Trends to wear in fall / winter 2012-2013

Out of the six major trends offered by the fall / winter runways come well-loved styles that blew audiences away. Reviews burst with amazing feedback here and there. Here are the details for the best pieces, accents and accoutrements from fashion weeks in fashion capital of the world.

 
Retro Spin. Everyone knows that a fashion past enlivened once again is way cooler than the previous. Get ready to shine with the lights in bright hues that almost hurt the eyes plus playful prints that fool vision.

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Retro Look for Fall 2012 by Dsquared

Space Doll. Star-light, star-bright are sequined and beaded dresses as well as suits and full-length frocks in glittered fabrics. Metallics take a great role with sheer tops that are edgy enough to wow a fashion crowd. Check out Thierry Mugler and Pradafor the best out-of-the-planet vogue.

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Thierry Mugler High Fashion Collection for Fall 2012 / Winter 2013

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Miuccia Prada Collection fall 2012 / 2013

Op Art Fashion. To see is to believe, right? Right. So it’s amazing how we gaze at kaleidoscope prints in the collection of Cynthia Rowley.

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Fashion Designer Cynthia Rowley new collection 2012

Shift dresses. The Twiggy garb makes a comeback in a twist of artistic imagery in prints at Anna Sui and Giambattista Valli.

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Top fashion Designer Anna Sui Gorgeous Collection 2012

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Collection of Giambattista Valli for Fall 2012

Psychedelic Visuals. Still at Anna Sui, it’s easy to fall for prints that keep the eye busy, or rather busy playing with the eye.
Acid Hues.

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New York Fashion Designer Anna Sui Colorful Collection for Winter 2013

Frocks and Skirts in electro-magnetic colors spark up in lemon, red, blue green and blue violet. See those groundbreaking shades at Dolce & Gabbana, Sass & Bide, Mulberry and Preen.

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Dolce and Gabbana Sicilian Baroque inspiration for Fall 2012

Fashion Designers Sass & Bide collection 2012

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Mulberry 2013

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Preen Collection 2013

Peephole Tease. Hippie styles have these sexy circular fissures that can be tied, bowed or clasped. Such slight skin revelations are found in Yves Saint Laurent, Diane Von Furstenberg and Chloe.

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Paris Fashion Week Yves Saint Laurent Fall 2012

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Furstenberg Fashion Designer Collection 2012

Vintage Edge. Substantiating the amusingly ‘modest’ women of the 60’s, in granny frocks complete with bib details and sinuous, bell-patterned sleeves. Just Cavalli, Marc Jacobs, and Chloe reminisce this ladylike fashion for fall / winter 2012-2013.

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Just Cavalli gets wild for fall 2012

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Vintage 60s Marc Jacobs collection

Geometric Designs. Vertical and horizontal lines, right angles, and cube figures ramp from Geometry class to high class runways particularly at Costume National, Guy Laroche and Balenciaga.

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Guy Laroche F/W 2012-2013

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Balenciaga fall 2012

Longer Hemlines. 70’s lengths influence the fall / winter catwalks as Christian Dior and Elie Saab lead the way.

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Ellie Saab 70s style collection fall 2012

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Dior Collection at paris Fashion Week 2012

Bell Sleeves. Evocating the 60’s styles of Mary Quant, are numbers in Carolina Herrera and Emporia Armani collections.

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Fashion Designer Carolina Herrera Fall 2012 Collection

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Armani’s 60s Style Collection 2012

Peter Pan Collars. Unlike the prankish boy who flies, the girls on Jean Charles de Castelbajac and Loewe runways look very grown-up and sophisticated.

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Parisian Fashion Designer Jean Charles de Castelbajac 2012 collection

Spots. Diane Von Furstenberg, Marc Jacobs and Collette Dinigan, share a flair for the trendy print, although not in animal hair.

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Marc Jacobs Trendy Prints for Fall 2012

Strong Romance. Sexy power suits and lace are united. The style dominates Lanvin and Ingrid Vlasov runways.

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Lanvin Elegant Collection for Fall 2012

Cutouts. These cuts don’t hurt at all. Balmain, Burberry Prorsum and Giles are bursting with skin.

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London Fashion Week Burberry Prorsum Collection 2013

Junk Dressing. Search the deepest, untouched parts of the closet and perhaps you’ll find pieces that resemble outfits in Tsolo Munkh and Manuel Bolano.

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Fashion Designer Manuel Bolano collection

Tuxedo Girls. Androgyny is still alive. Sexed up, yet structured styles break free, yet strictly serious in Haider Ackermann.

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Haider Ackermann Runway Show 2012

Fru Trim. Who could resist fur, even a faux one! Get yourself into a fashionably furry situation with Donna Karan ensemble.

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New York Fashion Week Donna Karan Fall 2012 Collection

Scarlet Fever. Temperature rises at fall / winter presentations of Lanvin and Ralph Lauren as bright reds and bloody ones come out to stun the public.

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Lanvin Paris Fashion Week fall 2012

Leather Frocks. Best in black, the seasons new little black dress upgrades each woman’s look. Joseph Altuzarra and Givenchy did a swell job in their construction and design.

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Givenchy Collection rtw Fall 2012 / Winter 2013

Draperies. Anyone can do wonders with draping as long as it’s done with style. Beautiful draped silhouettes come out in Bottega Veneta, and tough ones by Haider Ackermann.

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Bottega Veneta Draperies

Onesies. Derek Lam featured functional onesies, unlike last season’s skin showing versions.

Puffers. The new chic is “shapeless, hefty, and plump.” Such chic is seen at Jean Paul Gaultier.

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Jean Paul Gaultier fall 2012 / Winter 2013 runway show

Duster coats. With drama and snob-like fashion, Chanel and Christian Dior brought power dressing into the limelight.

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Chanel Collection F/W 2012

Chevron. Inverted triangles are in. Balmain pushes non-inverted triangle patterns off the runway.
Embroidered looks. State-of-the-art needlework is emphasized in the range of Miu Miu.

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Miu Miu Fall 2012 / Winter 2013 Runway show

Revolutionized Ponchos. Chloe presents a poncho with a pretty big bow. Gareth Pugh sports a metallic sheen. Bill Blass also grabs attention with an elegant black and white ensemble.

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Paris Fashion Week Gareth Pugh Collection fall 2012

Origami. Last but not the least, this Japanese inspired fashion is constructed with the most innovative designs yet. Try Issey Miyake, Guy Laroche and Haider Ackermann.

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