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Fall Fashion Trends: The 8 Must-Haves for any Wardrobe

With Fall fast approaching it is time for the Fords to put away their summer dresses and dust off the boot collection. But, are you tired of falling back into the same routine of dark leggings and sweaters?
Here is the perfect guide to show you how to transform Catwalk trends into key pieces for your Fall
wardrobe. With everything under $130.00, it might be hard to choose from all of these statement pieces that are guaranteed to keep your outfits “Spring-fresh” in the chilly Fall.

Fall 2012 Catwalk Trends:
1. Fur Detail
2. Aztec Prints
3. Equestrian/Military
4. Men’s Inspired
5. Metallic Bright

BCBG Max Azria Fall 2012 Runway Collection:
Brights mixed with a layering vest and fur accent.


Ralph Lauren Fall 2012 Runway Collection:                  Donna Karan Fall 2012 Runway Collection:
Men’s wear inspired with an equestrian flare.             Metallic brights paired with a men’s wear pinstripe skirt.


Key Pieces: All of these fashions are inspired by the Catwalk but accessible for every budget.

1. Denim Shirt

Perfect Chambray Ex-Boyfreind Shirt in Harvest Wash,
Madwell ($69.00)

Pair it with black leggings or a cute print skirt for an
effortless style.

2. Printed Flannel

BDG Flannel Shirt, Urban Outfitters ($39.00)

This Aztec-inspired flannel will keep you warm and stylish!

3.Cable Knit                                                                                                                     4.Oversized Sweater


Cassie Sweater, Brandy Melville USA ($49.00) 
The perfect boyfriend sweater to
pair with denim shorts of leggings.

                        Sparkle and Fade Foil Sweater,
                                 Urban Outfitters ($59.00)
                        A metallic twist on the standard


5. Vests

  –Waistcoat with Combined Lapel, ZARA ($129.00)
Dress up any tank with this sleek vest.      


-Faux Fur Vest, H&M ($34.95)

Layer in style while keeping warm in a cute fur (or faux) vest.


6. Peplum

-Strapless Sweetheart Peplum Dress
, Forever21 ($19.80)

Don’t be afraid to experiment with Fall’s favorite new silhouette.

River Island Soft Peplum Top
, ASOS ($37.94)

This look combines the flirty peplum with the oxblood color of the season. 


7. Printed Pants

-Printed Cropped Trouser, ZARA ($59.00)                                        –Floral Leggings, H&M ($9.99)

Dare to be bold in leopard?                                                              Bring summer flowers into your fall look
Ditch the black leggings for this fun print!
                                         with a pair of comfy pants.

8. Jackets


Staring at Stars Faux Leather Sleeve Surplus Jacket, Urban Outfitters ($89.00)
The perfect combination of military style and
leather accents to go with any outfit.

Cross Over Jacket with Leather Lapels, ZARA ($129.00)
Effortlessly chic and always in style, this leather jacket will soon be
your Fall staple.

Charlotte Bax is a Junior at Haverford College and is majoring in History with double-minors in French and Film. She is originally from Santa Monica, California, but has also lived in San Francisco and currently resides in London with her family. Charlotte enjoys cooking, watching movies, going to sports games in Philadelphia. In addition, she enjoys traveling, surfing with her dog Cassie, and skiing during the winter in Solitude, Utah. After college, Charlotte hopes to start her own line of women's sports apparel.
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