This year designers opted to show in a wide range of
colours. As well as the usual monochrome schemes of black, white
and grey the freshest
feel to new
colour for autumn is green. The most prominent green fashion tones
are sea green, jade to citrus, chartreuse and moss.
Dusty citrus lime tones are especially popular hues this autumn.
Peridot, emerald and jade jewellery or Venetian glass green beads
provide the green glow of an accessory that really picks up an outfit.
bags and matching shoes are the accessory statement this autumn.
It is now perfectly acceptable to have matching bag and shoes
Purple has been key through summer 2007 and now
ranges from a wine purple that has a hint of red present to a
violet purple that verges with royal blues and French navy.
Notice how in this board shiny colours are set against matt textures.
Texture is key to autumnal fashion vocabulary.
On the colour page we saw that the key new fashion colours for Autumn
Winter 2007/8 are as usual darker tones than the summer palette. Purple is
now a key colour in the Fall 2007/8 fashion colour palette.
Read more about
purple fashion trends here.
This is how designers have used golden tans and rich terracotta colour for autumn 2007.
Leathers and suede take naturally to tan tones. Texture is
important with croc effects and slippery satin tops that shimmer
and shine. Watch how this fashion trend for tan soon encourages
you to purchase orange and rust based clothing.
Silver and greys are also part of the metallic
trend. Grey knitwear, silver toned jewellery and diamante
fashion jewellery will be in all the high street shops.
Images courtesy of
and prshots especially Monsoon, Billy Bags,
Plumo, Principles, Miss Selfridge, Noli,
Dorothy Perkins, Debenhams, Long Tall Sally, John Lewis, House
of Fraser, Oasis, New Look, Phase Eight, Accessorize, Vera Mont,
Dune & Matalan.
Fashion-Era.com looks at women's costume and fashion history and analyses the mood of an era. Changes in technology, leisure, work, cultural and moral values. Homelife and politics also
contribute to lifestyle trends, which in turn influence the clothes we wear. These are the changes that make any era of society special in relation to the study of the costume of a period.
Fashion-Era.com can take no responsibility for any information on the site which may cause you error, loss or costs incurred from use of the information and links either directly or
indirectly. This site is owned, designed, written and developed by author: Pauline Thomas and Guy Thomas. This site is designed to be viewed in 1024 X 768 or higher.
Before you write to me for costume/fashion help or information please, please consult the extensive sitemap which lists all our pages. If you still cannot find the answer after searching the site, then before you email me, please consider if you are prepared to make a donation to the website.
Donations Reader's donations help this site flourish, in particular donations encourage me to write more articles on fashion history as well as current trends. PayPal
allows anyone with a credit card to donate easily and securely. You may donate any sum you feel appropriate.
If you have any comments, or if you see any broken links, then please email with details of the page url or problem.
Find great anniversary gift ideas from Premier Gifts. Choose from our wide range of anniversary gifts to celebrate your special day in style.
Designer Inspired BagInc Fashion Bags and Cheap Handbags at Wholesale Rates.