From power suits, immaculate white pieces, to patchwork detailing, we have witnessed several fashion labels take traditional clothing on a whole new level this season. As Alexander Wang elevated the suits, Valentino echoed the modern elegance of solid whites, and ETRO showcased magnificent fine knits, we’ve picked the most wearable trends this season and help you choose on where to splurge or save.
Here’s how you can wear it:
L-R: Dion Lee F/W ’18, Jonathan Simkhai F/W ’18, and Alexander Wang F/W ’18
Suiting takes on a new form of sexy with strategic cut-outs, sharp tailoring, and dangerous slits.
Gold-toned metal snake ear cuff by SAINT LAURENT, Draped pinstripe-wool jacket by ALEXANDER MCQUEEN, Ruffle-trimmed silk-chiffon blouse by GIVENCHY, Chain-link cuff by BURBERRY, Leather corset belt by ALEXANDER MCQUEEN, Python-effect leather wrap skirt by ALEXANDER MCQUEEN, Rocketed leather envelope clutch by VALENTINO, and Acide 115 tulle pumps by CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN.
Make your suits even more powerful with ruffled detailing that sophisticatedly accentuates your look.
Maxi sole sneakers by ZARA, Faux leather skirt with zips by ZARA, Lacing detail bucket bag by CHARLES & KEITH, Pinstripe blazer by ZARA, Mismatched earrings by CHARLES & KEITH, Pinstripe crossover top by TOPSHOP, and The Joon by SUNNIES STUDIOS.
For something more affordable, you can still exude the same amount of confidence and opt for these pinstripe pattern that’ll surely make the crowd fall in line.
L-R: Fashion East F/W ’18, Valentino F/W ’18, and Cushnie et Ochs F/W ’18
Immaculate and pristine, white stands out amongst the darker, velvety fabrics of fall as seen on the runways of Cushnie et Ochs, Valentino, and Fashion East.
Lancer 85 patent-leather pumps by JIMMY CHOO, Rockstud camera polka-dot leather crossbody by VALENTINO, Abbot pleated silk crepe-de-Chine skirt by JOSEPH, Bow-front V-neck satin blouse by GIVENCHY, Serpenti tubas single spiral watch with 18 kt rose gold case set with brilliant-cut diamonds, silver opaline dial and 18 kt rose gold bracelet by BVLGARI, and Serpenti thin necklace by BVLGARI.
Make a sophisticatedly bold statement with white pleated skirts and asymmetrical clothing.
White bucket hat by CARTHATT WIP, Metal earrings by ZARA, Kelsey sunglasses by SUNNIES STUDIOS, White graphic shirt by BERSHKA, Metallic puffer jacket with hood by STRADIVARIUS, Wide-legged twill trousers by H&M, Transparent belt bag by BERSHKA, and Flyknit vapormax by Nike.
White metallics and graphic printed white shirts can always add more depth to your look.
Patch Me If You Can
L-R: ETRO F/W ’18 and Matty Bovan F/W ’18
More than just stitching, quilting, and piecing layers of fabric together, patchwork resurfaces as a key design detail for fall.
Gold-toned hoop earrings by SAINT LAURENT, Brown leather-lace bag strap by LOEWE, Patchwork dress by TORY BURCH, Cashmere turtleneck sweater by BURBERRY, Velvet patch tomboy jeans by SJYP at DISTINQT, Nile bracelet mini leather shoulder bag by CHLOE, and Studded color-blocked leather ankle boot by VALENTINO.
Unsure how to ace the patchwork look? Start with the solids then subtly add that splash of exquisite patterns.
High heel ankle boot by ZARA, Elastic belt with gold buckle by ZARA, Patchwork leather gloves by ZARA, Flared trousers by BERSHKA, Chain patchwork-printed blouse by ZARA, Curly wool coat by BERSHKA, Gold-toned multi-hoop earrings by ZARA and Faux leather nautical cap by BERSHKA.
If you’re on a budget, you can always add that pop of patches and complement it with colorful graphic prints.