Fall Fashion

The Recessionista’s Fall Fashion Trends 2012

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Pictured: H&M Oxblood/Burgandy Dress (picture courtesy of H&M)

The runways are alive with fashion for the next season, Spring/Summer 2013.  But the season that is here and now is Fall/Winter 2013. What are you looking to wear now? That’s the question many of my readers are asking.  Here’s what The Recessionista sees for Fall trends.

Dress up your fall wardrobe with Oxblood, it’s the new deeper shade of red.
Fall 2012 is full of this deep, more than Burgundy red shade. It’s great for coats, dresses or turtlenecks.
Gray is the new black
Pearl gray turtlenecks, dresses and scarves are perfect for fall.  They lighten up your wardrobe but are not too somber, after all,, you want to look upbeat, and black may be too limiting.  Gray literally sheds a bit of light. Dress it up with a strand of pearls for a classic look.
Pictured: Topshop Pink Lace Frill dress by Richard Nicoll.
There’s no end to the lace trend
Lace overlay dresses and tops , popularize by Kate Middleton on her tour of Canada last year are still in vogue.  For fall, the lace trend looks great in black, navy, evergreen and red.  Think Kate Middleton and know that with a look like that, it can’t be bad.
A little plaid is not mad
Use plaid to accent your basic pieces, a plaid scarf or bag can liven up the fall doldrums.  Add a plaid Burberry (check for deals on eBay) for a lux look.
Stay tuned for more fall tips as the season evolves and the weather changes.  What’s on your mind reader?

Since 2008, Mary Hall has been the author of The Recessionista Blog, which is read by thousands of regular readers in over 160 countries. An internationally recognized expert on the art of the living the good life for less, she has been a commentator on local, national, and international radio and TV shows. Her advice has been featured in over 2,000 media outlets, including The New York Times, Reuters, Life & Style magazine, ABC News, NBC News and now The Huffington Post, among many others.