AW 17/18 Trends – Rouge amour

AW 17/18 Trends – Rouge amour
Gucci Dress

Isn’t is wonderful when fall arrives and you get to wear layers and coats and real shoes again? Yes summer is lovely, but when it comes to clothing, fall is definitely my favourite. I love wearing dresses and skirts with boots and tights and thin coats and cozy sweater.  Although I love the warm San Francisco fall, I miss the distinct shift in seasons that we have in Sweden.

The fall trends are starting to hit the stores right now and here are my favourite fall trends and what I will be wearing this coming fall.

  1. Think red.

Red is never really out of style, being such a feminine and classic color, but this autumn I think we will see more red than usual. I love the thought of mixing of different shades of red as well as textures. Personally I own very few red items, but I am definitely open to explore the red world. And since I usually don’t wear red, I will buy a few items that can easily be added to may current wardrobe. I definitely want a red bag and a pair of red or burgundy shoes. I think a red jumpsuit would be fun for going out and creating an all red outfit as well as a coat. A red midi skirt is something I can see myself wearing this fall, since I’m so in love with midi skirts.

AW17 Zara Red
Here are some of my favourite picks from Zara

 

Here is how I’ve been wearing a little red as we transition to fall.

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Hermes Scarf / DvF Dress / Chloe Bag / Chanel sunglasses
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H&M Sweater / Filippa K jeans / Acne Studios Boots / Gucci Bag

 

 

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H&M T-shirt  / Iro Jenas / Louboutin Shoes / Chloe Bag

Summer essentials: The bright coloured dress

Summer essentials: The bright coloured dress

I’m a huge lover of my (many)  little black dresses. They work for all seasons, they work with most accessories and I can always count on them. And then each spring and summer, the florals enter the stores and brighten things up. But there is one thing I especially enjoy in the summer and that is a beautiful and bright coloured dress. I prefer this over a floral dress for many reasons.

Having lived in Sweden most my life, summer is the time of year when I can go bear legged and wear light coloured bottoms. However, now that I live in San Francisco, this is no longer the case and I can wear whatever I want most of the year.

To me it’s pink, it has always been a favourite, especially hot pink or fuchsia. So for this summer, I suggest you add one more dress to all the florals. Choose your favourite color and find a well fitted dress in that color. Match it with neutral shoes and accessories and keep the make up light. Then proudly accept the many compliments you will get when you enter a summer party.

 

 

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Some of my pink dresses over these past years

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