One thing I’ve really gathered from looking at countless runway shows online (thanks Vogue), is that the fashion world is desperate to return to business as usual. Brands have been pouring extra creative juice into this season’s looks to help return to a feeling of normalcy. Because of this, the FW21 trends were a little all over the place on the runways. It was actually kind of hard to pick out my favorite trends since there were so many.
While I don’t let trends dictate what’s in my closet, I do think it’s important to at least be aware of them. And if I decide to follow a trend, I always make sure it won’t look too dated after a few years and that it totally fits into my personal style.
Below are a few of my favorite trends for the upcoming FW21 season.
You can always count on knits for the colder months, but chunky knits are a favorite for this season. Most people have some kind of chunky knit in their closet, so this should be an easy trend to embrace. If you don’t have any chunky knits, you can be confident that you’ll be able to wear them season after season if you decide to splurge on some.
If you’re like me and have a fairly limited color palette for your closet, textures like chunky knits can add a little something to a neutral outfit. Pairing a chunky knit sweater with leather trousers is a winter staple look of mine.
Flared Denim + Trousers
Skinny cut trousers are out, and flared and bootcut trousers are in. Personally, I love the rock n roll vibe of a pair of leather flared trousers and the grunge vibe of distressed bootcut jeans. This trend is also a great way to keep wearing your vintage-inspired denim from last season.
I’ve always loved good tailoring. This season, monochrome tailoring is going to be a big trend. If you’re looking for a classic that will last forever, stick with black. For something more fun for the holidays, consider a burgundy velvet or a gold metallic suit. For you own 2001 red carpet moment, consider a head-to-toe denim suit.