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Thursday, August 26, 2010


Assistant fashion editor Erica Milano is back today with some of the hot trends you’ll see in fashion this fall. -- AP

Thanks, Anastasia! I know it’s still August and probably 90 degrees in the shade wherever you’re reading this, but in only a few weeks you’ll be dragging those sweaters out of the closet and heading off to the mall to spruce up your wardrobe for the cold months ahead.

In fashion everything old is new again, and that’s so true for this year. Military fashion will be all the rage throughout the autumn and into the winter, but this is not your mother’s or even your big sister’s military inspired clothes. I’m not talking about those overly decorated military fashions of yesterday inspired by the Georgian and Victorian periods. Today’s military fashion takes its inspiration from the 20
th century. Styles will be functional and understated.

Some of the trends you’ll be seeing in stores are lots and lots of army green, some navy blue, military style jackets (especially leather aviator jackets,) and shearling used to accentuate collars and adorn boots. And speaking of boots, the hottest trend in boots will be the over-the-knee and thigh-high styles.

Thanks to pauperdom, I’ll be making due with what’s in my closet, but thanks for the trends report, Erica. I’m sure many of our readers will be sporting new military garb in offices throughout the country. Let's hear from you. Post a comment to be eligible for a free book this week from our Book Club Friday guest author. -- AP


Anonymous said...

Finally, I can get my over-the-knee white leather high heel boots out of the closet.

--Brenda W.


LOL! Go for it, Brenda!