Nearly every 6 list I've done so far has been "great" things, "best" buys, "favorite" this or that, so I thought it might be time to change gears. How about trends I'm not excited to see and wear? Or my least favorite fall trends?
Here are "6 Trends I (Probably) Won't Wear This Fall":
*I have to have add the probably in there because we all change our minds on some things...
1. Kitten Heels:
Kitten heels are okay. They look fine (aside from making ankles and legs look a bit fuller than tall heels would). That's sort of the reason that I'm not crazy about them. It's because they are JUST okay.
Marni F/W 2010. Photo via Style.comI've seen cute kitten heels and they are pretty practical. But if I'm buying shoes, I want to be excited. I'm not interested in practical, if the shoe isn't spectacular! They need to be must-haves! They have to thrill me! Kitten heels are just not thrilling.
I'd rather spend money on heels that make my legs look lithe and my frame a little taller!
Prada F/W 2010. Photo via Style.com.
There's even a story to this effect in the September issue of Bazaar!
2. Skinny Cargos:
J Brand “Houlihan” Cargo Skinny Pant
This is where the "probably" part of this list comes in. I don't care for the look of skinny cargos. The pockets seem to add volume on a part of the leg that need not be voluminous. At the same time, if I see these styled in a really fun, interesting way (I haven't, yet), I could change my tune.
3. Return to Boho:
I didn't get on the bohemian bandwagon when Sienna Miller (and the Olsen Twins) basically started it in 2005.
It just never appealed to me the way the more ladylike look has. Of course, trends are cyclical, so boho has been on its way back for some time.
Ralph Laure F/W 2010. Photo via Style.com
I'm surprised that boho's first signs of return in years were accompanied a season largely focused on proper 1950s styles. As for going boho? I'll be sticking to my guns... and my full skirts!
4. Ankle Length Skirts:
Louis Vuitton F/W 2010. Photo via Style.com
As I've just said, I really love anything fifties style, but the authentic 1950s lengths shown on the Louis Vuitton runway don't suit me well at all. I'm relatively petite and honestly even heels don't help much by way of long skirts. I've seen girls look fab in ankle length full skirts, but they just aren't for me!
Prada F/W 2010. Photo via Style.com5. Shearling:
Gap F/W 2010. Photo via Style.com.
Shearling looks warm. It looks comfy. It's a seventies era style staple. It's even got a casual look about it.
Rag and Bone F/W 2010. Photo via Style.com.
It also reminds me of fleece and I'm not into fleece. Nor am I into shearling.
As for faux fur this fall, I'm looking for a faux fur vest and a faux fur leopard scarf.
Miu Miu clogs.
This is pretty controversial, but I am not a fan of clogs. Nope. Not at all. They're clunky, chunky, and not my style. Even the Miu Miu's above aren't making me swoon.
I've even seen them styled well and boy are some girls are really rocking the clogs! I guess some trends aren't for everyone.
Do tell me readers, what trends aren't working for you this Fall/Winter?