The initial fall merchandise have made their way into high-end department stores. These pre-fall finds are the first pegged for the fall 2012 season. This fall, accessories are bold and make a statement. Even the more subdued styles get a shot of bold. Check out which styles to look for as fall approaches.
I feel brooches are statement jewelry by default. Even the most subdued brooch is easily spotted. They are the initial jewelry trend for fall. Wear a single brooch on your lapel or wear a cluster for a dramatic look. For those into hair accessories, pin a brooch to your favorite wide headband to spruce it up a bit.
With all shades of green being the first color trend noticed for fall, any accessory in this shade will be bold. Bright and neon green colorblock shoes, bright green printed scarfs, precious and semi-precious green stones the possibilities are plenty. Look fabulous in this bold color and let others be green with envy.
While skinny, high heels will always be fashionable, it is about time that chunkier heels have their turn. Plus, the chunky heel loafer is a great addition to your office wardrobe. Loafers can also dress up jeans and leggings for fall. I am fond of the luxury leather loafer. There are loafers in metallic finishes, suede and maybe even a few that make a statement with ruffle and fringe details.
The Luxury Slipper
While flats have been in style for a few seasons -- thanks to the ballerina flat -- the comfy slipper never quite made its way front and center, until now. I am a slipper girl so the stylish slipper trend is one I am looking forward to. Not just any slipper will do. Try for metallic finished, bold prints, rich suedes and velvets for these luxe flats.
The Statement Bag
At first this pre-fall trend threw me off. When I caught a peek at what some of these bags looked like, I'm not as thrown off by the idea anymore. When it comes to handbags I am more of practical girl. I personally recommend statement bags with bold prints, bold colors, sequins, beaded bags and bejeweled bags. Some statement bags are bit scary with too many metal embellishments that can potentially snag on clothing., o choose your statement bag wisely.
These five pre-fall trends will give you easy transitional options for late summer going into fall. Pick one or two of these tends to wear at the same time. Maybe you can take a risk and go for the gusto by wearing all of them at once. Just make sure to pick styles that complement you, that way you will always wear the trend instead of the trend wearing you.
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