Five Fall 2009 Womenswear Trends Under $100

September 7th, 2009

Labor Day is over, so it’s time to start saying goodbye to Summer and hello to Fall.  And while we’ll miss the carefree days and warm weather, we’re looking forward to the drama and layering of Fall fashion.  As we approach Fashion Week Spring 2010, we’re taking a look back to our favorite looks from Fashion Week Fall 2009.  Our favorite looks feature bold silhouettes–and great details that make the looks as exciting close-up as they are from far away.  Here’s our top 5 trends from Fashion Week Fall 2009 - each for under $100:

The Structured Coat
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ASOS Pintuck Mac | $82.76 at ASOS
How to wear it: Let a pretty blouse spill out from under this gorgeous pintucked mac jacket.  Finish off the look with a pair of killer heels.


The Dramatic Sweater

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Ilana Dolman Sweater | $44.50 at Delias
How to wear it: Go for a dramatic big-over-small look by pairing this roomy dolman sweater with straight leg or skinny jeans.

The Asymmetric Zipper

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Rare Asymmetric Zip Dress | $55.17 at ASOS
How to wear it: This asymmetric zip dress makes a statement by itself - so no need to go overboard on accessories.  A sleek clutch and a pair of heels will do the trick.

The Color Grey

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Drawstring Sweater Top | $24.90 at Heritage 1981
How to wear it: Use this deep grey sweater as a layering piece.  Don’t you love the texture of the knit?

The Disco Influence

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Sequin One Shoulder Top | $19.80 at Forever 21
How to wear it: Party like it’s 2009 in clothes that would have worked equally well in 1979.  Since sequins are so eye-catching, we recommend opting for a partially sequined top (or dress) instead of one that’s completely covered.  Keep this dramatic top company with a pair of chic booties.

Want more Fall 2009 trends?  Here’s our entire Fall 2009 Trend Roundup.

What will you be wearing this Fall?  Share your style with us in the comments!

Entry Filed under: Trend, Trend Predictives, Trendscape, Trendscape, What's In and What's Out, Women

3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Sal  |  September 8th, 2009 at 6:31 am

    I am so excited for fall, especially because nearly ALL of the trends appeal to me for once. Can’t wait to bust out some disco-themed, sequin-encrusted pieces and go to town!

  • 2. ava  |  September 8th, 2009 at 5:14 pm

    you should show more asymmetrical zippered pieces, i’d love to get some and know how to pair things up with them,

  • 3. Trisha  |  September 8th, 2009 at 11:06 pm

    Sal - Totally excited about Fall fashion as well! I love the drama and the layering.

    Ava - great idea! We’ll have to do a post on what to pair with asymmetrical pieces.

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