Cape Walk

Cape Walk teen fashion blog
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Yesterday I wrote about the trends I noticed on fashion week fall/winter 2014. I want you guys to be aware of the trends that are coming this next fall and winter, plus starting now allows some of you to stock up on clothing that you may need for those trends. It’s better to get them while they’re not on trend. Yesterday I talked about the top 5 repeated colors, patterns, and fabrics. I also decided to talk a bit about how I noticed that many designers used cropped tops in their collections.

Today I wanted to take the time to talk about capes because I noticed them a lot on the runways. I’m not talking about capes you might find on super heroes, but stylish ones that vary in all shapes and sizes. There were some capes that I looked at and thought of the show Reign. The women in that show are often found wearing capes, and some of the ones on the models looked like the ones you might find on the show. There were all sorts of lengths, there were some that touched the ground and there were others that barely passed the shoulders. All sorts of fabrics were used to create all these different capes. Some of the capes can be worn with a more casual outfit, others can be used for more formal events. How cool would it be to walk into a party with a nice dress and a cape that flows right behind you? Maybe people will start seeing capes as more of a way to style clothing instead of only being used for costumes. A girl with a teen fashion blog can only wish. 🙂

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Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2014 Trends

Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2014 Color Trends

Fashion Week recently ended, so as a teen fashion blogger I feel I have to share the trends that came about among the designers. I looked for many things that might have been popular among all the collections shown. Today I’m going to talk about the three main categories that stood out to me. These categories are colors, patterns, and the main fabrics that they used.

This year’s fall colors are black, gray, white, red, and navy blue. The main color that was used among the designers was black. I made sure to include one example of each color at the top. I also wrote down the designers that created that certain outfit so that if you wanted to, you could go ahead and take a look at what else they made. I loved these colors and I believe that these outfits in those colors are just amazing.

Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2014 Pattern Trends

As for patterns, this Fashion Week I noticed a lot of plaid, among the collections. Tommy Hilfiger to me honestly did the best with plaid. I’m not usually into wearing sporty clothing, but I could make an exception for his line. All of his clothes were to die for. I also noticed a few different floral patterns, I thought that was pretty interesting for a fall collection. There were many different collections that had polka dots or stripes in them. Leopard print was pretty big among the clothing as well, I loved this dress by Badgley Mischka that’s at the top. Between the slit in the front and the leopard pattern, it was a fun dress yet elegant at the same time.

Fashion Week fall/Winter 2014 Fabric Trends

As for the fabrics, I’m really glad I have a good amount of faux leather clothing in my closet because I’m going to need it for the fall. It felt like there was leather in every show, it was a leather invasion! Fur was really big as well, there were all sorts of colors and prints on the catwalk which was really cool to see. I felt like Betsy Johnson did the best with the colored fur, the colors were so weird yet cool at the same time. Fur accessories were very big too, I can’t tell you all the times that I saw a model carrying around a fur purse. Shiny fabrics and metallic fabrics were really popular as well among the designers. Sheer was really big as well, I saw multiple dresses, skirts, and shirts that had sheer and they looked lovely. I’m honestly a fan of the sheer fabric, I think that as long as you have a tank top under it can add a cool look. Plus a lot of sheer clothing flows well and I like that.

Even though this gets a little out of the categories, I wanted to make sure that I mentioned that I saw a lot of the models wearing crop tops. They were styling them in all sorts of cool ways. There were models that wore crop tops under a nice sheer shirt, some wore them over shirts, under blazers, under shirts that have a lot of cut outs in them, and much more ways. I found it interesting to see how the designers styled the crop tops in weird ways that I have not seen before. I know that I’m not very comfortable with crop tops cause I’m not big on showing skin, yet I am open to try the different ways to use one.