Bright red, orange and pink had a big presence on the New
York, Paris, London, and Milan runways, but they’re not the most easy colors to
wear for winter. Find out what other trends might be better suited to your style.
Discover the most wearable winter 2016 fashion trends, and
start shopping in order to upgrade your style for the new season. From chunky
knits to block heels, here are the big trends that are easy to wear and quite
Big sweaters are in this fall, but it’s all about the type
of knit. Ribbed and cable knits are the way to go, and don’t forget to keep
your silhouette balanced if you opt for an oversized one.
photo: Leonie H.
Get cozy with
detailed knits, as seen on the runways in collections from Altuzarra, Charlotte
Ronson, Banana Republic, and Diesel Black Gold.
The white blouse is a wardrobe essential, but this year it’s
also been turned into a statement piece by designers from Oscar de la Renta and
Valentino to Rodarte and Michael Kors. Victorian and romantic styles of
blouses, with oversized bows and collars are one of the most wearable winter 2016 fashion
trends, and they go well with everything from pencil skirts to plaid shorts.
Dusters and Robe
photo: Leonie H.
When it comes to outerwear, long coats are having a moment,
and make an impact on the runways in collections from Chanel to Marni. Whether
you opt for an open duster coat or a robe one with a decorative belt, try
them in soft neutrals. You can stick to classic shades like gray and camel
or decide to try a dramatic red, but don’t forget to create an hourglass silhouette with a thicker
The Slip Dress
photo: Song of Style
After it was huge in the ‘90s, the slip dress took a
backseat for a while, but it’s back as one of the most wearable winter 2016 fashion trends. It’s the perfect match for a robe coat, and you can even layer
it over a t-shirt. Rag Bone and Prabal Gurung made the most out of it at Fashion
Week, and so should you.
photo: Leonie H.
After a strong Spring/Summer presence, you’d think fringe was on its
way out, but it’s one trend that seems to have exceptional lasting
From sophisticated fringe seen at BCBG Max Azria, Chanel, Burberry,
and Balmain to a more subtle raw edge on your jeans, you can’t go wrong
fringe this fall, whether it’s on outerwear or accessories.
photo: Galant Girl
Pairing bright neons with neutral could end up being the
defining look for this fall. It’s one of the most wearable winter 2016 fashion
trends even if you want to keep it subtle and settle for neon accessories. From
hot pinks to saturated oranges, you can’t go wrong with a bright shade, but
combining it with nudes or black is the right way to go.
Longer Tops and
photo: Nesairah N.
One trend you might not enjoy if you’re petite, longer
blazers, vests and tops are the way to go for winter 2016. From Stella McCartney and
Bottega Veneta to J.Crew and Polo Ralph Lauren, tops are lower than ever, with
a hemline that hits above your mid-calf, but under your hips. It’s also an increasingly popular length for trench coats.
photo: Pam H.
Cropped pants are still in, but if you’re tired of the
skinny look, flares are among the most wearable winter 2016 fashion trends. Just
like fringe, they’re a nod to the ‘70s, but that doesn’t mean that you should
go for a retro look. Pair them with high heels for a modern vibe.
photo: Tamara C.
This fall you can have it all, both style and comfort, if you upgrade
your style with short, blocked heels. Comme des Garcons, Miu Miu and
Chanel featured plenty of chic choices on the runways, and they’re also a must
for booties this season. You won’t have trouble bringing short boots with block
heels into your style, since they go with everything from shorts to pencil
Textured All Black
photo: Masha S.
Enjoy the slimming effect of the most elegant neutral and
enjoy the fact that you’re also rocking one of the most wearable winter 2016 fashion trends. The head-to-toe black look was seen on the runways in
collections from Valentino to Alexander Wang, but they key to pulling it off is
mixing textures and patterns to keep it interesting and avoid looking drab.