9 Unexpected Runway Trends
As seen at Isabel Marant and Mara Hoffman, this fresh take on the classic cowboy boot is cleaner and sexier, with edgy details like studs or embroidery.
Zara Leather ankle boots, $129 BUY IT
Ash Studded leather bootie, $295 BUY IT
Jeffrey Campbell Embroidered suede boots, $210 BUY IT
A major pin like those from the Fall 2012 collections of Carolina Herrera and Oscar de la Renta, give a daytime look instant polish.
Kenneth Jay Lane
Kenneth Jay Lane 22-karat gold plated resin cabochons and pave crystal brooch, $215 BUY IT
Anthoropologie Acrylic, glass, and metal brooch, $48 BUY IT
Tasha Goldtone plated crystal and resin brooch, $38 BUY IT
Bookworm style went chic at Marc by Marc Jacobs and J. Crew Collection. Plastic frames are an eye-catching accessory-whether or not you require a prescription!
Elizabeth and James
Elizabeth and James Plastic glasses, $215 BUY IT
Mezzmer Plastic glasses, $99 BUY IT
Warby Parker cellulose acetate glasses, $95 BUY IT
At Diane von Furstenberg and Proenza Schouler, plush bags added texture to sleek outfits. Try a real or faux version for a look that works day and night.
Michael Michael Kors
Michael Michael Kors Leather and dyed rabbit fur bag, $298 BUY IT
Z Spoke by Zac Posen
Z Spoke by Zac Posen Fox fur crossbody bag, $275 BUY IT
Superduper Fox fur bag, $575 BUY IT
Add a pop of color and texture to a simple outfit with lush velvet shoes. Get inspired by touch-of-glam runway looks from Rachel Zoe and Rebecca Minkoff.
Topshop Velvet bootie, $120 BUY IT
Vince Camuto Velvet pumps, $118 BUY IT
Velvet shoes, $100; asos.com
Extra, extra-a flat cap is the chicest way to stay warm this fall! Take a cue from these Ralph Lauren and Burberry Prorsum version and use one to top off a masculine-meet-feminine ensemble.
Kangol Wool cap, $143 BUY IT
Rugby Wool cap, $60 BUY IT
Urban Outfitters Acrylic, polyester, rayon, nylon, and wool cap, $29 BUY IT
Lace up a pair of granny boots (like those from the Rag & Bone and Balmain collections) for a look more stylish than senior citizen. Hint: look for a version with a high heel for extra sex appeal.
The Frye Company
The Frye Company Leather boot, $248 BUY IT
Rachel Zoe Suede and leather boot, $525 BUY IT
DKNY Leather boot, $179 BUY IT
A touch of goth was in the cards at Andrew Gn and Salvatore Ferragamo. Tie a simple ribbon choker around your neck for a modern take on Victoriana.
Topshop Velvet and chain choker, $24 BUY IT
Pendant choker, $17 BUY IT
Lanvin Brass and brass choker, $650 BUY IT
Both Lanvin and Burberry Prorsum showed creature-studded waist-cinchers. Strap one on to add character to your favorite coat.
ASOS Polyurethane belt, $17 BUY IT
Zara Elastane belt, $26 BUY IT
Tory Burch Leather with gold tone hardware belt, $150 BUY IT