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4 Styling Tips to Steal from Prada’s Pre-Fall Collection


Looking for a little wardrobe excitement? Take notes on the key trends in Prada’s pre-fall collection: unexpected leather, bright accessories, tie-neck blouses and statement jackets.

Leather Pieces In Unexpected Colors

The Prada runway was filled with gorgeous leather ready-to-wear pieces - none of which were black! Try to branch out and find leather investment pieces in rich colors like cinnamon, taupe, red and violet.

Leather Biker Jacket



Leather Pieces In Unexpected Colors

Treat Chloe's bold army green as a neutral and you'll find it works with nearly everything.

Leather Pencil Skirt


Reed Krakoff

Leather Pieces In Unexpected Colors

If a black pencil skirt is your unofficial uniform, Reed Krakoff's sky blue pencil skirt could be a necessary wardrobe update.

Leather Leggings



Leather Pieces In Unexpected Colors

Joseph's salmon leather leggings work with boyfriend sweaters, tunics and longer button down silk blouses.

Bright Accessories

The Prada runway was a mix of subdued neutrals including cinnamon and taupe; paired with bright punches of color in fire-engine red, teal blue and violet. Try mixing vivid accessories with a tan menswear coat or an oatmeal sweater to get the trend in motion.

Blue Suede Platform Pumps


Brian Atwood

Bright Accessories

Use Brian Atwood's Obsession pumps in blue suede to elevate a pair of tan trousers.

Red Leather Bag



Bright Accessories

If you have a classic tan trench in your closet, dust it off and pair it with this eccentric red, Givenchy bag.

Faux Fur Scarf



Bright Accessories

The fastest way to add glam to any outfit, is to add a fabulous fur collar or scarf - try this one from Gebeana.

Tie-Neck Blouses

A reoccuring must-have in the Prada show was the tie-neck blouse. Layer it under a blazer, with an oversized cashmere sweater and with skinny jeans ...Either way, this demure piece has a fresh, new attitude this fall.

Black Pussy Tie Blouse


Diane von Furstenberg

Tie-Neck Blouses

The innocence of a tie-neck blouse can easily be leveraged into an edgy look - style it with heavy hardware accessories.

Putty Pussy Tie Blouse


Victoria Beckham

Tie-Neck Blouses

Victoria Beckham not only nailed the chic color, but the elegant design of this tie-neck blouse.

Silk Pussy Tie Sleeveless Top



Tie-Neck Blouses

Wear Lanvin's tie-neck blouse under a blazer for work or with an ivory leather jacket for dinner.