The Fashion Fix – 10th December 2018
Want your trend fix for the week? Well look no further as this time round we are dedicating our curiosities to the must-have styles to wear this winter! December is the perfect time to indulge and invest in signature styles that are synonymous with the season.
Will you channel your inner animal instinct in an array of wild prints? Fancy adopting superhero tendencies with the help of an empowering cape? Or wish to go Sci-Fi in a showering of shiny silvers (also ideal for the party season!)
Which trend are you? Explore them all here…
There’s no escaping the dangerous allure of animal print this winter. Forget any kind of subtlety – the trend is probably the biggest and boldest of them all, arriving in a multitude of prints from tiger to zebra, leopard to ocelot, with wild stripes and spots showering the runways and unashamedly exuding independence and power.
Every designer under the sun followed suit with this daring trend, from Dolce & Gabbana, Max Mara, Ashley Williams and Balenciaga to Victoria Beckham, Bottega Venta, Tom Ford, Roberto Cavalli and everyone else in between. The fundamental difference this time being you need to dress in it head-to-toe!
With an undeniable focus on female empowerment from industries such as politics, film and fashion, it comes as no surprise that designers are getting on board and with this arrives a renewed love affair with the cape. A feminine alternative to the sporty puffer jacket, the cape has experienced an elegant update that translates as a super stylish, uncomplicated wardrobe option for winter.
Saint Laurent and Loewe channelled sharp and structured silhouettes, whilst Missoni and Isabel Marant opted for a cosy vibe via blanket-esque duplications.
Sparkle and Shine
Emitting a futuristic zeitgeist that concurrently pairs up with the perfect Christmas party outfit, splashes of metallic silvers, foils, mirrored discs and sparkles make up the silver bullet trend that conjures a stylish Sci-Fi vibe.
Follow Olivier Rousteing’s lead at Balmain and pioneer a revolutionary dress code that could easily transpire as a sartorial reality by 2050. The designer presented iridescent silver in head-to-toe abandon; Alberta Ferretti favoured eye-catching metallic in a plunging ball gown; Christian Doir’s parkas were finished with fusions of foil-like fabric and Halpern accelerated the sex appeal in teeny-tiny silver sequined dresses.
There you have it! Check in next week – xoxo, Katie.