Odd But Enticing Trends for Autumn

this is a guest post by andrea brachman

I'm always on the hunt for the newest trends in fashion, which means every now and then, I come across some pretty odd styles. Usually, I try not to knock a look until I give it a go myself. But sometimes, keeping an open mind isn't easy. Occasionally I come across looks that not only excite me, but downright surprise me as well.

Take a look at these fall fashion picks that will have you scratching your head, and getting your shopping shoes ready at the same time.

A Fashion Faux Pas Turned Trend
Once a look reserved for tourists at the beach and our grandpas, wearing socks with your sandals has become a growing trend.

Yes, you read that correctly — socks with sandals is a thing now. It's an easy way to keep your toes warm when it's cool out, and it's a great way to give your outfit an extra pop of color for interest. You just have to get past that ingrained feeling that you're doing something wrong. Check out this post from Teen Vogue to find out how to nail the look.

Unconventional Lengths
There was once a time where woman avoided hemlines that hit them mid-calf like the plague. Some felt it was an awkward length that made their calves look larger. But now the unusual cut is back, and it's as popular today as it was in the '70s.

The mid-calf trend is going to continue into the fall. The look regained popularity earlier this year with skirts that hit the wearer mid-calf. Now it's evolving for the coming autumn with mid-calf boots and dresses. Try the look with a mid-calf dress like the Plunge Ladder Detail or the Strappy Oriental Print midi dresses on display here for visual reference. Pair them with a mid-calf, flat-sole boot. It's a sophisticated step up from the casual look of a maxi dress and booties.

Pants from the 70s and the 90s
Skinny pant legs have ruled the fashion world for almost a decade, but today's designers are bringing back the flare leg, a style we haven't seen since the '90s and early 2000s.

As much as I love a flare pant leg, I'm still shocked that a style is giving skinny jeans a run for their money. But in any case, this new trend is flattering on all shapes and sizes, which is perhaps one factor that helped in its resurgence. Head over to this article to see how you can make the look work for your body type.

They might be a little out there, but these trends will keep you on the forefront of the fashion world for the fall season. You just have to be brave enough to give them a try!

featured image courtesy of vogue.com


Jessica said...

Great post and beautiful look! =)

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Sharon said...

I heard the socks-in-sandals thing too, and I can't believe it's fashionable now. It's not really my thing, I guess haha

Anita Anota said...

Ohhh I love the skirt... texture and colors really beautiful!
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Noey Lolita said...

I'm sure I wond follow this ... by now,,although love so so much the outfits with socks and sandals

Your red skirt is really awesome
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Sara Meireles said...

great post . I love the skirt

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So Alice said...

Nice post, I'm not sure if I can give up skinny jeans...

sonia de macedo said...

Ah yes, socks and sandals. Not sure if I even want to go there but others who have sure do make it look chic


Iga Berry said...

Hello lovely, I like unconventional lengths but as a petite person I am careful with what I am wearing. If we have not yet I would love to connect with you on Bloglovin and Twitter here and here: https://www.bloglovin.com/blogs/igaberry-13323143 & https://twitter.com/igaberry1 Have a lovely day, Iga xxx

Marta Moura said...

Great look!

Miriam Pérez said...

nice look!


shiza bblogger said...

Great look :)

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Amy's Fashion Blog said...

super cute casual outfit


Pam Scalfi said...

yh...i dont think sandals and socks are gonna be something I ever give a try :P

Pam xo/ Pam Scalfi♥


That's a good look! ;)
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Caro * said...

Great post ! This coat is gorgeous ! :)

Michelle Orsi said...

I am loving all 3 of these trends. I am excited to try socks with my pumps when the weather gets colder and am loving 70's style flares!


Hena Tayeb said...

i can not get on board with socks and slippers.. it is unacceptable..
i love the coat in the picture though.. don't know how anyone could sit in it.. but it is so beautiful.