Friday, October 5, 2012

Easy Fall Fashion

Falling for Vintage

Fall fashion doesn't have to be difficult or expensive. Here are some easy ways to update your wardrobe with the latest trends.

1970's Leather Blazer

Red is being called the new black this fall running the gamut from hot pink to burgundy with burgundy being the clear favorite.  

Mixing textures is in and leather jackets are being paired with patterned skirts in soft flowing fabrics.

This classic Vintage 1970's Burgundy wine colored leather blazer would make a smashing addition to your Fall wardrobe.


1960's Matching Hat and Purse






Texture is everywhere - soft felts and velvets, nubby tweeds,brocades, leathers and for the bold, pieces embellished with beading, embroidery, or reptile skins.


This hat and purse set features a soft velour fabric with a dotted pattern that gives it a tweed look in black, white and tan.






Reptiles are taking the stage in fashionable accessories.

Add color and texture to your outfit with this snakeskin purse.
  
Tri-color Genuine Snakeskin Purse





Or try this amazing pair of vintage 1960's high heel pumps made by "LucalSax" with brown crocodile skin uppers and leather soles.


 
1960s Hand-knit Sweater





White is no longer banned after Labor Day so do add some winter whites to your wardrobe. 

This vintage hand-knitted cropped sweater has a gorgeous patterned yoke in a soft creamy white. 

Pair it with a skinny black belt and you have a fresh fall favorite.



 

  
White Leather Gloves w Black Topstitching



One of the hottest trends is black and white. 

This fantastic pair of leather gloves in white have black decorative top stitching and piping as well as a sporty split at the wrist.







Grey or gray is the season's new neutral no matter how you spell it.  


Keep warm and look great in this vintage vagabond hat by Henry Pollak in blue-grey wool felt. Another fabulous piece is this vintage 1980's Saks Fifth Avenue gray tweed coat with specks of black, white, and a few colors.


Vagabond Hat by Henry Pollak
1980's Designer Tweed Coat




The country is coming to the city with the addition of outdoorsy staples.

Tooled Leather Hand Bag
For a great look carry this vintage tooled leather handbag.






1970s Boho Honey Leather Boots










 

Add these gorgeous, distressed honey toned leather boots with accent stitching and stacked wood heels.



1970's Grey Wool Fedora
  


With you looking so fabulous you will want to do something for the man in your life.

Update his style with this grey wool fedora with a feather in the band.
Wool Plaid Tie Irish Poplin



Then add this vintage necktie in a beautiful red plaid woven in silk and wool. 

When he's not looking steal the tie for yourself - red and plaid are both being seen on the runway this fall - pair it with a white shirt, some skinny jeans and your own fedora.

Ladies Doeskin Felt Fedora







This beautiful brown "Doeskin" felted wool vintage hat features flirty feathers trim in taupe, cream, green, orange, & yellow.







Have fun updating your look! If you are interested in any of the lovely items featured here simply click on the link under the photo.

 
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About the Author



 Karen Mantone-Pillar is one of the founders and administrators of Got Vintage Shops. She currently owns and operates two online shops; Charmings Collectibles on Etsy, and a stand alone web store CharmingsCollectibles.com.