Fashion Trends

2013 Fall Trend Report

Directional yet wearable, the fall runways were hauntingly shoppable. Here are FLARE's notes on the season and its best trends.

Watercolours by Robyn Asquini

Watercolours by Robyn Asquini; Runway photography by Anthea Simms

Directional yet wearable, the fall runways were hauntingly shoppable this year. Below we have collected FLARE‘s notes on the season and its most wearable trends. From mid-century mystique and sized-up coats to leather all over or fur as fabric, designers across the world presented collections we won’t soon forget.

So go ahead and submerse yourself in FLARE’s 2013 Fall Runway Report. Enjoy the leather, the fur, the beautiful fall fashions—but don’t forget to also check out some great pieces here on Flare.com that break down how to wear this season’s trends! The first one, a retrospective on patchwork fashion tracing it back to its pre-millennial roots, can be found right here.

MID-CENTURY MYSTIQUE

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Left to right: The Row, Nina Ricci, Bottega Veneta.

If you don’t have any secrets, you better get some.

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Left to right: Dolce & Gabbana, Burberry Prorsum, Louis Vuitton, DSquared2.

PRETTY PLAID

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Clockwise from top left: Céline, Suno, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Givenchy, Stella McCartney.

 Phoebe Philo chics up Chinatown shopping bags for Céline

Plaid is fall’s feminine print

FUR AS FABRIC

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Left to right: Versace, Fendi, Valentino, Marni.

Insight: “Fendi is fur,” said Karl Lagerfeld’s show notes.

LEATHER ALL OVER

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SCRAP THE SYSTEM

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Left to right: Helmut Lang, Tom Ford, Thakoon, Loewe, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Junya Watanabe.

Designers were like D.J.’s but with fabric.

Insight: Clash of the textures (and colours and shapes!)

THE NEW GEOMETRY

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PASTELS

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Left to right: Missoni, Chloé, Giambattista Valli, Roksanda Ilincic, Rodarte.

Insight: Spring shades were winterized—or not. No rules to pretty.

SIZED-UP COATS

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Left to right: Carven, Marc Jacobs, DKNY, Rochas, Max Mara, Tommy Hilfiger, Michael Kors

Warning: Rochas’ will cause passersby to swoon (look at the high pockets!)

Microtrends: peekaboo cut-outs and wide lapels

EYES ON SHOULDERS AND CLAVICLES

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FLAT OUT

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