2007 Fall Fashion Trends
2007 fall fashion trends were marked by clothes that inspire you to gear up for combat, to camouflage and protect yourself in earth colored fabrics. Gray is a predominant shade, the design are masculine inspired, the accessories in majority gold, textures are mostly tweed, silk, ruffles, feathers, satin, crocodile and, of course, fur. Prints vary from bold modern art prints to polka dots and animal prints. Last but not least, accessories are all oversized: sunglasses, bags, totes, belts; the most popular are long gloves, two-toed thick pumps, thick belts, tights and fishnets, wide rimmed hats and below –knee boots.
In New York, 2007 fall fashion trends were belted coats and tailored dresses, in shades of olive, grey and black that slim down your shape. Although a bit difficult to wear, tweed was of great success. Short tweed jackets with short sleeves in multiple layers are in. Every designer presented oversized sweaters with preeminent knitting. Pants are big, inspired by menswear, some sailor like others sleek stovepipes. Zippers were very popular while hats were wide - brimmed or very low. Shoes were still platform-like but just a little more delicate. Dresses and even shirts were dazzling in sequins and palettes in all colors; evening gowns were marked by feathers in neutral colors. Overall, there was a curious lack of jewelry.
In London ready to wear 2007 fall fashion trends were distinguished through “armor” clothes, with a touch of menswear class, voluminous outfits, in dark shades by massive, shinny metallics, bold prints and fire-red lipstick.
In Paris the trends were more artistically channeled, while in Milan, fur was the star of the show, plus manly pants, fruit tones and bright prints.
By and large, the most popular 2007 fall fashion trends were the grey dresses, menswear inspired class, massive metallics, preeminent prints in vivid colors, large – sized heels and hats, fur and seasonless dressing. As far as haute-couture is concerned 2007 fall fashion trends concentrated on ruffles, lace, armor clothing, huge heels, very well defined waist and fur. The hottest designers setting these trends are Diane von Furstenberg, Armani Prive, Stella McCartney, Marc Jacobs, Chloe, Thakoon, Dolce & Gabbana, Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior and Azzedine Alaia.
The change from 2006 consisted in orientating more on the feminine silhouette,
designers creating tight fitting clothes like the pencil skirt that go
perfectly with the oversized tops and hats. The old massive style and
the new elegant and refined complement each other in the 2007 fall fashion