10 Things to Love About Dior Fall 2016 Ready-to-Wear Collection

Dior Fall 2016 ready-to-wear collection was sharp and modern. From accessories to makeup to embroidery, view the collection up close and discover our favorite looks!

Review | Collection

It’s been two seasons since the departure of Raf Simons from the house of Dior, and we’ve already started seeing a continuity in the collections. Just like the Spring 2016 collection, this one brought a lot of wool mixed with textures, sharp lines mixed with rythmic curves, black mixed with brights. The lines were cleaner than the last collection, and we found a lot of interesting elements. Here are our top ten picks:

Black (or Almost Black) Lipstick

When does black lipstick look the best? When it’s just shy of being black. I love how the lipsticks were the deepest, blackest shades of violet and burgundy, and it looks black when you take a first glance – chic but not costume-y.

Off-Shoulder & Oversized Collars

Oversized ruched, folded, fur, asymmetric and off-shoulder collars – this collection has all sorts of them. Kendall Jenner walked the runway wearing a black coat dress with oversized grey fur collars, which are my favorite in the mix.

Color-Block Shoes

The pointy-toe shoes were a mix of lace-up booties and multiple-buckle heels. With color-blocking. And animal skin.

Built-In Scarf Jacket

If the off-shoulder oversized collars aren’t your thing, the collection even offered jackets whose collars doubled up as a knot, and wool dresses with scarf-like necklines going higher up to the chin.

Jewelry: Stacked Rings and Earrings

Just when we thought multiple rings and earrings may go out of style, Dior comes with their latest collection making a big case for them. And now we want to wear them even more.


The new handbag is structured, medium sized and with a broad strap. It matches the outfit perfectly and its strap length makes it good for both being hand-held or shoulder-carried. And, finally, a handbag with compartments and wallet-like spaces to keep things organized. How many times have we stood in front of our main door or car looking for a key in the bag?

Lightly Embellished Coat

One of my favorite coats in the mix is a flared cream coat, tailored like a collared mini-dress, with embroidered motifs over print. Neither too much to make an over-the-top statement, nor too little to not make a statement at all:

Calf-Length Coats

What Bar-jackets were to the SS16 collection, coats were to this one. Peacoats, overcoats and jackets – all varied yet similar. The ones we’ll want to watch out for in 2016 are the calf-length coats that are long enough to be worn over midi-dresses – perhaps on a chilly night after a black-tie party.

Exaggerated and Asymmetric Peplums

The peplum tops were cinched at the waist, and poofy below, creating an illusion of a fuller hip and narrower waist. Some were asymmetric – longer towards one side, or shorter in the center. What I would love even more is to exaggerate it even more, both in terms of volume and asymmetry. 

Turtle Neck Collar

Turtle-necks have never appealed to me, but collars instead of the fold looks structured and elegant:

Dior Fall 2016 Ready-to-Wear Collection: Gallery

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