While it’s true that our minds are currently busy picking at the spring 2015 fashion trends, it still feels good to know that the future is shaping up quite brilliantly, giving us a lot to be looking forward to come the colder months. Everything you expect them to be and more, the fall / winter 2015 fashion trends come bearing the luxurious, the slightly dramatic, all wrapped up in notes of unadulterated sophistication.

The key to chic is right after the break, when we take a closer look at the old made new again, at the fresh, the exotic and the spectacular, at the silhouettes that already promise to sweep you off your feet.

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Women’s fall 2015 fashion.

The themes in fashion this fall.

Carwash pleats.

Showing off your legs come fall becomes one with the definition of modern-chic thanks to the carwash pleats that made for such a sultry comeback on the fall runways. Laid against the bare skin, or layered against blocks of sheer, they’re the detail set to breath new life into your favourite skirt silhouettes:

Fashion trends fall 2015
Carwash pleats at Salvatore Ferragamo, Tommy Hilfiger and Sally Lapointe, F/W ’15

Fur sleeves.

It takes just one look at the fall 2015 runways to really grasp the supremacy of fur in a season that’s all about warmth and comfort. From shoes to bags and collars, fur has extended its influence all the way to the sleeves, where aside from beautiful, the furry details look pretty practical too:

Fashion trends fall 2015
Fur sleeves at Marni, Celine and Michael Kors, F/W ’15

Neo Victorian.

Ruffles, high-collars, precious fabrics and dramatic silhouettes point toward a serious step back in time taken by our favorite designers in search of inspiration. The 19th century translates beautifully even today, the Victorian influences making for the extraordinary way of reinventing your wardrobe come fall:

Fashion trends fall 2015
Neo Victorian motifs at Altuzarra, Alberta Ferretti and Alexander McQueen, F/W ’15

The slip dress.

A nod to the ’90s made to look and feel incredibly modern, the slip dress marks its return on the fashion radar come fall, spaghetti straps, lace trims and silky materials included. Expect them to steal your heart:

Fashion trends fall 2015
Slip dresses at Celine, Salvatore Ferragamo and Prabal Gurung, F/W ’15

Chic patchwork.

Even something as psychedelic as patchwork gets to undergo the ultimate chic transformation for autumn and winter 2015, when more is clearly more, as pointed out by the clashing prints, colours and fabrics:

Fashion trends fall 2015
Chic patchwork at Etro, Valentino and Chloe, F/W ’15

Eastern influences.

Sometimes inspiration comes from the most unexpected of places, colliding worlds, cultures, attitudes. Going East for fall, fashion borrows the best of the Chinese motifs and silhouettes, only to melt them and build them anew for the modern-woman to take delight in:

Fashion trends fall 2015
Eastern influences at Diane von Furstenberg, Donna Karan and Valentino, F/W ’15

Floor-length coats.

Trust a coat to turn into a bold statement the moment it’s nearly touching ground, its silhouette closely following along the lines of the body, its pockets, collars, sleeves reimagined, revamped and ready to transform a basic staple into a street-style wonder:

Fashion trends fall 2015
Floor-length coats at Dries Van Noten, Maison Martin Margiela and Chloe, F/W ’15

Frosty pastels.

If anything, pastels look even more charming in a season that’s all about cold, snow and slippery ice. Putting their frosty coat on, the palest of pinks, blues, and lavender hues are ready to play it all dainty and sweet, adding contrast to your favorite winter looks:

Fashion trends fall 2015
Frosty pastels at Prada, Altuzarra and Tibi, F/W ’15

High-waist pants.

With the waists rising higher and higher, the cinched pant silhouettes promise to elongate your legs and highlight your midriff in the most beautiful way possible, tucked in billowy blouses and cropped jackets adding to their effortless appeal this season:

Fashion trends fall 2015
High-waist pants at Rodarte, Zimmermann and Wes Gordon, F/W ’15

Code red.

