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Fall Trends- Which Would You Wear?

Happy Monday friends!

I hope everyone had a great Labor Day weekend as we get closer to heading into Fall. I love the cooler weather we have been having in NC.. the oppressive heat is over! Fall is my favorite season and it always has been, as I love the colors of the leaves, fresh air, cooler air , camping among other things and warm and cozy fashion.. ( not to mention pumpkin spice everything!) But as we talk about Fall fashion, let’s look at some of the Trends.

Are you a trend setter? Or do you avoid trends as you don’t want to look like you are trying to hard at being “trendy”? Do you have a few pieces in your wardrobe that you consider trendy? I wouldn’t say I love all of the trends for each season, but I may find some I like and incorporate them into my closet.

I do prefer classic pieces or clothing that will stand the test of time, but I also like to keep abreast of current trends in Fashion. Just like anything, they may not suit everyone! I talked about colors from the Pantone Institute for Fall, and one color has been predcted for Fall trends- Red.  shades of green ( olive, khaki, ), Fall florals, midi skirts, paper bag waist trousers, blush shades, velvet. faux fur, gliiter , plaid suiting, are just some of the trends showing up on the runway. 

When you look in a magazine or website, do you look at the trends and say, “I can’t wear that in Real Life!” Well, I thought I would give some examples of how some of these trends can be worn in reality. Some of my images were from previous Fall shoots.

Visible Monday with Not Dead Yet Style

How I Fall with Pink Sole

Creative Mondays with Claire Justine

Shoe & Tell with Style Nudge

More Pieces of Me

Red:  One of my favorite colors, jewel tones are rich and beautiful for the Fall. 

If you aren’t exactly a person to wear red, perhaps try an accessory – such as a lipstick red bag, or bold necklace. I love red and find it is a stand-out color! Jewel tones are some of my favorite colors to wear. I LOVE this striped red top by Mango.

Blush: Pale pink has been popular for awhile. Pair it with olive shades for a striking color combination. I also love to wear it with a more traditional pairing of grey/blush. Love this BLUSH PINK LONG CARDIGAN for a variety of ways to wear in the Fall. 

Plaid Suiting: I love a great brown plaid tailored jacket . Wear with jeans or some tailored pants. If you want to wear trend on trend.. a tailored plaid jacket with a pleated midi skirt would look great.  There are some great plaid trousers out there for Fall. These PLAID PANTS WITH PAPER BAG WAIST are on my Fall wishlist. 

Fall Florals: Knowing my blog, you know I am a fan of florals. They are prominent in the Fall with long dresses, dark floral colors for a romantic look. Fall floral blouses are another way to incorporate fall florals- mix them with a plaid pencil skirt for a trendy print mix combination. Love the flutter sleeves on this pretty ( on sale) MANGO FLORAL DRESS.

Velvet- I have always liked velvet. Popular last year, it is showing again this Fall. Create an outfit with rich textures for Fall using Velvet. I have found some of my velvet pieces through thrifting and through on-line shops. LOVE this MUSTARD COLORED LONG VELVET BLAZER. (a color that is very big this season!)

Moto jackets- Moto jackets are back for the Fall and they are a great way to layer. I look forward to sharing the jacket I bought from the Nordstrom Sale this year. They are a great staple to have in your closet! I adore this SPICE COLORED SUEDE MOTO JACKET  I will be styling from the NSale.

I’d love to hear what trends you are looking to add to your closet. Let me know in the comments section. 🙂

These are just some of the trends you may be seeing. I have listed others in this article.

Ive included some affiliate shopping links for a head start into Fall.. Have Fun. The above links are shopping links as well.

I HOPE TO SEE YOU TOMORROW FOR TURNING HEADS TUESDAY. I will be sharing a brand I love for Fall and will be offering a Discount Code to my readers! 

Have a great day!

Jess xo

15 Comments
  • Laura @ Walking in Memphis in High Heels
    Posted at 12:00h, 12 September Reply

    I am loving all your perfect fall looks. These colors and that leather are perfect!

  • Nicole Mölders
    Posted at 01:42h, 08 September Reply

    Thanks for linking up to the Top of the World Style party. I love your leather skirt! It’s a great color on you!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:12h, 09 September Reply

      Thank you Nicole! I cant wait to wear some of my leather pencil skirts etc for Fall. xx

  • Ruth
    Posted at 16:36h, 07 September Reply

    Red, Fall florals and velvet are going to be my favorite trends this season!

    jhttp://www.mylittlenest.org

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 17:36h, 07 September Reply

      Hi Ruth! Those are my fall favs too Ruth! I have a fair amount of velvet and I always enjoy wearing it. xx

  • Elle Berman
    Posted at 18:01h, 04 September Reply

    Love this retrospective with the fall trends tie – in, very creative and relevant. Love the plaid jacket and your red outfit!
    I love the new trends. I will look forward to wearing some high waisted trousers this year ! I also love the plaid suiting…
    Xoxo
    Elle
    http://www.theellediaries.com/

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 09:25h, 07 September Reply

      Thank you Elle! I can see you in the plaid pants too! Very stylish. Glad you liked the post. I beleive I have most of these items, minus the glitter, not so much a glitter type of girl. xx

  • Jodie
    Posted at 12:34h, 04 September Reply

    I do love the blush trend!! I think it just goes with everything!!
    XOXO
    Jodie
    http://www.jtouchofstyle.com

  • Jess Jannenga
    Posted at 10:23h, 04 September Reply

    Thank you Rena! Yes me too ! I always have been a Fall girl and love to see the runway fashions and how to make it our own for the season. xx

  • dianneslucasbellsouth
    Posted at 08:31h, 04 September Reply

    Love all the outfits. Can you also start showing some of the shoes. What I can see they look so cute with the outfits.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:15h, 04 September Reply

      Hi Dianne, Thank you! Yes, absolutely! I usually do try and link up what i am wearing and showing where you can get the shoes or similar pairs. I hope to also post in the future about Fall shoes trends. 🙂 xx

  • Heather
    Posted at 03:00h, 04 September Reply

    Once again, some fabulous outfits, Jess!

  • Rena
    Posted at 01:59h, 04 September Reply

    Jess, I adore browsing through fashion magazines this time of the year and seeing what “trends” are predicted to be big and in style for the upcoming season. For me, I think it’s all about selected what you like and wearing it in a way that is modern and contemporary. Your photos showcase just how well you do that.

    Rena
    www,finewhateverblog.com

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