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Leading fashion trends defining autumn/winter 2020

Published: August 31, 2020
Author: Rajni Yadav

In this unprecedented time, how will the coming autumn and winter fashion shape up? Age-old trends like lacework, newborn attraction for fringe is witnessed in the fashion lovers. Social media is also witnessing these trends.

It is not only about wow-style among the next generation of fashion lovers. Recent runway shows in New York projecting an inclination towards more character-based attire. The catwalks also depicted a wide array of face-protective layers and vast proportions. Let us divulge into the leading fashion trends of autumn/winter 2020.
Face-covering clothing

With COVID-19 on their minds Maison Margiela, Yeezy and Marine Serre created a protective barrier with face-concealing jackets, knits and headgear showcased on their runways.


From evening dresses, trim pencil skirts to blazers and knitted capes to tactile clutch bags fringes are everywhere. Designers are demonstrating celebration dancing mood with frills. Bottega Veneta, Prada, Jil Sander, Dior, Alberta Ferretti, Area are among the top frill brands.

Visible underpinnings

Back in February, at the Burberry’s AW20 catwalk Kendall Jenner stunt the audience with an underwired piece. Making it one of the most appealing trends to experiment with within comfort.

Designer Nensi Dojaka in London reconfigured the bralet at Fashion East. In Paris, Anthony Vaccarello teamed second-skin vinyl pants with complex lace camisoles and more than an indication of the Helmut Newton-esque curve. Brands like Saint Laurent, Victoria Beckham, Burberry, Christopher Kane are following it.
Upscale volume

From protecting eveningwear (at Simone Rocha, Richard Quinn and JW Anderson) to inflated sleeves (Fendi), the AW20 shows witnessed several designers using plentiful silhouettes to highlight the importance of women who want to be ‘seen’.

Though these scaled-up proportions are also a resource for the fashion industry’s famous talents to exhibit the artistic aptitude and the mood-lifting influence of color.

Knitted gowns

For this winter 2020 ultra-comfortable ankle-grazing knit dress is getting quite a bit of attention. This comfortable attire is adorning the shelves of brands like Jil Sander, Agnona, Bottega Veneta, Balmain, Altuzarra, Alexander McQueen.

Pared-back metallics

It is a kind of rebellious type with upper and lowers completely both different in a peculiar way. Consumers will get this type of wear in Salvatore Ferragamo, Bottega Veneta, Christopher Kane, No. 21, Burberry, Isabel Marant.

New New York minimalism

New Yorkers are starting afresh from their devastating COVID-19 experience. This is also showing in their tailoring with the single-breasted suiting. Brands like The Row, Marc Jacobs, Bottega Veneta, Balenciaga, A.W.A.K.E mode are showing this type of collection.

Shirt and tie phenomenon

Paris Fashion Week topped off with runway obsession like recasting the business-like shirt and tie in. Prada made the case for the tie as a 24/7 match for neat skirt suiting or off-duty knits, at Dior, showgoers who looked past the house’s neon signage were greeted with the most literal rendition of the look (as sported by gamine-cropped British model Ruth Bell).

Cape dressing

In autumn/winter 2020’s one of popular dress is the cape dressing. with supersized collars and domed shoulders are autumn’s upscale departure from sporty silhouettes. Consumers will find it on Givenchy, Valentino, Chalayan, Loewe.

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