Winter treats & fall delights of 2013

I know you’re not thinking about next fall or autumn however, there are many trends that are already emerging as big ones for Fall 2013 (which is typically Sept – Nov in the Northern Hemisphere). You can check back here and make sure you don’t lag behind the big guns when it’s time. Layer up and play up I say!

Octavia Spencer wears a sequin dress at the SAG Awards. Pic: The Curvy Fashionsta

These fall 2013 trends are a must in your wardrobe:

Sparkle – anything that shimmers, sparkles and shines including crystals and rhinestones that will brighten up your fall collection

Purple power – all shades of plum, grape, purple, aubergine, violet, berry, lavender, wine and indigo (did I miss any?)

Prints – aren’t going anywhere fast, especially leopard

Leather & fur – are popping up in places to enhance and trim and add a touch of luxury

Riding high – equestrian inspirations were all over some designer’s collections

Denim – has a serious comeback in all shapes and styles

Black & white – has never been so chic and elegant… Love it!

Biker boots & biker looks – tough and ready to take on the wild side of one’s character

Skirt suits – no rules apply as it’s a free-for-all when it comes to what’s hot and happening between your hip and knee

From the current winter treats catalogue, don’t forget some additional favourite pieces for this season. They include:

Anorak

Layered dress

Spliced Tunic

On another note, I’m leaving New York within the next couple of weeks to meet my wonderful Sara team. We start shooting our next two catalogues – Spring & Summer in mid-June in Sydney. I look forward to seeing my mum, sister, family & friends. Who knows what trends we’ll see over the coming weeks… Stayed tuned and you’ll find out.

What have you loved most in your autumn & winter wardrobe? What piece or pieces have become essential and you couldn’t or wouldn’t do without?

Hope all is well in your world… Have a fabulous week.

Be well.

L.