Your Ultimate Guide to Shopping the Best Fall Trends

Amidst the craze of New York Fashion Week, we can't help but start to dream about what our fall wardrobes are going to look like. Accordingly, we sifted through the best of F/W 14's runways to present the most wearable trends every style-conscious woman will want in her closet. From the fashion crowd's latest coat craze to the statement jewellery piece of the season, click through to shop fall's top 10 trends!

Belts Gone Big

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Thin belts have taken a backseat this season to waist-cinchers of substantial proportion. The flattering trend was spotted on many runways from Marc by Marc Jacobs’ sumo wrestler-inspired version to Balmain’s animal-print iteration.

Emilio Pucci Haircalf Belt ($549)
From the furry texture to the sleek gold hardware, there’s not a single detail on this belt we don’t love.

Linea Pelle Wide Waist Shaped Buckle Belt ($154)
A rich bordeaux colour never fails to sweep us off our feet come fall.

ASOS Multi Keeper Wide Waist Belt ($29)
?Style tip: Faux suede always looks more expensive than faux leather.

Oscar de la Renta Rectangle Buckle Wide Belt ($690)
?We’re picturing this belted over one of de la Renta’s gorgeous gowns.

Stella McCartney Dot Jacquard Belt ($540)

This belt would look stylish over an unstructured blazer.

La Rouge

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As our own Hillary Kerr and Katherine Power discussed in their recent Extra interview, red is the colour for fall. We love the look of a vibrant vermilion dress as seen at Dolce & Gabbana, Zac Posen, and Prada.

Simone Rocha Wool-Embroidered Tulle Dress ($3110)
?This red confection is nothing short of show-stopping.

BCBGMAXAZRIA Joice Gown ($338)
?We love how the sleek cut of this gown allows the brilliant colour to take center stage.

Zara Dress With Box Pleats In The Front ($130)
?This affordable dress touches on a second major trend for the season: pleats.

Piamita Andrea Printed Silk-Satin Dress ($575)
Polka-dots and an apple print may sound twee, but this stunning dress is anything but.

Front Row Shop Organza Top ($84)
?If you’re more of a separates type of girl, try this dramatic top with a full red skirt.

Pint-Size

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Why be weighed down by a cumbersome tote when you can follow in Louis Vuitton, Chanel, and Valentino’s fall footsteps by means of a petite purse? 

Alexander Wang Chastity Sling Bag ($825)
We present: the purse that will go with (practically) everything.

Building Block Box Bag ($495)
This purse will make you feel like a fashion insider, trust us.

Burberry Small Leather Bowling Bag ($1395)
Why wouldn’t you want a teeny, tiny bowling bag?

Blanket Statement

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Consider it an extension of the fashion frump trend, but the biggest outerwear of the moment is a blanket-like coat. A far cry from your convenience store Snuggie, the cosy wraps were spotted everywhere from Burberry Prorsum to Etro and Roberto Cavalli.

Lauren Manoogian Capote Coat ($564)
?Have you ever seen a coat that looked cozier?

Burberry Prorsum Thistle Motif Blanket Poncho ($1395)
?If Burberry is on board with the blanket trend, you can count us in too.

Apiece Apart Katz Stripe Weave Poncho ($420)
?Perhaps the most blanket-like of the bunch, this poncho is a stylish response to the Baja sweater.

Lanvin Oversized Coat ($2675)
?Red is trending for fall, so why not hit two trends with one coat?

The Row Shawl-Collar Arnet Coat ($5390)
The Row's signature look is oversized, so it’s no surprise they have a blanket coat for fall.

Shear Genius

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From the shearling-trimmed heels at Chloe to the jaw-dropping colourful coats at Prada, we’re head over heels for this cosy trend. 

Acne Studios Moment Shearling Skirt ($2500)
Tuck a button-down shirt into this skirt for a stylish work ensemble.

Elizabeth and James Iris Faux Shearling Coat ($695)
Just picture how chic this faux shearling coat would look with skinny jeans and penny loafers.

We all know backpacks are the bag to own this season, so why not make it this shearling one?

Loeffler Randall Lock Backpack ($550)

 

Knit Wit

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It’s not knitwear’s first fall rodeo, but this season we’re seeing beautifully woven fabrics in fresh variations (think: pants and pencil skirts) from favourites like Calvin Klein Collection, Michael Kors, and The Row

T by Alexander Wang Knit Sweater ($397)
Nothing like a tomato red sweater to brighten your mood!

BACK By Ann-Sofie Knitted Body-Conscious Dress ($213)
Wear a crisp white button-down shirt underneath this dress for an Alexa Chung-inspired look.

Stella McCartney Wool and Alpaca-Blend Shoulder Bag ($610)
It doesn’t get much cozier than a knitted shoulder bag.

Mod About It

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The ‘60s are getting a major breath of fresh air thanks to fall runways like Saint Laurent and House of Holland who showed modern, glamorous takes on the trend. 

COS Textured Collarless Shirt ($99)
Style this mustard yellow blouse with black jeans and Mary Jane pumps.

Tabitha Simmons Belfy Glossed-Leather Point-Toe Flats ($695)
These flats are a subtle way to add a mod element to your look.

Fringe Watch

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Spring’s banner trend carried into fall with suede fringe skirts for day at Michael Kors, and sightings at Rodarte and Roberto Cavalli as well.

Dondup Fringed Coat ($1196)
?Anyone with a taste for artistry will appreciate the weaving-inspired tassels on this coat.

Proenza Schouler Medium PS1 Suede Satchel With Fringes ($1795)
?The classic bag gets even better with the fringe treatment.

Melt Kumal Kunari Tie Dye Scarf ($398)
?A scarf is an easy way to try the trend, and this two-tone version is particularly delightful.

Reformation Henna Dress ($258)
?If there ever was a dress made for twirling, this is it.

Rave Patterns

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Electric dance prints for all.

Balenciaga Printed T-Shirt ($395)
Try this tee tucked into high-waisted jeans, and accessorize with a pair of mules!

Proenza Schouler Small Lunch Bag ($1125)
Create instant drama by carrying this clutch.

Opening Ceremony Terazzo Front Snap Skirt ($345)
We’re getting Taylor Tomasi Hill vibes.

The Earring Stands Alone

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This fall we’re taking a page out of Prince’s playbook with a statement solo earring. Between the Celine and Louis Vuitton runway, as well as Vogue’s stamp of approval, it seems the jewellery trend is full steam ahead on the fashion front.

Lionette Orian Earrings ($348)
?Is there any prettier combination than malachite and Swarovski crystals?

Ryan Storer Rose Gold-Plated Swarovski Pearl Earrings ($195)
?If a large dangly earring isn’t quite your speed, consider this pearl-bedecked spike.

Nasty Gal Eye On The Prize Earrings ($15)
?Who said a sleek earring can’t make a statement?

Adia Kibur Crystal Fringe Earrings ($38)
These statement fringe earrings make such an impact that you really only need one.

Which trend are you most excited about for fall? Let us know in the comments!