Burberry’s folklore, Gucci’s vintage inspiration, Chanel’s classic plaids are some of the trends you will wear this season

Whether it be Wang’s unrequited love for Goth at NYFW, Burberry’s folksy appeal for patchwork and embroideries at LFW, Chanel’s sartorial shenanigans at Brasserie Gabrielle in PFW or Dolce and Gabbana’s ode to mothers at MFW; the runways were abuzz with recurring trends (from S/S 2015) and a nod to the Eighties (finally someone looked at the world beyond the 70s). Here is look at what will be trending this fall |Here is look at what will be trending this fall 

Gucci Runaway Fall 2016

Graphic Black & White If last season was about solid achromatic combinations, this season witnessed checks, diamonds, zebra stripes and more graphic lines in-yes, you guessed it right!-black & white. Emilio Pucci was the forerunner when it came to creating bold optical illusions in dresses and thigh-high boots.

Also spotted | Dior’s roll-neck tops, Isabel Marant’s modern graphic art in high-waisted trousers and coats.

Emilio Pucci Fall Winter 2015 2016

Polished Punk | If the Eighties are back, how can punk be far behind? Punk references were spotted across the runways with rivets and chains detailing, leather, ripped pieces, and slick hairdos. Saint Laurent paraded rock-star groupies in tulle skirts, ripped tights and biker jackets.

Also Spotted: Givenchy’s cheek piercings and matador jackets, Alexander Wang’s plaids, cut-out dresses and chain fringes.

Velvet is being touted as the next big thing for the winter season 

Marc Jacobs Fall Winter 2016

Folk Patch | Designers took Moroccan embroideries and patchworks for inspiration. The result: Burberry’s much talked about the folk-inspired show with fringed ponchos, mirrored disc embroideries, fringed ‘new’ bucket bag and patchwork prints.

Also Spotted: Etro’s patchwork coats in earthy shades, Matthew Williamson’s embroidered dresses and parkas.

Etro Fall Winter 2016

Vinyl The punk rebellion saw swathes of vinyl here and there on the runways. Vinyl was seen on Christian Dior’s vinyl trenches, coatdresses paired with thigh-high vinyl boots and printed vinyl were the highlights of the show.

Also Spotted | Loewe’s display of vinyl patchwork, Topshop Unique’s green vinyl flares, Maison Mariegla’s jet-black gown.

Fall Winter Trends 2016

Velvet | Velvet is being touted as the next big thing for the upcoming winter season. Luxe velvet was spotted in designer collections in boots, fluid gowns, and velvet trimmings. Ralph Lauren features a black velvet full-length column dresses, and Chloe’s showcased a slinky velvet gown.

Also Spotted | Sonia Rykiel’s velvet flared trousers, Valentino’s devore velvet, Alberta Ferretti’s embroidered velvets.

Elle Winter Trends 2016

The Eighties | Moving over from the seventies hangover, designers looked to the eighties for inspiration. J.W. Anderson was the forerunner to break free from the 70’s rut and showcased slouchy silhouettes, power shoulders, lame skirts and lurex jackets.

Also Spotted | Moschino’s denim and gold patchwork, Miu Miu’s sailor-inspired pieces, Chanel’s 80’s minimalism with collared dresses and quilted jackets.

Elle One Shoulder Fall Trends 2016

High Shine | Shimmer and metallic were glistening on the runways of these fashion weeks. There were flashes of metallic fabrics, brocades, and patent leather. Balmain’s show was bustling with glamorous sheen in shades of emerald, gold, metallic stripes and disco fringes.

Also Spotted | Marc Jacob’s shimmering dresses, Loewe’s silver knife pleats, Christopher Kane’s metallic dress.

Fur and frivolous | A winter prerequisite, designers did not shy away from using fur in their collections. From faux furs to colored fur, to Mongolian furs and shaved shearlings, the runways were having a ball experimenting with fur.

Also Spotted | Celine’s bags with pom-pom fur, Burberry’s fur capes, Erdem’s camel coat with golden fur collar, Gucci’s fur buckled moccasin flats, MSGM’s patchwork fur coats.

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