This will be our year

17 August 10

You know in fashion when trends for a season magically intersect with all the things you like and suit you and suddenly shopping is a joy rather than a drag? No, me neither. But I think my time has come! AW10 is looking to be excitingly relevant to my interests and I'm getting kind of phsyched to see all this sexy stuff filter through to the shops in the coming months. Knee lengths, calf lengths, ankle lengths! roller curls and massive beehives! all kinds of red lipstick! socks with shoes! 50s high waisted full skirts! ladylike framed handbags! things with waists at the waist! motherfucking KNITWEAR! leopard print! gloves. elbow length gloves. leather gloves. all shades of camel! pencil skirts. leather cropped trousers?!

Honestly, I think I need a lie down.

All images from a variety of august/september '10 issues of magazines via the glorious Fashion Gone Rogue.

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yes. wow. you’re totally right.. I’m sick of trying on skirts, pulling up the waist to where the waist should be.. and finding I’m exposing my bum to the world. knee length rocks!

Belinda replied over 9 years ago.

i too am incredibly excited about autumn shopping. much anticipated mad men style dresses and longer skirt lengths in particular have me longing for the end of all this silly summery tiny shorts nonsense! yeah!

Lizzy replied over 9 years ago.

I totally feel your pain! and i love the post and the styel…

ilaria replied over 9 years ago.

oops style

ilaria replied over 9 years ago.

Agree, agree, agree! I’ve been looking at the magazines and thinking the EXACT same thing. I love the socks trend going on right now…and fall is the best season for LEATHER LOVE so there will be a LOT of that. Gosh, this post just sums it all up. What a beautiful plethora of photos.

Mustart x

Nedda Ebo replied over 9 years ago.

THANK GOD. I can’t wait to wear the shit out of some knitwear and non-body con skirts. Thanks for the Fashion Gone Rogue link as well, Kris!

Steph replied over 9 years ago.

ugh, yes. this post made me drool.

yumna replied over 9 years ago.

You had me at “all shades of camel.”

Hear frickin’ hear on the at-the-waist and knee-length skirts, too. It’s about time we were allowed to be modest AND sexy.

Kim replied over 9 years ago.

You just encapsulated all my excitement in that single paragraph! My reference for what a short hem is has always been like 6 inches lower than everyone else I know. Luckily being only 5’2" means things always tend to hit lower on me.

Justine replied over 9 years ago.

Perfection. All of it.
xx

SMASH replied over 9 years ago.

Seriously! me too, it’s like the universe finally agreed to bunch a collective of styles that actually suit me and let them loose, thank god for the longer skirts, and the leopard print, oh oh the leopard print, swoon.
Loulou xo

loulou replied over 9 years ago.

love it love it love it! socks and heels, good it is soooo beautiful. when the swedish elle magasin dropped on my front door carpet and I saw that wonderful photoshoot I had to sit down haha. perfect.

Em replied over 9 years ago.

totally agree! last winter was awful – all black ,wet look, skinny, short short short ….. everything about this winter is so womanly and beautiful and perfect xxx

emma replied over 9 years ago.

I am right there with you. I have been loving all the 1950’s full skirts, high waisted dresses and pencil skirts for A/W. It;’s great because I have been collecting these styles for years so I have plenty to choose from in my closet.

Inessa Zherebnenko replied over 9 years ago.

I could not agree more!! Half of these photos are already in my inspiration folder, and I need to save the rest as well. Love the long, full skirts, plain cardigans, etc etc. I have not been so excited for fashion in a long time. LV really outdid themselves this season.

catherine replied over 9 years ago.

Ah, Kris, we are so cosmically in tune! That was exactly my reaction to this years fall collections. Fall fashion is always my favorite anyway and this year it is so laaaaaaadylike. I could melt from all the loveliness!

Carrie replied over 9 years ago.

WOW what an amazing selection of editorials!!! these are all more mouth-watering that the next.

