This year designers opted to show in a wide range of
colours. As well as the usual monochrome schemes of black, white
and grey the freshest
feel to new
colour for autumn is green. The most prominent green fashion tones
are sea green, jade to citrus, chartreuse and moss.
Dusty citrus lime tones are especially popular hues this autumn.
Peridot, emerald and jade jewellery or Venetian glass green beads
provide the green glow of an accessory that really picks up an outfit.
bags and matching shoes are the accessory statement this autumn.
It is now perfectly acceptable to have matching bag and shoes
Purple has been key through summer 2007 and now
ranges from a wine purple that has a hint of red present to a
violet purple that verges with royal blues and French navy.
Notice how in this board shiny colours are set against matt textures.
Texture is key to autumnal fashion vocabulary.
On the colour page we saw that the key new fashion colours for Autumn
Winter 2007/8 are as usual darker tones than the summer palette. Purple is
now a key colour in the Fall 2007/8 fashion colour palette.
Read more about
purple fashion trends here.
This is how designers have used golden tans and rich terracotta colour for autumn 2007.
Leathers and suede take naturally to tan tones. Texture is
important with croc effects and slippery satin tops that shimmer
and shine. Watch how this fashion trend for tan soon encourages
you to purchase orange and rust based clothing.
Silver and greys are also part of the metallic
trend. Grey knitwear, silver toned jewellery and diamante
fashion jewellery will be in all the high street shops.
Images courtesy of
and prshots especially Monsoon, Billy Bags,
Plumo, Principles, Miss Selfridge, Noli,
Dorothy Perkins, Debenhams, Long Tall Sally, John Lewis, House
of Fraser, Oasis, New Look, Phase Eight, Accessorize, Vera Mont,
Dune & Matalan.
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