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FUTURE OF FASHION: 8 Fall 2022 Trends You Already Have in Your Closet
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After watching a runway show or admiring a new designer collection, we tend to be left with an intense urge to shop. But if you don't have the budget or desire to revamp your whole closet, here's a little secret: each season, some of the top trends revolve around staples, embellishments, or colors we've all seen before. And with a little effort, it's possible to reimagine and style our old clothes to feel fresh once again.

That's definitely the case for fall 2022, based on the Fashion Week runways where many pieces included sequins, bows, and shades of purple — AKA classic details we've been shopping all along. So, we've rounded up a full list, ahead, letting you know what exactly to break out and, maybe, start wearing now. Mix them with your suits, knits, and boots — three trends that seem to pop up in fall collections year after year — and you'll essentially be set, without spending a single dime more.

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FUTURE OF FASHION: 8 Fall 2022 Trends You Already Have in Your Closet
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Every Shade of Purple

We love our pinks, greens, and tomato soup reds, but for fall 2022, the amount of purple pieces was impossible to miss. Although this color is bound to be everywhere during the second half of the year, lighter shades are associated with the spring and summer months, so if you break out those purple pieces now, you'll be able to wear them straight through to 2023.

 

PICTURED: Jil Sander 

FUTURE OF FASHION: 8 Fall 2022 Trends You Already Have in Your Closet
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Graphic T-Shirts

Thanks to the Ed Hardy resurgence and a focus on '00s teen style, it's no surprise that graphic tees have made a full comeback. Still, the fall 2022 runway showed us there's no shortage of ways to wear them, going beyond the simple jeans and sneakers combo and styling them with suits or under bralettes, helping to make this staple to feel a tad more elevated. This Versace look is a prime example.

 

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Glam Gloves

Whether it was Bridgerton, Amelia Hamlin, Beyoncé, or the rise of Regencycore that inspired you to purchase a pair of opera gloves, you can rest easy knowing it was a worthy investment. This elegant trend seems to be here to stay, having popped up in collections and Fashion Weeks from New York to Paris. Surprisingly, this accessory is extremely versatile, complementing everything from a full ballgown to a button-down and trousers.

PICTURED: Halpern

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FUTURE OF FASHION: 8 Fall 2022 Trends You Already Have in Your Closet
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FUTURE OF FASHION: 8 Fall 2022 Trends You Already Have in Your Closet
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Sequined Everything

It's taken us a while to truly trade our sweats for something fancier, but by the time summer comes to an end, we'll (hopefully) be ready to sparkle and shine from day to night — mostly because sequined pieces are taking over. The good news is, there's no wrong way to incorporate this trend into your look, whether you start start small with a wallet or clutch or go big and bold with a dress, jumpsuit, or jacket. This Christian Cowan look blew up the sequins to jumbo-size for an even bigger impact.

FUTURE OF FASHION: 8 Fall 2022 Trends You Already Have in Your Closet
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Bow Details

We love a trend you can DIY in an instant, and bows fall into that exact category. While this sweet detail was included on everything from dresses to shoes for fall 2022, you can quickly work one into any old outfit, creating your own from a ribbon or wrap belt.

Does any brand do a cute-cool combo better than Coach?

 

FUTURE OF FASHION: 8 Fall 2022 Trends You Already Have in Your Closet
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The Return of the LBD

Remember the days when every fashion dilemma could be solved by a solid black mini dress? Well, they're back — right in time for the early 2010s fashion resurgence. We saw a variety of LBDs on the runway this season, whether your preference is dainty fit-and-flares or tight, leather designs. Thankfully, this piece has been part of the ultimate capsule wardrobe for ages, so it's possible you already own one — or five. Isabel Marant shows an itsy-bitsy LBD alongside another trend for fall: boots up to there.

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Big Bags

Even if you were a big fan of the micro purse, chances are you didn't completely ditch the more practical, oversized options in your collection. Now, it looks like the trend of 'bigger is better" has finally come back around, with extra-large totes being spotted at Brandon Maxwell (pictured here), Bottega Veneta, Michael Kors, and more. Our goal is to avoid over-packing, but we must say: carrying something that can actually fit a sweater and snacks makes life so much easier.

 

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FUTURE OF FASHION: 8 Fall 2022 Trends You Already Have in Your Closet
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Michael Kors

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Colorful Legs

It's time to amp up your winter outfits by combining two attention-grabbing trends: jellyfishing and colorblocking. Bright, vibrant legs were all the rage on the runway, inspiring us to go beyond the basic white sneaker and incorporate more colorful tights and over-the-knee boots, like these electric orange ones at  Givenchy.

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