In preparation for fashion month, getting acquainted with the collections of pre-fall is a warm-up much needed for the boatload of looks we’ll be inundated with come February. Although these inter-season collections are presented on a smaller scale, they still preview the forthcoming trends for fall—and stay in stores for longer. Ahead, the most important trends that have emerged and pieces to shop now to stay on top of your fashion game.
While heavy outerwear was still present, effortlessly cool varsity-inspired bombers rendered in printed satin and grommet studs were the jacket of choice.
Folk-inspired prints are proving their staying power, but this season offered a more ornate, bold approach with rich motifs.
Military-inspired toppers adorned with gold buttons bring an earnest, elevated vibe to both feminine frocks and refined ensembles alike.
Eschew your skinny pants in favor of insanely comfortable, floor-grazing trousers offered in a variety of textures from bright crepe to camel-colored suede.
We’re itching to play with proportions after laying eyes on these statement-making balloon-sleeved sweaters and shirts (which are a continuation of a Spring 2016 runway trend).
From maxi to mini, pleated skirts of metallic sheen shined through numerous collections, paired with everything from printed shirts to turtleneck tees.
Upgrade your outerwear game by swapping monotone coats for bold plaid designs.