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.
If you don’t have any secrets, you better get some.
Phoebe Philo chics up Chinatown shopping bags for Céline
Plaid is fall’s feminine print
FUR AS FABRIC
Insight: “Fendi is fur,” said Karl Lagerfeld’s show notes.
LEATHER ALL OVER
SCRAP THE SYSTEM
Designers were like D.J.’s but with fabric.
Insight: Clash of the textures (and colours and shapes!)
THE NEW GEOMETRY
Insight: Spring shades were winterized—or not. No rules to pretty.
Warning: Rochas’ will cause passersby to swoon (look at the high pockets!)
Microtrends: peekaboo cut-outs and wide lapels
EYES ON SHOULDERS AND CLAVICLES