Every season needs a few serious splashes of colour to be added to its signature palette, the brighter and richer the hues, the better. And in a season as stark as winter, red makes for a breathtaking contrast, so it’s a good thing the runways were basically swimming in a pool of red:

Fashion trends fall 2015
Code red at Hermes, Delpozo and Dolce & Gabbana, F/W ’15

Pant suits.

The androgynous tailoring keeps on adding new chapters to its unending tale, more pant suits gone slouchy taking over the runways for autumn and winter. Tiny polka-dots, whispers of scarlet red and cinched waists represent some of the ways in which the suits grew infinitely more feminine this season:

Fashion trends fall 2015
Pant suits at Bottega Veneta, Christopher Kane & Chloe, F/W ’15

Luxe shimmers.

Awash with some serious sparkle, the runways appeared ready to shine, quite literally, for fall 2015, shimmers and glitters adorning the most basic of silhouettes. Coats, twin-sets and evening gowns alike made it impossible to look away:

Fashion trends fall 2015
Luxe shimmers at Giambattista Valli, Nina Ricci and Sonia Rykiel, F/W ’15

Winter brocades.

Coming in all shapes, forms and sizes, the winter brocades were given a fresh new look for winter 2015, flirty, feminine dress silhouettes complementing their opulent feel:

Fashion trends fall 2015
Winter brocades at Mary Katrantzou, Simone Rocha & Erdem, F/W ’15

Pure velvet.

And speaking of rich and opulent, allow us to re-introduce velvet as the fabric to seek comfort in come fall and winter. Looking decidedly sophisticated in tones of cobalt, navy and black, velvet umps its game this season, its feel nothing short of extraordinary:

Fashion trends fall 2015
Pure velvet at Emilio Pucci, Giorgio Armani and Sonia Rykiel, F/W ’15

New plaid.

There’s something about plaid and autumn coming together that no one seems to be able to fight, instead what everyone appears to be doing is adding more fuel to the fire by reinventing the old, and reimaging the perennial pattern in countless new ways:

Fashion trends fall 2015
New plaid at Alexander Wang, Vivienne Westwood Red Label and Fay, F/W ’15

More trend reports for fall 2015.

Hair trends.

fall 2015 hairstyles: the hair trends you need to know

Fall 2015 hairstyles: the hair trends you need to know

From tousled flowing waves to messy buns, slick low ponytails to effortless knots: it's all on the hairstyle agenda for fall / winter 2015. Read about all the fall 2015 hair trends at that link.

Makeup trends.

fall 2015 beauty trends: everything you need to know

Fall 2015 beauty trends: everything you need to know

Red lips or Twiggy doe eyes, graphic liner or smokey haze: the options for beauty looks in fall / winter 2015 are many and glorious. Read about them all at our fall 2015 makeup guide.

Shoe trends.

9 of the hottest shoe trends for fall 2015

9 of the hottest shoe trends for fall 2015

Leather to velvet, embellishments to fringing, thigh high boots to sculptural heels, the shoe game for fall 2015 is nothing if not strong. Plan it ahead by indulging in 9 of the hottest shoe trends you'll want to keep an eye on for fall 2015.

Accessory trends.

9 of the coolest accessory trends for fall 2015

9 of the coolest accessory trends for fall 2015

Accessories are a big part of the process allowing you to keep your wardrobe in perfect tune with the latest trends. For fall 2015, chic berets, bold brooches and fancy belts are just some of the cool accessories that promise to help you transition smoothly in between seasons.

the statement earring: why you only need one this season

The statement earring: why you only need one this season

Minimum effort for maximum impact: this fall you'll only need the one statement earring to be taking your outfits to the next level of coolness. Learn why and how to make it work for you at this link.

Men’s fashion trends.

10 key men's trends from the fall 2015 runways

10 key men's trends from the fall 2015 runways

Things are moving in a whole new direction when it comes to men's fashion and nothing gives you more power than learning everything there is to know ahead of time. Consider this your cheat sheet.

Color trends

fall / winter 2015 colour trends

Fall / winter 2015 colour trends

From bright primary colours to mineral metallics, winter pastels to washed out weathered hues, the colour trends for fall / winter 2015 offer up plenty to desire. Visit the link to know what's in for the season.

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