Celebrity-Inspired Takes on the Biggest Fall 2015 Fashion Trends
After a painstaking analysis of all the fall 2015 collections, we zeroed in on six personalities, or characters if you will, who embodied the main themes of the season. But truth be told, applying runway trends IRL can sometimes end tragically. And in the face of sartorial adversity, there's only one thing to do: Look to the stars for guidance.
One such personality is the "Arty Eccentric," who possesses both idiosyncrasies and elegance, who embraces both prints and textures (at the same time!), and who can put together statement pieces without looking like a joke. On the runway, she comes to life in Alberta Ferretti or Burberry (pictured above, center and right). And in real life, her celebrity doppelganger is Hailee Steinfeld (left), who achieved that delicate balance with a printed top and perforated skirt (um, genius).
Ahead, see (and shop) celebrity-inspired takes on this season's biggest trends.
Trend: Arty Eccentric
The Arty Eccentric is someone who possesses both idiosyncrasies and elegance, who embraces both prints and textures (at the same time!), and who can put together statement pieces without looking like a joke. Hailee Steinfeld achieved that delicate-slash-offbeat balance with her printed tunic and burgundy cut-out leather midi. Shop the look: Mango top, $25; mango.com. J. Crew skirt, $148; jcrew.com. Sergio Rossi sandals, $560; farfetch.com.
Trend: Wild Child
The Wild Child boasts a '60s mod spirit, which just happens to be Alexa Chung's personal style M.O. True to form, Chung has centered her design venture with AG Jeans around that decade, with clean shapes and flirty minis. Everything nods to past without ever leaving the present. Shop the look: Alexa Chung for AG blouse, $268; matchesfashion.com. Topshop skirt, $140; topshop.com. Joie boots, $365; joie.com.
Trend: Urban Nomad
The Urban Nomad has a strength that's reflected in her sartorial choices—sharp lines and strong silhouettes grounded in earthy hues. Rita Ora, who has put her strong personality on display on more than one occasion, channeled the Urban Nomad in her sleek plum separates. Shop the look: Tibi sweater, $525; tibi.com. Zara skirt, $70; zara.com. Steve Madden pumps, $105; stevemadden.com.
Trend: Lady Danger
There's a darkness that lives in all of us—Lady Danger is just a little more forthright about hers. Cara Delevingne tapped her dark side with a see-through black lace top and sleek black pants. Shop the look: Maje top, $155; net-a-porter.com. Reiss pants, $195; reiss.com. Aldo pumps, $90; aldoshoes.com.
Trend: Beauty Queen
Trend: Chic Geek
The Chic Geek has an appetite for intellect and scholarly sophistication with an offbeat twist. While Diane Kruger's menswear-inspired outfit isn't straight out of a Wes Anderson film, it nevertheless meets all the criteria. Shop the look: H&M tank, $4; hm.com. Courtshop suspender jeans, $156; bonadrag.com. Banana Republic blazer, $198; bananarepublic.com. & Other Stories loafers, $135; stories.com.