15 Essentials for 2015: Handbags, shoes, makeup, clothes: here’s the ULTIMATE bucket-list for Fall/ Winter Shopping!! Celeb styles to runway trends, we have rounded up 15 must have fashion trends for Fall 2015 Winter 2016. Here’s what you NEED to know before going shopping this season!
The Checklist: Must Have Fashion Trends for Fall 2015/ Winter 2016
#1: The Cape Jacket
The cape jackets are so hot that we are recommending them for Spring 2016 too! Check out more Spring 2016 trends here: 15 Must-Have Fashion Items for Spring 2016 from London Fashion Week. That’s why I think the cape jacket should top the ESSENTIAL or must have fashion trends for Fall 2015!!
#2: The Slashed Skirt
The slashed skirts and dresses have been seen on the runways for both Fall/Winter and Spring/ Summer. And they look hot! And you can pair them with sheer tights for Winter! Check out this AW look by Dior and these runway looks:
#3: The Single Earring
This Fall, it HAS to be either a single earring. Or a pair of mix ‘n’ match earrings. Read more about how to wear these earrings: How to Wear the Latest Single Earring Trend – Fall/Winter 2015-2016 Jewelry. We recommend something like this minimalistic earring by Dior:
#4: Something with Fringes
Fringes are the hottest trend of 2015. Fringes have taken over shoes, handbags, gloves, boots, dresses, jackets and even jewelry! That’s why we’ve added them to the must have fashion trends for Fall 2015. Tassles will do, too! I recommend an evening fringe Little Black Dress!
Also check out: Travel Outfit – Fringe Top and Shorts Look
#5: A Chunky Heel Shoe
Chunky heels are very popular right now! We’ve seen them on runways and in the movies! I also featured a pair of mid-heels in The Man from UNCLE inspired look. Plus, Versace, Dior, Dolce and Gabbana and many more have showcased chunky heels in their collections:
#6: A Hair Accessory
The hottest ones are embellished multi-headbands in pearls and stones. And statement hair-clips! Read more: Latest Hair Accessories Trend | Headbands, Clips and Tiaras 2015 2016
#7: A Berry Lipstick
Berry lip colors are the hottest shades for Fall/ Winter. We’ve seen them on the runways of collections like Dolce and Gabbana FW 2015-2016 RTW and on celebs like Emma Watson, Blake Lively, Cara Delevingne and countless others this season. They are also the lip colors of choice according to #SlubAdvice for 20 Best Lip Colors for Fall 2015.
#8: A Shadow Stick
Graphic eyeshadow is my hottest favorite beauty trend for 2015-2016! For a dramatic eye look, try an eye shadow stick in a deep, bold color that gives a colorblocking look. This trend was seen in the runway collections of Dior, Chanel and Celine amongst others. For a more subtle look, try a shadow stick in a light color like pale burgundy, gold, peach or pink.
#9: Embellished Round Sunglasses
Round and cat-eye sunglasses are the hottest styles right now. Read more about all the latest trends here: Latest Fall Trends for Sunglasses. Here’s our pick of Chanel round embellished sunglasses:
#10: A Statement Belt
#11: A Slit Dress
Slit dresses and skirts are all the rage in Fall/Winter 2015-2016. They were all over the runways for Fall/ Winter 2015-2016 couture AND Spring/ Summer 2016 RTW. Plus, celebs have been spotted in thigh-grazing slit skirts that have been showstoppers!
#12: The Top-Handle Micro Bag
Micro bag won the Vogue It-Bag 2015 votes, and top handle is a super-cool trend for Fall/ Winter. For including in the must have fashion trends for Fall 2015, I recommend the Lady Dior top-handle micro-bag!
Also check out: 6 Latest Handbag Trends for 2015
#13: The Cropped Leather Jacket
Fall is always the perfect time to wear the leather jacket. This season, we are loving the cropped zipper leather jacket. We saw it in London Fashion Week SS 2016 earlier this month. Also, the leather jacket has been featured twice on Shilpa’s Lifestyle Blog this month. I did a weekly shopping look inspired by Kendall Jenner’s biker-chic look, plus last week I did a Rockstar Barbie look idea for Halloween! Check them both out!
#14: The Leather Mini Skirt
I’m loving the mini skirt in leather this season! Check out my article: 10 Supermodel Street Style Chic Looks to Try Right Now! In that, I talk about how a leather mini-skirt is the perfect way to upgrade an everyday look! Also: check out the leather mini look from Rosie Huntington Whiteley: Best Fashion Looks Ever.
#15: A Pussybow Blouse
Whether you’re going to office, or out spending a relaxed Sunday with friends, a bow shirt is a great way to dress this season! Bow shirts were all over the runways in fashion weeks for Spring Summer 2016 RTW. Check out below:
Read more about bow shirts and other SS2016 trends here: 8 Things We Loved about Prabal Gurung Spring 2016 at NYFW, Runway Inspired Outfits: Runway to Real Life| Style Ideas, Elie Saab Spring Summer 2016 RTW Collection | 10 Things to Love
So, did you like this list? Lemme know below which ones are you adding to your wardrobe this season! 🙂 Muaah XOXO
Keep it stylish! Going shopping? Also read our ULTIMATE Shopping Guide for Fall/ Winter 2015-2016 | 15 MUST-HAVE Pieces for the Season!!
Shilpa Ahuja a designer and entrepreneur. She is the editor-in-chief of ShilpaAhuja.com, which she founded with the goal of inspiring confidence in the modern working woman through fashion.
Fashion has traditionally been for the rich, white, thin woman. That’s how it evolved over centuries and that’s how it’s been represented in fashion media. But Shilpa believes that with the changing role of women in the society, fashion has changed, too. She believes that fashion is for everyone, regardless of their age, gender, color, body type and background. So she translates runway fashion into easy style advice that one can incorporate into their daily lives.
Shilpa’s work has been published in the University of Fashion blog and Jet Airways magazine. She is also an artist, illustrator and cartoonist. She is also the creator of Audrey O., a comic series that represents the lifestyle of millennial women. She enjoys creative writing and world travel. Her art has been exhibited at Harvard Graduate School of Design and the Aroma Hotel, Chandigarh and been published in Chandigarh Times.
Originally from Chandigarh, Shilpa also has a professional degree in architecture and has worked in interior project management. She is also the author of the book “Designing a Chinese Cultural Center in India”. Shilpa has a Masters in Design Studies degree from Harvard University. For feedback and questions, please email [email protected]