POV: FIVE EARLY FALL TOP TRENDS
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New season, new adrenalin, new must-haves. Even before the fall mist rolls in, it’s good to have a finger on the pulse of what’s worth the splurge and effort. And there’s plenty to pluck from to punch up you fashion repertoire, from dawn to dark.
PLEATS, PLEASE - Anything but good-girl pretty or sorority preppy, this season’s knife pleated skirts pack edge, surface interest and flirty pizzazz. Skimpy à la Taylor Swift or knee-grazing, they stand out of the pack in shimmering finishes, ombrè effects, contrasting combos and cut on the bias.
FLIGHT ZONE - The bomber jacket, a.k.a the A-2, the G-1 and the MA-1, is a subcultural symbol that brims with a utilitarian chic allure. From the sky to the concrete, this must-have fall silhouette comes in variations on the theme - reversible, slim, patched, delicately embellished and inlaid.
SUEDE FEVER - Channeling everyday chic with an effortless Seventies vibe, suede is back in full force, especially in softly tailored belted coats. How to resist its glamorous, sexy and slightly decadent feel, especially in rich earthtones and pretty pastels?
BOXY LINES - Small or big, squared bags are at once elegant and hip. Contained in size yet roomy enough for every-day essentials, boxy styles boast a distinctive retro undercurrent. The bags developed by Fontana Milano 1915 in exclusive for Antonia come in special colors such as warm gray, grape, tobacco, amber, gold, green and lacquer red. Similarly, the Mark Cross hard-case styles are true emblems of whispered luxury defined by a less-is-more aesthetic and haute craftsmanship.
THE LOAFER - True to form, the loafer is a closet staple constantly revisited with inventiveness. And certainly the shoe of the moment, appearing on the feet of trend-setters and influencers. The perfect flat to tap into the practical sports-luxe look.
Top of the list: Gucci