Here on the West Coast, we're blessed with a lot of things (health cafés on every corner, proximity to the beach, an overall leisurely approach to work and life). But one thing we can't lay claim to? Real winter weather. The fact that 70-degree days are a reality in December is both a blessing and a curse—on the one hand, the weather is hardly a cause for complaint, but on the other, there are certain trends we just don't get to participate in.
But while thick knits and heavy jackets might be out of the question for us L.A. folks, don't go thinking we aren't putting our own spin on fall/winter style. As a fashion editor, I'm bearing witness to some truly amazing fashion trends that will take over Los Angeles in 2020. From the jean style I've been spotting on all my friends to the It print that's flooding every corner from Melrose Place to Abbot Kinney, I'm sharing seven big trends that will define the city's style in the coming year.
To see each of them in action, keep scrolling; then shop ways to get the look for yourself (proximity to Griffith Park not necessary).
High-rise wide-leg jeans are poised to be the biggest jean trend of the year, not just on the West Coast, but across the country, too. L.A. girls have been early adopters of the loose-yet-tailored fit, styling their favorite pairs with fitted tops and sleek shoes.
You know we love a cozy coffee run here in Los Angeles, and we predict that the outfit of choice when going for our caffeine fix or heading to the farmer's market will be a basic-but-brilliant matching sweatsuit.