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Back to school means it’s time to update your fall wardrobe. You’ll be catching up with old pals after a summer of fun, and we want you to look and feel your best. With the coming fall, you’ll need some transitional pieces that will get you through those cozy, chillier months, and maybe a few statement pieces that can bring you right into winter. Let’s get into the season’s trends.
Just like Taylor Swift’s hit, we’re loving red this season. This bold colour choice has been all over the runways, and whether you’re rocking a monochromatic power suit, or adding a pop of colour through a statement accessory, you can’t go wrong with this hue.
2. Sweater Dresses
An old favourite, and perfect for cozying up by a fire, we’re seeing an updated version of the classic sweater dress this season. Opt for intricate cable knits and a figure hugging fit in a neutral palette so this piece can be the basis for many outfits with some quick topper and accessory changes.
We’re saying bye-bye to flannel, and bringing in another cozy material with tartan. You’ll find this in pencil skirts, shawls, and streetwear separates making for loads of fun pattern play. We love the highland vibes this trend is bringing.
4. Boxy Blazers
Following on the oversized trends we’ve been seeing, blazers are getting another update this fall. The boxier the better. With exaggerated shoulders, statement lapels, and fun double-breasted styles, you can’t go wrong with a few statement blazers.
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It wouldn’t be fall without throwing in a few new turtlenecks to the mix. The big difference? We’re moving away from the warm, neutral hues and opting for bold statement tops. Jewel tones, texture, and fabrics with interest are the key here. Take it up a notch by pairing these tops with a statement necklace.
6. 80’s Business Chic
Fashion, of course, likes to cycle through the eras, and this season we’re seeing a throwback to the 80’s business world with a take on suiting. High contrast colours like black and white in skirt sets, cinched waists, exaggerated shoulders, and loads of velvet.
Looking to fill out your fall wardrobe with some essentials? We’ve got you covered.
Based out of Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley, Madeline is a mom and marketer specializing in brand strategy, advertising, and copywriting. When she’s not working on campaigns, you’ll find her on the go with her son and two Australian Shepherds.