4 Core Fashion Finds
Opposites attract. True for many things in life and also sometimes the case with fashion. This season – with a lot of black and charcoal tones around – you’ll find bits of contrasting bright colours sneaking their way into the mix, as well as a multitude of textures being layered together – anything from bright yellows to hot pinks, soft chiffon fabrics to heavy flannel jackets and thick knitted jumpers. Get ready to break the rules and think outside the lines with your fashion sense!
Black blouse: Valerie Dumaine has always designed her collections with a lot of shapes, textures, and details in mind and that is what makes the pieces in her collection stand out on the rack. This stunning black Victorian blouse has so many details it’s hard to even describe it! From the raised, textured chiffon fabric, the pleating detail down the front, and the small frills around the cuff to the belt around the waist to pull it all together. By Valerie Dumaine $129, available at Hum 3623 Main Street Vancouver BC www.humclothing.com
Thick Knit Jumper: Warm up in a thick knit jumper that isn’t too bulky is cropped to give it style, is and loose enough to give it some breathing room. Layering is key with a knit like this, so you get exactly what you need for warmth with just the right amount sweater for style. Available at The Gap, $58. Visit www.gap.com for more details.
Bright Yellow Dress: The classic A-line dress is always a great shape for your wardrobe. Belted or not, this is a great piece to throw under a long cardigan or pair with a fabulous cropped jacket! Available at Old Navy, $30. Visit www.oldnavy.com for details.
Flannel blazer: You can never have enough good blazers, especially one that is cut to perfection like this DVF flannel blazer. Military chic is one trend that always looks modern and stylish; the boxy cut and plain trimmings make for a superbly tailored look. By Diane Von Furstenburg, $485, available at Holt Renfrew. Visit www.holtrenfrew.com for Store details.