Autumn 2011 nearly here

Autumn (fall) / winter 2011 women’s themes

'70s fashion fall 2011

70s fashion

Just as the ’50s and ’60s are back, so too are particular elements of the ’70s. There are two main aesthetics: ’70s bohemian, and ’70s sophisticated glamour. When it comes to the latter, think dresses that fall like shimmering water in the evening and high-waist pants with elegant blouses by day. Click to read about the 70s fashion trend.

Autumn (fall) / winter 2011 women’s fashion trends

pleats winter

Pleats

Able to be worn softly or with an edge, they’re a style that might seem ever-green – but don’t let that fool you. Pleats are at the fore in 2011 with the cut being carried effortlessly from spring in autumn / fall. As such they’ll also be one of the major influencers upon next year’s fashion trends, so be sure to follow the link to read our guide to what’s in and what’s not for this wardrobe staple.

autumn 2011 fur

Fur clothing

It’s a fabric that divides people through its controversy, and one that has been a small part of autumn / fall / winter collections in recent years. During autumn (fall) / winter 2011 it all changes and fur clothing plays a large role in many of the collections from the world’s biggest fashion houses. Follow the link to find out how both faux and genuine fur are being worn in fall 2011.

fall 2011 pants

Bell bottoms

With skinny pants and jeans now so common that they no longer make a statement it was inevitable that a different style would emerge as a trend. It didn’t necessarily have to be this one, but with the come back of all things 1970s it was inevitable that fashion forward people would turn to bell bottoms and flared pants as a style of choice. Follow the link to find out more about this fall 2011 fashion trend including some key styling tips.

wide pants winter 2011

Wide leg pants

As it is with flares, so it is for the overall cut of women’s pants in fall 2011: there’s a lean away from the dominance of the slim cut. And that means not just a flared hem but that wide leg pants and jeans emerge as fashionable in autumn / winter 2011. Follow the link to read our guide on how to wear a fall fashion trend that’s easy to hit and miss with.

sheer clothing fall 2011

Sheer maxi dress

Taking all its cues from spring / summer 2011, the sheer interpretation of maxi dresses and maxi skirts continunes into autumn / winter 2011. Naturally it’s heavier, but perhaps not in cloth in so much as it is in colour. Take a look at our guide to the sheer maxi dress to find out how to wear it in fall 2011 and carry it through into 2012.