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    Fall Fashion | Magazine

    Three fall fashion trends to perk up your wardrobe

    Plus a cheat sheet to the colors, accessories, fabrics, silhouettes, and more that are en vogue this season.

    Left: from Dolce & Gabbana’s fall show in Milan; center, from left: Vogue’s Anna Wintour and actress Blake Lively at New York’s Fall Fashion Week; right: Abby slip dress at Ouimillie.
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    At left, from Dolce & Gabbana’s fall show in Milan; center, from left: Vogue’s Anna Wintour and actress Blake Lively at New York’s Fall Fashion Week; right, Abby slip dress at Ouimillie.

    This season’s fashion inspirations range from the good old American West to present-day politics. Feminine but a little dark, plush with a shot of color, and space-age shiny are just a few of the fresh statements you can choose from. Scan this, then shop like a genius.


    Why we love it: Simultaneously edgy and feminine

    Who showed it: Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, Prabal Gurung, Simone Rocha


    Who’s wearing it: Kate Middleton, Michelle Obama, Anna Wintour, Blake Lively

    How to wear it: Paired with a red, pointy-toed bootie

    Find it locally: Crush, Flock, Nomad

    Buy it now: Abby slip dress by Baum und Pferdgarten, $215 at Ouimillie, 133 Charles Street, Boston, 617-982-7962,

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    Left, from the Tome fall show in New York; center, top at LIT Boutique; left, from the Altuzarra fall show in New York.


    Why we love it: Transitions easily from day to night


    Who showed it: Altuzarra, Creatures of Comfort, Marc Jacobs, Tome

    Who’s wearing it: Kendall Jenner, Kyra Sedgwick, Kelly Rowland, Emily Ratajkowski

    How to wear it: Dress down with strong black accents; after hours add statement jewelry

    Find it locally: Dress, LuxCouture, Portobello Road

    Buy it now: Top by Blank NYC, $88 at LIT Boutique, 236 Hanover Street, Boston, 617-391-0086, and 223 Newbury Street, Boston, 617-421-8637;

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    Left, from the Michael Kors Collection fall show in New York; second from left, from the Christopher Kane fall show in London; second from right, top at French Lessons.



    Why we love it: It’s fun and doesn’t have to be flashy

    Who showed it: Balenciaga, Chanel, Christopher Kane, Michael Kors

    Who’s wearing it: Cara Delevingne, Katy Perry, Solange Knowles, Penelope Cruz

    How to wear it: Monochromatically with minimal accessories and a touch of white or black

    Find it locally: All Too Human, dresscode, kloTH

    Buy it now: Met top by Rebecca Taylor, $295 at French Lessons, 180B Linden Street, Wellesley, 781-235-9090, and other locations

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    Accessory: Belt

    Bag: Fanny pack

    Body part: Shoulder

    Boot: Slouchy

    Coat: Shearling

    Color: Red

    Denim: Head to toe

    Edge: Fringed

    Embellishment: Pearls

    Embroidery: Folkloric

    Fabric: Velvet

    Era: The Future

    Floral: Moody

    Motif: Celestial

    Neckline: Buttoned Up

    Pattern: Polka Dots

    Plaid: Menswear-Inspired

    Region: American West

    Seam: Deconstructed

    Skirt: Flouncy Midi

    Slogans: Political

    Sport: Track & Field

    Stitch: Quilted

    Stocking: Fishnet

    Suit: Pantsuit

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