9 Unexpected Runway Trends

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9 Unexpected Runway Trends

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Western Boots

Unexpected Trends - Isabel Marant - Mara Hoffman
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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.

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Zara

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Zara Leather ankle boots, $129 BUY IT

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Ash

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Ash Studded leather bootie, $295 BUY IT

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Jeffrey Campbell

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Jeffrey Campbell Embroidered suede boots, $210 BUY IT

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Baroque Brooches

Unexpected Trends - Carolina Herrera - Oscar de la Renta
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A major pin like those from the Fall 2012 collections of Carolina Herrera and Oscar de la Renta, give a daytime look instant polish.

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Kenneth Jay Lane

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Kenneth Jay Lane 22-karat gold plated resin cabochons and pave crystal brooch, $215 BUY IT

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Anthropologie

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Anthoropologie Acrylic, glass, and metal brooch, $48 BUY IT

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Tasha

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Tasha Goldtone plated crystal and resin brooch, $38 BUY IT

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Nerd Glasses

Unexpected Trends - Marc by Marc Jacobs - J. Crew Collection
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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!

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Elizabeth and James

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Elizabeth and James Plastic glasses, $215 BUY IT

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Mezzmer

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Mezzmer Plastic glasses, $99 BUY IT

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Warby Parker

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Warby Parker cellulose acetate glasses, $95 BUY IT

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Plush Bags

Unexpected Trends - Diane von Furstenberg - Proenza Schouler
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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.

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Michael Michael Kors

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Michael Michael Kors Leather and dyed rabbit fur bag, $298 BUY IT

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Z Spoke by Zac Posen

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Z Spoke by Zac Posen Fox fur crossbody bag, $275 BUY IT

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Superduper

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Superduper Fox fur bag, $575 BUY IT

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Velvet Shoes

Unexpected Trends - Rachel Zoe Collection - Rebecca Minkoff
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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.

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Topshop

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Topshop Velvet bootie, $120 BUY IT

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Vince Camuto

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Vince Camuto Velvet pumps, $118 BUY IT

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ASOS

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Velvet shoes, $100; asos.com

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Newsboy Caps

Unexpected Trends - Ralph Lauren - Burberry Prorsum
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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.

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Kangol

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Kangol Wool cap, $143 BUY IT

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Rugby

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Rugby Wool cap, $60 BUY IT

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Urban Outfitters

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Urban Outfitters Acrylic, polyester, rayon, nylon, and wool cap, $29 BUY IT

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Granny Boots

Unexpected Trends - Balmain - Rag & Bone
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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.

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The Frye Company

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The Frye Company Leather boot, $248 BUY IT

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Rachel Zoe

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Rachel Zoe Suede and leather boot, $525 BUY IT

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DKNY

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DKNY Leather boot, $179 BUY IT

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Chokers

Unexpected Trends - Andrew Gn - Salvatore Ferragamo
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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.

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Topshop

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Topshop Velvet and chain choker, $24 BUY IT

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Dorothy Perkins

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Pendant choker, $17 BUY IT

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Lanvin

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Lanvin Brass and brass choker, $650 BUY IT

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Animal Belts

Unexpected Trends - Lanvin - Burberry Prorsum
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Both Lanvin and Burberry Prorsum showed creature-studded waist-cinchers. Strap one on to add character to your favorite coat.

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ASOS

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ASOS Polyurethane belt, $17 BUY IT

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Zara

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Zara Elastane belt, $26 BUY IT

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Tory Burch

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Tory Burch Leather with gold tone hardware belt, $150 BUY IT

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