It’s August, which means fall is near. Switching seasons can be tough because of the weather change, which involves pulling out jackets, pants and changing your whole wardrobe. It can be hard to stay stylish and stay updated with the latest trends. Have that problem? Have no fear, ChicagoMOD is here to help. Here are a few trends to help you perfectly transition into fall fashion.
This season, graphic knitwear is in! The fall season is perfect for sweaters, hoodies and knitwear, so why not make it stylish? Graphic t-shirts have always been in, but recently many high-end designers started a new trend by adding graphic designs on knitwear, and they’re perfect to wear for fall! Now you can be comfy and stylish at the same time! This new Dolce & Gabbana graphic knitwear is the perfect choice. Available at Dolce & Gabbana, 68 E. Oak St., 312-255-0630, dolcegabbana.com, $1,195
The more buttons, the merrier! Buttons are becoming more and more stylish, especially on outer-jackets like, blazers, suit jackets and coats. Although most of these items already have the normal two buttons, designers are adding more to give the jacket the perfect extravagant look to transform your typical jacket to a jacket that stands out from any other. So before you leave the house, make sure you grab your double-breasted jacket like this Burberry trench coat. Available at Burberry, 633 N. Michigan, Ave, 312-787-2500, burberry.com, $1,795
Wide Leg Pants
Believe it or not, skinny-cut pants are finally making way for a new trend, and it’s a trend that we’re all used to seeing. Wide-leg pants are making a comeback and it’s better than ever. It’s no secret that wide-leg pants are a classic, going all the way back to as early as the 1920’s, but this time they’re making a huge statement in the fashion industry. Instead of wearing your regular skinny fit or slim-fit pants with your sweater, grab your old pair of wide-leg pants and transition to the fall. These Stella Mccartney wide leg pants are the perfect choice! Available at Saks Fifth Avenue, 700, N. Michigan, 312-944-6500, or at stellamccartney.com, $345
Denim has never gone out of style and it never will. Having a denim jacket will always be a classic, especially for the fall, but there is one thing you can do to make denim even more stylish this fall - putting denim on denim! Wearing a denim jacket with denim jeans is a go-to-look for this upcoming fall season. Denim jackets are becoming even more stylish with different patches being added. The best part is that you can pull it off almost anywhere with the right shoes. These two denim items are a great option from Saint Laurent. Available at Saint Laurent, 11 E. Walton St., 312-202-0166, ysl.com, denim jacket $1,790, jeans $690
Of course, the fall wouldn’t be right without the color orange. You might hear a few people say, “orange is the new black,” and the saying might actually be true. Orange is making a huge statement this upcoming season. Just substitute your black menswear items with orange and let the outfit speak for itself. It might sound hard or daring, but what’s fashion without making a bold choice? Instead of your typical black gym shoes, switch it up with these dapper gym shoes by Valentino. Available at Neiman Marcus, 737 N. Michigan Ave, 312-642-5900, neimanmarcus.com, $795