfriend cardi for the fall

    -Sherine
    sherinethegirl.blogspot.com

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  8. I bought/want; H&M camel cape, green khaki pants and nails, camel everything, oh and mid-calf leather boots :)

    http://thefashionpa.blogspot.com/

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  9. I love this falls textures! I need to invest in a cape too aha.

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  10. ohhh i need a nice new boyfriend cardigan, and a cape!

    x

    http://tantrummagazine.blogspot.com/

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  11. love those checks really comfortable and great

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  12. love your blog with all my heart great taste

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  13. Still dieing over that Burberry Aviator jacket. *Drool*

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  14. I love the capes you posted! This season I couldnt live without my lace up military boots...I wear them every day and would wear them to bed if I could :) xDanielle www.deathbyshoe.com

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  15. I love how you set up the pictures! so cute and such great picks! The zara cape is so English looking; I love it needless to say! :D

    xx
    chele
    http://wildflowerbazaar.blogspot.com

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  16. Love those cropped shearlings from Burberry! The chunky boyfriend cardigan and fur vest are at the tippy top of my MUST HAVE NOW list!!!
    Love the post

    www.countrygirlcityworld.com

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  17. I completely love your blog, its probably one of my favourites that I've ever read to be honest. I love the way this page is put together! Boyfriend cardis are my favourite right, I've stolen a few from my grandad's wardrobe for the winter :)

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  18. i need wedges and camel coats/capes for this season!!! aaahhh!!! awesome picks! :D

    Animated Confessions

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  19. Cardigans, fur, capes... all the magic Fall words :))) I enjoyed this post so much! Only thing missing is the Leyendecker faux fur wrap. I just saw it on Singer22 http://www.singer22.com/miner.html. I have to get me one!

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