Looking for a little wardrobe excitement? Take notes on the key trends in Prada’s pre-fall collection: unexpected leather, bright accessories, tie-neck blouses and statement jackets.
Leather Pieces In Unexpected Colors
The Prada runway was filled with gorgeous leather ready-to-wear pieces - none of which were black! Try to branch out and find leather investment pieces in rich colors like cinnamon, taupe, red and violet.
Treat Chloe's bold army green as a neutral and you'll find it works with nearly everything.
If a black pencil skirt is your unofficial uniform, Reed Krakoff's sky blue pencil skirt could be a necessary wardrobe update.
Joseph's salmon leather leggings work with boyfriend sweaters, tunics and longer button down silk blouses.
The Prada runway was a mix of subdued neutrals including cinnamon and taupe; paired with bright punches of color in fire-engine red, teal blue and violet. Try mixing vivid accessories with a tan menswear coat or an oatmeal sweater to get the trend in motion.
Use Brian Atwood's Obsession pumps in blue suede to elevate a pair of tan trousers.
If you have a classic tan trench in your closet, dust it off and pair it with this eccentric red, Givenchy bag.
The fastest way to add glam to any outfit, is to add a fabulous fur collar or scarf - try this one from Gebeana.
A reoccuring must-have in the Prada show was the tie-neck blouse. Layer it under a blazer, with an oversized cashmere sweater and with skinny jeans ...Either way, this demure piece has a fresh, new attitude this fall.
The innocence of a tie-neck blouse can easily be leveraged into an edgy look - style it with heavy hardware accessories.
Victoria Beckham not only nailed the chic color, but the elegant design of this tie-neck blouse.
Wear Lanvin's tie-neck blouse under a blazer for work or with an ivory leather jacket for dinner.