From Russian inspired bohemian fashion to ripped stockings, Fall 2008 fashion trendsare set to set the stage for fashion in 2009 as the world economy declines towards recession. This season’s trends will carry over into the warmer months, including Spring 2009 and are sure to remain an influential part of 2010’s fashion.

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Women's Autumn/Winter 2008 fashion trends

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2008/2009 Clothing: Key Looks

Foho / Bohemian Luxury Fashion Trend

Bohemian Luxe fashion trend Fall 2008/2009 With Gucci leading the way with their A/W 08/09 collection, this winter sees us reaching for our fringed boots, peasant shirts, and gypsy-inspired chunky gold jewellery. In 2008/2009, it’s all about folk-inspired foho looks and bohemian pieces in luxury materials. Click to read more on the bohemian luxe / foho trend for 2008/2009.

Ripped Stockings Trend

Laddered stockings trend Fall 2008/2009 Our wartime female counterparts would never have imagined this day; where laddered stockings are not only acceptable, but fashionable. The ripped stocking trend is a close cousin of the ripped denim trend, a step towards a new era of neo-Grunge. Click to read more on the ripped tights / laddered stockings trend for 2008/2009.

Military Fashion

Military Jacket trend Fall 2008/2009 A close cousin of the bohemian luxe trend, the military jacket strikes back in 2009 as a winter wardrobe staple. Whether feminised, rocked up or worn with sexy androgyny, it’s a winner. Click to read more on the military fashion trend for 2008/2009.

Feathers and Plumes Trend: 2008/2009

Feathers 2008/2009 fashion trend
Feathers make a huge comeback for the Fall/Winter season of 2008/2009. As well as traditional uses of feathers, like the opulent plumes on Ralph Lauren’s hats, the runways were littered with unique new uses of feathers. From skirts, to coats, to accessories. Read more about the 2008/2009 feather trend – including how it’s been used on the runways and what sort of feathers to look out for.

Plaid and Tartan Trend of 2008/2009

Plaid 2008/2009 fashion trend
Headed up by a plaid-packed collection from D&G (pictured left), country inspired checks, tartans and plaids were prominent on the fall runways for 08/09. While D&Gs plaids were head-to-toe, others have been more subtle, popping up in select pieces. If one thing is certain it’s that colours should be traditional and subdued. Read more about the 2008/2009 plaid trend.


2009 Hair Trends

Women’s Hair Trends 2009

Women's Hair Trends 2009 For Autumn (Fall)/Winter 2009, as well as Spring/Summer,’s women’s 2009 hair trends guide covers it all. Find out who’s wearing what, and how to keep your tresses looking up to date all year round. Click to read about all the hottest colours, styles, cuts and runway trends.

Women’s Shoe Trends for Fall/Winter 2008/2009

Autumn/Winter 2008/2009 Shoe Trends

Shoe trends fall 2008-2009 Every girl loves her shoes; and with so many new trends for the colder months, there’s every excuse to buy more! From folk-inspired fringed boots, to square-toe heels, to sexed-up mary-janes, and exotic reptile leathers – read more about all of the shoe trends for Fall/Winter 2008/2009.

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