Bold, brazen colors are set to replace autumnal shades for fall. Fashion — Sep 06
And just like that, summer came and went; with it, several trends we’ve acquiesced to letting go of until next year — like denim cut-offs and sandals. But one trend, in its many colors, won’t be so easy to put down: color-blocked suiting. It's bold, it's beautiful, and we can't get over it just yet. But, to be fair to the fall 2019 runways, we’re not sure we even have to.
From Versace, to Sies Marjan, Christopher Kane, Fendi, and others, flashes of neon and sharp hues replaced autumnal shades of rust and pumpkin. And, without thinking too far into things, it got us wondering whether or not a change of weather requires a change of color palette at all; if in fact, it’s the silhouettes and overall purpose of clothes rather than what color they come in that truly define a season. We digress (for now)…
From Versace, to Sies Marjan, Christopher Kane, Fendi, and others, flashes of neon and sharp hues replaced autumnal shades of rust and pumpkin.
From September onward, we’re foregoing a full Marie Kondo’ing of our closets and, instead, finding ways in which to incorporate bold, bright colors into our fall lineup. Think: A hunter green parka with a citrus orange lining, accessories that elevate your outfit as much as they accentuate it (like this Les Petit Joueurs pouch), or a colorblocked suit if you’re the type to commit when it comes to flirting with new trends.
And, if you don’t believe us, take the late Peter Lindbergh’s shoot with Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista, and Christy Turlington for Vogue Italia, February, 1991. The three supers were photographed on the streets of New York in head-to-toe orange, blue, and black. Sure, the ‘90s are never not trending, but something tells us the return of whimsical suiting is more than just coincidence.
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