Fall 2012 Fashion Trends, Trend Nine: Prints

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On the Runway Bold prints are still very much in vogue and keeps with the rest of the trends in bringing an “opulent” feel to the runways.  Mixing prints, head-to-toe patterns, and reptile prints were all spotted on the runway.  Prada featured a memorable patterned orange suit.  I love this whimsical orange cat print on … Continue reading

Fall 2012 Fashion Trends, Trend Eight: Colorblocking and Pop of Color

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On the Runway Colorblocking has been popular for at least a couple of seasons, but it’s still going strong for Fall 2012.  Burberry styled a purple top with a bright red skirt for an intense pairing. Balenciaga mixed color-blocked leather with a reptilian-printed top. Source: fashionologie.com via Natalie on Pinterest Source: journaldelamode.tumblr.com via Natalie on Pinterest … Continue reading

Fall 2012 Fashion Trends, Trend Seven: Menswear-Inspired Suiting

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On the Runway Another standby staple, designers suited up in menswear-inspired ensembles.  Many got a fresh update with vibrant patterns.  Rochas navy-printed suit and Prada’s striking bright orange suit are just two examples. See more runway inspiration on the Destination Thrift Runway Inspiration Pinboard! Ideas for Styling Blazers have been popular for seasons with fashion bloggers, … Continue reading

Fall 2012 Fashion Trends, Trend Four: Florals

On the Runway Another carryover from spring, florals are a great pick for fall – especially pants.  Dolce & Gabbana had a strong showing of beautiful floral dresses.  I also loved Christopher Kane’s black-and-floral dress, which had a fun edgy feel to it. Source: vogue.com via Natalie on Pinterest Source: districtofchic.tumblr.com via Natalie on Pinterest … Continue reading

Fall 2012 Fashion Trends, Day Two: Leather

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On the Runway Leather continues to be a big trend on the runway.  Patent or shiny leather is especially in this season, such as Tommy Hilfiger’s lacquered shiny leather coat (in oxblood!) or J.W. Anderson’s glossy magenta ensemble. Other (less shiny) runway looks I love: See more inspiration on the Destination Thrift Runway Inspiration Pinboard! Ideas … Continue reading