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Look Fresh not Frumpy: Fall/Winter 2013 Wearable Fashion Trends

military dress over grunge plaid button-down + mixed media leather leggings + shades of grey booties
cobalt blue film noir, rounded shoulder statement coat + mixed media leather sheath + punk fishnets
military inspired camouflage skinnies + lace pullover blouse
monochromatic shades of green sweater & skirt suit + gentleman houndstooth blazer

video wardrobe:

In short and summary,

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Color Palettes – Shades of Green (Emerald, Olive, Forest), Shades of Blue (Cobalt, Sapphire, Ultramarine), Shades of Grey (Dove, Steel, Charcoal + Black & White)
Prints & Patterns - Menswear (Houndstooth, Tattersall, Glen Plaid, etc); Camouflage; Hypnotic repeating patterns
Textiles & Fabrics – Street Leather; Surreal Feathers & Fur; Lavish Sequins and other Embellishments
Eras & Inspirations – Punk/Grunge Rebellion (plenty of tartan plaid, studs, chains, spikes, and vinyl), American Pastoral (over the knee boots, shearling, rugged knits), Military* (tailored jackets, uniform details, felted wool), 40s Film Noir (deep v necklines, soft rounded/exaggerated shoulders, nipped waists, tailored skirt suits)

*not shown in above infographic, but featured in video

Trends are an opportunity to connect with the present, to experiment, and reinvent yourself.  But every trend does not flatter every person equally.  Below are my suggestions on what to wear by body typecomplexion, and signature style.  

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What trends do you intend to try this season?

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What to Wear: Fall 2012 Trend Summary

in short & in summary,
Color Palettes – Midnight Shades: Oxblood Red, Hunter Green, Cobalt Blue; Gold Metallics; Black & White
Shapes & Details - Embellished Shoulders; Cocoon Coats & Capes; Demure Necklines: Peter Pan Collars, Turtlenecks
Textiles & FabricsLadylike Leather; Nomadic Fur; Opulent Velvet
Eras & InspirationsBaroque; Field & Stream; Granny Chic
Trends are an opportunity to connect with the present, to experiment, and reinvent.  But every trend is not for every person.  Below are my suggestions on what to wear by body type, complexion, and signature style.
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What trends do you intend to try this season?
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