Latest Fashion Trends Winter 2008/9

Latest Fashion Trends For
Autumn 2008 and Winter 2009

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This section describes the new fashion trends for Autumn 2008 and Winter 2009.

These pages show the key fashion trends in colours, 'looks' and fabrics.  In addition we have pages for the latest trends in fashion accessories and designer looks.  If you follow our latest fashion trend reports, then you can better plan your wardrobe and accessories.

Fashion Trends - The Key Fashion Looks
 Autumn 2008, Winter 2009

Read the descriptions, and see photos of the top 20 fashion trends for Autumn 2008, Winter 2009.

Admire the new architectural coat silhouette, read about biker jackets, lace garments, opulent fabrics with sequins.  Also, learn about the main fashion colours for autumn - red, purple, winter white and the new brights.

Page Added 28th July 2008.
Updated September 2009

Leopard Print Clothes - Trends Autumn 2008 Winter 2009

Leopard prints and reptilian skins are a key fashion look for Autumn 2008 and Winter 2009. Read more about animal print fashion trends and see typical garments, shoes, bags, animal jewellery and coats.

Page Added 1st August 2008.

Wardrobe Tips Fashion Trends of Autumn Winter 2008/9

The best fashion tip this autumn is: return to INVESTMENT DRESSING!

One of the strong trends this autumn is that of the pyramid coat.

I will show you which silhouette is currently in vogue. Then you can decide how to choose the best silhouette to suit you.

Page Added 20th August 2008.

Coat Trends for 2008-2009

The Architectural Sculptured Silhouette.

Coat fabrics look as if they have been deliberately sculptured to make the focus on the more unusual display zones in the fashion silhouette.

Collars stand large, proud and high; excess fabric is folded into 3D configurations. The garments themselves make a fashion statement.

Page Added 10th August 2008.

Latest Trends in Folk Boho Clothes for Autumn 2008/9

Latest folkloric fashion looks. The new trends in Folk Boho clothes.  See descriptions of border prints, paisley and rose floral folkloric styling.

Page Added 24th August 2008.

Updated March 2009

Colour Fashion Mood Boards Autumn Winter 2008/9

A look at the main fashion trend colours presented as mood boards for Autumn 2008 and Winter 2009. View purple, red, sea green, inky blues and cocoa tones of colour mood boards.

Added 28 Aug 2008

Van Cleef & Arpels
Couture, Luxury, High Jewellery

There is luxury jewellery, there are numerous couture jewellers, then at the top of the high jewellery tree is Van Cleef & Arpels.



Key Fashion Trends Spring Summer 2008

All the top twenty key trends for the new season of spring 2008, summer 2008. A look at painterly and tribal prints, Ombre dip dye, floral pattern and print.  The top change in silhouette and new volume in skirts, dresses.  The jumpsuit and safari looks.

Page added 18 Jan 2008

Silver Sequin Glitz Fashion

Spangles, sequins, pailettes, call them what you will, sequins are big news this autumn.

Fashion Colour Trends for Spring & Summer 2008

A look at the dominant colour trends for 2008.  In 2008, new colours for spring are bright and clear. Yellow, blues, purple, orchid pink all feature strongly.  

Accessories - Footwear, Wedge Shoes and Sandals Spring Summer 2008

26 pictures of high street shoe styles including colourful wedges, ankle strap shoes, Mary Janes and Gladiator sandals.

Accessories - Handbag and Clutch Bag Trends Spring Summer 2008

Floral Print Dresses - Fashion Trends Summer 2008

The latest flower print fashions in day dress, prom dresses and maxi dresses. Plus Oasis 'Floral Frocks' a beautiful collection of four exclusive dresses based on original vintage prints from the mid C20th

March 2008 

Tribal Fashion Trends Summer 2008

Tribal fashion trends within summer fashion 2008. A look at prints, pattern, colours and dresses. Tribal styling in accessories and jewellery.

Add 28 February 2008

Gladiator Sandals, High Heel Sandals, Shoes and Boots Summer 2008

30 Styles of Gladiator influenced sandals and shoe boots.

Add 28 February 2008

Fashion Colours, Fabric & Knit Trends Autumn 2008

The Autumn 2008 Winter 2009 fashion season is one full of attractive jewel colours, opulent fabrics, contrasting knit textures and exciting prints.


Fashion Colour Mood Boards Autumn Winter 2007/8

A look at the main fashion trend colours presented as mood boards for Autumn 2007 and Winter 2008.

Added July 2007

Bespoke Jewellery

A look at the trend for bespoke luxury, custom made one off and one of a kind jewellery.  

Added 10 Sept 2007

Coat Fashion Trends for Autumn 2007 Winter 2008

Check out the key shapes and styles of coats for autumn 2007.

Page added 28 July 2007

Miss Selfridge Casual Clothing Fashions for Teens for Day Autumn/Winter 2007/8

Added 10 Oct 2007

Miss Selfridge Party Fashions for Teens for Autumn/Winter 2007/8

This page illustrates teen party dresses from the various collections seen at Miss Selfridge this autumn winter 2007/8.

General Fashion Jewellery Trends for 2007

In contrast to dazzle, note how the popularity of rose cut diamonds has risen this year. Oct 2007


Sleeve and Shoulder Fashion Trends 2000-10

Explanation of the reasons behind the changes in sleeve and shoulder fashion in the noughties. These changes are interesting and important as they provide elements of the iconic silhouette for this era.

Fashion-era Fashion Trends Spring Summer 2007 Index


Fashion Trends Index
2003 - 2013


Trends for Autumn Winter 2013

Fashion Trends for winter 2012/13 Fashion colour trends for winter 2012/13

Trends for Summer 2012

Fashion Trends for summer 2012 Fashion colour trends for summer 2012

Trends for Autumn 2011 & Winter 2012

Fashion Styles of winter 2012/12 Fashion colour trends for fall 2011

Trends for Summer 2011

Fashion Trends for Summer 2011 Fashion colour trends for summer 2011

Trends for Autumn 2010 & Winter 2011

Fashion Styles of winter 2010/11 Fashion colour trends for fall 2010

Trends for Summer 2010

Fashion 'Looks' for winter 2009/10 Key colour trends for summer 2010

Trends for Autumn 2009 & Winter 2010

Fashion 'Looks' for winter 2009/10 Key colour trends for winter 2009/10

Trends for Spring 2009

Fashion 'Looks' for spring 2009 Key colour trends for spring 2009

Trends for Autumn 2008 & Winter 2009

Fashion 'Looks' for winter 2008/9  

Trends for Spring 2008

Fashion 'Looks' for spring 2008 Key colour trends for spring 2008

Trends for Autumn 2007 & Winter 2008

Fashion 'Looks' for winter 2007/8 Key colour trends for winter 2007/8

Trends for Spring 2007

Fashion 'Looks' for spring and summer 2007 Key colour trends for spring and summer 2007

Trends for Autumn 2006  & Winter 2007

Fashion 'Looks' for winter 2006/7 Key colour trends for winter 2006/7

Trends for Spring 2006

Fashion 'Looks' for spring and summer 2006 Key colour trends for spring and summer 2006

Trends for Autumn 2005 & Winter 2006

Fashion 'Looks' for winter 2005/6 Key colour trends for winter 2005/6

Trends for 2005

Fashion 'Looks' for spring and summer 2005 Key colour trends for spring and summer 2005

Trends for 2004

Fashion 'Looks' for 2004 Key colour trends for 2004

Trends for 2003



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