fall 2012 fashion trends

Work, Date, Party: The Peplum Dress Is Fall’s Most Versatile Piece

While we’re all for the practicality (and style too!) of a wooly warm knit, the real standout piece you’ve got to have this autumn is the slim, pencil-skirted peplum dress. In black, like our $96 Topshop scoop-neck version, this one dress can take you from work, to date night, to a night out in the city.

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Designer Picks: Marie Saint Pierre’s Cold Weather Fashion Advice

If you are looking to make a statement this fall, look no further than Marie Saint Pierre’s edgy collection. This Montreal designer is known for her statement pieces and avante guard style. We turned to Marie once again for her take on which trends she is loving this season and her picks for fall, so that we can stay on the cutting edge of style too.

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Designer Picks: Rudsak’s Fall 2012 Faves

Rudsak designer Evik Asatoorian has been making some of the most coveted Canadian outerwear pieces and accessories for almost 2 decades. Sleek, minimalist and tailored to perfection, a Rudsak leather jacket is an essential for any woman (or man’s) wardrobe in the fall. Just ask Maria Menounos. The starlet was seen all over Hollywood rocking her favourite Rudsak leather jacket this year. From boots to bags, there’s nothing Asatoorian can’t do when it comes to leather. We talked to the designer about his fall fashion essentials for women, as well as his fall fashion tips.

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Fall Trend: Captivated By Brocade

Glimmering and gilded with gold, jaw-dropping jewel tones, and elaborate detail were in full force on brocade looks on the fall runways. This theatrical trend made our editors’ eyes glaze over in envy for the magnificence of it all, and now the runway inspired look from Gucci, Salvatore Ferragamo and Balmain can be yours with our buy-now brocade treasures.

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How To Wear A-Line Leather Skirts

Nicole Richie stepped out in a gothic laser cut leather skirt for the Virgin Sunset Strip Music Festival, and her glam take on the A-line leather skirt has us inspired to wear the trend this fall.

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What To Wear To A Labour Day Barbecue

We love the concept of an endless summer, and this labour day weekend you can dress the part of eternal sunshine in an effortless boho look perfect for the backyard barbecue or outdoor fete.

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The Fall Runway’s 10 Hottest Dresses Are All Right Here!

Summer’s light and airy way of dressing is almost a distant memory, with fall runways beckoning in the most luxurious fashion season we’ve seen in a while. We countdown the top ten dress trends from the fall runways.

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Hot Accessory Alert: Detachable Collars

One of our favourite emerging trends in accessories is the detachable collar, seen on runways for spring, and now for fall from designers like Derek Lam. We think the detachable fabric collars in fun prints and textures are adorable, and we are equally enamoured with the easy-to-wear necklace versions popping up in your favourite stores.

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Adorable And Trendy Back To School Look

Our editors have done some of your homework for you, with this adorable back to school look we’ve picked, complete with just enough trendy fashion-forward appeal, comfort, and individuality.

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What To Wear To A Job Interview

We’ve heard you should dress for the job you want, not the job you have, and that’s never more true than when you’re choosing an outfit for an interview for that coveted job. We were inspired by the slick, chic look from 3.1 Phillip Lim’s Fall runway for a job interview look that is both polished and professional, and still has personality.

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Editor’s Back To School Fashion Essentials

You can’t go without these five essentials. You’ll be prepared to learn and look good at the same time — who could ask for more?

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Head To Toe Mixed Print Trend Continues Into Fall

Fashion designers and stars like Scarlett Johansson are mixing their prints and proving that the head-to-toe pattern trend isn’t going anywhere. Runway collections have flaunted the blending of digital, graphic and floral prints into one busy yet wearable look for the past few seasons, and while we approached this trend carefully for a while, we are thinking its time to embrace the once outlandish idea of piling on the print.

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Sneak Peek At H&M’s Exciting Fall 2012 Lookbook

H&M has just released their first Fall 2012 Lookbook, and the retailer has us excited for fall fashion even before the heat of summer has hit. The swedish retail giant is constantly evolving with fashion’s freshest trends, and this collection is one of our favourites in a while-taking from the fall 2012 runway’s biggest hits.

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Sneak Peek At Fall 2012 Fashion From Old Navy, Gap & Banana Republic

Mixed prints, preppy loafers and bold brights will be hitting Old Navy, Gap and Banana Republic stores at the end of July, just in time for a fresh new fall wardrobe. Late summer pieces like short dresses, coloured pencil skirts with digital prints and cropped printed pants are perfect transitioning pieces for early fall.

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New York Fashion Week Fall 2012 Fashion Trends

The fashion trends have clearly emerged for Fall/Winter 2012 as New York Fashion Week comes to a close. A week that began with concepts and intrigue has hatched inspiration to look forward to next fall. There were too many highlights to choose from, but here are some of the top trends from NYFW 2012.

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