From New York to Milan, everyone’s been buzzing about Fall Fashion Week around the world. Once again, the fashion world captured sensational trends for upcoming seasons. Often fashion trends influence home trends, and that’s certainly true for fall 2016.
1. Vintage and Victorian
Designers like Lanvin, Loewe, and Balmain wowed the stage with a Victorian and vintage look. This trend is elegant and perfect to tie in classical pieces into your home. Search through yard sales or flea markets for small vintage kitchen items, décor, and home pieces for a chic, yet affordable look.
2. Chunky Knits
Chunky knits and tweeds were all over fashion week runways including Jil Sander and Etro. These opened up to all sorts of upholstery and soft accessories for the home. Adding a soft knit pillow and throw on your couch can set your mood in right for the cooler weather.
3. Faux Fur
This season’s furs include pieces from Salvatore Ferragamo, Derek Lam, Fendi, and Oscar de la Renta. Throwing faux fur on your sofa or dining chairs gives the room a cozier feel for fall cover ups.
4. Mad for Plaid
Synonymous to fall and was spotted all over the runways, plaid is making a big comeback this autumn. Marc Jacobs, Moncler Gamme Rouge, and Alexander Way all threw in plaid pieces in their collection and you can do the same to your home. Plaid gives a lift to solids and provides contrast and character everywhere.
5. Feeling Fringy
Fringes, trims and tassels were all about this year’s fashion week. Burberry, Rebecca Minkoff, and BCBG Max Azria used these trends on their collection and you can definitely incorporate them into your homes. Fringed lamp shades, trimmed shams, and tassels on your throws and you’re good to go.
6. Suede Parade
Like Anna Sui, Zimmermann, and Derek Lam, suede is the way to go. Join the trend by adding suede pieces to your home! Its touchable surface makes the fabric a winner for furniture and home accessories. Some items include blankets, pillow covers, and even suede photo frames.
7. A touch of Velvet
Velvet’s cozy quality makes it ideal for the fall weather, while its rich look instantly creates luxury in any room. Gucci and Chanel have designed dresses, jumpsuits, and even shoes that are made of velvet and now home accessories come in velvet fabric too. No need to go all out, simply changing up your fabric would create an instant change.
8. A bit of Glitter & Gold
From Opening Ceremony’s glittered face to Alexander McQueen’s sheer sparkly veil, gold, glitter, and sequins rocked the runway. Gold-hued accessories and pieces are also a leading trend in interior design, showcased in lighting, furniture, and hardware.
9. Extra long Everything
Cover your sofas and beds with extra long blankets. Just like the runway, capelets and extra long sleeves gives a functional purpose on keeping you warm. Designers like Christian Dior and Brandon Maxwell strolled the stage with sleeves that are way longer than your arms and this definitely give out those cold autumn vibes.
10. Metal Details
Alexander Wang and Michael Kors gave metal details in their look with accessories and details on their pieces. Adding metal décor into your home cools the space as you prepare for warm tones to emerge this fall.