Always Too Much Information replied over 9 years ago.

amaaaazingly jaw-dropping!!! how very exciting!! this is the woman i want to be when i grow up!! xx

nat replied over 9 years ago.

Ha ha ha, you made me laugh at loud with this “motherfucking KNITWEAR!”
You’re so right and this post is just… great.
Feminine clothes ! At last !

Bloodiemary replied over 9 years ago.

I feel like a kid in a candy shop!!! SO much lovely I can’t stand it!

Mandy replied over 9 years ago.

i know exactly how you feel. i was getting so sick and tired of fashion and everyone harping on about the 80s/90s that i just completely withdrew from it, stopped looking at blogs (they are just the WORST when it comes to that brash all black, leather, cross rings look) and reading vogue etc and just gave up. and now i’m so excited about this 60s/70s resurgence, i can’t believe fashion is actually going somewhere that i love. i actually can’t wait to buy a swishy high-waisted knee-length skirt!

Kitty replied over 9 years ago.

completely perfect choices!!!! i’ve been giddy at the sight of this in the fashion magazines, can’t wait for a/w!!

Sophie replied over 9 years ago.

I absolutely love these styles. I think that more modest clothing is very empowering for women. I can’t wait to see clothing like this on the racks, not just in sewing patterns!

By the way, I mentioned this lovely post in my blog: http://inviteluxury.com/strut-beehives-knee-length-and-garters-oh-my/

Lux replied over 9 years ago.

Amazing post! All you could ever need for sharp ’60s & ’50s funtimes. Can wait to crack out my charity shop Pringle cashmere sweater and the ridics full skirts.

Isabelle replied over 9 years ago.

this post is one of the most adorable, complete, rich & juicy since i’ve known this blog.
of course im over enthusiastic about (no news, u know i adore ur blog) & surely u’ll be soon quoted in my blog. i cant wait to, actually!

luv luv & a loooot of fashion ideas <3

S*

krySal replied over 9 years ago.

So so so so so so so so so so good.

Mik replied over 9 years ago.

Gorgeous post! So glad to find your blog! xo

Laurie Shairo replied over 9 years ago.

what a great post! love the first one….

Nay-K replied over 9 years ago.

Totally delicious spread. I love seeing the styles we associate with 50s prudes on the one hand and the rebels on the other coexisting so harmoniously together! And the peacock feather gloves made getting out of bed today entirely worth it.

cody | onthisdayinfashion.com replied over 9 years ago.

I am totally in love with every single outfit and hairstyle in every picture you posted. The 50s revival is going to be GLORIOUS.

Mugdha replied over 9 years ago.

I love your unique styles. It’s like the revival of the 50’s era.

george replied over 9 years ago.

I’m loving your blog! I really dig this style, great pictures. I saw this gorgeous dress and thought of you _ http://www.topshop.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?beginIndex=0&viewAllFlag=&catalogId=33057&storeId=12556&productId=2062556&langId=-1&sort_field=Relevance&categoryId=208523&parent_categoryId=203984&sort_field=Relevance&pageSize=200

itsalovelycake replied over 9 years ago.

What a gorgeous nod to vintage fashion!

Throckmorton Jones replied over 9 years ago.

Vive Ladylike Chic! Loving this season and relishing every moment!

Bee replied about 9 years ago.

Viva Ladylike Chic! Loving this season and relishing every moment!

Bee replied about 9 years ago.

Where can I get those peacock gloves? I died over all of this. My goodness the hair! Fantastic.

Hannah replied about 9 years ago.

I love the Guess look. There ads are so 50’s cool yet contemporary glam. Plus I’ve always been a fan of their men’s shirts. Good quality most are made in Peru from Pima cotton.

Fashion Man replied about 9 years ago.

Awesome stuff, really cool!

Roanna replied about 9 years ago.

This has me sooo excited for fall! So much leather! and camel! and mad men inspired outfits!!

Daisy replied over 8 years ago.

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