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Fall In Love with The Season's Hottest Trends
By Tyrina Neely
Sep 1, 2011 - 7:45:25 PM

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Stella McCartney Photo: uptowntwirl.com

Back to school has arrived, and with it comes the sad farewell to summer. While saying goodbye to this dear summer will surely be hard to do, welcoming the fun and festive fall season rife with tons of chic fall trends is a silver lining.

Fall doesn’t officially roll around until September 23, giving you several weeks to plan how to incorporate some of this year’s hottest fall trends into your wardrobe arsenal. Check out four of fall’s most wearable trends and easy ways you can incorporate them into your wardrobe.

Polka Dots

Back over stripes, it’s all about polka dots this fall season. Polka dots are fun and playful, reminiscent of girly childhood dresses. However, you can  make polka dots grown and sophisticated.

Anna Wintour, Day One, US Open Photo: Getty Images

Transform this cheeky pattern with sexy fabrics such as sultry silk in grown-up jewel tones such as ruby and emerald. A flattering silhouette such as a wrap dress or blouse dials up the grown-up factor and tempers the playfulness of polka dots for a look that is chic yet whimsical.

Many designers went nuts for polka dots this fall season, however none of them showed looks as drool-worthy as Stella McCartney. Her fall line is filled with feminine little black (and white) dresses with sheer fabric inserts emblazoned with polka dots and spots - tres chic!
Marc Jacobs Polka Dot Confetti Ring

Maxi Skirt

Oh how Bahamian women love the maxi dress - and for good reason. Maxis are flattering on many different figures and they make pulling together an outfit for everything from a casual Saturday outing to a first date a cinch.

This fall, introduce the maxi skirt to your wardrobe. This trend was hot for spring and summer and is carrying over into fall and winter. This flowing, floor sweeping silhouette adds glamour to even the simplest looks. Get creative and experiment with tops that are casual or cropped, or walk on the wild side and layer a short dress over your maxi skirt for a funky layered look this fall. The possibilities are endless.

If you’re a simple T shirt girl like myself, a maxi skirt is the perfect way to add elegance to a plain white tee. Add a pop of color with a narrow or wide belt and voila, a feminine and comfortable look is born.

Bright Pants Photo: stylesizzle.com


Anna Wintour, Editor-in-Chief of Vogue magazine donned a colorful plaid outfit as she spectated day one of the US Open, instantly validating plaid as a hot fall trend for fashionistas worldwide. Weary of trying out this trend? Choosing one stellar plaid piece for your look rather than head-to-toe tartan is a great way to introduce this age old pattern into your wardrobe.

Investing in a plaid blazer in a pseudo-neutral hue such olive green or navy blue makes it a quick piece to throw over a monochromatic look to add personality.

Bright Trousers

Pack away those summer short shorts and make room for sophisticated trousers with a twist - bold bright hues. Make your gams the star of your outfit in fun hues reminiscent of spring such as lipstick red and fuschia. A simple pair of slim-fitting, tailored flat front trousers paired with a chunky knit sweater strikes a great balance between comfort and sleekness as the weather cools.

Have fun this fall with funky prints such as polka dots and plaid, womanly silhouettes and bold bright colors.

Tyrina Neely Tyrina Talks Fashion is your weekly serving of fashion forecasting, trend reporting, figure analysis and helpful fashion tips and tricks. Email Tyrina with your fashion questions and photos at tyrinaalicia@hotmail.com . Visit www.primadonasales.com

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