Every Shade of Purple Is Trending for Fall 2022

From casual to glam, light or dark, this color is having a moment.

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FUTURE OF FASHION: Every Shade of Purple Is Trending for Fall 2022
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Although we're always tempted to try new, flashy trends, like clogs or kooky cutouts, there's something to be said for making the most out of what's already in our closets. For Fall 2022, that'll be pretty easy. Aside from wardrobe staples being among the hottest styles, purple clothing and accessories are having a major moment, possibly even replacing Barbiecore pink.

We first took notice of the purple craze during New York Fashion Week earlier this year, where the color — in a variety of different shades, from light to dark, blue-tinted or kinda-pink — appeared in Fall 2022 designs from PatBO, Coach, Prabal Gurung, and more. Later on, it continued to pop up in collections shown in London, Milan, and Paris, proving this was not just a fluke.

FUTURE OF FASHION: Every Shade of Purple Is Trending for Fall 2022
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Since purple is extremely versatile, it's essentially the perfect color for transitional weather. There's nothing stopping you from layering a cardigan over your bright purple summer dress, or rocking purple pants as a way to spice up your 50-degree outfits.

Celebrities and their stylists are also aware that purple is hot right now. Remember Florence Pugh's matching set from Venice Film Festival? The Don't Worry Darling actress even went as far as slipping into purple heels and carrying a purple bag, thus nailing the monochromatic look.

Purple Fall 2022 Color Trend

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A few days later, at the 2022 Emmy Awards, Sandra Oh took the glam route, wearing a sequined purple suit on the red carpet.

Purple Fall 2022 Color Trend

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Of course, if you're in need of a casual outfit inspiration, Lily-Rose Depp has you covered. The star of HBO's The Idol recently combined a sporty purple skirt with white top, creating a laid-back yet super cute athleisure look.

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Alternatively, if you're not feeling head-to-toe purple or colorblocking with pink, blue, yellow, green, or orange, there are always accessories. A purple purse will quickly provide a little spice to whatever you're wearing.

Purple Fall 2022 Color Trend

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Plus, while there's nothing wrong with rocking pastels year-round, darker shades will work well with your winter wardrobe. A deep purple, long-sleeved top can quickly be layered under a vest for added interest.

Purple Fall 2022 Trend

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Looking for a few more ideas? Stea them right off the Fall 2022 runway with the photos ahead.

Carolina Herrera

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The brand gave the color a regal spin with a sleek, layered dress.

Coach

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Even a casual outfit becomes exciting with the help of a purple T-shirt.

Bronx & Banco

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Clearly, this color lends itself to sexier styles such as cutout jumpsuits.

PatBO

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A velvet purple dress and knee-high boots is an easy yet eye-catching outfit idea that's perfect for cooler days.

Tory Burch

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Unsurprisingly, this color really pops against neutrals, so style it with shades of beige.

Prabal Gurung

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A vibrant purple sweater is indeed a seasonal must-have.

Blumarine

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Should you want to amp up your purple ensemble, add red to the mix.

Richard Quinn

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Purple and pink continue to be a no-fail combination.

Chet Lo

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Somehow, this color is never boring, especially when texture is involved.

Alberta Ferretti

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If you can't find a specific shade that works for you, wear a few together.

Jil Sander

FUTURE OF FASHION: Every Shade of Purple Is Trending for Fall 2022
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A pair of opera gloves will give a long purple dress a regencycore twist.

Off-White

FUTURE OF FASHION: Every Shade of Purple Is Trending for Fall 2022
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Brighter shades of purple will ensure you stand out in a crowd.

Balmain

FUTURE OF FASHION: Every Shade of Purple Is Trending for Fall 2022
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If subtle is more your style, stick with pastels, such as this light blue-ish alternative.

Dior

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Still feeling intimidated by such a bold color? Begin by adding purple details to your look, like socks, shoes, or earrings, before expanding into sets and suits.

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