What’s new for next winter? Plenty. Easy wear still to be a big this year and coming year as well, we’ll still be wrapping up warm in cozy clothes that make us feel safe, but for 2019 comfort will also mean an eclectic succession of familiar pieces, that are also fail-safe in the style stakes. The overall trend might have been towards real clothes that are easy to throw on and a way of dialing seduction down to the everyday, but fashion didn’t forget about fun, color and glamour. Next winter will be determined, celebrating individuality and style with a multitude of trends that are dying to be worn. Choose yours.
Layering is front and center for next winter, with plays on texture and volume in a masterful game of accumulation. Balenciaga and chanel as well as Prada went for a night-bright, multi-layered vision that was seen by Miuccia Prada as so many layers of protection for women.
Cowgirl style is going to be a great hit this winter along with the dark colors Fashion looked to America this season, to discover the New World through Western accents at Isabel Marant, an effortlessly chic Margot Hemingway-esque look at Lorenzo Serafini and a Wild West edge for Alberta Ferretti’s signature femininity.
padded jackets are making a huge come back this year what can we say? other then go for dark colors. and padded
In variations on a theme that is as prevalent as ever, fashion continues its love affair with the 1980’s by supersizing shoulders. Ever more extreme versions are unadulterated exaggerated, leading the fight for fashion from the front.
With good causes, charity projects and a simple desire to protect the planet, fashion is going green. The latest fight? A charge towards fake fur, led by Stella McCartney and joined by Gucci, Givenchy, Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, Michael Kors and Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini.
A recurring theme at Valentino, Alexander McQueen and Givenchy, fringing gave evening looks a poetic twist. A detail that made all the difference and added an air of glamor.
For anyone who wants to feel comfortable in their clothes come what may, the cape makes its come-back at just the right time. Easy chic par excellence, it’s an essential for any wardrobe that makes comfort and sex appeal its top priorities.
The Swinging Sixties were hanging in the air as models carried themselves with a new-found liberty and the designs played around the decade’s revolutionary, free spirit. Whether at Dior, Miu Miu or A.P.C., mini-dresses, skirts and capes were all on the catwalk, worn with ineffable style.
Night fever Diamanté and sequins lit up the catwalks this Fashion Week. But gone were the mini-dresses: instead, long, sparkling pieces ruled the runway, from 1980s jumpsuits to a Bianca Jagger pajama co-ord and even a Victorian-era gown. Elements of vintage clubbing lifted a trend otherwise firmly rooted in reality.
With fluffy materials, soft outlines and sand and camel hues, sheepskin is the natural choice for a winter wardrobe. This season saw urban and sporty takes on the look, with a cowgirl version by Louis Vuitton, a Sixties look at Dior and patchwork by Tod’s.