Out here in the Midwest, fall has officially begun. The long wait for brisk mornings and afternoons of Instagram-worthy trips to the pumpkin patch is finally over. Fashionistas are breaking out their fall favorites. This season one trend that is just as hot as the Pumpkin Spice Latte is suede. Suede pieces have made appearances in many designers’ lines during New York Fashion Week. The luxe material is extremely versatile and can be worn to make any look more sophisticated. Whether you are tailgating, studying at the library or giving a presentation, adding suede will make any event more fashionable.
The Fashionista captured above embraced the ‘70s influential trend with her suede ankle boots. Another great aspect of the boots is that it contains the right amount of fringe. Fringe and suede are a perfect combination. Notice how the Fashionista cropped her black denim just above the top of the boot. This creates a strong long, lean leg line. Leaving a bit of space between denim and boot to show off the ankle can also give a nice break. Black skinny jeans are also a staple piece to have this fall. The Fashionista casually wore an oversized, maroon and cream striped long sleeve shirt with jeweled accessories. Mixing turquoise and opal stones pairs well with the ‘70s trend.
Suede is showing up in every Fashionista’s closet this fall. The great thing about this trend is that it’s a trend that can be seen now until next summer. Designers are showing suede in skirts, coats, boots and dresses for this fall. Suede has been seen in deep forest green, khaki, bordeaux, black and navy blue.
How To: When shopping for suede pieces, avoid embellished tops. The luxe material (real or faux) is already seen as sophisticated, so any type of embroidery takes away from the sophistication. Keep in mind when on the look for this most coveted texture trend, darker tones will have greater longevity than lighter tones. Suede also comes in a variety of colors, so adding new pieces to complement other garments is easy.