Upcoming trends: Accessories for Fall 2010

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By Blerona

Ready to start shopping for your 2010 Fall Accessories, check out what’s new on the runway and what is still sticking around for another season!

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Winter Fur Accessories, At the more luxurious end of the market are natural-dyed furs (faux and real). Try mixing hair lengths for added contrast, the prominent pelts are long fox fur, tufted rabbit and smooth mink.

In Number Order: 1. Chanel, 2. Michael Kors, 3. Just Cavalli, 4. Thakoon, 5. Oscar De La Renta, 6. Dolce & Gabanna , 7. Oscar De la Renta

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Sequin Accessories, This season low on prints and patterns, instead designers have played with a surface texture and embellishment.

In number order: 1. Issa, 2.Marc Jacobs, 3. Dolce & Gabbana, 4. Louis Vuitton

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Jewel Accessories, After too many seasons of studded accessories, we finally see a move towards more elaborate embellishments as jewel and beaded surfaces come into play for winter.

In number order: 1. 4.1 Phillip Lim, 2. Issa, 3. Bluemarine, 4. Oscar De la Renta, 5. Lanvin, 6. Mark Fast

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Gold hardware – Although we are finally seeing a move away from studding, gold hardware is still evident at designer level, more than likely continue in retail also. Instead of studs though we are seeing gold filigree work, charms, dangling pendants, and coins.

In number order: 1. Dolce & Gabbana, 2. Dolce & Gabbana, 3. Moschino, 4. Alexander Mcqueen

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Miltary – Here’s a trend that taking off in menswear also. The military boot is key item for women this winter. Look for sheepskin linings for an on-trend aviation direction, or try gold buttons for a vintage look. Key colors black, navy and khaki in leather or canvas materials.

In number order: 1. Reed Krakoff, 2. Burberry Prorsum, 3 Burberry Prorsum, 4. Moschino, 5. Mary Katrantzou

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Novelty – Characteristic heels will always have a place at designer level, usually used in fashion shows to help create the story, but many novelty are also appearing on the streets.

In number order: 1. BCBG Max Azria, 2. Balenciaga,  3.Dsquared, 4. Basso & Brooke,  5.Dsquared,  6. Sophia Kokosolaki

Old Trends Never Leave the Runway…

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By Blerona

A trend that’s been around for decades has made its way back to this years hot trends list. Lace, whether it be sheer, cluny, metallic or beaded it’s back and it all over the runway.  Designers such as Valentino, Givenchy, Elie Saab, Dolce & Gabbana, Channel and Burberry Prorsum have all added lace accents in there designs for Fall Season. Check out the hottest trend on the catwalk.

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2010 Runway Show (Left two) Burberry Prorsum (Right Two) Dolce & Gabbana

2010 Runway Show (Left two) Channel Couture (Right Two) Elie Saab Couture

2010 Runway Show (Left two) Eimilio Pucci (Right Two) N’21

2010 Runway Show (Left two) Givenchy Couture (Right Two) Valentino

(Top Left) Chrisian Louboutin, (Top Right) Givenchy, (Bottom left & Right) Valentino

Get the Look!

Some of us aren’t able to afford the beautifully chic clothing on the catwalk, but we can definitely use it as inspiration to create our own. Since DIY’s are the thing this year too, why not revamp your t-shirts with lace by adding simple lace accents to clothing or even accessories. Check out this blog for more revamping inspiration!

2″ STRETCH FLORAL BEADED LACE

 

20CM IMPORTED LACE

6.5″ RIGID LACE

6″ STRETCH LACE

Milan Fashion Week 2010

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By Blerona 

Milan Fall Fashion Week 2010 

This season for Milan Fall Fashion week, designers like Dolce & Gabbana went back to their roots with sexy hour-glass pieces and signature prints, pencil skirt and lingerie. The details included beautiful gold coins, satin trims, wide elastic waistband and lace inserts. Emilio Pucci’s outstanding collection went for the 70’s details including deep-slashed and front swooping backs, laced, cutouts, silky fringing, and beading details. With overtones of purple, midnight blue, peacock shades, and molten gold.   Alberta Ferretti’s collection beamed with colors of black, smoke grey, ivory, midnight blue, pale gold and sliver. With detailed delicate beading, tucks, pleats and fur trim. DSquared’s feisty collection included tulle bustles, corsets and pencil skirts that were detailed with blood red jewels, blue, and red beading, chain-fringing, metal spike studs, corest lacing, and industrial zips.  Blumarine’s sexy and glamour look was pouring rock-chick studs, rhinestones, fringe and slinky zips.

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  Dolce&Gabbana

Emilio Pucci

Alberta Ferretti

DSquared

Blumarine